Criminology 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 Instructor Positions

Sessional positions are generally posted in January for Summer semester, May for Fall semester, and September for Spring semester. Please note that sessional positions are subject to budgetary approval and contingent on enrollment.

Sessional Instructor Positions for Fall 2024

Application Form

Application deadline:  May 23, 2024

Submit your complete application, including the application form, by email to


Teaching Assistant Positions

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 some specific course designation training sessions.  Students interested in Teaching Assistant positions should inquire about training sessions. 

Students must complete and submit the TA application form by the posted deadline to be considered for a position.

Summer 2024 (1244) TA Postings

Appointment dates:  May 6 to August 30, 2024.

Application:  Please complete the application form and email to

Deadline:  March 11, 2024


Important Notes

  • Some instruction may be conducted through remote methods, which will entail different modes of instruction, interaction with students and marking practices.
  • TAs must be available for scheduled components including lectures, tutorials and exam invigilation.
  • Some positions may be less than 5BU.
  • All positions are dependent on course enrollments and are subject to budgetary approval.

For further information, please see

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.