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We are always looking for qualified political scientists to join our team on a continuing or temporary basis.

Spring 2021 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.

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

POL 100 - Introduction to Politics and Government

POL 121 - Political Engagement: From the Streets to the Ballot Box

POL 131 - Politics of Prosperity and Inequality

POL 210 - Introduction to Political Philosophy

POL 221 - Introduction to Canadian Government

POL 253 - Introduction to Public Policy

POL 325 - Language and Politics

POL 373 - Human Security

POL 449 - Selected Topics in International Relations II

Deadline: October 9, 2020 at 10:30 AM

Spring 2021 Political Science French-Language 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.

Please send applications electronically, in a single PDF, to rleger@sfu.ca to the attention of Rémi Léger, French Cohort Program Director, c/o Office of Francophone and Francophile Affairs (OFFA), Simon Fraser University, 198-8960 University High St, Burnaby, BC, V5A 4Y6. In the body of your email, please specify for which courses you are applying.

POL 349 – Seleted Topics in International Relations (Thèmes choisis en relations internationales)

Deadline: October 9, 2020

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