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Option Seminar

Posting Date: July 22nd, 2021

Closing Date: August 12th, 2021


Teaching Assistants will be responsible for assessing short written assignments and facililtating activities related to professional development. The Option Seminar supports the introduction of the upper-year discipline to the Engineering Science students, and encourages them to think about career/further study options.


Applicants must have experience assessing written work and facilitating tutorials or studios, ideally discussion-based.

Relevant Criterion

Previous experience is the more relevant criterion than the need to acquire experience in respect of this posted position.


Division of Engineering Science
Course ID
St. George
$46.70 per hour + 4% vacation pay
Course Enrollment
Dates of Appointment
September 1, 2021 - April 30, 2022
Number of Positions
~3-4 depending on availability
Number of Hours
Size of Appointment
50-70 hours
Tutorial/Lab Schedule
Wednesdays 5-6PM
How to Apply
A complete application must include a resume and cover letter that outlines relevant experience. Please submit the above to by the deadline. If during the application and/or selection process you require accommodation due to a disability, please contact Diane Giang 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, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Candidates who are members of Indigenous, Black, racialized and LGBTQ2S+ communities, persons with disabilities, and other equity seeking groups are encouraged to apply, and their lived experience shall be taken into consideration as applicable to the position.

The University of Toronto invites all qualified applicants to make application.

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 During employment, to request accommodation from the University, contact the supervisor or department chair and/or Health & Wellbeing Programs & Services at For more information about accommodations at U of T, please visit our Accommodation webpage.


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.

Duties of this position 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.

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.

The hiring criteria for Teaching Assistant positions are academic qualifications, the need to acquire experience, previous experience and previous satisfactory employment under the provisions of this collective agreement.