Sociology-Anthropology 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.

TA/TM Appointments

All Summer 2023 TA/TM positions have been filled. Please check back at the end of June 2023 for Fall 2023 TA/TM postings.

Please find the TA/TM Appointment Priority System for the Department of Sociology and Anthropology HERE.

Sessional Instructor Positions

For more information regarding sessional positions and the application process, please go to the department's webpage: here.

Campus: BBY=Burnaby; HC=Vancouver, Harbour Centre; SUR=Surrey; OL=Online

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Course Title Desig. Campus Closing Date


Department of Sociology & Anthropology
TA/TM Appointment Priority System

Teaching Assistant Appointments (including tutor marker, marker and lab assistant positions) will follow the procedures laid out in the TSSU/University Collective Agreement and are subject to availability.  

In addition, the Department considers the following: 

1)      TA/TM position as part of admission agreement

2)      base unit accumulation

3)      TA/TM preference as indicated on the application form

If an assignment with a priority group requires a selection between applicants, the graduate student without financial support from merit based scholarships or merit based fellowships during the semester of appointment will have priority for the appointment.

SFU is committed to the principle of equity in employment

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.