Career Opportunities

CUPE 3902 Unit 1

Positions posted here are open to Graduate Students in the School of Graduate Studies, Postdoctoral Fellows and Undergraduate Students in the University of Toronto. Preference in hiring shall be given to Graduate Students enrolled in the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Toronto or those who have made application to be enrolled in the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Toronto.

Duties of these positions shall be performed at the campus on which the position is located. Where the duties are intended to be performed at another location, such other location will be specified in the posting.

Winter 2024 TA Positions 

If you are a registered UofT student with an UTORid: you may apply to TA positions on the Unit 1 hiring job page 

If you are an incoming graduate student without an UTORid, please follow the instructions below:

  1. Use the following subject headline for submissions “CHE Winter TA Application”
  2. Provide the following:
    1. Indicate the course code(s) that you are submitting an application for
    2. First and Last Name
    3. Email address
    4. Department
    5. Program and year of study
    6. Please state any relevant TA experience (course code and year)

      3. Submit a single PDF file of resume and cover letter

 All email submissions should be sent to by October 27, 2023 at 5pm.

How to search for what TA positions are available in CHE? You may view the full job description on the unit 1 hiring job page and filter for CHE positions by typing “department of chemical engineering and applied chemistry”.

CUPE 3902 Unit 3

How to submit an application for General Notice for Unit 3 postings

The Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry may hire (if required) Sessional Lecturers and Sessional Assistant Lecturers to deliver some of its undergraduate courses. To be considered for a position, an application and Curriculum Vitae must be submitted to We prefer that applications and CVs be submitted via e-mail. Please use the following subject heading for email submissions: COURSECODE – Sessional Lecturer Application Submission.

Winter 2024 Sessional Lecture Positions

CHE488H1 S Entrepreneurship and Business Engineering Sessional Lecture Position (deadline: November 15, 11:59 pm EST) – POSITION IS FULFILLED

Lecture Time: Thursdays, 6:00 – 9:00 PM

Tutorial Time: Tuesdays, 12:00 – 2:00 PM

Mode of Instruction: In Person

Description: A complete introduction to small business formation, management and wealth creation. Topics include: the nature of the Entrepreneur and the Canadian business environment; business idea search and Business Plan construction; Buying a business, franchising, taking over a family business; Market research and sources of data; Marketing strategies promotion, pricing, advertising, electronic channels and costing; The sales process and management, distribution channels and global marketing; Accounting, financing and analysis, sources of funding, and financial controls; The people dimension: management styles, recruiting and hiring, legal issues in employment and Human Resources; Legal forms of organization and business formation, taxation, intellectual property protection; the e-Business world and how businesses participate; Managing the business: location and equipping the business, suppliers and purchasing, credit, ethical dealing; Exiting the business and succession, selling out. A full Business Plan will be developed by each student and the top submissions will be entered into a Business Plan competition with significant cash prices for the winners. Examples will be drawn from real business situations including practicing entrepreneurs making presentations and class visits during the term. (Identical courses are offered: ECE488H1, MIE488H1, MSE488H1 and CIV488H1.)

Minimum Qualifications: Completion of an advanced degree (Master’s or Doctorate) related to Business or Entrepreneurship; and/or relevant professional experience is required. Candidates in progress of advanced degree completion (applies to non-University of Toronto graduate students) relevant professional experience and designations may also be considered. We are seeking candidates with strong written and oral communication skills and a demonstrated commitment to teaching. Previous experience in teaching, teaching excellence, and mastery of subject area. Previous experience in teaching a similar course is highly desirable.

Preferred Qualifications: Background in Business and Entrepreneurship. Prior experience teaching a similar course at the University or College level is highly desirable. An MBA is considered an asset.

Duties: Developing a course syllabus, developing course materials (e.g., assignments, tests, exams), teaching a weekly three-hour class, conducting office hours, coordinating tutorials with TA assistance, marking assessments.

Salary: CUPE minimum salary rates for a half course (HCE), inclusive of vacation pay, are: Sessional Lecturer 1 – $9,457.90; Sessional Lecturer 1 Long Term – $9,930.79; Sessional Lecturer 2 – $10,121.77; Sessional Lecturer 2 Long Term – $10,326.62; Sessional Lecturer 3 – $10,362.76 and Sessional Lecturer 3 Long Term – $10,570.02. Should rates stipulated in the Collective Agreement vary from rates stated in this posting, the rates stated in the Collective Agreement shall prevail. 

Application Procedure: Applicants should submit:

Please submit applications by email to with the following subject line: CHE488 W24 Sessional Lecture Application. If during the application and/or selection process you require accommodation due to a disability, please contact

Posting end date: November 15, 2023 at 11:59 pm (EST)

You may view the full job posting here:


These positions are subject to final budgetary approval. This notice is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 Collective Agreement. It is understood that some announcements of vacancies are tentative pending final course determinations and enrolment.

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.

Jobs are posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 Collective Agreement.  It is understood that some announcements of vacancies are tentative, pending final course determinations and enrolment. Should rates stipulated in the collective agreement vary from rates stated in this posting, the rates stated in the collective agreement shall prevail.

Preference 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 of the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 collective agreement.

Please note: Undergraduate or graduate students and postdoctoral fellows of the University of Toronto are covered by the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 collective agreement rather than the Unit 3 collective agreement, and should not apply for positions posted under the Unit 3 collective agreement.