Department of Software Engineering

Category: 
Contract Lecturer Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Application Deadline: 
Friday, August 21, 2020 - 11:59pm

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for a Contract Lecturer in the Department of Software Engineering. Applications are requested to teach:

ESOF 4557 FDE/Data and Digital Communications

Course description:  Characteristics, performance, and software issues of digital communications and computer networks. Topics include: networks and services, Internet protocols, data compressions and coding, fundamental limit in information theory, error control, delay/loss performance.

Credit Weight:  0.5

 Start Date/Duration:   Sept. 8, 2020 – Dec. 24, 2020

      T/TH 2:30-4:00 pm 

Qualifications Preferred:  MSc or PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering or closely related disciplines

Experience with experiential learning and online or alternative modes of course delivery is highly desired.

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. Naser. Detailed information on the Faculty of Engineering/Software Engineering Department and our programs is available at:  https://www.lakeheadu.ca/programs/undergraduate-programs/engineering-software

Review of applications will begin on August 21, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) should include: a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and/or evidence of teaching effectiveness. 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.

Applicants should submit their electronic application to:

Send Applications to:

Department of Software Engineering

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1

Attn: Dr. H. Naser, Chair

E-mail:  hnaser@akeheadu.ca

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. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.

Research and Extension Intern, LUARS, Competition # GEN-20-08, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Research Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Agricultural Research Station
Application Deadline: 
Monday, August 31, 2020 - 4:30pm

Research and Extension Intern

LUARS

 1 Year Contract, Full time

 Competition # GEN-20-08

Who is eligible? Unemployed or underemployed youth (under the age of 30) who have graduated with a degree or diploma from a post secondary institution within the last three years, are legally entitled to work in Canada, and have not been previously employed under a FedNor Youth Internship funding agreement, or other federal or provincial internship with pay for a period of six (6) months or more. The position is for one year from the date of hiring.

Candidates must have reliable transportation and a valid Driver’s Licence.

Salary: $35,000.00 for one year. This full-time position is partially funded by FedNor's Northern Ontario Development Program.

Successful candidates will have knowledge of laying out experiments and seeding crops, plot maintenance/crop care including application of fertilizers and pesticides, small plots harvesting, grain/seed cleaning, data recording, entry, analysis and compilation of the Annual Research Report, minor purchases and general cleanliness and maintenance of lab and other buildings.

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single PDF document quoting competition #GEN-20-08 containing a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references by 4:30pm on August 31, 2020:

 

Office of Human Resources

University Centre

Room UC-0003

Email:  careers@lakeheadu.ca

 

THIS OPPORTUNITY IS PROUDLY SUPPORTED BY:

Fednor Canada Logo 

We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

 

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.

Lakehead University is committed to supporting an accessible environment. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

Department of Chemistry and the Biorefining Research Institute - Tenure-Track Research Chair

Category: 
Research Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 11:59pm

Application Deadline: September 1, 2020

Department of Chemistry and the Biorefining Research Institute

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for a tenure-track Research Chair at the Biorefining Research Institute.  The academic rank of the appointment will be commensurate with the qualifications of the successful candidate.

The Biorefining Research Institute has dedicated research space and infrastructure located on the Thunder Bay campus of the University. The successful candidate will have their laboratory facility at the BRI. More information on the Institute is available at https://www.lakeheadu.ca/research-and-innovation/facilities-centres/bri. For its strategic plan, see https://www.lakeheadu.ca/research-and-innovation/facilities-centres/bri.  Current members of the Institute (including two Canada Research Chairs) are actively collaborating with FPInnovations and Resolute Forest Products on producing forest biomass-based value-added chemicals utilizing the pilot plant facilities of biomass conversion units located at the local Resolute mill (see https://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/fpinnovations-and-resolute-forest-products-announce-investment-in-pilot-project-in-ontario-to-produce-bio-chemicals-derived-from-wood-670526143.html). The Chair is expected to further such collaborations in advancing research and development in biomass conversion.

