Experiential Learning Coordinator, Competition # SCHII-18-06

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions - Thunder Bay Campus
Department: 
Teaching Commons
Application Deadline: 
Friday, March 2, 2018 (All day)

Experiential Learning Coordinator

Teaching Commons

Full Time Contract (9 month)

Competition # SCHII-18-06

The Experiential Learning Coordinator is a new full-time contract position supporting the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development Career Read Fund. Lakehead is committed to providing every student an experiential learning (EL) opportunity. To support this effort, Lakehead will be expanding EL opportunities specifically in Social Sciences and Humanities as well as also across other academic disciplines and programs in alignment with the Ministry’s Guiding Principles on Experiential Learning.

The Experiential Learning Coordinator will work with academic departments, student support services, employers and students to develop a common understanding of EL outcomes and to ensure these opportunities are reflected in the student’s transcript or co-curricular record as appropriate, with a focus on social justice, community outreach and community service learning, leveraging the university’s unique position in Northwestern Ontario and Simcoe County.

This initiative will expand student participation in rich and meaningful experiential learning opportunities in disciplines that traditionally have a limited range of experiential learning activities, while building awareness for students and employers regarding the benefits of participating in experiential learning

The position reports to the Vice-Provost Teaching and Learning and University Librarian and will:

  • Support existing partnerships with local, regional and national public and private sector partners and cultivate new and expanded partnerships to expand Lakehead’s EL opportunities in Social Sciences and Humanities and other related disciplines;
  • Work in collaboration with faculty and academic unit leadership to integrate experiential learning opportunities and innovative technology-enhanced teaching practices into curricula for Social Science and Humanities and related programs and interdisciplinary tracks;
  • Help facilitate students’ placements in conjunction with faculty-specific initiatives, research projects and existing processes, leveraging Lakehead’s Work Study Program;
  • Identify how to best capture various EL opportunities in students’ transcripts/co-curricular record; Work with students to better articulate skills and competencies developed through EL.

This is a strategic position responsible for managing the interests, goals and objectives of experiential learning at both campuses and will be required to manage all marketing and communications associated with the development and implementation of this new program and will oversee the strategic development, planning and execution of a comprehensive communications plan targeting multiple audiences through various forms of media and communication channels.

The successful candidate has a post-graduate university degree in Social Sciences or Humanities (or related field) and experience in teaching and research, experiential learning principles, program evaluation, skill development training, recruitment, relationship management, or other related experience, in a post-secondary environment.  This position requires outstanding communication skills with demonstrated ability in public speaking and writing. The incumbent has strong project management, time management, and budgeting and computer skills.

Interested applicants are invited to apply by submitting a single PDF document containing a cover letter, resume and contact information for three work-related references to:

Office of Human Resources
University Centre
Room UC-0003
Fax: 807-346-7701

Email: careers@lakeheadu.ca

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Indigenous persons and persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Lakehead University is committed to an environment of open access to employment opportunities. Accommodations are available for all applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at (807) 343-8334. We appreciate your interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

DIRECTOR, RESIDENCE AND CONFERENCE SERVICES, Competition # SCHII-18-04

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions - Thunder Bay Campus
Department: 
Conference Services
Residence

DIRECTOR, RESIDENCE AND CONFERENCE SERVICES

Office of the Vice-President, Administration and Finance

Full-Time, Permanent

 Competition # SCHII-18-04

Lakehead is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting-edge research. With campuses located in Thunder Bay and Orillia, Lakehead has approximately 10,000 students and 2,160 faculty and staff. With an emphasis on collaborative learning and independent critical thinking enabled by a multidisciplinary teaching approach, Lakehead offers a variety of degree and diploma programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels through its ten faculties: Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Health and Behavioural Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Science and Environmental Studies, Social Sciences and Humanities, Graduate Studies, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (West Campus) and Ontario’s newest Faculty of Law. Located at the head of Lake Superior, Lakehead’s Thunder Bay campus is situated in the beautiful natural environment of Northwestern Ontario, with many of its programs complemented by fieldwork and a focus on northern socio-economic issues. The University has annual expenditures of $171 million and its annual economic impact on the cities of Thunder Bay and Orillia is $319 million and $41 million respectively. Further information regarding Lakehead University is available at www.lakeheadu.ca.

Reporting to the Vice-President Administration and Finance, the Director Residence and Conference Services is a key member of the University leadership team, responsible for oversight of Food and Vending Services, Alcohol Services, Residence and Conference Services, campus mail services (Orillia only), as well as acts as the University Judicial Officer under the Code of Student Behaviour on both the Thunder Bay and Orillia sites. The Director Residence and Conference Services will provide vision and support in successful implementation of the University’s Strategic and Academic Plans as it relates to their areas of responsibility.

Candidates for this senior-level administrative position will be accomplished leaders with demonstrated experience in Residence, Conference, and Food and Alcohol Services within a university or the broader public sector. The successful candidate will have a Masters degree, advanced knowledge of the Tenant Protection Act, Hotel and Innkeepers Act, Liquor Act, and Health Code requirements. Knowledge of and experience with policy development and implementation, tendering of capital projects, administration of Food Services tenders and contracts, as well as budget management and overall fiscal stewardship are important assets. Strong candidates who demonstrate an equivalent combination of education, training and experience may also be considered. A full job description may be requested by contacting the Office of Human Resources.

A review of applications will begin on Thursday, March 8, 2018. This position will remain open until filled.  To apply for this position, please send your cover letter and curriculum vitae, along with the contact information of three references (who will not be contacted without the consent of the applicant) in a single PDF document to:

 Office of Human Resources

University Centre

Room UC-0003

Fax: 807-346-7701

Email:  careers@lakeheadu.ca

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons and persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Lakehead University is committed to an environment of open access to employment opportunities. Accommodations are available for all applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at (807) 343-8334. We appreciate your interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

HUMAN RESOURCES PARTNER, Orillia Campus, Competition # SCHII-18-05

Category: 
Orillia Campus Positions
Department: 
Human Resources

HUMAN RESOURCES PARTNER

Office of Human Resources

Full Time, Permanent

Orillia Campus

Competition # SCHII-18-05

Reporting to the Associate Vice President of Human Resources at the Thunder Bay campus, the Human Resources Partner is responsible for day to day generalist human resources activities at the Orillia campus including, labour relations, occupational health and safety, recruitment and selection, compensation and benefits, HRIS, and training and development. Further, this person is the direct contact for Orillia employees, providing both consultation and support as needed. The Partner works closely with a variety of stakeholders to support the provision of a student centred environment that provides “a transformative university experience that is far from ordinary”.

The successful candidate has completed post-secondary education in Human Resources or a related discipline. Completion of a CHRL designation is preferred, along with three to five years’ of professional Human Resources experience in an advisory role. Experience in an academic setting is an asset.

The successful candidate also possesses strong knowledge of applicable legislation including the Occupational Health & Safety Act, Ontario Human Rights Code and Employment Standards Act.  With a focus on customer service, the incumbent has excellent interpersonal and communication skills, strong coaching, mediation and conflict resolution skills, as well as an ability to work independently without close supervision in a demanding, fast paced environment.

