Political Science Employment Opportunities

Sessional Instructor Postings

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.

Please send applications electronically in a single pdf document to polgrad@sfu.ca to the attention to Dr. Alex Moens, Chair, Department of Political Science, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby BC, V5A 1S6. 

Spring 2018 Political Science Sessional Positions: 

Appointment Duration: Januray 1, 2018 - April 29, 2018

Application Deadline: Tuesday December 5, 2017 at Noon (12pm)

POL 443: Nuclear Stategy, Arms Control, and International Security

Teaching Assistant/Tutor-Marker Postings

SPRING 2018 TA/TM POSITIONS:

Application Deadline: November 7, 2017 at Noon

Appointment Duration: January 1, 2018- April 29, 2018

Course # Course Title Location Instructor TA/TM

100

Introduction to Politics and Government

Burnaby

E. de Rooij

TA

131

Politics of Inequality

Burnaby

C. McGovern

TA

132

From Dictatorship to Democracy

Burnaby

S. Jeram

TA

151

The Administration of Justice

Burnaby

C. McGovern

TA

201

Introduction to Quantitative Methods

Burnaby

TBD

TA

210

Introduction to Political Philosophy

Burnaby

D. Laycock

TA

210F

Introduction to Political Philosophy (French)*

Burnaby

R. Leger

TA

221

Introduction to Canadian Government

Burnaby

A. Heard

TA

222

Introduction to Canadian Government

Distance Ed

TBD

TM

252

Local Democracy and Governance

Burnaby

P. Smith

TA

253

Introduction to Public Policy

Burnaby

TBD

TA

317

Migration, Identity and Citizenship

Burnaby

S. Jeram

TA

330

Protecting Human Rights

Burnaby

C. McGovern

TA

346

International Organization

Burnaby

J. Busumtwi-Sam

TA

348

Theories War, Peace, Conflict

Burnaby

D. Ross

TA

*Lectures and tutorials for POL 210F will be run in French. Successful applicants shall be competent in oral and written French. 

TA/TM APPLICATION FORM

PRIORITY SYSTEM FOR ALLOCATING TA/TM

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. 

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

SPRING 2018 FRENCH COHORT PROGRAM TA/TM LINGUISTIC SUPPORT POSITIONS:

FCP Spring 2018 TA/TM Postings

*For FCP applications a letter of motivation and CV, in French, should be sent to David Pajot in the Office of Francophone and Francophile Affairs via e-mail  at fcp_baff@sfu.ca.  

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.