Candidates must have a PhD in Chemistry or a closely-related discipline, a minimum of two years of postdoctoral experience, and a proven record of outstanding research in biorefining. The successful candidate will be expected to develop or continue research on valorizing wood based lignocellulosic materials to generate value-added chemicals and materials that are relevant to industry in Canada. As such, the chair is expected to establish an externally funded research program and to collaborate with industry; relevant industrial experience would be an asset. Applicants must also demonstrate potential for outstanding teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels that complement the needs of the department, i.e., inorganic, bioinorganic, or green chemistry. The appointment will be made in the Department of Chemistry at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Research chairs have reduced teaching and administrative loads but both are still required by the collective agreement.

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. Todd Randall, Dean of the Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies at applications.ses@lakeheadu.ca. Detailed information on the Biorefining Research Institute and our programs is available at: https://www.lakeheadu.ca/research-and-innovation/facilities-centres/bri

Review of applications will begin on September 1, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit as a single file (e.g. .pdf format): a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a detailed research plan (3-5 pages), copies of their three most significant publications, and the names and addresses of three references. A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada.pdf form must accompany your package.

Applicants should submit their electronic application to:

Dr. Todd Randall

Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies

Lakehead University

Thunder Bay, Ontario

Email: applications.ses@lakeheadu.ca

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. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.

Department of Languages - Classical Mythology

Category: 
Contract Lecturer Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Social Sciences & Humanities
Application Deadline: 
Saturday, August 15, 2020 - 11:59pm

Application Deadline: August 15, 2020

Department of Languages

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for a Contract Lecturer in the Department of Languages. Applications are requested to teach:

CLAS 2105 Classical Mythology

Introduction to the myths and legends of the ancient Greeks and Romans. Discussion of their origin, meaning and interpretation. Their representation in Greek and Roman literature and art. Their influence on later and modern Western literature and art. This course is given in English and is web-based.

Start Date/Duration:  08 September 2020 – 30 April 2021 -  ONLINE Course

Qualifications Preferred: Master’s Degree

"Experience with experiential learning and online or alternative modes of delivery is highly desired."

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 Isabelle Lemée. Detailed information on the Department and our programs is available at: https://www.lakeheadu.ca/programs/departments/languages

Review of applications will begin on August, 15, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) should include: a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and/or evidence of teaching effectiveness. A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada.pdf form must accompany your package. 

Applicants should submit their electronic application to:

Department of Languages

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1

Attn: Dr Isabelle Lemée, Chair

E-mail: ilemee@lakeheadu.ca

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. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.

Director, English Language Centre, Lakehead International, Competition # SCHII-20-09, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
English Language Centre
Application Deadline: 
Friday, August 14, 2020 - 4:30pm

Director, English Language Centre

Lakehead International

Permanent, Full-Time – Thunder Bay Campus

Schedule II

Competition # SCHII-20-09

 

Reporting to the Vice-Provost International, the Director, English Language Centre manages the English Language Centre's overall ESL programming on the Thunder Bay and Orillia campuses, including program design and development; hiring, supervision and teacher evaluation; and the administration of the English Language Program's national accreditation and audit processes. The Director is well versed in all aspects of ESL teaching, ESL curriculum development and evaluation, and the development of Academic English and English as a Second/Foreign Language programs. The Director is responsible for growing the English Language program, ensuring quality instruction, excellent program delivery, and student satisfaction.

The Director is present and visible in the English Language Centre, and as the leader, ensures that the school culture is in alignment with the vision and mission of Lakehead University International. The Director works closely with the Vice-Provost (International) to ensure the strategic alignment between Lakehead’s internationalization goals and opportunities for English language program developing, exploring new programming and program delivery models. This includes the development of full-time academic ESL programming and a variety of customized, short-term offerings.

 The Director has:

 • M.Ed degree, or Masters degree with TESL certification and extensive experience in ESL teaching and management. 

•  Academic foundations in ESL teaching pedagogy

• Strong knowledge of current trends in Academic English and English as a Second/Foreign Language programs

• Deep knowledge of the various English language proficiency standardized Assessment tools, placement tests and how to interpret the results of these.

