Application Instructions


Welcome to the Application home page.  In our efforts in reducing our carbon footprint, we have moved our application to be fully digital. After reading through these instructions, if you require further assistance in filling out these forms, please contact BJ Spearman at pps_fa_admin@sfu.ca.

To begin, click on the > next to the ‘Personal Data task and complete the form. 


At any time, you may either ‘Save and Continue Editing’ or ‘Mark as Complete’. Click on ‘< Back to application’ to bring you back to the home page and show you the progress of your application. You can go back into your application at any time to edit or make changes prior to hitting the 'Submit button'.

Click on the > next to the ‘Faculty Associate Application task and complete each question.


Next, you will complete the questions in the 'Written Assignment'(always having the option of saving and editing), if you'd like to come back to it later, or if you want to ensure your work does not get lost.


Continue to click on each task - you will be asked to upload your: Curriculum Vitae, TQS Card (showing your current salary category) and transcript(s). These must be original transcripts or copies of original ones. Once uploaded, you will be able to see your attachments and make changes if necessary.

Lastly, you will be asked to invite three recommenders via email to submit your letters of reference (three letters are mandatory). Once their emails have been entered, each referee will be sent a link to upload a letter of reference to your account (they should check their junk folder for this message as well). Referees must create an account in order to upload their letters to the system. You will receive a confirmation email once each recommender has submitted their reference letter.

Once all your tasks are ‘Complete you will be able to hit the ‘Submit button’ in the left-hand progress window of this page.  Once you hit submit, you will not be able to edit your submission. Don't worry, as our office will be in contact with you if anything is missing in your application!  

Thank you again for your interest in a position with Preservice Professional Studies.  We look forward to reviewing your application.