Indigenous Studies

Formerly First Nations Studies

Sessional Instructor Positions

Sessional positions are generally posted in February for Summer semester, June for Fall semester, and October for Spring semester. Please note that all positions are contingent upon enrollment and budgetary approval, and are hired in accordance with the TSSU-SFU Collective Agreement, Article XIV.

Please send electronic applications only to the attention of the Chair, Department of Indigenous Studies, c/o

Fall 2021 (1217) Sessional Instructor Positions

Application: CLOSED

Appointment Duration: September 7 - December 24, 2021




INDG 101 P100 Introduction to Indigenous Studies


Teaching Assistant/Tutor-Marker Positions

Teaching Assistants and Tutor-Markers are hired in accordance with the TSSU-SFU Collective Agreement, Articles XIII and XV, respectively.

In order to be appointed a person must have sufficient knowledge in the discipline of the course to interpret the course material, competency in oral and written English, and willingness to undertake specific course designation training sessions. Students interested in Teaching Assistant or Tutor-Marker positions should inquire about training sessions. 

Applicants must complete and submit the online TA/TM Application Form by the posted deadline to be considered for a position.

Please note that all positions are contingent upon enrollment and budgetary approval.

Fall 2021 (1217) Teaching Assistant/Tutor-Marker Positions

Application: CLOSED

Appointment Duration: September 7 - December 24, 2021




Instructor Location Base Units TA/TM Positions  
INDG 101 D100  Introduction to Indigenous Studies  Kicya7 Remote 4.17 2 positions Filled
INDG 101 OL01  Introduction to Indigenous Studies Eldon Yellowhorn Distance Ed 4.17 1 position Filled

Resources for Sessionals/TAs/TMs


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

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