Interested applicants are invited to apply by submitting a cover letter, resume along with the contact information of three work-related references in a single PDF document to:

Office of Human Resources

University Centre

Room UC-0003

Fax: 807-346-7701

Email:  careers@lakeheadu.ca

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons and persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Lakehead University is committed to an environment of open access to employment opportunities. Accommodations are available for all applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at (807) 343-8334. We appreciate your interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

International Graduate Studies Clerk, Faculty of Graduate Studies, COPE-18-02

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions - Thunder Bay Campus
Department: 
Graduate Office
Application Deadline: 
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 4:30pm

International Graduate Studies Clerk

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Part-time, 12 Month Contract

COPE, Level 5 (Under Review)

Under general supervision, the incumbent will provide customer service support to international student applicants, administrative support to the Graduate Studies Office, as well as act as the point of contact for the Lakehead International Agents.

DUTIES:

-          Provide professional customer service to potential and current applicants as well as Lakehead International Agents;

-          Respond appropriately to inquiries related to international graduate admissions through telephone, email, fax, and/or mail;

-          Triage international applicant requests to the appropriate office member;

-          Provide general administrative assistance to the office (e.g., correspondences, composing memos/letters/forms, coordinate meetings and produce reports.

-          Perform other related duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

-          Grade 12 minimum, a business diploma is an asset;

-          1-2 years of related administrative experience;

-          Proficiency with PCs and various office programs including Microsoft Office, familiarity with Datatel Colleague would be an asset;

-          Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;

-          Ability to work within a culturally diverse environment and/or experience working with diverse communities;

-          Ability to work and handle all office duties in a professional and confidential manner;

-          Ability to multitask a variety of high priority duties and work under pressure of deadlines and frequent interruptions;

-          Ability to work independently;

Internal COPE member applicants will be considered prior to external applicants. To apply, please submit a single PDF document containing a cover letter, resume, along with the contact information of three references to:

 

Office of Human Resources

University Centre

Room UC-0003

Fax: 807-346-7701

Email:  careers@lakeheadu.ca

 

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons and persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Lakehead University is committed to an environment of open access to employment opportunities. Accommodations are available for all applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at (807) 343-8334. We appreciate your interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

 

Department of Electrical Engineering

Category: 
Tenure Track Faculty Positions - Thunder Bay Campus
Application Deadline: 
Friday, March 30, 2018 - 11:59pm

The Department of Electrical Engineering at Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, is seeking to fill a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor commencing on August 1, 2018.

The successful candidate is expected to develop a strong, externally funded research program and supervise graduate students.  The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence, or promise of excellence in leadership, teaching, scholarly research and curricular innovation at the undergraduate and graduate levels in Electrical Engineering.

While the Department encourages all eligible applicants with an earned Ph.D. (or close to completion) in Electrical and Computer Engineering or closely related disciplines to apply for these positions, its needs are in the broad areas of 1.) Power Systems including renewable energy systems and power electronics and 2.) Digital Systems including advanced computing architectures. Relevant industrial and practical experience will be an asset.

Acquiring Professional Engineering registration in a province of Canada is a mandatory condition for employment in this position.

Lakehead is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting-edge research. With campuses located in Thunder Bay and Orillia, Lakehead has approximately 10,000 students and 2,160 faculty and staff.  With an emphasis on collaborative learning and independent critical thinking and a multidisciplinary teaching approach, Lakehead offers a variety of degree and diploma programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels through its ten faculties, including Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Health and Behavioural Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Science and Environmental Studies, Social Sciences and Humanities, Graduate Studies, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (West Campus) and Ontario’s newest Faculty of Law. For further information, please visit: www.lakeheadu.ca.

For further information, please contact Dr. K. Natarajan, Chair of the Department of Electrical Engineering at krishnamoorthy.natarajan@lakeheadu.ca.  Detailed information on the School and our programs is available at: www.lakeheadu.ca/academics/departments/electrical-engineering.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a single PDF file which includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of a research plan, copies of their three most significant publications, and the names and addresses of three references to: 

Dr. Antony Gillies, PhD, P. Eng, Acting Dean, Faculty of Engineering

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1

e-mail: lparker@lakeheadu.ca 

A completed Confirmation of Immigration/Citizenship Status must accompany your package. This form is available on our website at https://www.lakeheadu.ca/faculty-and-staff/departments/services/hr/employment-opportunities

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, racialized persons, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and other equity-seeking groups. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  This is in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements.

We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified. Lakehead University is committed to supporting an accessible environment. Please ask us how we may help you by contacting the Office of Human Resources, Lakehead University, (807) 343.8334, human.resources@lakeheadu.ca.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.

Department of Civil Engineering

Category: 
Tenure Track Faculty Positions - Thunder Bay Campus

The Department of Civil Engineering at Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of Structural Engineering at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing August 1, 2018.  Preference will be given to those individuals who have experience in experimental methods and would be able to develop research in one or more of the following areas: bridge engineering; retrofit and rehabilitation of existing structures; mechanics and design of reinforced concrete; structural design subject to fire or blast; hybrid composite construction.    

The successful candidate will be expected to initiate a vigorous externally funded research program, supervise graduate student research, participate in service activities and work effectively with colleagues. The successful candidate must hold a baccalaureate degree in Civil Engineering or closely related field and a PhD in Civil Engineering or related field specialized in any area of Structural Engineering.

Acquiring Professional Engineering registration in a province of Canada is a mandatory condition for employment in this position.

For further information, please contact Dr. E. Mohamedelhassan, Chair of the Department of Civil Engineering at eltayeb@lakeheadu.ca. Detailed information on the School and our programs is available at www.lakeheadu.ca/academics/faculties/engineering.

Lakehead is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting-edge research. With campuses located in Thunder Bay and Orillia, Lakehead has approximately 10,000 students and 2,160 faculty and staff.  With an emphasis on collaborative learning and independent critical thinking and a multidisciplinary teaching approach, Lakehead offers a variety of degree and diploma programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels through its ten faculties, including Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Health and Behavioural Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Science and Environmental Studies, Social Sciences and Humanities, Graduate Studies, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (West Campus) and Ontario’s newest Faculty of Law. For further information, please visit: www.lakeheadu.ca.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a single PDF file which includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of a research plan, copies of their three most significant publications, and the names and addresses of three references to:

Dr. Antony Gillies, PhD, P. Eng, Acting Dean, Faculty of Engineering

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1

e-mail: lparker@lakeheadu.ca

A completed Confirmation of Immigration/Citizenship Status must accompany your package. This form is available on our website at https://www.lakeheadu.ca/faculty-and-staff/departments/services/hr/employment-opportunities

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, racialized persons, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and other equity-seeking groups. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  This is in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements.

We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified. Lakehead University is committed to supporting an accessible environment. Please ask us how we may help you by contacting the Office of Human Resources, Lakehead University, (807) 343.8334, human.resources@lakeheadu.ca.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.

Trip Leader - OUTD 3380

Category: 
Other

Wabakimi Canoe Expeditions

School of Outdoor Recreation, Parks and Tourism

Positions Available                : Trip Leader (Instructor/Facilitator/Risk Manager)

Date of Posting                      : January 29, 2018

Starting Date                         : August 19, 2018

Completion Date                   : September 15, 2018

Trip Dates                              : Aug. 20 to Sep. 2, 2018

Application Closure              : Until positions filled

Position Duties Trip planning, leading a group on an extended canoe trip, conducting field research, instructing various outdoor skills, interpreting natural and cultural features, group facilitation, risk management, logistics, and evaluation of students' knowledge and skills. 

Position Qualifications   The candidate must be a university or college graduate. Successful candidates must have excellent communication, planning and instructional skills. Candidates should be exemplary teachers, have sound judgement and safety management skills and have extensive experience in leading groups canoe tripping and be certified in first aid (Wilderness First Responder preferred).                                         

Hours                                     :  T.B.A.

