Sessional Lecturer NFS: Nutritional Toxicology

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

Sessional Lecturer NFS 488H1S: Nutritional Toxicology

Date Posted: 09/24/2020
Req ID: [[1168]]
Faculty/Division: [[Faculty of Medicine]]
Department: [[Dept of Nutritional Sciences]]
Campus: [[St. George (Downtown Toronto)]]


Sessional Lecturer to teach 2021-1 NFS 488H1S: Nutritional Toxicology

Posting Date

September 24, 2020

Closing Date

October 23, 2020

Course Number, Title & Description

NFS488H1S Nutritional Toxicology [36L]

Occurrence, mechanism of action, safety and health implications of chemicals naturally present in or added to foods. Interactions of nutrients and toxicants and the effects on their metabolism and utilization. Food safety evaluation and regulatory control.

Estimated Enrolment

80 students

Estimated TA Support

100 hours

Class Schedule

3 hours weekly, on Wednesdays 1-4 pm

Sessional Dates

January 6 to March 31, 2021 (No class: Feb 17-Reading Week)


$8,489.66 -  $9,301.89


Applicants should have a graduate degree (PhD preferred) in nutrition or toxicology; demonstrated expertise in nutritional toxicology and 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, supervises TAs, supports student learning.)

 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.

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