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 positions are posted in October for the Spring semester, in January for the Summer semester and in May for the Fall semester.


TAships and TMships are posted in October for the Spring semester, in January for the Summer semester and in May for the Fall semester.

Useful Links

Sessional Instructors

Sessional positions are generally posted on the Human Resources Website in mid-October for the Spring term, mid-February for the Summer term, and mid-May for the Fall term. 

All Sessional Instructor positions are regulated by Article XIV of the Teaching Support Staff Union (TSSU)-SFU Collective Agreement

Fall 2022 SI postings:

Course #       Course Name Location Closing Date
HUM 227-3 OL01 - History of Greek Civilization Online June 9, 2022
HUM 277-3 D100 - Daily Life in Ancient Greece and Rome  Burnaby June 9, 2022

Dates for Fall 2022 TA/TM hires

Appointment dates:  September 6, 2022 - December 23, 2022
Application deadline: July 11, 2022

*Please note that "W" courses entail an increased workload and receive an extra base-unit remuneration to reflect this.

Course #  Course Name Location    Closing Date    TA  
HUM 101W - D100  Intro to Humanities Burnaby July 11, 2022 TA x 2 
HUM 102W - OL01 Intro to Classical Mythology  Online July 11, 2022 TA X 1 
HUM 130 - D100 Intro to Religious Studies Burnaby July 11, 2022 TA X 1
HUM 130 - OL01 Intro to Religious Studies Online July 11, 2022 TA X 1

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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