The following Sessional Lecturer position for the Fall 2023 academic session is currently available. For course description, and schedule of classes, tutorial/practical sessions, see the University of Toronto, Timetable Builder at: Faculty/Division: University of Toronto Mississauga. Session: Fall 2023 (F). Department: Institute of Communication, Culture, Information & Technology.

The ICCIT invites applications from qualified candidates who are not current University of Toronto students.

Appointment dates are September to December 2023 for ‘F’ courses.

How to Apply:
Your application package must include a single file in PDF format, containing the following: 
1.    Completed Unit 3 application form available online here:
2.    Cover Letter
3.    Curriculum Vitae
Please submit your application package to: Professor Sarah Sharma, Director, ICCIT at

No late applications will be accepted.


Sessional Lecturer I = $9,457. 90 inclusive of vacation pay (0.5 FCE)

Sessional Lecturer 1 Long Term = $9,930.79 inclusive of vacation pay (0.5 FCE)

Sessional Lecturer II = $10,121.76 inclusive of vacation pay (0.5 FCE)

Sessional Lecturer III = $10,362.76 inclusive of vacation pay (0.5 FCE)

“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.”

“Preference in hiring is given to qualified individuals advanced to the rank of Sessional Lecturer II or Sessional Lecturer III in accordance with Article 14:12.”


All normal duties related to the design and teaching of a university credit course, including preparation and delivery of course content, development, administration and marking of assignments, tests and exams, calculations and submission of grades, holding regular office hours, and supervision of teaching assistants assigned to course, if applicable. Candidate must travel to UTM to perform duties.

Notices and job ads are located on:

1.    ICCIT Website:

2.    University of Toronto, Current Opportunities: CUPE 3902 (Unit 3) Emergency Posting Opportunities website:

CT380H5F Human-Computer Interaction and Communication

The emphasis in this course will be on theoretical, methodological, and empirical issues in the study of Human-Computer Interaction. Intelligent interface designs, usability assessment, user modeling and the accessibility of the technology for the disabled are among the topics to be examined. Related behavioral investigations concerning the ease and efficiency of users’ interactions with computerized environments will also be discussed.

September – December 2023 (actual work may extend into January 2024)

PRA0102 Tuesdays 9am-12noon (day/time subject to change)

Estimate Enrolment: 40

Estimate of TA support: 65 hours


Advanced scholarly understanding of, and demonstrated professional industry expertise with:

  • HCI from a Human Factors perspective.
  • Quantitative and qualitative cognitive engineering methods.
  • Applications of HCI in the systems design and evaluation of platforms aiding visual, auditory, tactile and vestibular sensory interactions.
  • Theoretical foundations of Interface and Interaction Design for safety-critical platforms such as medical systems and aviation contexts.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of industry standards in the design of digital systems for augmented vigilance, enhanced performance, reduced cognitive workload and human error.

Closing Date: 08/28/2023, 11:59PM EDT

This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 Collective Agreement. 

It is understood that some announcements of vacancies are tentative, pending final course determinations and enrolment. Should rates stipulated in the collective agreement vary from rates stated in this posting, the rates stated in the collective agreement shall prevail.  

Preference in hiring is given to qualified individuals advanced to the rank of Sessional Lecturer II or Sessional Lecturer III in accordance with Article 14:12 of the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 collective agreement.

Please note: Undergraduate or graduate students and postdoctoral fellows of the University of Toronto are covered by the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 collective agreement rather than the Unit 3 collective agreement, and should not apply for positions posted under the Unit 3 collective agreement.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Diversity Statement

The University of Toronto embraces Diversity and is building a culture of belonging that increases our capacity to effectively address and serve the interests of our global community. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, Black and racialized persons, women, persons with disabilities, and people of diverse sexual and gender identities. We value applicants who have demonstrated a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognize that diverse perspectives, experiences, and expertise are essential to strengthening our academic mission.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see

Accessibility Statement

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

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