Sustainable Development 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.

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For more information on all postings and how to apply, please click here.

All Posting Close: 8 April, 2019

To Apply:

Please submit your formal application (including the documents listed below) by the deadline to the REM office or via e-mail to

1. Please indicate the course(s) you are most interested in by order of preference for the above schedule of SD courses.

2. An application letter outlining your qualifications and interests with specific reference to the course description.

3. A current curriculum vitae.

4. A selection of students reviews from previous courses taught.

4. The names and phone numbers of two references familiar with your professional experience.

5. If submitting electronically, please include your name in all document names (i.e. jdoe_appl.doc, jdoe_refs.doc, jdoe_cv.doc, jdoe_course.doc).

DEADLINE TO APPLY:         8 April, 2019

For more information on the SD academic programs and courses, please see the SD website:

Course # Location Closing Date TA / TM / Sessional
SD 281 Burnaby 8 April, 2019


Sessional Instructor

Intercession: 3 May, 2019 – 24 June, 2019

Schedule: Tuesday/Thursday 10:30am – 12:20pm


Knowledge of the following topics:

·     Challenges and opportunities for developing sustainable communities and a sustainable world, through the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs);

·     An understanding of strengths and weaknesses of conventional approaches to development and of sustainable development;

·     Emphasis on urban areas in the Global North and Global South; experience in leading tutorials and grading undergraduate courses;


Background in Sustainable Development, Community Planning, and/or International Development preferred.

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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.