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University Professors  (NOC 4121)
Toronto Region
Description |  Titles |  Duties |   Related Occupations

University professors teach courses to undergraduate and graduate students and conduct research at universities and degree-granting colleges. University professors who are heads of departments are included in this unit group.

English professor, assistant professor, botany, associate professor, linguistics, chairperson, food sciences department, chairperson, physics department, department head, geography, lecturer – university, professor of computer science, professor of medicine, university instructor, engineering, university professor.

University professors perform some or all of the following duties:
  • Teach one or more university subjects to undergraduate and graduate students
  • Prepare and deliver lectures to students and conduct laboratory sessions or discussion groups
  • Prepare, administer and grade examinations, laboratory assignments and reports
  • Advise students on course and academic matters and career decisions
  • Direct research programs of graduate students and advise on research matters
  • Conduct research in field of specialization and publish findings in scholarly journals or books
  • May serve on faculty committees dealing with such matters as curriculum planning and degree requirements, and perform a variety of administrative duties
  • May represent their universities as speakers and guest lecturers
  • May provide professional consultative services to government, industry and private individuals.

University professors specialize in a particular subject matter such as biology, chemistry, anatomy, sociology, business administration or law.

Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices

Toronto, Brampton, Mississauga, Oshawa, Vaughan, Ajax, Aurora, Beaverton, Bowmanville, Caledon, Cannington, East Gwillimbury, Halton Hills, King City, Markham, Milton, Newmarket, Oakville, Pickering, Port Perry, Richmond Hill, Whitby, Whitchurch-Stouffville, Acton, Algonquin Island, Bolton, Briars Park, Brooklin, Caledon East, Centre Island, Delrex, Dorset Park, Franklin Beach, Gaud Corners, Georgetown, Glen Williams, Jacksons Point, Marywood Meadows, Mono Road, Mossington Park, Newcastle, Nobleton, Norval, Orono, Port Darlington, Stouffville, Sutton, Toronto Islands, Uxbridge, Ward's Island, Wildwood, Wilmot Creek

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Jobs for University Professors in Toronto Region

Job opportunities are updated daily.

There are 3 job postings in Toronto Region.

Table of job opportunities for your chosen occupation at the regional level.
Date Posted Job Title Employer Location Source
2014-07-16 teacher OXFORD LEARNING(306268)
  • Brampton
  • Mississauga
 Workopolis
2014-07-08 teacher OXFORD LEARNING(306268)
  • Brampton
  • Mississauga
 Workopolis
2014-06-12 Assistant professor - university (Entrepreneurship) York Entrepreneurship Development Institute
  • Toronto
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