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

TA Positions

Fall 2021 Political Science TA Positions

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Fall 2021

Application Deadline:  July 12th

Appointment Duration: September 7th - December 24th , 2021

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. 

Course #

Course Title




 Additional Qualifications:

100 Introduction to Politics and Government Burnaby E. de Rooij TA  
100 Introduction to Politics and Government Surrey S. Prest TA  
121 Political Engagement: From the Streets to the Ballot Box  Burnaby S. Prest TA  
141 War, International Cooperation and Development  Burnaby E. Villasi TA  
151 Justice and Law  Burnaby C. McGovern TA  
200W Investigating Politics: Research Design and Qualitative Methods  Burnaby S. Prest TA Basic knowledge of epistemology, research design and methodology for political analysis is required.
201 Introductory Quantitative Methods in Political Science Burnaby Mark Pickup TA Successful applicants shall be comfortable using the statistical program R and have taken POL 802.
210 Introduction to Political Philosophy  Burnaby C. Camcastle TA  
253 Introduction to Public Policy  Burnaby C. Camcastle TA  
359-F100 Selected Topics in Governance Burnaby TBD TA - Marking Duties only)   Taught in French. Successful applicants must have native or near-native proficiency in French.

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 Fall 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:  July 12th, 2021

Appointment Duration: September 7th - December 24th , 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 native or near-native proficiency in both oral and written French, as well as pedagogical skills in French language (FSL/FLE) as assessed by means of an interview. Experience in editing is an asset. MA or higher degree preferred.