School for the Contemporary Arts TSSU Job 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.


The School for the Contemporary Arts is now accepting applications for:

Fall 2020 SI positions - ALL AREAS (except Dance) Click here to view the available positions and application instructions.

Deadline to apply: Friday, July 17, 2020

Fall 2020 SI positions - DANCE area courses only. Applications are closed.  Offers will be sent on by July 8/2020.

(SI Postings in other areas will be posted by July 8)

To be added to the Sessional Instructor job posting email list please email with your request.



Click here to view the available positions and application instructions.

Deadline to apply: Monday, July 20, 2020

The SCA has received permission from the TSSU to delay our TA/TM job posting for Fall 2020 for up to 7 days; or by no later than Monday, July 6.  The application period will be the usual 2 weeks from the 1st day of the posting.

Please note that all other deadlines such as sending out offers will be maintained.


The qualifications necessary to conduct the work and upon which the posting will be awarded are as per the TSSU Collective Agreement and a background and experience in the course area. (Check the course calendar for further information for each course:

Teaching Assistant/Tutor Marker Appointment Priorities



The University is committed to the principle of equity in employment.


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.

If you have any questions about the collection and use of this information please contact the Executive Director, Human Resources, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6. Telephone 778-782-3237.



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.