• Experience as a professional second/foreign language teacher and assessor in all

  Four language skills at various levels

• Experienced manager and ability to train and mentor teaching staff

• Knowledge of common university administration procedures such as student application, admission, registration, and orientation protocols

• Knowledge of letters of acceptance to English Language Centre programs, timecard approval of hourly paid staff, etc.

• Leadership skills

• Customized program proposal writing skills

• Deep understanding of the many opportunities that exist globally for English language training to be marketed by Lakehead University

• Budget management experience

• Knowledge of Languages Canada audits and accreditation process

• Demonstrated skills in intercultural communication, fluency in a second language is desirable

• Strong computer skills: Word processing, Excel spreadsheets, Google forms, and Learning Management Systems such as D2L

 

 A Job Questionnaire may be obtained by contacting Human Resources.

 

Interested candidates are invited to submit a single PDF document, quoting competition # SCHII-20-09, including a cover letter, resume, and the contact information of three references by 4:30 p.m. on August 14, 2020 to:

 

Office of Human Resources

University Centre

Room UC-0003

Email:  careers@lakeheadu.ca

 

We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

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.

Lakehead University is committed to supporting an accessible environment. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

 

Technical Staff, OUTDOOR RECREATION PARKS AND TOURISM, Competition # GEN-20-06, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
School of Outdoor Recreation, Parks & Tourism

Technical Staff

OUTDOOR RECREATION PARKS AND TOURISM

Thunder Bay Campus

 Part-Time, Approximately 17 weeks

 30 hours per week

 Competition # GEN-20-06

Reporting to the Program Chair, the successful incumbent will be responsible for planning and performing specialized technical duties for the School of Outdoor Recreation, Parks & Tourism. The incumbent will be working collaboratively with faculty, under their general supervision but working independently in planning, organizing and executing projects and duties. Extensive use of judgement, originality and creativity is required. The successful incumbent must have, working knowledge in on-line teaching platforms, expertise in outdoor recreation activities, is current with industry standards, and a leader in the field to promote the profession for our students.

 

DUTIES:

 

Teaching experience and advanced certification in a number of outdoor recreation areas. Assist faculty with on-line course development, planning, delivery and assessment

Plans, performs and provides technical support, advice and assistance to students and faculty during laboratory classes and field studies

In consultation with faculty, designs, prepares, and instructs student laboratories for and in classroom and field settings

May supervise technical/technological support staff including organizing work schedules and handling the required related administration duties. 

Works in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, with other health and safety-related legislation and standards, and with such workplace practices as outlined by his/her immediate supervisor.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate will demonstrate/possess:

 

Master’s Degree or equivalent education and experience may be considered.

Experience in on-line course development and delivery

Working knowledge and experience of safety and risk management and be able to lead students in various settings. 

Strong organizational and communication skills.

Teaching experience in a number of outdoor recreation areas.

 

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single PDF document containing cover letter, resume, and the contact information of three references quoting competition #GEN-20-06. Review of applications will commence August 11, 2020.

 

Office of Human Resources

University Centre

Room UC-0003

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 Physics - Contract Lecturer

Category: 
Contract Lecturer Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Science & Environ Studies
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 11:59pm

Application Deadline: AUGUST 12, 2020

Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies

Department of Physics

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for a Contract Lecturer in the Department of Physics. Applicants are requested to teach:

GSCI 0350 FDE - Introduction to Digital Photography I
Students are introduced to digital imaging, through such topics as the history of photography, characteristics of light, analog and digital cameras, structure and response of sensors to light, A/D conversion, exposure control, image formats, dynamic range, existing light photography, interpreting the digital image, basic composition and image editing.

Start Date/Duration:          2020-09-08 - 2020-12-07 FDE (web based)


GSCI 2010 FDE - Meteorology I
An introduction to the atmosphere and weather. Objectives: to learn the basic characteristics of weather phenomena; to develop an understanding of meteorological information in relation to weather observations, forecasts, warnings, and other hazardous conditions. Common forms of meteorological information (synoptic observations, weather maps, satellite and radar imagery) that are readily available in the media and on the Internet are explained. Types of severe weather and their hazards are outlined.

