Job Opportunities

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

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 or Associate Professor - Community and Global Mental HealthThe Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, in the Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, invites applications for a full time tenure stream position in the field of community and global mental health. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor and will commence July 1, 2023, or shortly thereafter.
The successful candidate will have a program of research and teaching experiences focused on community and global health with a particular focus on mental health and health promotion across the lifespan. 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.
Find the full job description and instructions to apply on the University of Toronto Careers website for Assistant Professor (Req. ID 26179) and Associate Professor (Req. ID 26180) postings.
All qualified candidates are invited to apply online via the appropriate link above. Applications must include a cover letter; a current curriculum vitae; a research statement outlining current and future research interests related to the description above; one recent article-length publication; and a teaching dossier, including a statement of philosophy, sample course syllabi or other teaching materials, and teaching evaluations. All application materials must be submitted online.
All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by 11:59pm EST on November 30, 2022. Incomplete applications will not be processed. Submission guidelines can be found at: If you have any questions about this position, please contact
Diversity Statement
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
July 1, 2023, or shortly thereafterNovember 30, 2022, 11:59 pm EST
None currently available
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Teaching Assistant & Sessional Instructional Assistant Positions

Teaching assistant (TA) / Sessional Instructional Assistant (SIA) positions become available every semester.

Course Title & NumberNumber of PositionsStart-End DateApplication Closing Date
OCT1162Y: Mental Health Foundations for OT Practice2January - April 2023October 1. 2022
OCT1262Y: Enabling Occupation with Adults II1September 2022-March 2023September 16, 2022

Research Positions

Research-related positions (trainee, research assistant, research coordinator)  will be posted here as they become available. See “Other Opportunities” below for details on getting involved in our research programs.

Job OpportunityDescriptionApplication Closing Date
None currently available.

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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.


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