Sessional Lecturer, INF3902/3H – Co-operative Workplace Placement II/III

University of Toronto

University of Toronto

Faculty of Information

Sessional Lecturer

Fall Term 2024 (September – December)

INF3902/3H – Co-operative Workplace Placement II/III

Course Description: INF3902H (Co-operative Workplace Placement II) / INF3903H (Co-operative Workplace Placement III) is worth 0.5 FTE and unfolds in the summer following a student’s first year in the program. It comprises the student’s 4 month work placement in their field of interest/concentration, and the completion of a number of deliverable throughout that placement.

Workplace-integrated-learning is the umbrella term used to describe educational experiences that combine periods of in-class study with actual workplace experiences. Examples of workplace-integrated learning include internships, practicums, and co-operative education.

As the name suggests, co-operative education describes the three way partnership that is established through negotiation, contractual agreements, and ongoing communication between the student, the employer and the university.

INF3902H – Co-operative Workplace Placement II

INF3903H – Co-operative Workplace Placement III

Estimate of the course enrolment: 140

Estimate of TA Support: Estimate of 75 hours with enrollment of 36 or greater. Allocation of TA hours, if any, will be based on enrolment numbers.

Class Schedule: TBD. You are required to be located in geographical proximity to the applicable University premises in order to attend and perform your duties on University premises as of the Starting Date.

Sessional dates of appointment: September 1, 2024 – December 31, 2024


Sessional Lecturer I: $10,300

Sessional Lecturer I Long Term: $10,764

Sessional Lecturer II $11,021

Sessional Lecturer II Long Term: $11,227

Sessional Lecturer III: $11,279

Sessional Lecturer III Long Term: $11,485

Please note that should rates stipulated in the collective agreement vary from rates stated in this posting, the rates stated in the collective agreement shall prevail.

Qualifications: Preferably candidates will have a completed, or nearly completed, PhD degree in an area related to the course or a Master’s degree plus extensive professional experience in an area related to the course. Teaching experience is preferred.

Brief description of duties: Preparing course materials; delivering course content (e.g., seminars, lectures, and labs); developing and administering course assignments, tests & exams; grading; holding regular office hours. 

Application Deadline: July 4, 2024

Application Process: Applicants must submit a CV and a completed CUPE 3902 Unit 3 application form in one pdf file to the attention of: 

Melissa Szopa, Administrative Coordinator, Academic

Faculty of Information, 140 St. George Street 

University of Toronto

[email protected]

This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 Collective Agreement. Preference in hiring is given to qualified individuals advanced to the rank of Sessional Lecturer II and Sessional Lecturer III in accordance with Article 14:12.

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