Job Opportunities

Job openings in the Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy are posted here for the following opportunities:

  • Faculty Positions
  • Teaching Assistants
  • Research Assistants

Teaching opportunities for clinical community partners are posted here.

Status-only and adjunct appointment information and applications are available here.

Faculty Positions

PositionDescriptionStarting DateApplication Closing Date
Assistant/Associate Professor, Tenure Stream - Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy, Musculoskeletal/NeurologicalThe Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto invites applications for one full-time tenure stream appointment in the area of occupational performance with musculoskeletal or neurological conditions. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2019, or shortly thereafter.
We are seeking exceptional candidates with scholarship in occupational science or occupational therapy focused on musculoskeletal or neurological conditions affecting children and youth, older adults, or populations across the lifespan. Scholarly work focusing on enabling occupational engagement and inclusion of people at risk for, or living with musculoskeletal or neurological conditions is required. The successful candidate’s scholarship will situate occupation as a key determinant of health and well-being across their program of research and creative professional activities. Research on new models of service delivery, measurement, and effective practices will complement our existing departmental strengths.
Applicants must have a PhD in occupational science or occupational therapy, rehabilitation, social or health science, or a related field at the time of appointment; will have completed a post-doctoral fellowship or equivalent, such as a scientist role at a university or research institute, for a minimum of one year; and will be registered or eligible to register with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario.
For more information about these positions and instructions for applying visit:
Assistant:
https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?job=1900364&tz=GMT-05%3A00
Associate:
https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?job=1900369&tz=GMT-05%3A00
July 1, 2019 or shortly thereafter April 4, 2019, 11:59 pm EST
Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy, Fieldwork Education The Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, invites applications for one full-time teaching stream appointment in the area of fieldwork education. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2019, or shortly thereafter.

We are seeking candidates with scholarship and experience in occupational therapy fieldwork education. The successful candidate will demonstrate evidence of excellence in teaching, achievements in educational scholarship, and effective professional leadership within the occupational therapy community. We are seeking individuals with a demonstrated interest in creating and fostering community partnerships, and adopting, implementing and evaluating innovative models for occupational therapy fieldwork education.
Applicants will have a PhD in a field relevant to occupational therapy practice, by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter, three years of experience as an occupational therapy fieldwork educator, and at least five years of experience as a practicing occupational therapist. Eligibility for registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario is required. Candidates must have teaching expertise in an entry-level Master of Occupational Therapy program, including lecture preparation and delivery, curriculum development, and development of online material/lectures. Additionally, candidates must possess a demonstrated commitment to excellent pedagogical practices and a demonstrated interest in teaching-related scholarly activities.
For more information about this position and instructions for applying visit:
https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?job=1900376&tz=GMT-05%3A00
July 1, 2019 or shortly thereafter April 4, 2019, 11:59 pm EST

 

Teaching Assistant Positions

Teaching assistant (TA) positions become available every semester.

Course Title & NumberNumber of PositionsStarting DateApplication Closing Date
Applied Skills and Technology: Human Factors and Design in Occupational Therapy ( OCT1100H)1 to 2 positionsApril 15, 2019 – August 30, 2019February 29, 2019

Research Assistant and Coordinator Positions

Research Assistant and Research Coordinator positions will be posted here as they become available. Information about additional opportunities to become involved in our research programs are described below.

DescriptionNumber of PositionsStarting DateApplication Closing Date
None currently available.

Clinical Community Teaching Opportunities

Opportunities for the professional practice community to contribute towards training occupational therapy students are listed here.


Further Opportunities

In addition to the research course OCT1120Y, students in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy are encouraged to seek out research opportunities to develop their research skills and knowledge.

The Department of OS & OT welcomes its Year 1 and Year 2 students to serve on the Research Committee. Contact Prof. Jill Cameron (jill.cameron@utoronto.ca), Vice Chair Research and Chair, Research Committee, for further details about serving as a student representative.

Additionally, the Work Study program offers eligible students the chance for part-time employment in Research Labs and on research projects conducted by faculty members.

Other Opportunities at U of T