Art History Department


Current Employment Opportunities in the Department of Art History
(St. George Campus)


The Department offers employment in several categories, including Sessional Instructors, Teaching Assistants, and student Work Study opportunities. Below is a list of currently available or upcoming positions. Please follow the appropriate links for further information, including application deadlines, course information, and pay rates. Notices are also on the Department’s bulletin board on the 6th floor of Sidney Smith Hall.

UTFA Work Study Positions
CUPE 3902 Unit 1 UTM – Department of Visual Studies
CUPE 3902 Unit 3 UTSC – Department of Arts, Culture and Media


The University of Toronto Faculty Association (UTFA) is the representative of faculty and librarians employed at the University of Toronto. Employees hired under UTFA include regular faculty members, lecturers (full and part-time), as well as CLTAs (Contractually Limited Term Appointments).

The Department of Art History currently inviting applications for the following positions:

  • There are no postings at this time

CUPE 3902 Unit 1

To view a list of currently available Unit 1 Course Instructor (CI) postings, please visit the Human Resources & Equity CUPE 3902 Job Board.

Current Unit 1 Course Instructor Postings:

  • FAH262H1S Art and Visual Experience in Modern Contemporary Asia

To view a list of currently available Unit 1 Teaching Assistant (TA) postings and application instructions, please visit:

TA Online Application System:

These positions are governed by the CUPE 3902 unit 1 collective agreement.

CUPE 3902 Unit 3 (Non-Students)

Current Unit 3 Sessional Lecturer (SL) and Sessional Instructional Assistant (SIA) Postings:

  • There are no postings at this time

To view a list of currently available Unit 3 SL and SIA postings, please visit the Non-Appointed Career Website Job Board. Search for “FAH” under keywords to display all Department of Art History opportunities.

These positions are governed under the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 collective agreement.

Work-Study Positions

There are two Work Study programs offered each year: Fall/Winter and Summer. Work Study positions are posted via the University of Toronto Career Learning Network website. For more information on the Work Study Program, and for a link to job postings, please visit the CLN website.
(Note: UTORid login is required to view postings)

The Student Application Period for the Fall/Winter 2019-2020 Work Study Program  opens August 7th.
At that time, the Department of Art History will accept applications for the following Work Study Positions:

  • Image Services Cataloguer, Job # 145949 (2 positions)
  • Image Technician, Job # 145948 (2 positions)
  • Office Assistant & Customer Service Support, Job # 145259 (1 position)
  • Research Assistant (Art History), Job # 146227 (1 position)
  • Research Assistant (Early Modern Sculpture), Job # 145042 (1 position)
  • Research Assistant (Image Cultures of Arctic Exploration), Job # 145048 (1 position)
  • Research Assistant (Islamic Archaeology), Job# 146516 (1 position)
  • Research Assistant (Medieval Art Project), Job # 146225 (1 position)

You can find full job descriptions and application information at the CLN website beginning August 7th.

Employment Opportunities on Other Campuses

Department of Visual Studies – UTM, Employment Opportunities
Department of Arts, Culture and Media – UTSC, Employment Opportunities

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