Instructor                              :  Tom Potter

Office                                      :  SN 2005-H

Telephone                              :  343-8843

Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter, resume, a confirmation of eligibility to work in Canada form along with the contact information of three references to 

 Annette Graham at agraham@lakeheadu.ca

SN20002A
Lakehead University 
955 Oliver Road Thunder Bay, ON Canada P7B 5E1

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities. We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.                                      

Department of Computer Science

Category: 
Tenure Track Faculty Positions - Thunder Bay Campus

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Department of Computer Science in the Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies. The academic rank of the appointment will be commensurate with the qualifications of the successful candidate. The position will commence August 1, 2018.

Applications are invited from outstanding candidates in Computer Science with a strong research focus in the broad category with specialization in one or more of the following areas: Computer game programming, visualization and computer graphics, human-computer interaction, parallel and high performance computing, databases, algorithm analysis and design, artificial intelligence, cyber security.

The successful candidate is expected to support our spectrum of undergraduate and graduate teaching needs including computer graphics, along with initiating an externally funded research program, and contributing to the supervision of graduate students in our MSc. Program.  Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science, or a closely related area.

Lakehead is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting-edge research. With campuses located in Thunder Bay and Orillia, Lakehead has approximately 10,000 students and 2,160 faculty and staff.  With an emphasis on collaborative learning and independent critical thinking and a multidisciplinary teaching approach, Lakehead offers a variety of degree and diploma programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels through its ten faculties, including Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Health and Behavioural Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Science and Environmental Studies, Social Sciences and Humanities, Graduate Studies, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (West Campus) and Ontario’s newest Faculty of Law. For further information, please visit: www.lakeheadu.ca.

For further information, please contact Dr. M. Benson, Chair, Department of Computer Science (807) 343-8230 or e-mail: mwbenson@lakeheadu.ca.  Detailed information on our undergraduate and graduate programs is available on our homepage at:  https://www.lakeheadu.ca/academics/departments/computer-science

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) should include: a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including a statement of teaching philosophy, course outlines and teaching evaluations for previously-taught courses), a statement of a research plan (current and future interests), copies of the three most significant publications, and the names and contact information of three references. Applicants should submit their electronic application to:

Dean, Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies

Lakehead University

Thunder Bay, Ontario

e-mail: ses@lakeheadu.ca 

A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada form should be submitted with the application. This form is available on our website - please click here.

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, racialized persons, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and other equity-seeking groups. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  This is in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements.

We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified. Lakehead University is committed to supporting an accessible environment. Please ask us how we may help you by contacting the Office of Human Resources, Lakehead University, (807) 343.8334, human.resources@lakeheadu.ca.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.  

Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) In Material Science and Environmental Chemistry

Category: 
Research Chairs

Priority in Hiring to Qualified Women*

Lakehead University invites applications for a Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in the area of Material Science and Environmental Chemistry.   This tenure-track appointment will be at the rank of Associate or Assistant Professor. 

The successful candidate will have the demonstrated competence to lead an internationally recognized independent program of research. The research program should be relevant to green sustainable technologies in the context of increasingly critical energy, environmental, as well as climate change challenges.

The successful candidate will be given a minimal teaching load in order to dedicate the majority of their time to research, be provided with a generous start-up grant, modern laboratory facilities and access to new research equipment. Candidates may have a background in chemistry, chemical engineering, physics or a related field. 

With over 8,600 students, Lakehead University has campuses in Thunder Bay and Orillia, in Ontario, Canada, and is proud to have been ranked Canada’s Research University of the Year for three consecutive years in a row by RE$EARCH InfoSource.

Candidates who are interested may forward a cover letter and CV via email to the attention of Sarah Cruz at sarah.cruz@criticalknowledge.com.

*To alleviate the under-representation of women in CRC positions at Lakehead University, priority in hiring will be given to qualified women who self-identify as such in the application process. This initiative is a special program under the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Background

Lakehead University requires the candidate to have a completed PhD, an innovative and original research program, and a high potential to attract external funding and collaborations within and outside of Lakehead University.  A demonstrated ability to teach effectively, supervise undergraduate and graduate students and work collegially in interdisciplinary teams is also expected.  The successful candidate will enhance interdisciplinary research and training and attract, develop and retain excellent students and future researchers.  The successful candidate will have access to new research equipment, including a Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (NMR), Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM), Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM) and an X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS) in our newly constructed Center for Advanced Studies in Engineering and Sciences (CASES) building scheduled for completion in April 2018.   In addition, the successful candidate will have access to a new Cyclotron and Radiochemistry research facility at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC). 

Lakehead University is a comprehensive University with a reputation for innovative academic programs and leading-edge research.  With two campuses, located in Thunder Bay and Orillia, Lakehead has over 8,600 students, over 30 graduate programs (both Masters and PhD), 2,250 faculty and staff (https:www.lakeheadu.ca) and external research funding that has tripled in the last decade.   Research excellence is the foundation for providing an exceptional and unconventional student experience, for training research leaders of tomorrow, for creating a vital environment for scholarship and for building partnerships with our regional and global communities – including the private sector, government and other sectors.  Research excellence and teaching are inextricably linked at Lakehead University and we are committed to excellence in both areas.  Aligned with our Strategic Plan, we are actively recruiting top-tier scholars to enhance and grow our research and innovation capacity.

In accordance with the regulations set for Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs (www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca), Tier 2 Chairs are intended for exceptional emerging scholars with less than 10 years of experience as an active researcher in their field at the time of nomination. Applicants who are more than 10 years from having earned their highest degree (and where career breaks exist, such as maternity, parental or extended sick leave, clinical training, etc.) may have their eligibility for a Tier 2 Chair assessed through the program’s Tier 2 justification process; please contact the Office of Research Services for more information. Please consult the Canada Research Chair website for full information, including further details on eligibility criteria: http://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca/program-programme/nomination-mise_en_candidature-eng.aspx. Lakehead recognizes that often publicly unacknowledged achievements adds value to the scholarly activities of the University and thus takes into account the diverse experiences of applicants and the many forms that scholarship can take. Also candidates who may have had alternate career paths or career interruptions, as a result of personal circumstances, are strongly encouraged to explain any of these circumstances to ensure a fair assessment of their outstanding research achievements.

Lakehead University is strongly committed to equity and diversity within our community and developing an inclusive work environment that reflects the diversity of the broader populations that we serve. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. The University welcomes and encourages applications from qualified individuals from equity-seeking groups, including women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We encourage members of equity-seeking groups to self-identify by completing the optional CRC Self-Identification Form:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/17S5ptItUehanV5i6whk4L7jZBrDhCLLN2tN4zUpJr8I/editPlease note that the CRC Program imposes no restrictions on nominees with regard to nationality or country of residence; however, applicants should indicate current citizenship status.

A fully completed application will be required from final candidates and shall consist of one electronic pdf file including a cover letter, curriculum vitae (including a list of publications and external funding), a five-year CRC research plan, three letters of reference (must adhere to the CRC Conflict of Interest guidelines) and the self-identification form (optional but recommended for candidates from equity-seeking groups).

If you have questions about the CRC program at Lakehead University, please contact Dr. Andrew P. Dean, Vice-President Research and Innovation by email:  vpresearch@lakeheadu.ca or by telephone at 807-343-8201.  Please note that only those selected for an interview will be notified. It is intended that the successful candidate be nominated for a Tier 2 CRC in the April 2018 nomination cycle.

