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Sessional Instructors

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Teaching Assistants

The Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies requires the following Teaching Assistant Positions:




Approximate Base Units*   

GSWS 100


Four teaching assistants (marking and other assigned duties)


GSWS 101


Three teaching assistants (marking only)


GSWS 102


Two teaching assistants


GSWS 316


One teaching assistant (marking only)


  • Wages are paid on a salaried basis and defined in terms of Base Units (BUs) which include 4% vacation pay. 
  • One BU corresponds to a maximum of 42 hours of work (less 1.1 hours for statutory holiday compensation). 
  • The dollar value per BU varies depending on your status as a student; all values are effective May 1, 2023:  
    • Salary per BU $1,219, Scholarship per BU $181 (GTA 1), $411 (GTA 2).  
    • Projected compensation: 6 BU for GTA 1 $8400, for GTA 2 $9,780

Deadline for application: to is

Monday, July 8, 2024; 4:00 pm

TA Offer Period: July 22 to August 5, 2024.

Application Form - click here

Resources for Sessionals/TAs/TMs


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. Applicant information may also be disclosed to the Teaching Support Staff Union in accordance with Article XIII F.3.1.b of the Collective Agreement.

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