Start Date/Duration:          2020-09-08 - 2020-12-07 FDE (web based)


GSCI 2310 FDE - Astronomy I
An introduction to the study of astronomy. Topics include history, instruments, gravity, the sky and the calendar, the earth and moon, planets of the solar system, comets, meteors, the sun as a typical star, life in the universe. The aim of the course is an appreciation of the development of astronomy and a basic understanding of the concepts and methods which have made that development possible.

Start Date/Duration:          2020-09-08 - 2020-12-07 FDE (web based)

GSCI 2330 WDE - Astronomy II
A continuation of the study begun in Astronomy I. Topics include the distances and motions of stars, their origin, development and eventual disappearance, supernova, pulsars, black holes, galaxies, quasars, and the origin and evolution of the universe as a whole. The aim of the course is a broadly-based understanding of the behaviour of the physical universe and an insight into the challenging questions to which modern astronomy is finding answers.

Start Date/Duration:          2021-01-04 - 2021-04-06 WDE (web based)

 Qualifications Preferred:  A graduate degree in physics or relevant discipline is preferred, 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.

Experience with experiential learning and online or alternative modes of delivery is highly desired.

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. Mark Gallagher.  Detailed information on the Department of Physics and our programs is available at: https://www.lakeheadu.ca/programs/departments/physics.

Review of applications will begin on August 12th and will continue until the position is filled. The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) should include: a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and/or evidence of teaching effectiveness. A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada.pdf form must accompany your package. 

Applicants should submit their electronic application to:

Department of Physics

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1

Attn: Dr. Mark Gallagher, Chair

E-mail:  mcgallag@lakeheadu.ca

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. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

These positions are subject to budgetary approval.

Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Indigenous Workplace Studies EPID@Work Research Institute, Competition # GEN-20-05, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Research Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Application Deadline: 
Monday, August 24, 2020 - 4:30pm

Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Indigenous Workplace Studies

EPID@Work Research Institute

Thunder Bay Campus

1 Year Contract, Full time with possibility of renewal up to two years in duration

Competition # GEN-20-05

 

Job Description:

 

We are looking for a highly motivated individual with a solid research background in mixed methods and Indigenous research methodologies, occupational health and/or public health with a strong interest in Indigenous research. Funding for this position is made available through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. This position is available under the leadership of Dr. Vicki Kristman, Director, Enhancing the Prevention of Injury and Disability (EPID) @ Work Research Institute, and in association with the Department of Health Sciences, Lakehead University. This fellowship offers the opportunity to gain and contribute knowledge to the area of Indigenous workplace health.

The fellow will have the opportunity for active research mentoring and manuscript and grant writing.  Responsibilities include engagement of First Nations communities, study coordination and supervision of personnel, participant recruitment, conducting focus groups, statistical analyses and/or qualitative data analyses, and manuscript/grant preparations. Applicants must have completed a PhD in a relevant discipline. Experience working with Indigenous communities is a strong asset. Multiple-year appointment is dependent on satisfactory performance.

Key Accountabilities:

• Develop and implement work plans for current and new research projects as well as coordinate,    oversee and execute study procedures and research protocols.

• Apply for funding (award applications) to local, provincial, and/or national research agencies.

• Collect, clean, and analyze data.

• Write, prepare, edit, and format manuscripts for publications and grant applications.

• Publish original research results obtained during tenure in appropriate journals and other recognized media.

• Prepare presentations and posters relating to research.

• Attend scientific conferences agreed upon in collaboration with Dr. Kristman to present results (subject to the availability of travel funds).

• Support and provide consultation to other research staff.

• Conduct literature reviews and other background research for manuscript and grant writing.

• Discuss research findings with research team, collaborative partners, other researchers, etc.

• Work collaboratively with the EPID@Work scientific team and Indigenous partners.

• Participate in training and educational activities.

• Supervision of students may be required.

 

Requirements/Qualifications:

• A Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree with an emphasis on Indigenous occupational health.

• Prior experience working with Indigenous populations preferred.

• Current knowledge of and experience with research design, research methodologies, participant recruitment and testing, data analysis, and risk assessments.