Lakehead University is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free experience to applicants with accessibility needs. Accommodations are available for all applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. Should an applicant require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at (807) 343-8334 or by emailing human.resources@lakeheadu.ca.

Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) In Material Science and Environmental Chemistry

Category: 
Tenure Track Faculty Positions - Thunder Bay Campus

Priority in Hiring to Qualified Women*

Lakehead University invites applications for a Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in the area of Material Science and Environmental Chemistry.   This tenure-track appointment will be at the rank of Associate or Assistant Professor. 

The successful candidate will have the demonstrated competence to lead an internationally recognized independent program of research. The research program should be relevant to green sustainable technologies in the context of increasingly critical energy, environmental, as well as climate change challenges.

The successful candidate will be given a minimal teaching load in order to dedicate the majority of their time to research, be provided with a generous start-up grant, modern laboratory facilities and access to new research equipment. Candidates may have a background in chemistry, chemical engineering, physics or a related field. 

With over 8,600 students, Lakehead University has campuses in Thunder Bay and Orillia, in Ontario, Canada, and is proud to have been ranked Canada’s Research University of the Year for three consecutive years in a row by RE$EARCH InfoSource.

Candidates who are interested may forward a cover letter and CV via email to the attention of Sarah Cruz at sarah.cruz@criticalknowledge.com.

*To alleviate the under-representation of women in CRC positions at Lakehead University, priority in hiring will be given to qualified women who self-identify as such in the application process. This initiative is a special program under the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Background

Lakehead University requires the candidate to have a completed PhD, an innovative and original research program, and a high potential to attract external funding and collaborations within and outside of Lakehead University.  A demonstrated ability to teach effectively, supervise undergraduate and graduate students and work collegially in interdisciplinary teams is also expected.  The successful candidate will enhance interdisciplinary research and training and attract, develop and retain excellent students and future researchers.  The successful candidate will have access to new research equipment, including a Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (NMR), Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM), Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM) and an X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS) in our newly constructed Center for Advanced Studies in Engineering and Sciences (CASES) building scheduled for completion in April 2018.   In addition, the successful candidate will have access to a new Cyclotron and Radiochemistry research facility at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC). 

Lakehead University is a comprehensive University with a reputation for innovative academic programs and leading-edge research.  With two campuses, located in Thunder Bay and Orillia, Lakehead has over 8,600 students, over 30 graduate programs (both Masters and PhD), 2,250 faculty and staff (https:www.lakeheadu.ca) and external research funding that has tripled in the last decade.   Research excellence is the foundation for providing an exceptional andunconventional student experience, for training research leaders of tomorrow, for creating a vital environment for scholarship and for building partnerships with our regional and global communities – including the private sector, government and other sectors.  Research excellence and teaching are inextricably linked at Lakehead University and we are committed to excellence in both areas.  Aligned with our Strategic Plan, we are actively recruiting top-tier scholars to enhance and grow our research and innovation capacity.

In accordance with the regulations set for Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs (www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca), Tier 2 Chairs are intended for exceptional emerging scholars with less than 10 years of experience as an active researcher in their field at the time of nomination. Applicants who are more than 10 years from having earned their highest degree (and where career breaks exist, such as maternity, parental or extended sick leave, clinical training, etc.) may have their eligibility for a Tier 2 Chair assessed through the program’s Tier 2 justification process; please contact the Office of Research Services for more information. Please consult the Canada Research Chair website for full information, including further details on eligibility criteria: http://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca/program-programme/nomination-mise_en_candidature-eng.aspx. Lakehead recognizes that often publicly unacknowledged achievements adds value to the scholarly activities of the University and thus takes into account the diverse experiences of applicants and the many forms that scholarship can take. Also candidates who may have had alternate career paths or career interruptions, as a result of personal circumstances, are strongly encouraged to explain any of these circumstances to ensure a fair assessment of their outstanding research achievements.

Lakehead University is strongly committed to equity and diversity within our community and developing an inclusive work environment that reflects the diversity of the broader populations that we serve. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. The University welcomes and encourages applications from qualified individuals from equity-seeking groups, including women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We encourage members of equity-seeking groups to self-identify by completing the optional CRC Self-Identification Form:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/17S5ptItUehanV5i6whk4L7jZBrDhCLLN2tN4zUpJr8I/edit.  Please note that the CRC Program imposes no restrictions on nominees with regard to nationality or country of residence; however, applicants should indicate current citizenship status.

A fully completed application will be required from final candidates and shall consist of one electronic pdf file including a cover letter, curriculum vitae (including a list of publications and external funding), a five-year CRC research plan, three letters of reference (must adhere to the CRC Conflict of Interest guidelines) and the self-identification form (optional but recommended for candidates from equity-seeking groups).

If you have questions about the CRC program at Lakehead University, please contact Dr. Andrew P. Dean, Vice-President Research and Innovation by email:  vpresearch@lakeheadu.caor by telephone at 807-343-8201.  Please note that only those selected for an interview will be notified. It is intended that the successful candidate be nominated for a Tier 2 CRC in the April 2018 nomination cycle.

Lakehead University is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free experience to applicants with accessibility needs. Accommodations are available for all applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. Should an applicant require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at (807) 343-8334 or by emailing human.resources@lakeheadu.ca.

Research and Strategic Initiatives Facilitator, Orillia Campus, SCHII-18-03

Category: 
Orillia Campus Positions
Department: 
Office of Research Services

Research and Strategic Initiatives Facilitator

Office of the Vice-President, Research and Innovation, Lakehead University

Orillia Campus

Full-Time, Permanent

Schedule II, Band 7

$62,451.43 – $78,064.29

The Research and Strategic Initiatives Facilitator is responsible for increasing research and innovation capacity and partnerships for Lakehead University in Orillia. The Research and Strategic Initiatives Facilitator will provide leadership and advice on strategies to increase research and innovation capacity at the Orillia campus, as well as connect Orillia researchers to other Lakehead research collaborators, opportunities, and community and private sector partners in Simcoe County and beyond. The candidate will liaise with research and innovation administrative support units in order to support effective and coordinated research and innovation services at the Orillia campus. The Research and Strategic Initiatives Facilitator will play a key role in ensuring that Orillia faculty and graduate students receive the same level of customer service as faculty and graduate students in Thunder Bay. The candidate will also: facilitate the development of individual, multidisciplinary and multi-institutional research initiatives and funding applications; perform extensive background research and substantive editing of proposals; facilitate economic development activities between the Orillia campus and business and industry located within Simcoe County and Barrie; and coordinate research and innovation opportunities with administration at Georgian College and business support programs and organizations located within Simcoe County, including the economic development partnership network. The Research and Strategic Initiatives Facilitator will coordinate research and innovation events and professional development workshops (e.g. grant-writing, funding opportunities information sessions, etc.), industry research networking events, innovation and intellectual property workshops and student entrepreneurship events. The incumbent will also assist with the coordination of Research & Innovation Week in Orillia.

The ideal candidate will have a Masters degree (PhD would be an asset) in a relevant field that is complemented by 5 years of related experience, preferably in a post-secondary environment. Your interest in partnership development and community relations, along with your interpersonal, writing and communication skills, will allow you to develop and confidently convey the University’s research expertise to community partners and funding agencies. Expertise in coaching, mentoring and delivering professional development workshops is expected. Knowledge of grant writing is a definite asset.  A full job description may be requested by contacting the Office of Human Resources.

A review of applications will begin on Friday, February 23. This position will remain open until filled.

