University of Toronto

Office of the Vice-Provost, Faculty & Academic Life

Academic Careers

Are you looking for challenging, meaningful work in a supportive and diverse environment? Are you looking for an academic career at one of Canada’s top employers?

Canada's Top 100 Employers 2019The University of Toronto has assembled one of the strongest research and teaching faculties in North America, presenting top students at all levels with an intellectual environment unmatched in breadth and depth on any other Canadian campus.

U of T faculty co-author more research articles than their colleagues at any university in the US or Canada other than Harvard. As a measure of impact, U of T consistently ranks alongside the top five U.S. universities whose discoveries are most often cited by other researchers around the world.  The U of T faculty are also widely recognized for their teaching strengths and commitment to graduate supervision.

Established in 1827, the University of Toronto today operates in downtown Toronto, Mississauga and Scarborough, as well as in 10 renowned academic hospitals.

Career Opportunities for Faculty & Librarians

Prior to submitting an application, please review what you need to know before applying for a faculty position.

For academic positions of less than one year, and for Research Associate opportunities, please contact the hiring department directly.

Information about Postdoctoral Fellows

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.