Join Our Team

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

TA Positions

POL 150: Science, Policy, and Innovation (Summer 2020)

Application Deadline: Thursday July 16, 2020 (5 PM)                                        

Appointment Duration: July and August 2020

Additional Qualificatons: A strong background in public policy, and preferably experience in writing policy briefs and in an area of science, technology, or energy policy.

Instruction in Summer 2020 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.   

Fall 2020

Application Deadline:  Thursday July 23, 2020 (POL 359F)

Appointment Duration: September 8 – December 24, 2020

Instruction in Fall 2020 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

Location

 Instructor

TA/TM

 Additional Qualifications:

359F Selected Topics in Governance Remote V. Vézina Marker Marking duties only. Proficiency in French required. Apply Here.

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

 

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 will be hiring a Teaching Assistant for Summer 2020 to offer French-language support for 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 courses taught in French. 

Consult posting here:  FCP Posting  

Duration: 

  • September 8 -- December 24, 2020 

Application deadline:

  • Monday July 13, 2020
  • A letter of motivation and CV, in French, should be sent to the attention of David Pajot, Associate Director, Office of Francophone and Francophile (OFFA) Affairs via e-mail (fcp_baff@sfu.ca).

Qualifications:

  • 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.