Sessional Lecturer – PSL305H1 (Topics in Cellular, Molecular and Organismic Physiology – II) 1

University of Toronto

Date Posted: 11/17/2023
Req ID: 35032
College/Division: College of Drugs
Division: Dept of Physiology
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


The Division of Physiology, College of Toronto (St. George campus) is recruiting a Sessional Lecturer to show a bit of PSL305H1 (Matters in Mobile, Molecular and Organismic Physiology – II) through the 2024 Winter Session. The place would begin Jan 8, 2024 and end Feb 23, 2024 unique of marking.

The general Course Description is as follows: Molecular, mobile and organismic physiology of the central nervous system, intestine, pancreas and glucose-sensing tissues; CNS illnesses, weight problems and diabetes are used as mannequin programs. Tutorials contain pc simulations.  This course is designed for college kids within the Physiology Specialist and Organic Physics Specialist (Physiology Stream) Packages, though permission is granted to college students in different packages upon approval by the Division.  Tutorials contain pc simulations. The course presently has an enrolment of roughly 30 college students. 

The precise Course Part for which the Sessional Lecturer is being recruited is ‘mobile neurophysiology, neuropharmacology, and programs neuroscience, with a concentrate on functions to neurological and psychiatric illness’. The trainer will probably be required to deliver18 hours of in-person educating utilizing lecture slides supplied; run 4 hours of labs utilizing course-supplied packages; put together; administer; and mark 2 x 20 min quizzes and the 1.5 hour time period check (6 hr TA time supplied). Further duties will embody: workplace hours as needed, submission of grades to Course Director; arbitration of any pupil disputes relating to grading; preparation of make-up assessments; supervision of the TA; and different duties as required..  

In accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 Collective Settlement, the speed of pay will probably be $4,728.95 inclusive of trip pay.

candidates will need to have a latest PhD with in-depth data of in mobile neurophysiology, neuropharmacology, programs neuroscience; and neurological and psychiatric illnesses. Earlier expertise and recognition of academic excellence is required. candidates ought to submit an utility kind (obtainable on the following hyperlink:, a letter of curiosity, their present CV and the title and speak to data for one referee who can particularly tackle the candidates lecturing expertise and experience within the content material space. This data must be despatched to: Paula Smellie ([email protected] ), with a replica to Paula Smellie ([email protected] ). The deadline for functions is November 24, 2023.

PSL305S CLASS SCHEDULE (2024) (tentative)

  • Mondays and Wednesdays, 2:00 – 3:00 pm EST
  • Fridays, 2:00 – 4:00 pm EST




Mon. January 8

Introduction to course





Wed. January 10

The neuron – 1

Fri. January 12

The neuron – 2 

Mon. January 15

How neurons talk – 1

Wed. January 17

How neurons talk – 2

Fri. January 19

Tutorial 1: Lecture and neuronal simulations – Half 1 

Quiz 1

Mon. January 22

Neurotransmission – 1

Wed. January 24

Neurotransmission – 2

Fri. January 26

Synaptic plasticity: studying and reminiscence

Mon. January 29


Wed. January 31


Fri. February 2

Tutorial 2: Lecture and pc simulations – Half 2 

Quiz 2

Mon. February 5

Parkinson’s illness

Wed. February 7


Fri. February 9


Mon. February 12

Anxiousness and Despair 

Wed. February 14


Fri. February 16

Time period check #1: Superior Matters in Neurophysiology 

Closing Date: 11/24/2023, 11:59PM EDT

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

 It’s understood that some bulletins of vacancies are tentative, pending ultimate course determinations and enrolment. Ought to charges stipulated within the collective settlement differ from charges acknowledged on this posting, the charges acknowledged within the collective settlement shall prevail.  

Desire in hiring is given to certified people superior to the rank of Sessional Lecturer II or Sessional Lecturer III in accordance with Article 14:12 of the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 collective settlement.

Please word: Undergraduate or graduate college students and postdoctoral fellows of the College of Toronto are coated by the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 collective settlement moderately than the Unit 3 collective settlement, and mustn’t apply for positions posted underneath the Unit 3 collective settlement.

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