Clinical Partner Teaching Opportunities

The Department is seeking members from our clinical community to support teaching at our St. George (downtown Toronto) and Mississauga campuses. If you hold a status-only appointment in the Department, your service will contribute to your appointment hours.

Call for 2024 PechaKucha Facilitators

What is PechaKucha?

“PechaKucha” means chit chat in Japanese.   This method of presentation uses 20 slides, for 20 seconds a slide with visuals only.  It is a very fun and engaging way to do a presentation, which can help develop students’ communication competencies. The students are required to advocate for an issue using this presentation style.  Learn more about PechaKucha here.

Your Role

Your role will be to watch each presentation, provide feedback and give each student a score out of 20. A marking rubric will be provided, as well as a zoom orientation the week leading up to the presentations.

Date and Time

The student presentations are on Monday February 12, 2024, 3:00 – 6:00 PM at both St. George Campus (UTSG) and Mississauga Campus (UTM). We require 11 markers at UTSG and 5 markers at UTM. There will be approximately nine or ten students in each group.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Andrea Duncan ( by December 15, 2023. Please indicate your preferred campus location in your email.

Many thanks for your consideration of this opportunity and support of our students. Please let us know if you have any questions

Continuing Opportunities

Course: OCT1190Y: Building Practice through Mentorship

Opportunity: Work with one small group of students
Profs. Shone Joos ( and Anne Fourt (
The Mentorship course runs throughout the full 2-year MScOT program. Each OT mentor works with eight or nine students to build their reflective practice skills and support their professional development. Mentors are experienced OTs who are exemplary role models, have strong group facilitation skills.
25 Mentor Group meetings with students over the 2 years of the program
Meeting Location:
500 University Ave. (St. George/downtown campus) and 3359 Mississauga Rd (Terrence Donnelly Health Sciences Complex (UTM campus), as possible given in-person meeting restrictions, or virtual meetings.
Application instructions:
Please contact or to apply yourself or to nominate an OT who you believe would be a great mentor.

Learn more about being a mentor and register for an upcoming information session.

Nominate an OT Mentor

Do you know an OT who would be a great mentor for the Building Practice through Mentorship course? Each OT mentor works with a small group of students to build reflective practice skills and support professional development throughout the two years of the Occupational Therapy program. Mentors are experienced OTs who are exemplary role models, have strong group facilitation skills.

If you know of an OT who you believe would be a strong mentor for our students, please email Shone Joos ( or Anne Fourt ( with the name and email of the proposed mentor, and a short statement of why you think they would be a great mentor.

We are looking for mentors for both the St. George campus (UTSG) and the UT Mississauga campus (UTM).

Please contact or, Course Coordinators, for more information or to make a nomination

Adjunct Lecturer Appointments

The academic and research goals of the Department of OS&OT cannot be met without the participation of dedicated people from affiliated hospitals and community-based agencies. We  seek appointees who:

  • maintain a high level of expertise and competence in their disciplines,
  • are skilled at communicating expertise to members of their respective disciplines and the broader health care community,
  • can stimulate, challenge and develop the scholarly and clinical capacity of students, and
  • contribute to the growth of the discipline by building the body of knowledge or advancing the quality, efficiency and effectiveness of practice.

Further information on how to apply for an adjunct lecturer appointment is available on our Adjunct Appointments page.