Philosophy 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 normally posted in October for the Spring semester, in February for the Summer semester and in June for the Fall semester.  These timelines can change due to budgetary restrictions or other requirements. The positions are posted on the Human Resources website, on the Philosophy Department's website, and on the bulletin board in the Philosophy Department in the West Mall Centre.  All postings are normally open for two weeks.  

Click on the link below for details about the positions available: 

Fall 2024: no positions

Teaching Assistant Positions

TAships are normally posted in October for the Spring semester,  in February for the Summer semester, and in June for the Fall semester.  These positions are posted on the Human Resources website, and on the Philosophy Department's website. All postings are normally open for two weeks. 

Click on the link below for details about the positions available: 

Fall 2024 TA Positions (posted June 24; deadline to apply 5:00 pm July 8, 2024) - download Application Form

        NEW: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FRIDAY, JULY 12 (by 5 pm)

TA Priority List for the Department of Philosophy

Please see Policies on Equity and Privacy, below.

 

Useful Links

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.

 

Policies

Equity
The University is committed to the principle of equity in employment. (See Policy GP 19.)

Privacy
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.