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 Professor, Teaching Stream - Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy, Educational Innovation & FieldworkThe 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 educational development and innovation and fieldwork. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2020, or shortly thereafter.
We are seeking candidates with scholarship and experience in educational development and innovation, and occupational therapy fieldwork education. The successful candidate will demonstrate evidence of developing educational programmatic offerings, technological innovations in pedagogy, 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 developing programmatic offerings for undergraduate students, international students and for continuing education for our clinical community. The successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to create and foster community partnerships, and adopt, implement and evaluate innovative models and practices for education in the classroom and in occupational therapy fieldwork.
Applicants will have a PhD degree or a research doctoral degree in occupational therapy or another field relevant to occupational therapy practice (e.g., Doctor of Science in Rehabilitation Sciences), by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter, at least 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.
For full details about this position and instructions for applying visit the University of Toronto Careers website:
Assistant Professor - Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, Educational Innovation & Fieldwork - 2000649
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, Indigenous Peoples of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
July 1, 2020April 15, 2020, 11:59 pm EDT


Teaching Assistant Positions

Teaching assistant (TA) positions become available every semester.

Course Title & NumberNumber of PositionsStart-End DateApplication Closing Date
OCT1193H: Enabling Occupation Across Life1April - June 2020April 3, 2020

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.

Other 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 (, 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