CIRHR Job Postings

Academic Jobs at the CIRHR

The postings for academic jobs at the CIRHR are grouped by:

  • Position (Course Instructor, Sessional Lecturer or Teaching Assistant),
  • Teaching level (undergraduate or graduate), and
  • Bargaining unit (CUPE 3902 Unit 1 – current U of T students and postdoctoral fellows or CUPE 3902 Unit 3 – sessional lecturers)

For postings offered by other academic units (Unit 1 and 3) please check the following links:

Course Instructor positions

-- no CI positions currently posted.

Appllication Instructions

Complete application consists of:

  • Graduate Instructorship Application Form (Unit 1)
  • Cover letter
  • 1 reference letter (addressed to Professor Gomez)

Submit application, cover and reference letter to Tanya Pitel, via email at: t.pitel@utoronto.ca.  Enter "Unit 1 CI - [Course code, Session]" in the subject line.  Please only submit one application form; if applying for more than one course you can list them on the form.  Late or incomplete applications may not be accepted.

Teaching Assistant positions

IRE348H1F (closes Sept 9, 2021)

Application instructions  

Submit application to Tanya Pitel, via email at: t.pitel@utoronto.ca.  Enter "Unit 1 TA - [Course code, Session]" in the subject line.  Indicate the University of Toronto program in which you are enrolled. Please include academic transcripts and include a current c.v.. Students wo did their undergraduate degree at the University of Toronto do not need to send transcripts if student numbers are provided.  Please only submit one application form; if applying for more than one TA position you can list them on the form.  Late or incomplete applications may not be accepted.

Course Instructor positions

-- no CI positions currently posted.

Application instructions

Complete application consists of:

  • Graduate Instructorship Application Form (Unit 1)
  • Cover letter
  • 1 reference letter (addressed to Professor Gomez)

Submit application, cover and reference letter to Tanya Pitel, via email at: t.pitel@utoronto.ca.  Enter "Unit 1 CI - [Course code, Session]" in the subject line.  Please only submit one application form; if applying for more than one course you can list them on the form.  Late or incomplete applications may not be accepted.

Teaching Assistant positions

-- no positions currently posted.

Application instructions

Submit application to Tanya Pitel, via email at: t.pitel@utoronto.ca.  Enter "Unit 1 TA - [Course code, Session]" in the subject line.  Indicate the University of Toronto program in which you are enrolled. Please include academic transcripts and include a current c.v.. University of Toronto students do not need to send transcripts if student numbers are provided.  Please only submit one application form; if applying for more than one TA position you can list them on the form.  Late or incomplete applications may not be accepted.

 

Notice of Posting:  CUPE 3902 Unit 3 Sessional Lecturers PositionsFaculty/Division: Faculty of Arts and ScienceAcademic
Unit: Centre for Industrial Relations and Human Resources, Master of Industrial Relations and Human Resources
Level: Undergraduate

Current Postings

-- no Unit 3 positions currently posted.

Continuously-Posted Notice Filling Positions Under the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 Collective Agreement

Posting website

All individuals interested in one or more positions must submit a Curriculum Vitae and the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 application form. Applications should be addressed to Professor Rafael Gomez, Director, CIRHR and emailed to director.cirhr@utoronto.ca 

General Information

Hiring decisions for courses offered during the Fall, Winter and Summer sessions are usually made by the preceding June. However some decisions may be made earlier or later than these time frames, depending on circumstances. Unexpected vacancies may arise at any time.Instructors who have taught for the Centre in the past 24 months and persons who have submitted a CV and application within the past 24 months will be included in the departmental pool. These individuals will receive by email notices of CIRHR job postings and should ensure their contact information is current.

This notice is posted pursuant to the CUPE Local 3902 Unit 3 Collective Agreement. Please note that in accordance with that Agreement, preference in hiring is given to qualified persons advanced to the rank of Sessional Lecturer II or Sessional Lecturer III by the Centre for Industrial Relations and Human Resources.

