Political Science Employment Opportunities

Sessional Instructor Postings

Fall 2018 Political Science Sessional Positions:

Please note that all Sessional Instructor positions are in the Teaching Support Staff Union (TSSU); and are subject to sufficient enrollment, and FINAL budgetary authorization. The Department of Political Science follows Article XIV (E.2) of the TSSU-SFU Collective Agreement, when hiring Sessional Instructors.

 

POL 101W Sessional Instructor

POL 210 Sessionional Instructor

POL 210 J Sessional Instructor

POL 222 Sessional Instructor 

POL 232 Sessional Instructor

POL 310 Sessional Instructor

POL 321 Sessional Instructor

POL 325 Sessional Instructor

POL 344 Sessional Instructor

POL 405W Sessional Instructor

POL 359 F Sessional Instructor

 

* POL 359 F will be  taught in French. Successful applicants shall have native or near-native proficiency in French. Please also note that this posting has a different application deadline from the other postings. 

 

Teaching Assistant/Tutor-Marker Postings

Summer 2018 TA/TM POSITIONS:

Application Deadline: March 12, 2018 (by 11:59pm)

Appointment Duration: There are multiple sessions during the summer semester so please take note of whether the course you are applying for is during the regular semester session, intersession or summer session. Duration dates are as follows:
Regular Summer Semester: May 1, 2018 to August 30, 2018
Intersession: May 1, 2018-June 30, 2018
Summer Session: June 26, 2018-August 30, 2018 

Course #

Course Title

Location

Instructor

TA/TM

Session

100

Introduction to Politics and Government

Burnaby

TBD

TA

Regular

141

War and Cooperation

Burnaby

TBD

TA

Intersession

150

Science, Policy and Innovation

Burnaby

A. Hira

TA

Intersession

200

Investigating Politics

Harbour Centre

S. Jeram

TA

Summer Sess

222

Introduction to Canadian Politics

Distance Ed

TBD

TM

Regular

*Courses and tutorials are subject to change. Some may be cancelled due to low enrollment*

PRIORITY SYSTEM FOR ALLOCATING TA/TM Positions 

ONLINE APPLICATION 

Note: Before applying for TA/TM positons please be sure that the courses you are applying for do not conflict with your own course and/or work schedule. TAs must be available for the lecture and tutorials they are assigned to (students are typically assigned 3 tutorial sections). TM positions may require onsite exam invigilation. Course schedules can be found via the Student Information System under class search. 

Policies

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. 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.