To apply for this position, please send your cover letter, curriculum vitae, the names of three references and a Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada Form (https://www.lakeheadu.ca/faculty-and-staff/forms-db/human-resources/node/40003) as a single PDF file to:

Office of Human Resources

University Centre

Room UC-0003

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Ontario,

P7B 5E1

Fax: 807-346-7701

Email:  careers@lakeheadu.ca

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons and persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Lakehead University is committed to an environment of open access to employment opportunities. Please note that the hiring committee imposes no restrictions on applicants with regard to nationality or country of residence; however, priority will be given to applicants that are Canadian citizens or Landed Immigrants. Accommodations are available for all applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources. We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

Department of Music

Category: 
Tenure Track Faculty Positions - Thunder Bay Campus
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 11:59pm

Application Review Begins: February 15, 2018

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for one teaching-focused tenure-track appointment in the Department of Music in the area of Piano Performance and Pedagogy. The anticipated start date is August 1, 2018 at the rank of Assistant Professor.

The successful candidate will have experience teaching in the areas of Piano Performance, Piano Pedagogy with experience in Musicianship and any additional areas of expertise. The Department seeks to recruit a candidate with a demonstrated ability to contribute to a collaborative and innovative working environment, focused on teaching, scholarly and performance activities. We are looking for a dynamic individual with an ability to teach and nurture students in a supportive learning environment. 

Preferred candidates will have a) an earned Doctorate degree in piano performance from an institution recognized by Canadian Universities; b) a demonstrated commitment to teaching at the undergraduate levels that complements the needs of the program and the Faculty; and c) evidence of potential for scholarly and artistic accomplishments. 

Lakehead is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting-edge research. With campuses located in Thunder Bay and Orillia, Lakehead has approximately 10,000 students and 2,160 faculty and staff.  With an emphasis on collaborative learning and independent critical thinking and a multidisciplinary teaching approach, Lakehead offers a variety of degree and diploma programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels through its ten faculties, including Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Health and Behavioural Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Science and Environmental Studies, Social Sciences and Humanities, Graduate Studies, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (West Campus) and Ontario’s newest Faculty of Law. For further information, please visit: www.lakeheadu.ca.

Centrally located and surrounded by numerous accessible lakes, rivers and other picturesque natural features, Lakehead University's Music program offers an exceptional integration of academic, performance and creative opportunities.  

For further information, please contact Dr. Aris Carastathis, Chair, Department of Music at acarasta@lakeheadu.ca.  Information on our undergraduate program is available on our homepage of the Lakehead University website https://www.lakeheadu.ca/academics/departments/music

Applicants should provide a current curriculum vitae and a letter of application that includes a statement of artistic experience and expertise, a statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, and names of three references. All documents must be submitted by email in a single PDF file, and sent in confidence to:  

Dr. Rhonda Koster, Acting Dean

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities

Lakehead University

Thunder Bay, Ontario

email:  ssh@lakeheadu.ca 

Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.    

A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada form must accompany your package.  This form is available on our website at https://www.lakeheadu.ca/faculty-and-staff/departments/services/hr/employment-opportunites.

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, racialized persons, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and other equity-seeking groups. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  This is in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements.

We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified. Lakehead University is committed to supporting an accessible environment. Please ask us how we may help you by contacting the Office of Human Resources, Lakehead University, (807) 343.8334, human.resources@lakeheadu.ca.

This position is subject to final budgetary approval. 

Smart Health Technology (Lakehead University/Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Institute (TBRHRI) Research Chair)

Category: 
Tenure Track Faculty Positions - Thunder Bay Campus
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 11:59pm

The Lakehead University/TBRHRI Research Chair will be granted a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor and will have demonstrated or have considerable promise to lead an internationally recognized independent program of research. Lakehead University requires qualified candidates to have a completed PhD, an innovative and original research program, and a high likelihood to secure new external funding and establish robust research collaborations within and outside of Lakehead University and the TBRHRI, including with health care organizations such as Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC). A demonstrated ability to teach effectively and supervise graduate students is also expected. The successful candidate will enhance interdisciplinary research and training and attract, develop, and retain excellent students and future researchers. The successful candidates will bring an innovative perspective to the University and the TBRHRI/SC in carrying out and leading research. The expertise of the Research Chair will complement research underway at Lakehead University and TBRHRI/SC. The Research Chair will be given a competitive salary, start-up package, a reduced teaching load, modern laboratory facilities, and access to research equipment at Lakehead University and the TBRHRI.

The Lakehead University/TBRHRI Research Chair in Smart Health Technology will develop, evaluate, and translate knowledge related to smart health technology research, especially but not exclusively in relation to indigenous people and their communities in Northwestern Ontario. Smart health technology consists of software and mobile technology as well as integrated hardware such as smart phones and sensors that advance health. It is expected that research outcomes in this area will result in more and faster access to health services, such as early detection, real time monitoring, standardized treatment, interactive self-help, and more, in indigenous and other rural and remote communities in Northern Ontario. The successful candidate will appointed in the Department of Computer Science at Lakehead University, with a joint research chair appointment at the TBRHRI.

Both Lakehead University and the TBRHRI are strongly committed to equity and diversity within our community and developing an inclusive work environment that reflects the diversity of the broader populations that we serve. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. The University welcomes and encourages applications from qualified individuals from equity-seeking groups, including women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Please note that the hiring committee imposes no restrictions on applicants with regard to nationality or country of residence; however, priority will be given to applicants that are Canadian Citizens or Landed Immigrants.  

Applications including a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, five-year research plan, three recent publications demonstrating relevant experience in the field, evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as a statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, course outlines), and the contact information of three referees should be sent to:

Dr. Andrew P. Dean                                                                                                 

Vice-President, Research and Innovation

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road – UC 2003

Thunder Bay, ON Canada P7B 5E1

Tel: 807-343-8201

E-mail: vpresearch@lakeheadu.ca

Review of applications will commence on February 28, 2018 and will continue until the positions are filled. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  This is in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements. A Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada form will be required to accompany your application.

Lakehead University is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative academic programs and leading-edge research. With two campuses, located in Thunder Bay and Orillia, Lakehead has over 8,600 students, over 30 graduate programs (both Masters and PhD), over 2,200 faculty and staff and external research funding that has tripled in the last decade. Lakehead is proud to have been ranked Canada’s Research University of the Year three consecutive years in a row (RE$EARCH InfoSource 2015-2017). Research excellence is the foundation for providing an exceptional and unconventional student experience, for training research leaders of tomorrow, for creating a vital environment for scholarship and for building partnerships with our regional and global communities – including the private sector, government and other sectors. Research excellence and teaching are inextricably linked at Lakehead University and we are committed to excellence in both areas. Aligned with our Strategic Plan, we are actively recruiting top-tier scholars to enhance and grow our research and innovation capacity.

TBRHRI is a health research institute, located in Thunder Bay, Ontario. It is an independent, not-for-profit research corporation, and constitutes the research arm of the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC). TBRHRI's mission is to be an international leader in health technology research and other strategic health innovation that improves the health of the people of Northwestern Ontario and others. For further information, please visit: www.tbrhri.ca.

Lakehead University is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free experience to applicants with accessibility needs. Accommodations are available for all applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. Should an applicant require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at (807) 343-8334 or by emailing human.resources@lakeheadu.ca.

