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Current Teaching Assistantship (TA) Opportunities


Summer 2021 OISE TA research duties may be adjusted in response to public health recommendations related to the COVID-19 pandemic. In most cases, duties will be performed remotely but as the summer progresses, TA responsibilities may be altered should circumstances change to allow for in-person research.

Welcome! On this website, you can:

  • View the current TA job postings
  • Apply for and rank TA jobs for which you are interested
  • View the status of your application
  • Confirm whether you have been successfully matched with a position

For more information on eligibility requirements please see Teaching Assistantships.


$46.24/hour effective January 1, 2020
Duties of the positions posted shall be performed at the campus on which the position is located. Where the duties are intended to be performed at another location, such other location will be specified in the posting.
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Current step in the process

Summer 2021 positions are available for application starting March 8, 2021.  The application deadline is March 30, 2021.

To show your interest in a position:

1. After logging in below, please look under the Jobs tab to confirm that the year is 2021/2022 (If you do not see the positions  please toggle between the Jobs and My Jobs tab.)

2. Click on the View/Apply link to view the details of the TA position

3. Review the details of the position

4. To apply to the position, click on the Yes checkbox next to Would you like to apply?

5. In the Cover Letter box, students provide a brief explanation and description of their skills that demonstrate that they are a suitable candidate for the position. This is essentially their covering letter.

6. Upload their resume by clicking on Browse to select a file from your computer.  Please note that you may only upload the following formats: pdf, Word, rtf and txt files

7. Click on Submit & Apply to submit their application

8. If they do not want to submit their application, click on Cancel/Close.  This will discard any information that they entered.

9. Once they apply for a job, the job will disappear from the Jobs tab and show up in the My Jobs tab.

PLEASE NOTE: Once an application is submitted no changes can be made.

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
All jobs are posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 Collective Agreement. It is understood that some announcements of vacancies are tentative, pending final course determinations and enrollment.

The University of Toronto invites all qualified applicants to make application.

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

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.
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These jobs are posted in accordance with the 3902, Unit 1 Collective Agreement