Join Our Team

TA Positions



Application deadline: April 2, 2024 by 11:59PM PST

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.

Course # Course Title Location Instructor TA/TM Additional Qualifications BU (including 1.17 Prep)
100 Introduction to Politics and Government  Burnaby Sanjay Jeram TA    3.17 - 4.17
121 Political Engagement: From the Streets to the Ballot Box Burnaby Sessional TA   2.17 - 3.17
132 From Dictatorship to Democracy in the Global South Burnaby Sessional TA   3.17
141 International Relations Burnaby  Aaron Hoffman TA   2.17 - 3.17
151 Justice and Law Burnaby Sessional TA   3.17
200W Investigating Politics: Research Design and Qualitative Methods Burnaby Sessional TA   3.17-5.17
222 Introduction to Canadian Politics  Burnaby Andrew Heard TA   4.17
253 Introduction in Public Policy  Burnaby Sessional TA   2.17-3.17
324 The Canadian Constitution Burnaby Andrew Heard TA   3.17-4.17
342 Developing Countries in Global Politics Burnaby James Busumtwi-Sam TA (Marking Duties only)   3
349 Selected Topics in International Relations Burnaby Logan Masilamani TA (Marking Duties only)   3

Priority System for TA Allocation 


  • Total number of BUs subject to change depending on enrollment
  • Salary will be paid according to TSSU TA salary scale



The Office of Francophone and Francophile Affairs (OFFA) will be hiring a Teaching Assistant for Spring 2024 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.

A letter of motivation and CV, in French, should be sent to the attention of Rachelle Hiebert, French Cohort Program Administrator, Office of Francophone and Francophile Affairs (OFFA) via e-mail (