Postings - INLP

Temporary Employment Opportunities

Sessional Instructor positions are subject to budgetary approval and contingent on sufficient enrollment.

Only one appointee may be appointed per SI position.

Sessional Instructor Positions - SPRING 2024

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Batch #4

Position Nbrs:  SI-24-27: All 3-unit courses unless otherwise indicated.

Application deadline: Noon, January 4, 2024.

Position #

Course

Section

Course Title

Language

Location

Competition Status 

SI-24 INLG 130 A900 Practical Phonetics for Indigenous Languages Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Snichim Squamish Reserve OPEN
SI-25 INLG 133 A900 Introduction to Indigenous Language I Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Snichim Squamish Reserve OPEN
SI-26 INLG 335 A500 Topics in INL I:  ST-Land and Language Secwepemctsin-Eastern Dialect Adams Lake/Chase CANCELLED
             

Batch 4 Application deadline: Noon, January 4, 2024.

Job Postings, Application Details, and Qualifications RequirementsBATCH #4
Position Nbrs.  SI-24-26 Sessional Instructors 
Posting Batch #4 updated: 15:32 Hrs., December 22, 2023

Batch #3

Position Nbrs:  SI-23: All 3-unit courses unless otherwise indicated.

Application deadline: Noon, December 22, 2023.

Position #

Course

Section

Course Title

Language

Location

Competition Status 

SI-23 FAN X99
(4 units)
A320 Foundations of Analytical and Quantitative Reasoning Hul'q'umi'num' 

Remote/

Nanaimo

CLOSED

Batch 3 Application deadline: Noon, December 22, 2023.

Job Postings, Application Details, and Qualifications RequirementsBATCH #3
Position Nbrs.  SI-23 Sessional Instructors 

Batch #2

Position Nbrs:  SI-19 - SI 22: All 3-unit courses unless otherwise indicated.

Application deadline: December 15, 2023.

Position #

Course

Section

Course Title

Language

Location

Competition Status 

SI-19 INLG 130 A330 Practical Phonetics for Indigenous Languages Xaad Kil Old Massett OPEN
SI-20 INLG 233 A330 Description & Analysis of an Indigenous Language I Xaad Kil Old Massett Closed
SI-21 INLG 258 A330 Indigenous Language Immersion II Xaad Kil Old Massett CANCELLED
SI-22 INLG 134 Combined Section A390 Introduction to INLG II Yukon Indigenous Languages Yukon  OPEN

Batch 2 Application deadline: December 15, 2023.

Job Postings, Application Details, and Qualifications RequirementsBATCH #2
Position Nbrs.  SI-19 to SI-22 Sessional Instructors 

Batch #1

Position Nbrs:  SI-01 - SI 18: All 3-unit courses unless otherwise indicated.

Application deadline: December 01, 2023.

Position #

Course

Section

Course Title

Language

Location

Competition Status 

SI-01

INLG 200 A100 Introduction to Grammar in an Indigenous Language Secwepemctsin-Western Dialect Kamloops OPEN
SI-02 INLG 233 A100 Description & Analysis of an Indigenous Language I Secwepemctsin-Western Dialect Kamloops OPEN
SI-03 INLG 234 A100 Description & Analysis of an Indigenous Language II Secwepemctsin-Western Dialect Kamloops

OPEN

SI-04 INLG 200 A200 Introduction to Grammar in an Indigenous Language Secwepemctsin-Western Dialect Williams Lake Closed
SI-05 INLG 233 A200 Description & Analysis of an Indigenous Language I Secwepemctsin-Western Dialect Williams Lake Closed
SI-06 INLG 334 A200 Indigenous Language Intermediate Level Proficiency I Secwepemctsin-Western Dialect Williams Lake CANCELLED
SI-07 INLG 233 A320 Description & Analysis of an Indigenous Language I Hul'q'umi'num' Nanaimo/ Duncan Closed
SI-08 INLG 234 A320 Description & Analysis of an Indigenous Language II Hul'q'umi'num' Nanaimo/ Duncan Closed
SI-09 INDG 101 A320 Introduction to Indigenous Studies Hul'q'umi'num' Nanaimo/ Duncan Closed/Pending
SI-10 LING 160 A320 Language, Culture and Society Hul'q'umi'num' Nanaimo/ Duncan CANCELLED
SI-11 LING 282W A320 Writing for Linguistics Hul'q'umi'num' Nanaimo/ Duncan Closed
SI-12 INLG 234 A330 Description & Analysis of an Indigenous Language II Xaad Kil Old Massett CANCELLED
SI-13 INLG 200 A390 Introduction to Grammar in an Indigenous Language Yukon Indigenous Languages Yukon OPEN
SI-14 INLG 200 A970 Introduction to Grammar in an Indigenous Language hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ SW BC Coast Closed
SI-15 INLG 233 A970 Description & Analysis of an Indigenous Language I hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ SW BC Coast Closed
SI-16 INLG 234 A970 Description & Analysis of an Indigenous Language II hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ SW BC Coast Closed
SI-17 INLG 435/INLG 258 A970 Topics in INL II -ST-Creating stories, games, & songs / combined section INLG 258 hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ SW BC Coast Closed/Pending
SI-18 LING 309W A970 Sociolinguistics hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ SW BC Coast Closed

Batch 1 Application deadline: December 01, 2023.

