Sessional and Teaching Assistant Opportunities

Continuously Posted Notice 

Filling Positions under the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 Collective Agreement

Submitting an Application

The Department of Visual Studies (DVS) may hire sessional lecturers to deliver some of its undergraduate courses. Specific courses will be posted on the DVS bulletin board in the CCT Building (third floor). A valid email is required. We prefer that applications and CVs be submitted via email. To be considered for a position, an application and curriculum vitae must be submitted to:

Stephanie Sullivan
Undergraduate Counsellor

General Information

Generally speaking, we expect to make decisions in June for Fall courses (Sept.-Dec.); in November for Spring courses (Jan.-April) and in March/April for summer courses (May-August). However, some decisions may be made earlier or later than these time frames, depending on circumstances. Unexpected vacancies may arise at any time.

Applications will be retained for 24 months. Persons who submit applications and CVs will receive emailed job postings for specific positions for the subsequent 24 months.

This notice is posted pursuant to the CUPE Local 3902 Unit 3 Collective Agreement. Please note that in accordance with that agreement, preference in hiring is given to qualified persons holding the rank of Sessional Lecturer II and III.

Employee Groups

There are two employment groupings for Sessional Teaching Staff and Teaching Assistants:

CUPE 3902 Unit 1

For TA or Course Instructor positions to be filled by current students at the University of Toronto.

CUPE 3902 Unit 3

For Instructors who teach for the University of Toronto on contracts of less than one year: now called Sessional Lecturers I or II; and
For TAs who are not currently registered as students at the University of Toronto (but who may be students registered at another university) — now called Sessional Instructional Assistants (SIAs).

CUPE 3902 Unit 1

Unit 1 Application Form
There are no positions available at this time

CUPE 3902 Unit 3

Unit 3 Application Form
There are no positions available at this time