Prospective Faculty

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The University of Toronto is home to over 3,500 faculty members across many different appointment types.

Ranked as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, U of T is known for more than 180 years of distinguished scholarship, teaching, and research.

U of T has approximately 3.400 appointed faculty: 2,190 are tenure/tenure stream; 400 are in the continuing teaching stream; and approximately 450 are part-time. Approximately 170 are librarians. Facts & Figures 2020 (PDF)

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Applying to Academic Positions

  • Each job ad will outline hiring criteria and the materials you will need to provide to apply to a particular position.
  • The University welcomes applications from qualified candidate regardless of whether or not they currently hold authorization to work in Canada. We will discuss the immigration requirements for interview candidates and support the work permit application if one is required

Applying to Teach Specific Courses

Many units hire sessional instructors on a course-by-course basis. To find listings, review contract academic staff postings or contact the hiring department directly.


Find out more about working at U of T through the Division of People Strategy, Equity & Culture.

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, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

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