Sessional Job Opportunities

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Teaching Assistant Job Opportunities

The Faculty of Health Sciences is posting for the following positions for Fall 2021. Please refer to the information below for specific details about each posting and application instructions.

  • HSCI 416, TA posting:

Closing date of Wednesday, September 15 at 4:30 p.m.

  • HSCI 802, TA posting:

Closing date of Friday September 17 at 4:30 p.m.

  • HSCI 835, TA for marking posting:

Closing date of Wednesday, September 15 at 4:30 p.m.

 

 

Course: HSCI 416 - Health Services Research (BBY)

Course Details:

Instructor: Dr. Sonya Cressman

Course Description: An introduction to the fundamental concepts of Health services research. Examination of how people access health care, how much care costs, and what happens to patients as a result of this care. Identification of the most effective ways to organize, manage, finance, and deliver high quality care. Prerequisite: STAT 302 or STAT 305, and HSCI 307 or HSCI 330, all with a minimum grade of C-.

Tutorial Schedule: Friday, 8:30-9:20 AM, online/synchronous.

 

General Requirement

Many departments include a wide range of specializations and, in order to be appointed, a person must have sufficient knowledge of the course to interpret the course material. Qualifications for the TA/TM positions in HSCI courses include experience with course subject matter obtained either via successful coursework completed in the area or direct practical experience. Course subject matter can be found described in the SFU calendar: https://www.sfu.ca/students/calendar/2021/fall.html

Qualified TA will also have demonstrated proficiency in English communication skills, both oral and written.

Applicants will not be considered for a position in a course in which they are currently enrolled.

The TA will facilitate synchronous – remote – tutorial sessions on Fridays, with approximately 25 students in tutorial.

The TA position is for 3.17 Base Units.

To Apply 

To apply, please email your CV, transcript, and cover letter in WORD or PDF format to: bma16@sfu.ca. Indicate in the subject line the course number you are applying to. The application deadline is Wednesday, September 15, 2021, at 4:30 p.m.

 

 

Course: HSCI 802 - Principles of Epidemiology for Public Health (BBY)

Course Details:

Instructor: Dr. Travis Salway

General Requirement

·         Sufficient knowledge in the discipline of the course to interpret the course material

·         Experience facilitating large groups of students in online learning spaces

·         Teaching Assistants shall be competent in oral and written English

Additional Requirements

·         A bachelor’s or master’s degree in Health Sciences

·         Completion of HSCI 802 or equivalent graduate level epidemiology course

·         Demonstrated ability to teach public health epidemiology as an instructor or teaching assistant in post-secondary health sciences courses preferred  

·         Experience developing applied public health epidemiology teaching materials (e.g., tutorials, workshops)

·         Knowledge of the relationship between core concepts in Principles of Epidemiology for Public Health (HSCI 802) and other core first-term courses in the MPH program at SFU (i.e., Biostatistics for Public Health; Social Determinants of Health; and Core Concepts and Practice for Public Health I)

·         An understanding of applied epidemiology (data collection, analysis, etc.) is an asset.

The TA will be asked to mark material from the Masters level course offered in the MPH program at SFU. The marking tasks will include providing in depth, written feedback to students on term papers.

The TA will facilitate a total of eight online tutorial sessions on Mondays, with approximately 20 students per tutorial.

To Apply 

To apply, please email your CV, transcript, and cover letter in WORD or PDF format to: bma16@sfu.ca. Indicate in the subject line the course number you are applying to. The application deadline is Friday, September 17, 2021, at 4:30 p.m.

 

 

Course: HSCI 835 - Social Determinants of Health (BBY)

Course Details:

Instructor: Dr. Maya Gislason

 

General Requirement

·         Sufficient knowledge in the discipline of the course to interpret the course material

·         Teaching Assistants shall be competent in oral and written English

 

Additional Requirements

A bachelor’s or master’s degree in Health Sciences; demonstrated teaching ability as an instructor or teaching assistant in post-secondary health sciences courses preferred  

OR

A background in health sciences including successful completion of graduate-level courses covering material on critical health theory, social determinants of health, social inequities in health and Indigenous determinants of health.

An understanding of a range of qualitative and quantitative methodologies is an asset.

The TA will be asked to mark material from the Masters level course offered in the MPH program at SFU. The marking tasks will include providing in depth, written feedback to students on weekly short evaluative tasks, and marking term papers as well as course reflections and learning statements.

 

To Apply 

To apply, please email your CV, transcript, and cover letter in WORD or PDF format to: bma16@sfu.ca. Indicate in the subject line the course number you are applying to. The application deadline is Wednesday, September 15, 2021, at 4:30 p.m.

 

 

Instructions for Sessional Candidates

Please follow the formatting instructions below when emailing your application for each posting.

In the subject line of the email, indicate the following information in the order specified below: Course Number, Last Name, First Name.

All application information must be sent as one PDF document containing a cover letter and CV/resume. Do not send separate attachments for each document.

In the body of the email, copy and paste the following questions and send with your responses:

  1. Do you currently, or have you in the past, worked for or studied at Simon Fraser University? (Respond yes or no. If yes, please provide your SFU ID number, student or employee number if known.
  2. Are you legally entitled to work in Canada? (Respond yes or no).
  3. If you are currently on a work or study permit, please indicate expiry date and all conditions associated with your permit, if applicable.

By submitting an application, you understand and agree that any false or misleading statement may disqualify you from employment; or, after having obtained employment with the University, may result in dismissal.

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New TA Appointments
If you are a newly appointed/returning TA, please view the relevant information (e.g. workload) as well as the forms you will need to fill in here.

Policies

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ-identified persons.

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.
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.