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

Please check back for future postings.

Sessional Instructors (TSSU)

The Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies requires the following Sessional Instructors (Teaching Support Staff Union) to teach in the Spring 2024 semester:

GSWS 100-3 Sex Talk:  Introduction to Contemporary Issues in Sexuality Studies
Surrey Campus, Fridays 14:30 – 16:20 and 2 tutorials, 16:30 – 17:20 and 17:30 – 18:20

GSWS 320-4 ST:  Special Topics in GSWS
Burnaby Campus, Mondays 16:30 – 20:20

GSWS 321-4 ST:  Special Topics in GSWS
Burnaby Campus, Tuesdays 16:30 – 20:20

GSWS 330-4 Masculinities
Burnaby Campus, Thursdays 16:30 – 20:20

GSWS 398W-4 Feminist Currents
Burnaby Campus, Wednesdays 16:30 – 20:20

Duration:  January 8, 2024 to April 30, 2024

Application Deadline:  Thursday, October 12, 2023

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

c/o email:

Teaching Assistant Positions (TSSU)

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.



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