Unit 3 SL Available Positions


This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 Collective Agreement

(Unit 3 represents persons who are NOT undergraduate or graduate students, or post-doctoral fellows, affiliated with  the University of Toronto. See the Collective Agreement posted at http://www.hrandequity.utoronto.ca/current-staff/unionized/cupe-local-3902-unit-3.htm for a full description of the Unit 3 bargaining unit)

Below are Sessional Lecturer position available on the University of Toronto Mississauga Campus during the FALL 2020 and WINTER 2021 Academic Sessions in the Psychology Department. 

Date Posted:               
July 13, 2020

July 31, 2020

Fall Term (September - December)
Spring Term (January - April)

Rate of Pay:  According to the current collective agreement between the University and the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 3902, the rate of pay effective January 1, 2020 for “Y” course is:         

Sessional Lecturer I:
$16,646.40 inclusive of 4% vacation ($8,323.20 “H” course)

Sessional Lecturer I Long Term:
$17,390.69 inclusive of 4% vacation ($8,654.85 “H” course)

Sessional Lecturer II:
$17,814.85 inclusive of 4% vacation ($8,907.43 “H” course)

NOTEPreference in hiring is given to qualified individuals advanced to the rank of Sessional Lecturer II or Sessional Lecturer III in accordance with Article 14:12.

Preference will be given to applicants who have completed a Ph.D. degree in Psychology or related areas. The primary criteria used in hiring sessional lecturers are academic qualifications, previous teaching experience, ability, and suitability for the position.  

Preparation and delivery of course content; creation of course material, development and administration of assignments, tests and examinations; the supervision of teaching assistants for grading and marking student work; submission of final grades to appropriate University officials in accordance with policy;the maintenance of reasonable hours for student contact outside of scheduled contact hours.

If course is listed as Online Synchronous you will be required to deliver the entire course via Quercus including test, assignment and exam. Resources and assistance will be provided by the department                       

Positions posted are tentative pending final course determinations and enrolments.
Appointments will extend until final grades are submitted.

Courses Available:

Fall Term

PSY290H5 F Introduction to Neuroscience
PSY346H5 F Abnormal Psychology: Neuroscience Perspectives
PSY354H5 F The Biopsychology of Sex

Winter Term

PSY290H5 S Introduction to Neuroscience
PSY354H5 S The Biopsychology of Sex
PSY372H5 S Human Memory: The World within your Mind

Click here for course description and schedule. 


The on-line application form can be found at:

Applicants are also required to email a Curriculum Vitae and any Teaching Evaluations to Jodie Stewart (utmpsych.utm@utoronto.ca) in order to be considered.  

Applicants not able to apply on-line should contact:

Jodie Stewart at

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, LGBTQ 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. The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities. If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca.

All jobs are posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 Collective Agreement. It is understood that some announcements of vacancies are tentative, pending final course determinations and enrollment.