Sessional Instructors

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

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

If you wish to be notified of upcoming faculty and temporary teaching positions in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, please send an email to sachrsec@sfu.ca and in the subject line indicate "subscribe to SA postings."

SFU Academic Dates  

Salary:  Refer to the TSSU Collective Agreement (sessionals pg 63; course supervisor pg 66)

Teaching Assistants & Tutor Markers

All Summer 2021 TA/TM positions have been filled. Please check back again for Fall 2021 TA/TM positions some time by the end of June.


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

Visiting Scholar 

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology has limited capacity to accept visiting scholars. Visiting scholar are a non-stipend position.  

If you wish to be considered for visiting scholar status, please contact the Chair’s Secretary for more information: sachrsec@sfu.ca

University reference/definition of visiting scholar.