Sessional Instructors

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Simon Fraser University posts Sessional Instructor positions (Teaching Support Staff Union):

  • June, for fall semester (September-December)
  • October, for spring semester (January-April)
  • February, for summer semester (May-August)

SFU Academic Dates  

Salary: TSSU Wage Schedule for Sessional Instructors

To receive notification of teaching opportunities, add your contact email into the form below. 

The sessional positions for the Fall 2024 term have been filled. Please revisit in October for any available openings for the Spring semester.

Teaching Assistants 

All Summer 2024 TA positions have been filled. Please check back at the end of June for Fall 2024 TA postings.


Please click here for information on the TA/TM Appointment Priority System.


Visiting Faculty

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology has limited capacity to accept Visiting Faculty scholars in non-stipend positions.  

For a definition of Visiting Faculty status, visit the link here.  If you wish to be pursue this status, contact the chair’s secretary for more information

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