Teaching at SFU in Spring 2021 will be conducted primarily through remote methods. There will be in-person course components in a few exceptional cases. TAs will be expected to be available for the duration of their appointment and maybe requested for some in person components throughout the semester. If you have concerns about the safety measures for face to face instruction, please review the resources available on the website: https://www.sfu.ca/srs/work-research-safety/general-safety/covid19-resources.html. A University approved, department specific safety plan will be provided to all those required to work on campus.
For the courses listed below which are approved for face-to-face delivery of laboratory sessions, TAs will be expected to be available in person for the delivery of all of the laboratory sessions assigned.
For CURRENT information on course and lab times, course instructors, etc., please go to: go.sfu.ca
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.
- Human Resources: TSSU Member Benefit Plan
- Graduate Student Society: Graduate Student Benefit Plan
- Medical Insurance information for Graduate Student TAs (explains how the benefit plans can work with each other)
- TLC: TA/TM Day / see other TLC workshops
- Graduate Studies: Professional Development Opportunities
- Protection of SFU Data on Mobile Devices: What you must do if you plan to store your student's information on a mobile device
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.