Job Postings, Application Details, and Qualifications RequirementsBATCH #1
Position Nbrs.  SI-01 to SI-18 Sessional Instructors 

* 1241_Spring_2024_INLP_SI_Job_Postings_Batch_1.pdf
Term 1241 SI-01 to SI-18 Postings

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Some courses may be offered as a Combined Section course. Eg. INLG 133/INLG 233.

Applications for positions: 

Please quote the Position Number on your application.

Teaching Assistant Positions

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There is   8    positions available at this time.

TA BATCH #1:

Position Nbr(s): #TA-01 to TA-06. Deadline: Noon, January 4, 2024.  (Posted: December 22, 2023)

TA BATCH #2:

Position Nbr(s): #TA-07 to TA-08. Deadline: 4PM, January 12, 2024.  (Posted: January 10, 2024)

Position Cohort
Course  Title
Language(s) Location Competition Status

TA-01

A900 INLG 130

Practical Phonetics for Indigenous Languages 

Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Snichim

Squamish Reserve OPEN
TA-02 A900 INLG 133 Introduction to Indigenous Language I Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Snichim Squamish Reserve OPEN
TA-03 A900 INLG 334 Indigenous Language Intermediate Proficiency II Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Snichim Squamish Reserve OPEN
TA-04 A900 INLG 335A Topics in INL I - ST-Indigenous Language Revitalization Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Snichim Squamish Reserve OPEN
TA-05 A900 INLG 433 Indigenous Language Mentoring I Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Snichim Squamish Reserve OPEN
TA-06 A900 INLG 458 Indigenous Language Immersion IV Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Snichim Squamish Reserve OPEN
TA-07 A320 INLG 435

Topics in Indigenous Language II

ST- TBD

Hul'q'umi'num' Nanaimo / Duncan CLOSED
TA-08 A970 INLG 233 Description and Analysis of an Indigenous Language I hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ SW BC Coast CLOSED

*** Attention: Prospective TA applicants
If you are currently a SFU student or will be a SFU student in the Term the TA-ship is offered, please indicate on your application if  you
- have applied for or will receive merit based scholarship and/or other University funding (such as merit based fellowship; or graduate student support positions-TA/T-M/SI, etc.) in the Fall 2023 Academic Term. Also, please indicate on your application the number of base units (BUs) you have held to-date including the current term. ***

Qualifications:
The TA position(s) will be hired according to those qualifications listed in the Collective Agreement between SFU and TSSU Article XIII Teaching Assistant, as well as those listed in the Department of Linguistics Departmental Hiring Priority and Criteria:

• Master degree (graduate or in-progress) in Indigenous Languages, Linguistics, or a relevant discipline; or equivalent
• Knowledge of Indigenous Languages and Indigenous language revitalization initiatives
• Experience working with Indigenous peoples

Additional Qualifications for Spring 2024:
• INLG 130: Intermediate to Advance Knowledge of phonetics and grammar of the Indigenous Language
• INLG 435 A320: PhD (or PhD ABD). Knowledge of structure and familiarity with resources of the Hul'q'umi'num' language.
• Fluent (advanced and proficient speaker) beyond level being taught.

* 1241_Spring_2024_TA-01-06_Job_Posting_Batch 1.pdf
Term 1241/Spring 2024 TA Posting(s) - Position# TA-01-06 (4.17 BUs with prep).
* 1241_Spring_2024_TA-07-08_Job_Posting_Batch 2.pdf
1241_Spring_2024_TA-07-08_Job_Posting_Batch 2.pdf

Return to INLP Employment Webpage to view other temporary positions available.

INLP Notes

A. All INLP course offerings and temporary instruction positions are subject to satisfactory enrollment and budget availability.

B. Additional Information for INLP hirings: 

1. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews, when required, will be contacted.

2a.  All positions are subject to budgetary approval. Salary will be paid according to rates per the SFU-TSSU Collective Agreement for SI, TA, and TM positions and SFU SFUFA Collective Agreement for faculty (continuing or term) positions.

2b. See also, www.sfu.ca/inlp/employ/additional_details.html

3. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed to people who are eligible for employment in Canada at the time of application. Simon Fraser University is committed to the principle of equity in employment and offers equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants.

4. Freedom of information and protection of privacy: The information requested is collected under the authority of the University Act (R.S.B.C. 1996 c.468, s. 27(4)(a)), and the University’s policy of Collection of Personal Information, (I 10.05). The information is directly related to processing your application for a teaching appointment (including reference checks), and for offers of employment for successful applicants. If you have any questions about the collection and use of this information please contact the Manager, Indigenous Languages Program, Simon Fraser University, (778) 782-5595

5. For information on INLP/FNEP, please visit: www.sfu.ca/inlp.

6. For additional SFU temporary instruction job postings, visit the SFU Human Resources website.

UPDATED: 03JAN2024 (Comp Status updated for Batch 1 & Batch 4); 22 DEC 2023 1241 SI Batch 4/TA Batch 1. Competition Status Batches 1-3 updated. Previous update: 11 DEC 2023 SI Batch 2 . Previous Updated: OCT 19 TA postings position #: TA-02 & TA-03, NOV 21: 1241 SI positions. Oct 10: Status update. SEPT 01: TA position & Cancelled position(s) updated. AUG 31, 2023: SI#23 & #24 & TA-01.  AUG 30 Batch#3; AUG 17; June 27; MAY 15, 16; FEB 01, 03, 13, 2023;  JAN 05, 11, 19, 26, 2023; DEC 06, 14, 16, & 23; OCT 17; SEPT 13, 14, 16, 2022; AUG 11, 18, 19, 26, 2022.