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.

Fall 2020 (1207) Sessional Instructor Positions

Appointment Duration:

September 1, 2020 to December 24, 2020

Application Deadline: 4:00pm, Monday, June 22, 2020

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


Course Title
INDG 419/CRIM 419  Aboriginal/Indigenous Justice Remote Delivery
Important Notes:
  • Instruction in Fall 2020 will be conducted through remote methods. This may entail different modes of instruction, interaction with students, and marking practices than is normally the case. It is the instructor's responsibility to adapt their teaching accordingly.
* 1207 SI INDG-CRIM 419 D100 (v.3JUN2020).pdf
INDG 1207 Sessional Instructor Job Description

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 2020 (1207) Teaching Assistant/Tutor-Marker Positions

Appointment Duration:

September 8 – December 24, 2020

Application Deadline: Monday, July 13, 2020 at 4:30pm



Course Title
Instructor Location Base Units
TA/TM Positions
INDG 101 C100 Introduction to Indigenous Studies Rudy Reimer Distance Ed TBD TM 1
INDG 101 D100 Introduction to Indigenous Studies Joyce (Kicya7) Schneider Remote 4.17 TA 2
INDG 401 C100 Aboriginal Peoples and Public Policy Marianne Ignace Distance Ed TBD TM 1

Resources for Sessionals/TAs/TMs


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