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Cities, Industry, and the Environment

Posting Date: November 1st, 2021

Closing Date: November 19th, 2021


Online course maintenance (such as uploading materials to Quercus, moderating discussion boards); Act as an additional point-of-contact for students; Assist course instructor weekly with preparing course materials, readings, assignments; Note this position does not require the grading of any assignments. Whereas the course is likely to take place in-person during the winter term, meetings and other duties associated with this term position will primarily take place online.


This position is well-suited for a student interested in issues relating to urban sustainability, cities and/or the circular economy, as well as someone who may be interested in designing and implementing their own course in the future.

Relevant Criterion

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


Master of Urban Innovation
Course ID
UG/SGS I/II - $47.17/hour (+ vacation pay)
Course Enrollment
Dates of Appointment
01/Jan/22 to 30/Apr/22
Number of Positions
Number of Hours
Size of Appointment
Approx. 5 hours/week
Tutorial/Lab Schedule
How to Apply
Applicants should submit a cover letter, C.V. (including previous teaching evaluations (if applicable), and a list of references by November 19th, 2021. Applications should be sent to: Alyssa Madrasto, Master of Urban Innovation


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.