Sessional Job Postings

Fall 2019 - Sessional Postings

Duration: August 38, 2019 - December 20, 2019

Closing Date: July 12, 2019

The Department of Statistics & Actuarial Science is seeking applications for the following positions:



ACMA 475 - Theory of Pension VANCOUVER
STAT 100 - Chance and Data Analysis BURNABY
STAT 201 - Statistics for the Life Sciences BURNABY

STAT 205 - Introduction to Statistics 

Although qualified applicants who are graduate students or postdoctoral fellows in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science will receive preference for this course, all qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

STAT 305/605 - Introduction to Biostatistical Methods for Health Sciences BURNABY
STAT 342/642 - Introduction to Statistical Computing and Exploratory Data Analysis-SAS BURNABY


Qualifications for Sessional Position and Application Procedure

Please refer to the course link for the qualifications.

If you want to apply to teach any of the courses listed above, please submit a cover letter stating what your qualifications are for the job. Inclusion of short curriculum vitae would also be appreciated, together with any information you can furnish about the quality of your teaching. Postings are subject to budgetary and enrollment requirements.

Please submit your application electronically to: Department Chair: Professor Tom Loughin (


The University is committed to the principle of equity in employment. (See Policy GP 19.)

The information submitted with your application is collected under the authority of the University Act (R.S.B.C. 1996, c.468, s. 27(4)(a)), applicable federal and provincial employment regulations and requirements, the University's non-academic employment policies and applicable collective agreements.

The information is related directly to and needed by the University to initiate the employment application process. The information will be used to contact references supplied by you, evaluate your qualifications and complete the employment process by making a hiring decision. Applicant information may also be disclosed to the Teaching Support Staff Union in accordance with Article XIII F.3.1.b of the Collective Agreement.

If you have any questions about the collection, use and disclosure of this information please contact the Associate VP, Human Resources, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6. Telephone 778-782-3237.

First Time on SFU Payroll ?

If you are offered a Sessional Appoinment in the Deptartment of Statistics & Actuarial Science and it is your first time being on SFU Payroll, please see our Payroll Information Page for intstructions on how to be set up on payroll.