Resource and Environmental Management 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 Instructors

 

TA Positions

Please check the schedule of classes PRIOR to submitting your application.

PLAN 100 Introduction to Planning – 1 TA position
Location:
Burnaby Campus (In person)
Duration
: January 10, 2022 – April 30, 2022
Instructor:
Charles Hostovsky
Qualifications:
General knowledge of community and environmental planning issues (transportation, housing, climate change, food and agriculture, placemaking) demonstrated by equivalent combination of experience and academic work sufficient to interpret the course material. 

REM 100 Global Change – 1 TA positions (marking support, pending enrollment)
Location:
Online
Duration:
January 10, 2022 – April 30, 2022
Instructor:
Pascal Haegeli
Qualifications:
Knowledge of sustainable resource management theory: global problems, international economy, energy, industry, urban challenge, institutional and legal issues.

REM 100 Global Change – 1-2 TA positions (pending enrollment)
Location:
Burnaby Campus (In person)
Duration:
January 10, 2022 – April 30, 2022
Instructor:
Scott Harrison
Qualifications:
Knowledge of sustainable resource management theory: global problems, international economy, energy, industry, urban challenge, institutional and legal issues.

REM 207 – 1 TA position
Location:
Burnaby Campus (In person)
Duration:
January 10, 2022 – April 30, 2022
Instructor:
Cliff Atleo
Qualifications: 
Some previous coursework in Indigenous studies is a benefit, and a keen critical interest in Indigenous-Settler relations in Canada, reconciliation, and environmental issues.

REM 221 Systems Thinking and the Environment – 1 TA position (pending enrollment)
Location:
Burnaby Campus (In person)
Duration:
January 10, 2022 – April 30, 2022
Instructor:
Brett van Poorten
Qualifications:
Knowledge of concepts associated with systems thinking (e.g. stocks, flows, feedbacks) as applied to environmental and social systems, and awareness of how these concepts have been used to build complex environmental constructs, such as resilience and panarchy. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated application of skills through modelling. Experience with R and a systems software such as InsightMaker or Vensim an asset.  

REM 311 Applied Ecology – 1 TA position
Location:
Burnaby Campus (In person)
Duration:
January 10, 2022 – April 30, 2022
Instructor:
Scott Harrison
Qualifications:
Knowledge of applied ecology (including problems at the population, community, and ecosystem levels of organization) demonstrated by equivalent combination of experience and academic work sufficient to interpret the course material. Experience with R is an asset.

PLAN/REM 319 Environmental Law – 1 TA position
Location:
Vancouver Campus (In person)
Instructor:
Devon Page
Duration:
January 10, 2022 – April 30, 2022
Qualifications:
Knowledge of environmental law in British Columbia; knowledge of sustainable resource management theory, including public policy/planning, conflict resolution, urban challenge, institutional and legal issues demonstrated by equivalent combination of experience and academic work sufficient to interpret the course material.  

REM 350 Sustainable Energy and Materials Management – 1-3 TA positions (pending enrollment)
Location:
Burnaby Campus (In person); Surrey Campus (In person)
Duration:
January 10, 2022 – April 30, 2022
Instructor:
Mark Jaccard
Qualifications:
Knowledge of multi-disciplinary approaches to sustainable energy (thermodynamics, resource endowments, technologies, economics, policies, politics, economic development, international diplomacy, and human psychology) as demonstrated by completion of REM 650 or equivalent combination of experience and academic work sufficient to interpret the course material.

REM 357 Building Sustainable Food Systems – 1 TA position
Location:
Burnaby Campus (In person)
Duration:
January 10, 2022 – April 30, 2022
Instructor:
Tammara Soma
Qualifications:
Knowledge of food systems and sustainability; knowledge of food policies and regulations demonstrated by equivalent combination of experience and academic work sufficient to interpret the course material.

REM 412 – 1 TA position (pending enrolment)
Location:
Burnaby Campus (In person)
Duration:
January 10, 2022 – April 30, 2022
Instructor:
Frank Gobas
Qualifications:
Must have completed REM 612 or equivalent course, or have relevant experience in such courses as BICS 204, Math 151 or 157, Math 152 or 155, Math 310, Stat 101, 103, or 301

PLAN 495 Professional Planning Practice Capstone/REM 495 Resource and Environmental Management Capstone
1 TA position
Location:
Burnaby Campus (in person)
Duration:
January 10, 2022 – April 30, 2022
Instructor:
Scott Harrison
Qualifications:
Knowledge / background in resource management (including ecology, ecological economics, public policy/planning); experience with project and group work an asset; knowledge of REM classes an asset.

** Closing Date for all positions: Monday, November 15th at 4:00 pm.

Please direct any questions to Elissa Cyr, Manager Academic and Administrative Services. Please submit completed application form to the REM office or via email to reminfo@sfu.ca. Application forms can be found on the REM website.

Resources for TAs/TMs/Sessionals

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