Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream and UTM Academic Coordinator

The Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, in the Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, invites applications for a full-time continuing teaching stream appointment in the area of occupational science and occupational therapy at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream. The successful candidate will be appointed the Academic Coordinator at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) campus. The position will start on July 1, 2021 or shortly thereafter.

The successful candidate must have a PhD in occupational science, occupational therapy, rehabilitation science, or a related field at the time of the appointment; will have a degree in occupational therapy from a World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT)-approved educational program; at least three years of experience as an occupational therapy educator, and at least five years of experience as a practising occupational therapist. Eligibility for registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario is required.

Candidates must also have teaching expertise in an entry-level Master of Occupational Therapy program. Additionally, candidates must possess proven leadership abilities and a demonstrated commitment to excellent pedagogical practices and teaching-related scholarly activities. Candidates must also convey a demonstrated commitment to, and appreciation of, equity, diversity and inclusion issues impacting student mental health, learning experiences and access to the program. We seek candidates whose teaching interests complement and strengthen our existing departmental strengths.

The successful candidate will work in close collaboration with the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy’s Graduate Coordinator and the Vice-Chair Education, and has UTM-specific responsibilities related to the implementation of the MScOT program and graduate coordination.

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. The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

Visit the University of Toronto Careers Website for full details, including links to apply.

Application Deadline: March 31, 2021, 11:59 pm ET