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Join Our Team

Join Our Team

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

TA Positions

Spring 2021

Application Deadline:  November 19, 2020

Appointment Duration: January 4 - April 30, 2021

Instruction in Spring 2021 will be conducted through remote methods. This may entail different modes of instruction, interaction with students, and marking practices than is normally the case. It is the instructor's responsibility to adapt their teaching accordingly.   

Course #

Course Title




 Additional Qualifications:

100 Introduction to Politics and Government Remote S. Jeram TA  
121 Political Engagement: From the Streets to the Ballot Box  Remote L. Elmose TA  
132 From Dictatorship to Democracy: Political Regimes in the 21st Century  Remote D. Ezgi TA  
141 War, International Cooperation and Development  Remote TBD TA  
151 POL 151 - Justice and Law  Remote

C. McGovern TA  
151 POL 151 - Justice and Law  Remote

S. Prest TA  
200W Investigating Politics: Research Design and Qualitative Methods  Remote

S. Jeram TA Basic knowledge of epistemology, research design and methodology for political analysis is required.
201 Introductory Quantitative Methods in Political Science Remote

E. de Rooij TA Successful applicants shall be comfortable using the statistical program R and have taken POL 802.
210 Introduction to Political Philosophy  Remote

B. Thomas TA  
222 Introduction to Canadian Politics  Remote

A. Heard TA  
253 Introduction to Public Policy  Remote

C. Camcastle TA  
330 Protecting Human Rights: Courts, Constitutions and Legislatures  Remote

C. McGovern TA  

Courses and tutorials are subject to change. Our ability to offer them is contingent upon final budgetary auhorization and enrolment numbers. Please keep this in mind when you apply. 


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 goSFU under Class Search.

Priority System for TA Allocation

French Cohort Program Linguistic Support TA Positions

The Office of Francophone and Francophile Affairs (OFFA) will be hiring a Teaching Assistant for Spring 2021 to offer French-language support to all students enrolled in the French Cohort Program in Public and International Affairs (FCP)—a multidisciplinary program in Political Science, French and History, which is taught primarily in French. The workload includes consultations with students to offer linguistic support as well as language corrections for writing assignments for Political Science and History courses taught in French.

Consult posting here:  FCP Posting 

Application Deadline:  November 11, 2020

Appointment Duration: January 4 - April 30, 2021

  • A letter of motivation and CV, in French, should be sent to the attention of Rémi Marien, Associate Director of Operations, Office of Francophone and Francophile Affairs (OFFA) via e-mail (


  • Successful applicants must possess an excellent proficiency in oral and written French, and pedagogical skills as assessed by means of an interview. MA or higher degree preferred.