Sessional Lecturer: Nutrition, Athletics, Performance

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Toronto (City), Ontario (CA)
01 Oct 2020
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23 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Sessional Lecturer NFS 302H1S: Nutrition, Athletics, Performance
Date Posted: 09/24/2020
Req ID: 1165
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Medicine
Department: Dept of Nutritional Sciences
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


Sessional Lecturer to teach 2021-1 NFS 302H1S: Nutrition, Athletics, Performance

Posting Date

September 24, 2020

Closing Date

October 23, 2020

Course Number, Title & Description

NFS302H1S  Nutrition, Athletics, Performance

This course will give an overview of the emerging and advancing role of diet and supplements in athletics and performance.

Estimated Enrolment

200-240 students

Estimated TA Support

240 hours

Class Schedule

3 hours weekly, on Thursdays 9 AM - noon

Sessional Dates

January 7 to April 1, 2021 (no class Feb 18-reading week)


$8,489.66 -  $ 9,301.89


Applicants should have a graduate degree (PhD preferred) in nutrition, kinesiology, or related discipline, demonstrated expertise in sports nutrition; teaching experience an asset


Normal teaching duties both in-person and/or online (i.e, plans course readings, plans content, co-ordinates guest speakers, provide lectures, sets and evaluates assignments, supports student learning, supervises TAs)

Application Procedure

Electronic applications, including a cover letter, the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 application form, and CV, should be addressed to Dr. Deborah O’Connor, Professor and Chair, Department of Nutritional Sciences and sent to .  Please use subject line: 2021-1-Sessional Lecturer Application. 

Closing Date: 10/23/2020, 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
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Accessibility Statement
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