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, Early Career Professor in Workplace Mental HealthThe Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time tenure stream position in the area of workplace mental health. The successful candidate will also be the inaugural Emily Geldsaler Grant Early Career Professor in Workplace Mental Health for the first three years of the appointment. The professorship may be renewed for an additional three years following a successful review. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant / Associate Professor. The expected start date will be January 1, 2020.
We are seeking exceptional candidates with programs of research in workplace mental health from an occupational science and/or occupational therapy perspective, including programs of study at any of the following levels: organizational, population, policy, service delivery and individual. Research must emphasize workplace mental health and may include the following: mental health promotion and illness prevention in the workplace; work integration for populations who have been marginalized from the workplace; promising practices in return to work, transitions to school, work or volunteerism; work-related policy; organizational culture; and combating stigma in the workplace, or related programs of study.
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 be within 10 years of completion of their academic training; 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 the University of Toronto Careers website:
Assistant Professor - Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, Early Career Professor in Workplace Mental Heath - 1903344
Associate Professor - Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy, Early Career Professor in Workplace Mental Health - 1903345
January 1, 2020October 15, 2019, 11:59 pm EST


Teaching Assistant Positions

Teaching assistant (TA) positions become available every semester.

Course Title & NumberNumber of PositionsStart-End DateApplication Closing Date
None currently available

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 (, 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