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.

Limited Terms

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Sessional Instructors (TSSU)

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Teaching Assistant Positions (TSSU)

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




Approximate Base Units*   

GSWS 100


***one mentor teaching assistant &


three teaching assistants


GSWS 101


three teaching assistants (marking and other assigned duties)


GSWS 102


one teaching assistant (marking and other assigned duties)


GSWS 316


one teaching assistant (no tutorials - marking and other assigned duties)



***Mentor TA position:

  • The mentor TA position is part of a pilot project and is for an experienced TA who will, in coordination with the course instructor, support less-experienced and new TAs in a particular course.
  • There is one base unit of additional work on top of the normal TA duties
  • Required experience is 4 semesters of TA experience in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences or equivalent.


Positions may be dependent on enrollment and funding.

Application Form - click here


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.)

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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.