Lakehead University/Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Institute (TBRHRI) - Smart Health Technology

Category: 
Research Chairs
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 11:59pm

The Lakehead University/TBRHRI Research Chair will be granted a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor and will have demonstrated or have considerable promise to lead an internationally recognized independent program of research. Lakehead University requires qualified candidates to have a completed PhD, an innovative and original research program, and a high likelihood to secure new external funding and establish robust research collaborations within and outside of Lakehead University and the TBRHRI, including with health care organizations such as Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC). A demonstrated ability to teach effectively and supervise graduate students is also expected. The successful candidate will enhance interdisciplinary research and training and attract, develop, and retain excellent students and future researchers. The successful candidates will bring an innovative perspective to the University and the TBRHRI/SC in carrying out and leading research. The expertise of the Research Chair will complement research underway at Lakehead University and TBRHRI/SC. The Research Chair will be given a competitive salary, start-up package, a reduced teaching load, modern laboratory facilities, and access to research equipment at Lakehead University and the TBRHRI.

The Lakehead University/TBRHRI Research Chair in Smart Health Technology will develop, evaluate, and translate knowledge related to smart health technology research, especially but not exclusively in relation to indigenous people and their communities in Northwestern Ontario. Smart health technology consists of software and mobile technology as well as integrated hardware such as smart phones and sensors that advance health. It is expected that research outcomes in this area will result in more and faster access to health services, such as early detection, real time monitoring, standardized treatment, interactive self-help, and more, in indigenous and other rural and remote communities in Northern Ontario. The successful candidate will appointed in the Department of Computer Science at Lakehead University, with a joint research chair appointment at the TBRHRI.

Both Lakehead University and the TBRHRI are strongly committed to equity and diversity within our community and developing an inclusive work environment that reflects the diversity of the broader populations that we serve. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. The University welcomes and encourages applications from qualified individuals from equity-seeking groups, including women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Please note that the hiring committee imposes no restrictions on applicants with regard to nationality or country of residence; however, priority will be given to applicants that are Canadian Citizens or Landed Immigrants.

Applications including a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, five-year research plan, three recent publications demonstrating relevant experience in the field, evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as a statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, course outlines), and the contact information of three referees should be sent to:

Dr. Andrew P. Dean

Vice-President, Research and Innovation

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road – UC 2003

Thunder Bay, ON Canada P7B 5E1

Tel: 807-343-8201

E-mail: vpresearch@lakeheadu.ca

Review of applications will commence on February 28, 2018 and will continue until the positions are filled. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  This is in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements. A Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada form will be required to accompany your application.

Lakehead University is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative academic programs and leading-edge research. With two campuses, located in Thunder Bay and Orillia, Lakehead has over 8,600 students, over 30 graduate programs (both Masters and PhD), over 2,200 faculty and staff and external research funding that has tripled in the last decade. Lakehead is proud to have been ranked Canada’s Research University of the Year three consecutive years in a row (RE$EARCH InfoSource 2015-2017). Research excellence is the foundation for providing an exceptional and unconventional student experience, for training research leaders of tomorrow, for creating a vital environment for scholarship and for building partnerships with our regional and global communities – including the private sector, government and other sectors. Research excellence and teaching are inextricably linked at Lakehead University and we are committed to excellence in both areas. Aligned with our Strategic Plan, we are actively recruiting top-tier scholars to enhance and grow our research and innovation capacity.

TBRHRI is a health research institute, located in Thunder Bay, Ontario. It is an independent, not-for-profit research corporation, and constitutes the research arm of the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC). TBRHRI's mission is to be an international leader in health technology research and other strategic health innovation that improves the health of the people of Northwestern Ontario and others. For further information, please visit: www.tbrhri.ca.

Lakehead University is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free experience to applicants with accessibility needs. Accommodations are available for all applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. Should an applicant require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at (807) 343-8334 or by emailing human.resources@lakeheadu.ca. 

Radiochemistry (Lakehead University/Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Institute (TBRHRI) Research Chair

Category: 
Tenure Track Faculty Positions - Thunder Bay Campus

The Lakehead University/TBRHRI Research Chair will be granted a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor and will have demonstrated or have considerable promise to lead an internationally recognized independent program of research. Lakehead University requires qualified candidates to have a completed PhD, an innovative and original research program, and a high likelihood to secure new external funding and establish robust research collaborations within and outside of Lakehead University and the TBRHRI, including with health care organizations such as Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC). A demonstrated ability to teach effectively and supervise graduate students is also expected. The successful candidate will enhance interdisciplinary research and training and attract, develop, and retain excellent students and future researchers. The successful candidates will bring an innovative perspective to the University and the TBRHRI/SC in carrying out and leading research. The expertise of the Research Chair will complement research underway at Lakehead University and TBRHRI/SC. The Research Chair will be given a competitive salary, start-up package, a reduced teaching load, modern laboratory facilities, and access to research equipment at Lakehead University and the TBRHRI. 

The Lakehead University/TBRHRI Research Chair in Radiochemistry will develop, evaluate, and translate knowledge about radiochemistry health research in collaboration with internal and external partners. Radiochemistry is critical in biomarker research and development, molecular imaging and more. It is particularly needed for some health technologies such as positron emission technologies, which are a growing area of interest in health care. The successful candidate will be appointed in the Department of Chemistry at Lakehead University, with a joint research chair appointment at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Institute (including use of the Cyclotron at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre). 

Both Lakehead University and the TBRHRI are strongly committed to equity and diversity within our community and developing an inclusive work environment that reflects the diversity of the broader populations that we serve. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. The University welcomes and encourages applications from qualified individuals from equity-seeking groups, including women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Please note that the hiring committee imposes no restrictions on applicants with regard to nationality or country of residence; however, priority will be given to applicants that are Canadian Citizens or Landed Immigrants.

Applications including a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, five-year research plan, three recent publications demonstrating relevant experience in the field, evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as a statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, course outlines), and the contact information of three referees should be sent to:

Dr. Andrew P. Dean

Vice-President, Research and Innovation

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road – UC 2003

Thunder Bay, ON Canada P7B 5E1

Tel: 807-343-8201

E-mail: vpresearch@lakeheadu.ca

Review of applications will commence on February 28, 2018 and will continue until the positions are filled. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  This is in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements. A Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada form will be required to accompany your application.

Lakehead University is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative academic programs and leading-edge research. With two campuses, located in Thunder Bay and Orillia, Lakehead has over 8,600 students, over 30 graduate programs (both Masters and PhD), over 2,200 faculty and staff and external research funding that has tripled in the last decade. Lakehead is proud to have been ranked Canada’s Research University of the Year three consecutive years in a row (RE$EARCH InfoSource 2015-2017). Research excellence is the foundation for providing an exceptional and unconventional student experience, for training research leaders of tomorrow, for creating a vital environment for scholarship and for building partnerships with our regional and global communities – including the private sector, government and other sectors. Research excellence and teaching are inextricably linked at Lakehead University and we are committed to excellence in both areas. Aligned with our Strategic Plan, we are actively recruiting top-tier scholars to enhance and grow our research and innovation capacity.

TBRHRI is a health research institute, located in Thunder Bay, Ontario. It is an independent, not-for-profit research corporation, and constitutes the research arm of the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC). TBRHRI's mission is to be an international leader in health technology research and other strategic health innovation that improves the health of the people of Northwestern Ontario and others. For further information, please visit: www.tbrhri.ca. 

Lakehead University is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free experience to applicants with accessibility needs. Accommodations are available for all applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. Should an applicant require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at (807) 343-8334 or by emailing human.resources@lakeheadu.ca. 

