Employment Opportunities

Tenure-Track Faculty Positions

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Teaching Faculty Positions

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Postdoc Jobs

Postdoctoral Fellow, Silicon Quantum Technology

Job Description

The Silicon Quantum Technology research group at Simon Fraser University is looking for highly skilled and motivated Postdocs to join our team in developing groundbreaking photonic quantum processor and networks.

For enquiries and details about the position, please contact Prof. Daniel Higginbottom at daniel_higginbottom@sfu.ca. Applicants should send a cover letter, CV, and the contact details of at least two references. Applications will be evaluated immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Research Jobs

No current postings.

Sessional Instructors


There are no Sessional Instructor (SI) postings in Physics for the upcoming term.

The Department of Physics' normal posting dates and timelines for Sessional Instructor postings are as follows:

  • Fall term (September to December): Positions posted by June 15th
  • Spring term (January to April): Positions posted by October 15th
  • Summer term (May to August): Positions posted by February 15th

Sessional instructor postings and policies can be found here.

Teaching Assistants


Please visit SFU's central posting site for TA postings, application procedures, and related information.


Priority for appointment/reappointment as a Teaching Assistant is in accordance with Article XIII of the Collective Agreement with the Teaching Support Staff Union (TSSU).

In allocating Teaching Assistant positions, the department will also take into account the following:

  • Amount of financial support offered on admission to the graduate program;
  • Suitability for particular courses (e.g. discipline of prior degree(s), publications, experience);
  • Applicant’s preferences.

If an assignment within a priority group requires a selection between applicants, the graduate student without financial support from merit based scholarships or merit based fellowships during the semester of appointment with a value equal to at least a 5.17 appointment, will have priority for the appointment.