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

Spring 2022 SI postings:

Course #       Course Name Location Closing Date
HUM 130-3 D900 - Intro to Religious Studies Surrey October 21, 2021
HUM 202-3 D100 - Great Texts in the Humanities  Burnaby October 21, 2021
HUM 277-3 OL01 - History of Greek Civilization Online
October 21, 2021
HUM 313-4 D100 - Roman Art and Archaeology Burnaby
October 21, 2021
HUM 321W-4 D100 - The Humanities and Critical Thinking  Burnaby
October 21, 2021
HUM 340-4 D100 - Great Cities in Their Time Harbour Centre
October 21, 2021
HUM 340-4 D200 - Great Cities in Their Time  Burnaby Octover 21, 2021
HUM 350-4 D100 - Great Figures in the Humanistic Tradition Burnaby October 21, 2021
HUM 360-4 D100 - Great Themes in the Humanistic Tradition  Burnaby October 21, 2021

Dates for Spring 2022 TA/TM hires

Job postings up byNovember 1, 2021
Appointment dates:  January 4, 2022 - April 30, 2022
Application deadline: November 15, 2021

Course #  Course Name Location    Closing Date    TA/TM   
HUM 102W - D100 Classical Mythology Burnaby   November 15, 2021 TA x 2
HUM 102W - OL01 Classical Mythology Online
November 15, 2021 TA X 1
HUM 130 - OL01 Intro to Religious Studies Online November 15, 2021 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.



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