Notice of Posting:  CUPE 3902 Unit 3 Sessional Lecturers PositionsFaculty/Division: Faculty of Arts and ScienceAcademic
Unit: Centre for Industrial Relations and Human Resources, Master of Industrial Relations and Human Resources
Level: Graduate

-- no Unit 3 positions currently posted.

Continuously-Posted Notice Filling Positions Under the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 Collective Agreement

Posting website

All individuals interested in one or more positions must submit a Curriculum Vitae and the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 application form. Applications should be addressed to Professor Rafael Gomez, Director, CIRHR and emailed to director.cirhr@utoronto.ca 

General Information

Hiring decisions for courses offered during the Fall, Winter and Summer sessions are usually made by the preceding June. However some decisions may be made earlier or later than these time frames, depending on circumstances. Unexpected vacancies may arise at any time.Instructors who have taught for the Centre in the past 24 months and persons who have submitted a CV and application within the past 24 months will be included in the departmental pool. These individuals will receive by email notices of CIRHR job postings and should ensure their contact information is current.

This notice is posted pursuant to the CUPE Local 3902 Unit 3 Collective Agreement. Please note that in accordance with that Agreement, preference in hiring is given to qualified persons advanced to the rank of Sessional Lecturer II or Sessional Lecturer III by the Centre for Industrial Relations and Human Resources.

CUPE 3902 Policies and Information

Unit 3 Postings (copied from the collective agreement)

14:07 Departments shall post anticipated vacancies as far in advance as possible. To the extent possible, Departments shall announce positions to be filled in accordance with the following timelines:

on or before June 30th for course(s) commencing in September;

on or before October 24th for course(s) commencing in January; and

on or before March 5th for all course(s) in the Summer academic session.

Except in the case of vacancies that could not be reasonably anticipated (including, but not limited to those caused by illness, incapacity, death, resignation or unavailability of the person originally scheduled to teach the course, or an unanticipated change in enrolment or funding) the posting shall remain in effect for at least fifteen (15) working days before the Department may fill the vacancy. Unanticipated vacancies may be filled after posting for fewer than fifteen (15) working days, but not fewer than two (2) working days.


Unit 1 Postings (copied from the collective agreement)

16:01 (a) Departments shall announce positions to be filled in accordance with the following

timelines:

• on or before June 30th for course(s) commencing in September;

• on or before October 31st for course(s) commencing in January; and

• on or before March 15th for all course(s) in the Summer term

In the event that a Department has not met the deadlines prescribed above, email notification of any late postings shall be provided to the Union and on the Department website stipulating the anticipated date on which postings will be available.

Notices of vacancies shall be posted on the Union (Article 27:02) bulletin boards, on Department websites and listservs, such other locations as are deemed appropriate and, as it becomes available, the centralized, electronic system for posting bargaining unit positions. Such notices shall remain posted for at least fifteen (15) working days before such positions may be filled; however, in the event that a position becomes vacant unexpectedly (examples include, but are not limited to, an unanticipated change in course enrolment or funding; or as a result of circumstances in which the person originally selected elects not to take up the position, or is subsequently unable to fulfill the position because of illness, incapacity, death or resignation), such position may be filled after posting for fewer than fifteen (15) working days, but not fewer than two (2) working days.

CIRHR Statement re Graduate Student Funding Policy - CUPE3902 Unit 1

PDF iconCIRHR Graduate Student Funding Policy.pdf

Graduate Student Funding Policy – applies to studies in the funded cohort only

(updated as per the Unit 1 Collective Agreement, July 2021)

In your department, how do TA appointments fit within the University’s Graduate Student Funding Policy?

Virtually all TA appointments at the CIRHR fit within the University’s Graduate Student Funding Policy.

In your department, what is the amount of bargaining unit work that counts towards the funding guarantee in each year of study?

Following the amounts stated in the Graduate Student Funding Policy, the amount of work that may be counted within the funding package is:  

$8,043 as of September 1, 2021

$7,896 as of September 1, 2022

$7,755 as of September 1, 2023

The number of hours does not vary with year in the program.

Does the amount of work vary with the year in program?

The number of hours does not vary with year in the program.

 

Other (Research Assistant and Work Study positions)

 There are no opportunities at this time.