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.

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

The University of Toronto invites all qualified applicants to make an application; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Current positions available

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Faculty Positions

No positions available at this time.

Research Associates

Visanji Lab is seeking a Research Associate or Post Doctoral Fellow in Neurodegenerative Disease - see Postdoctoral Fellowships below.

Sessional Lecturers (CUPE 3902 Unit 3)

No positions available at this time.

Postdoctoral Fellows

See more about Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in LMP.

Post Doctoral Fellow Neurodegenerative Disease - Visanji Lab

We are looking for a Postdoctoral researcher or Research Associate in the area of Neuroscience to join our lab based at the Tanz Centre for Research in Neurodegenerative Disease.

Our dynamic team uses state-of-the-art laboratory methods to study Parkinson's disease, Progressive Supranuclear Palsy and other related neurodegenerative diseases. The successful candidate will have a research interest in studying neurodegenerative disease-associated proteins using a range of techniques including at the molecular, cellular and in vivo level.

Candidates should be well versed in standard molecular techniques, including protein extraction and analyses, immunohistochemistry, microscopy, Western Blot and cell culture. Familiarity working with transgenic mice, including stereotaxic surgery and behavioural analyses would be a strong asset.

The successful candidate will have a PhD or equivalent (highly qualified candidates with demonstrable skills may be considered). They will be expected to work with the supervisor on specific projects. Further, in collaboration with the supervisor, training/supervision of undergraduate students will also be required.

  • Term: 2 year contract, possibility for renewal
  • Salary: ~$50,000 + benefits
  • Time frame: Immediately

Candidates should send a Cover letter and CV to Dr Naomi Visanji

Teaching Assistants (CUPE 3902 Unit 1)

No positions available at this time.

About Teaching Assistant roles

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 an application to be enrolled in the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Toronto.

All jobs are posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 Collective Agreement. 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 it will be specified in the posting.

The Department's Hiring policy is available in the Department office and at the CUPE Local 3902 office.

In addition to the departmental postings, students may apply to TA positions across the University of Toronto. Please review the central Unit 1 TA Job Posting Board for opportunities across the university. 

The Teaching Assistants' Training Program (TATP) 

The TATP offers workshops and seminars to provide both new and experienced TAs with the practical information and skills required to better prepare themselves for teaching in the university classroom.

The TATP has also compiled:

Other positions, including administrative

No positions available at this time.