Teaching Assistant Job Opportunities

The Faculty of Health Sciences will be accepting TA/TM applications for the Fall Semester 2017 from June 26 to July 10, 2017 at 23:59.

Many departments include a wide range of specializations and, in order to be appointed, a person must have sufficient knowledge of the course to interpret the course material. Qualifications for the TA/TM positions in HSCI courses include experience with course subject matter obtained either via successful coursework completed in the area or direct practical experience.  Course subject matter can be found described in the SFU calendar: https://www.sfu.ca/students/calendar/2017/summer.html

Qualified TAs/TMs will also have demonstrated proficiency in English communication skills, both oral and written. 

To apply visit https://taapp.fhs.sfu.ca/apply

As part of the online application process you will be required to upload your cover letter/CV, transcript, and study/work permit (if applicable) as PDF documents. Please have these documents ready before starting the application process. Once your application has been finalized you will be notified by email to confirm that we have received it.

Important! Please review the Fall 2017 Course Schedule to check that you don't have time conflicts between courses in which you are enrolled and those you wish to TA.

Listed below are courses that will have tutorials and the courses that might require marking support. All courses will take place on the Burnaby campus unless otherwise noted.

HSCI courses with tutorials that will need TA support: 100 (BBY and SUR), 130 (BBY and SUR), 214, 215, 305, 307, 319W, 801, and 802

Lab HSCI courses that will need TA support: 424 and 440

HSCI courses that might need TA (marking only) support: 120 (BBY and SUR), 160, 180, 199 Special Topics: Introduction to e-Health, 304, 306, 312, 323, 324, 327, 330, 340, 410, 471 Special Topics: Ecological Approach to Women's Reproductive Health – D100, and 845

Online HSCI courses that will need TM support: 471 Special Topics: Public Health Advocacy – C100  

TA and Marking offers will be made on July 24, 2017. Successful applicants will be notified by email. Because of short time lines, only successful applicants will be contacted.



In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed to people who are eligible for employment in Canada at the time of the application. Simon Fraser University is committed to the principle of equity in employment and offers equal opportunities to qualified applicants.

The University is committed to the principle of equity in employment. (See Policy GP 19.)

The information submitted with your application is collected under the authority of the University Act (R.S.B.C. 1996, c.468, s. 27(4)(a)), applicable federal and provincial employment regulations and requirements, the University's non-academic employment policies and applicable collective agreements.

The information is related directly to and needed by the University to initiate the employment application process. The information will be used to contact references supplied by you, evaluate your qualifications and complete the employment process by making a hiring decision.

If you have any questions about the collection and use of this information please contact the Executive Director, Human Resources, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6. Telephone 778-782-3237.