• Advanced statistical training and knowledge of statistical software packages and/or advanced qualitative analysis and knowledge of qualitative analytic software (i.e. NVIVO).

• Evidence of experience in preparation and publication of manuscripts; strong technical writing skills.

• Results oriented work ethic to work independently and undertake tasks needed to accomplish work objectives and deliver quality, consistent and timely results.

• Demonstrated leadership, conflict resolution, interpersonal and organizational skills.

• Proven ability to adapt readily to change.

• Models and promotes core ethical practice, and reflects an optimistic and positive attitude.

 

Candidates should send their full curriculum vitae with a list of publications, a one-page cover letter outlining their interests and career goals, two academic references, and representative publications to:

 

Kara Polson

EPID@Work Research Institute

Lakehead University,

955 Oliver Road,

Thunder Bay ON

P7B 5E1, Canada

Email: epid.hbsc@lakeheadu.ca

 

 

The competition will remain open until the position is filled. Applications will be reviewed starting on August 24, 2020. Start date will be as early as September 14, 2020.

We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

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.

Lakehead University is committed to supporting an accessible environment. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

Department of Chemistry and the Biorefining Research Institute - Research Chair at the Biorefining Research Institute

Category: 
Tenure Track Faculty Positions - Thunder Bay Campus
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Science & Environ Studies

Application Deadline: September 1, 2020

Department of Chemistry and the Biorefining Research Institute

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for a tenure-track Research Chair at the Biorefining Research Institute.  The academic rank of the appointment will be commensurate with the qualifications of the successful candidate.

The Biorefining Research Institute has dedicated research space and infrastructure located on the Thunder Bay campus of the University. The successful candidate will have their laboratory facility at the BRI. More information on the Institute is available at research-and-innovation. For its strategic plan, see BRI-Strategic-Plan. Current members of the Institute (including two Canada Research Chairs) are actively collaborating with FPInnovations and Resolute Forest Products on producing forest biomass-based value-added chemicals utilizing the pilot plant facilities of biomass conversion units located at the local Resolute mill (see https://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/fpinnovations-and-resolute-forest-...). The Chair is expected to further such collaborations in advancing research and development in biomass conversion.

Candidates must have a PhD in Chemistry or a closely-related discipline, a minimum of two years of postdoctoral experience, and a proven record of outstanding research in biorefining. The successful candidate will be expected to develop or continue research on valorizing wood based lignocellulosic materials to generate value-added chemicals and materials that are relevant to industry in Canada. As such, the chair is expected to establish an externally funded research program and to collaborate with industry; relevant industrial experience would be an asset. Applicants must also demonstrate potential for outstanding teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels that complement the needs of the department, i.e., inorganic, bioinorganic, or green chemistry. The appointment will be made in the Department of Chemistry at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Research chairs have reduced teaching and administrative loads but both are still required by the collective agreement.

 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. Todd Randall, Dean of the Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies at applications.ses@lakeheadu.ca. Detailed information on the Biorefining Research Institute and our programs is available at: research-and-innovation.

Review of applications will begin on September 1, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit as a single file (e.g. .pdf format): a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a detailed research plan (3-5 pages), copies of their three most significant publications, and the names and addresses of three references. A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada.pdf form must accompany your package.

Applicants should submit their electronic application to:

Dr. Todd Randall

Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies

Lakehead University

Thunder Bay, Ontario

Email: applications.ses@lakeheadu.ca

 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. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.

Faculty of Science & Environmental Studies Contract Lecturer

Category: 
Contract Lecturer Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Science & Environ Studies
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 11:59pm

 Application Deadline: August 11, 2020

 

Faculty of Science & Environmental Studies

Contract Lecturer – Basic General Science GSCI 0261 YDE

Lakehead University invites applications for a contract lecturer(s) to teach Basic General Science - GSCI 0261 YDE (Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies). This course is part of the program for Native students preparing to teach elementary school in the Native Teacher Education Program.

http://csdc.lakeheadu.ca/Catalog/ViewCatalog.aspx?pageid=viewcatalog&topicgroupid=25342&entitytype=CID&entitycode=General+Science+0261&loaduseredits=True

Basic General Science: GSCI 0261 YDE (Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies)

 A full course combining lecture and laboratory work. The course is part of the program for Native students preparing to teach elementary school in the Native Teacher Education Program. The course will include major concepts of science, skills and processes of scientific inquiry, and selected biological and physical science topics. Course content may be adjusted to suit particular student needs.

