Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Postings

These postings are updated by SFU's departments. Applicants should make sure that they can meet the departments' requirements and application deadlines. Please apply directly to the department where the job posting is located. Please check your department's job posting website as well.

Sessional Instructors (TSSU)

The Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies requires the following Sessional Instructor (Teaching Support Staff Union) to teach in the Summer 2021 semester:

GSWS 316-4: Disciplining Sex: Feminist Science Studies and Sociobiology

Duration: May 1, 2021 to August 30, 2021

Application Deadline:  Wednesday, February 3, 2021.

Please note:  Instruction in the Summer 2021 semester 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.

Please send applications to the attention of the GSWS Chair, Dr. Helen Leung. 


Please note that all Sessional Instructor positions are in the Teaching Support Staff Union (TSSU); and are subject to sufficient enrollment, and FINAL budgetary authorization. The Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies follows Article XIV (E.2) of the TSSU-SFU Collective Agreement, when hiring Sessional Instructors.

Course Supervisor/Teaching Assistant Positions (TSSU)

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

Please check back for future postings.

Resources for TAs/TMs/Sessionals

The following links will help you get your medical coverage and other benefits, as well as help you learn how to become a better teacher.


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.