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, Tenure Stream - Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy, Musculoskeletal ConditionsThe 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 musculoskeletal conditions. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor. The expected start date is July 1, 2020 or shortly thereafter.
We are seeking candidates with scholarship in occupational science or occupational therapy focused on musculoskeletal conditions affecting populations across the lifespan. Scholarly work focusing on enabling occupational engagement and inclusion of people at risk for, or living with, musculoskeletal conditions is required.
Applicants must have a PhD in occupational science, occupational therapy, rehabilitation science or a related field at the time of appointment, be occupational therapists eligible to practice in Ontario (i.e., registered/eligible to register with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario), 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 have demonstrated excellence in research and innovative scholarship, and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching.
For full details about this position and instructions for applying visit the University of Toronto Careers website:
Assistant Professor - Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, Musculoskeletal Conditions - 1905043
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, 2020February 18, 2020, 11:59 pm EST


Teaching Assistant Positions

Teaching assistant (TA) positions become available every semester.

Course Title & NumberNumber of PositionsStart-End DateApplication Closing Date
OCT1132H - Occupational Therapy Practice II1January - April 2020November 15, 2019
OCT1272H - Enabling Occupation with Older Adults: Part II1January - April 2020November 15, 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.

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