Lakehead University/Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Institute (TBRHRI) - Radiochemistry

Category: 
Research Chairs
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 11:59pm

The Lakehead University/TBRHRI Research Chair will be granted a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor and will have demonstrated or have considerable promise to lead an internationally recognized independent program of research. Lakehead University requires qualified candidates to have a completed PhD, an innovative and original research program, and a high likelihood to secure new external funding and establish robust research collaborations within and outside of Lakehead University and the TBRHRI, including with health care organizations such as Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC). A demonstrated ability to teach effectively and supervise graduate students is also expected. The successful candidate will enhance interdisciplinary research and training and attract, develop, and retain excellent students and future researchers. The successful candidates will bring an innovative perspective to the University and the TBRHRI/SC in carrying out and leading research. The expertise of the Research Chair will complement research underway at Lakehead University and TBRHRI/SC. The Research Chair will be given a competitive salary, start-up package, a reduced teaching load, modern laboratory facilities, and access to research equipment at Lakehead University and the TBRHRI.

The Lakehead University/TBRHRI Research Chair in Radiochemistry will develop, evaluate, and translate knowledge about radiochemistry health research in collaboration with internal and external partners. Radiochemistry is critical in biomarker research and development, molecular imaging and more. It is particularly needed for some health technologies such as positron emission technologies, which are a growing area of interest in health care. The successful candidate will be appointed in the Department of Chemistry at Lakehead University, with a joint research chair appointment at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Institute (including use of the Cyclotron at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre).

Both Lakehead University and the TBRHRI are strongly committed to equity and diversity within our community and developing an inclusive work environment that reflects the diversity of the broader populations that we serve. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. The University welcomes and encourages applications from qualified individuals from equity-seeking groups, including women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Please note that the hiring committee imposes no restrictions on applicants with regard to nationality or country of residence; however, priority will be given to applicants that are Canadian Citizens or Landed Immigrants.

Applications including a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, five-year research plan, three recent publications demonstrating relevant experience in the field, evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as a statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, course outlines), and the contact information of three referees should be sent to:

Dr. Andrew P. Dean

Vice-President, Research and Innovation

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road – UC 2003

Thunder Bay, ON Canada P7B 5E1

Tel: 807-343-8201

E-mail: vpresearch@lakeheadu.ca 

Review of applications will commence on February 28, 2018 and will continue until the positions are filled. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  This is in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements. A Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada form will be required to accompany your application.

Lakehead University is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative academic programs and leading-edge research. With two campuses, located in Thunder Bay and Orillia, Lakehead has over 8,600 students, over 30 graduate programs (both Masters and PhD), over 2,200 faculty and staff and external research funding that has tripled in the last decade. Lakehead is proud to have been ranked Canada’s Research University of the Year three consecutive years in a row (RE$EARCH InfoSource 2015-2017). Research excellence is the foundation for providing an exceptional and unconventional student experience, for training research leaders of tomorrow, for creating a vital environment for scholarship and for building partnerships with our regional and global communities – including the private sector, government and other sectors. Research excellence and teaching are inextricably linked at Lakehead University and we are committed to excellence in both areas. Aligned with our Strategic Plan, we are actively recruiting top-tier scholars to enhance and grow our research and innovation capacity.

TBRHRI is a health research institute, located in Thunder Bay, Ontario. It is an independent, not-for-profit research corporation, and constitutes the research arm of the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC). TBRHRI's mission is to be an international leader in health technology research and other strategic health innovation that improves the health of the people of Northwestern Ontario and others. For further information, please visit: www.tbrhri.ca.

Lakehead University is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free experience to applicants with accessibility needs. Accommodations are available for all applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. Should an applicant require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at (807) 343-8334 or by emailing human.resources@lakeheadu.ca.

Biophysics ( Lakehead University/Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Institute (TBRHRI) Research Chair)

Category: 
Tenure Track Faculty Positions - Thunder Bay Campus
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 11:59pm

The Lakehead University/TBRHRI Research Chair will be granted a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor and will have demonstrated or have considerable promise to lead an internationally recognized independent program of research. Lakehead University requires qualified candidates to have a completed PhD, an innovative and original research program, and a high likelihood to secure new external funding and establish robust research collaborations within and outside of Lakehead University and the TBRHRI, including with health care organizations such as Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC). A demonstrated ability to teach effectively and supervise graduate students is also expected. The successful candidate will enhance interdisciplinary research and training and attract, develop, and retain excellent students and future researchers. The successful candidates will bring an innovative perspective to the University and the TBRHRI/SC in carrying out and leading research. The expertise of the Research Chair will complement research underway at Lakehead University and TBRHRI/SC. The Research Chair will be given a competitive salary, start-up package, a reduced teaching load, modern laboratory facilities, and access to research equipment at Lakehead University and the TBRHRI.

The Lakehead University/TBRHRI Research Chair in Biophysics, in collaboration with internal and external partners, will develop, evaluate, and translate knowledge in the area of biophysics - particularly medical imaging - health research. Biophysics is the use of physics theories, methods and findings to understand biological phenomena. Biophysics is fundamentally important to health research in areas such as in medical imaging research and development. It is particularly needed for cutting edge and integrated medical imaging technologies, such as positron emission and magnetic resonance technologies, an area of research strength at Lakehead University and the TBRHRI. The successful candidate will be appointed to the Department of Physics at Lakehead University, with a joint research chair appointment at the TBRHRI. Applicants must have a successful track record in biophysics - particularly medical imaging - research and development, with a preference for computational skills.

Both Lakehead University and the TBRHRI are strongly committed to equity and diversity within our community and developing an inclusive work environment that reflects the diversity of the broader populations that we serve. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. The University welcomes and encourages applications from qualified individuals from equity-seeking groups, including women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Please note that the hiring committee imposes no restrictions on applicants with regard to nationality or country of residence; however, priority will be given to applicants that are Canadian Citizens or Landed Immigrants.  

Applications including a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, five-year research plan, three recent publications demonstrating relevant experience in the field, evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as a statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, course outlines), and the contact information of three referees should be sent to:

Dr. Andrew P. Dean

Vice-President, Research and Innovation

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road – UC 2003

Thunder Bay, ON Canada P7B 5E1

Tel: 807-343-8201

E-mail: vpresearch@lakeheadu.ca

Review of applications will commence on February 28, 2018 and will continue until the positions are filled. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  This is in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements. A Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada form will be required to accompany your application.

Lakehead University is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative academic programs and leading-edge research. With two campuses, located in Thunder Bay and Orillia, Lakehead has over 8,600 students, over 30 graduate programs (both Masters and PhD), over 2,200 faculty and staff and external research funding that has tripled in the last decade. Lakehead is proud to have been ranked Canada’s Research University of the Year three consecutive years in a row (RE$EARCH InfoSource 2015-2017). Research excellence is the foundation for providing an exceptional and unconventional student experience, for training research leaders of tomorrow, for creating a vital environment for scholarship and for building partnerships with our regional and global communities – including the private sector, government and other sectors. Research excellence and teaching are inextricably linked at Lakehead University and we are committed to excellence in both areas. Aligned with our Strategic Plan, we are actively recruiting top-tier scholars to enhance and grow our research and innovation capacity.

TBRHRI is a health research institute, located in Thunder Bay, Ontario. It is an independent, not-for-profit research corporation, and constitutes the research arm of the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC). TBRHRI's mission is to be an international leader in health technology research and other strategic health innovation that improves the health of the people of Northwestern Ontario and others. For further information, please visit: www.tbrhri.ca. 

