Sessional Lecturer - Work-Integrated Learning Practicum

Toronto (City), Ontario (CA)
Oct 20, 2020
End of advertisement period
Nov 09, 2020
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Sessional Lecturer - INF402H Work-Integrated Learning Practicum
Date Posted: 10/19/2020
Req ID: 1570
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Information
Department: Faculty of Information
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


INF402H    Work Integrated Learning Practicum

Course Description: The practicum provides hands-on experience to supplement theoretical knowledge and to develop professional competencies. Students will complete a minimum of 100 hours of project work through one of the following: an unpaid internship, a faculty research project, a not-for-profit or an industry-based project. Students will be required to keep a reflective learning journal based on their personal, professional and intellectual growth, as well as produce a final report on the completion of their placement or project.

Estimate of the course enrolment: 35

Estimate of TA Support: Allocation of TA hours, if any, will be based on enrolment numbers. 

Class Schedule:  TBD
*Please note that, in keeping with current circumstances, this course will be delivered remotely instead of in-person.

Sessional dates of appointment:      May 1, 2021 - August 31, 2021

Sessional Lecturer I: $8,489.67
Sessional Lecturer I Long Term: $8,869.25
Sessional Lecturer II $9,085.58
Sessional Lecturer III: $9,301.90

Please note that should rates stipulated in the collective agreement vary from rates stated in this posting, the rates stated in the collective agreement shall prevail.

Qualifications:   Preferably candidates will have a completed, or nearly completed, PhD degree in an area related to the course or a Master’s degree plus extensive professional experience in an area related to the course.  Teaching experience is preferred.

Brief description of duties:  Preparing course materials; delivering course content (e.g., seminars, lectures, and labs); developing and administering course assignments, tests & exams; grading; holding regular office hours. 

Application Deadline: November 9, 2020 (11:59 pm, ET)

Application Process: Applicants must submit, in a single file (PDF preferred), a CV and a completed CUPE 3902 Unit 3 application form to the attention of:

Anna Pralat, Manager, Office of the Dean
Faculty of Information 
University of Toronto

Closing Date: 11/09/2020, 11:59PM EDT 

This job 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. Should rates stipulated in the collective agreement vary from rates stated in this posting, the rates stated in the collective agreement shall prevail.  

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.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Diversity Statement
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.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see

Accessibility Statement 
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