Lakehead University is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free experience to applicants with accessibility needs. Accommodations are available for all applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. Should an applicant require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at (807) 343-8334 or by emailing human.resources@lakeheadu.ca.

Lakehead University/Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Institute (TBRHRI) - Biophysics

Category: 
Research Chairs
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 11:59pm

The Lakehead University/TBRHRI Research Chair will be granted a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor and will have demonstrated or have considerable promise to lead an internationally recognized independent program of research. Lakehead University requires qualified candidates to have a completed PhD, an innovative and original research program, and a high likelihood to secure new external funding and establish robust research collaborations within and outside of Lakehead University and the TBRHRI, including with health care organizations such as Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC). A demonstrated ability to teach effectively and supervise graduate students is also expected. The successful candidate will enhance interdisciplinary research and training and attract, develop, and retain excellent students and future researchers. The successful candidates will bring an innovative perspective to the University and the TBRHRI/SC in carrying out and leading research. The expertise of the Research Chair will complement research underway at Lakehead University and TBRHRI/SC. The Research Chair will be given a competitive salary, start-up package, a reduced teaching load, modern laboratory facilities, and access to research equipment at Lakehead University and the TBRHRI.

The Lakehead University/TBRHRI Research Chair in Biophysics, in collaboration with internal and external partners, will develop, evaluate, and translate knowledge in the area of biophysics - particularly medical imaging - health research. Biophysics is the use of physics theories, methods and findings to understand biological phenomena. Biophysics is fundamentally important to health research in areas such as in medical imaging research and development. It is particularly needed for cutting edge and integrated medical imaging technologies, such as positron emission and magnetic resonance technologies, an area of research strength at Lakehead University and the TBRHRI. The successful candidate will be appointed to the Department of Physics at Lakehead University, with a joint research chair appointment at the TBRHRI. Applicants must have a successful track record in biophysics - particularly medical imaging - research and development, with a preference for computational skills.

Both Lakehead University and the TBRHRI are strongly committed to equity and diversity within our community and developing an inclusive work environment that reflects the diversity of the broader populations that we serve. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. The University welcomes and encourages applications from qualified individuals from equity-seeking groups, including women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Please note that the hiring committee imposes no restrictions on applicants with regard to nationality or country of residence; however, priority will be given to applicants that are Canadian Citizens or Landed Immigrants.

Applications including a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, five-year research plan, three recent publications demonstrating relevant experience in the field, evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as a statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, course outlines), and the contact information of three referees should be sent to: 

Dr. Andrew P. Dean

Vice-President, Research and Innovation

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road – UC 2003

Thunder Bay, ON Canada P7B 5E1

Tel: 807-343-8201

E-mail: vpresearch@lakeheadu.ca

Review of applications will commence on February 28, 2018 and will continue until the positions are filled. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  This is in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements. A Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada form will be required to accompany your application.

Lakehead University is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative academic programs and leading-edge research. With two campuses, located in Thunder Bay and Orillia, Lakehead has over 8,600 students, over 30 graduate programs (both Masters and PhD), over 2,200 faculty and staff and external research funding that has tripled in the last decade. Lakehead is proud to have been ranked Canada’s Research University of the Year three consecutive years in a row (RE$EARCH InfoSource 2015-2017). Research excellence is the foundation for providing an exceptional and unconventional student experience, for training research leaders of tomorrow, for creating a vital environment for scholarship and for building partnerships with our regional and global communities – including the private sector, government and other sectors. Research excellence and teaching are inextricably linked at Lakehead University and we are committed to excellence in both areas. Aligned with our Strategic Plan, we are actively recruiting top-tier scholars to enhance and grow our research and innovation capacity.

TBRHRI is a health research institute, located in Thunder Bay, Ontario. It is an independent, not-for-profit research corporation, and constitutes the research arm of the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC). TBRHRI's mission is to be an international leader in health technology research and other strategic health innovation that improves the health of the people of Northwestern Ontario and others. For further information, please visit: www.tbrhri.ca.

Lakehead University is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free experience to applicants with accessibility needs. Accommodations are available for all applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. Should an applicant require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at (807) 343-8334 or by emailing human.resources@lakeheadu.ca.

Department of Physics - Contract Lecturer

Category: 
Orillia Campus Positions
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 11:59pm

Lakehead University – Orillia Campus - Positions Available 

Department of Sustainability Sciences – Contract Lecturer

Date of Posting:  December 11, 2017 

Title of Position:

CONTRACT LECTURER - Sessional Lecturer(s) for on campus course, Winter Term 2018

Physics 1133 Physics Essentials II

This is a continuation of the basic principles approach started in Physics 1113. Topics include: electric forces, fields, and potential energy; capacitance, resistance, and DC circuits; magnetism and AC circuits; special relativity; optics; atomic and nuclear physics. Laboratory work is mandatory. Offering: 0-0; 3-3 

Starting Date and Duration:  Winter 2018 term

Location:  Orillia - NOTE: no travel allowance shall be payable.

Qualifications Preferred: Ph.D. or MSc in Physics, with experience teaching at the post-secondary level. Candidates lacking the specific degree qualification, but who possess an appropriate combination of experience and other academic qualifications, are also encouraged to apply.

Applications should include: A covering letter outlining qualifications, as well as a curriculum vitae, the names of three referees, evidence of teaching performance (e.g. student evaluations), and any other relevant information. 

Date Applications Due:  December 20, 2017

Apply to:

Dr. Apichart Linhananta

Chair, Physics Department

955 Oliver Rd., Thunder Bay ON P7B 5E1

Tel: (807) 343-8016

alinhana@lakeheadu.ca

Note:  Subject to Budgetary Approval

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities. We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.                                                                                                                                                        

Executive Assistant

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions - Thunder Bay Campus
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 4:30pm

Executive Assistant
Vice-President (Research and Innovation)
Schedule II, Band 3 (under review)
$44,110.77 - $55,138.99

The Executive Assistant provides a broad and diverse range of confidential administrative support to the Vice-President (VPRI) ensuring efficient office operation. Specifically, the incumbent will ensure the VPRI is appropriately prepared to pursue the business of the Office by conducting necessary research and providing suggested courses of action as well as ensuring relevant background or supporting materials for meetings and appointment are prepared. The successful candidate will coordinate travel, manage the Vice-President’s schedule, prepare correspondence, work directly with the direct reports, and direct inquiries to the appropriate department. Additional responsibilities include providing support to the Senate Research and Regional Research Committees as well as participating as a member of the Professional Assistant Working Group (PAWG). The successful candidate will also be responsible for developing communication materials for the office. Thus, good writing skills and knowledge of alternative to print media is desirable. It is the expectation that the Executive Assistant will also monitor the budget including reconciliation of financial transactions, resolving issues, and other related duties.

The successful candidate has a post-secondary education coupled with demonstrated experience in a high-level administrative support role. Additional qualifications include knowledge of governance processes, university policies and procedures as well as financial regulations and policies. With an appreciation of political relationships, the incumbent has superior interpersonal and communication skills. The successful candidate must be able to work independently with little supervision in a demanding, high-pressure environment. Respect for a strict code of confidentiality is essential.

Interested applicants are invited to apply by submitting a cover letter, resume and contact information for three work-related references by clicking the apply now button below. 

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons and persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Lakehead University is committed to an environment of open access to employment opportunities. Accommodations are available for all applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at (807) 343-8334. We appreciate your interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

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