 

Offered: September 2020 to April 2021     ONLINE          

 Qualifications Preferred: PhD (preferred) with teaching experience at the university level in science. Experience with experiential learning and online or alternative modes of course delivery is highly desired. Candidates lacking the specific degree qualification, but who possess an appropriate combination of experience and other academic qualifications are also encouraged to apply.

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 applications.ses@lakeheadu.ca. Detailed information on the Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies and our programs is available at: https://www.lakeheadu.ca/programs/faculties/science-and-environmental-st...

Review of applications will begin on August 11th and will continue until the position is filled. The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) should include: a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and experience. A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada.pdf form must accompany your package.

Applicants should submit their electronic application to:

Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1

Attn: Todd Randall, Dean

E-mail: applications.ses@lakeheadu.ca

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. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.

Faculty of Science & Environmental Studies - Contract Lecturer

Category: 
Contract Lecturer Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Science & Environ Studies
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 11:59pm

Application Deadline: August 11, 2020

 

Faculty of Science & Environmental Studies

Contract Lecturer(s) – University Seminar 1015 FDE/FDF

 Lakehead University invites applications for a contract lecturer(s) to teach up to two sections University Seminar 1015 (UNIV 1015) First-Year Seminars (Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies). An instructor is needed to deliver this course to a small class (<20) of incoming first-year Science students. In addition to description below, the course will expose students to the different scientific fields and careers in science and the seminars will provide exposure to the options of the Lakehead Science One program (http://csdc.lakeheadu.ca/Catalog/ViewCatalog.aspx?pageid=viewcatalog&catalogid=26&chapterid=7441&topicgroupid=25362&loaduseredits=True).

UNIV 1015 First-Year Seminars (Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies)

Investigation of a topic using a multidisciplinary approach in a small group setting as an introduction to scholarship at the university level. The focus of each First Year Seminar course will vary. Topics will be studied using a variety of learning methods. The development of academic knowledge and skills, such as the use of library resources and research materials, writing a learned paper, and giving an oral presentation, will be fostered.

 Offered: September 2020 to December 2020     ONLINE      

 Qualifications Preferred: PhD (preferred) with teaching experience at the university level in science. Experience with experiential learning and online or alternative modes of course delivery is highly desired. Candidates lacking the specific degree qualification, but who possess an appropriate combination of experience and other academic qualifications are also encouraged to apply.

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 applications.ses@lakeheadu.ca. Detailed information on the Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies and our programs is available at: https://www.lakeheadu.ca/programs/faculties/science-and-environmental-st...

Review of applications will begin on August 11th and will continue until the position is filled. The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) should include: a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and experience. A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada.pdf form must accompany your package.

Applicants should submit their electronic application to:

 Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1

Attn: Todd Randall, Dean

E-mail: applications.ses@lakeheadu.ca

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. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.

Research and Strategic Initiatives Facilitator, Office of the Vice-President, Research and Innovation, Lakehead University, Competition # OR-20-07, Orillia, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Orillia
Application Deadline: 
Friday, August 21, 2020 - 4:30pm

Research and Strategic Initiatives Facilitator

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

Full Time, Contract (1 year)

Orillia Campus

Competition # OR-20-07

The Research and Strategic Initiatives Facilitator is responsible for increasing research and innovation capacity and partnerships for Lakehead University in Orillia. The 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 work closely with the Principal of the Orillia campus and associated administrative personnel. The incumbent 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 partners located within Simcoe County, Orillia 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 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 August 24, 2020. The anticipated start date for this position is October 5, 2020.

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/departments/services/hr/employment-opportunites) as a single PDF file to:

 

Office of Human Resources

University Centre

Room UC-0003

Thunder Bay Ontario,

P7B 5E1

Email: careers@lakeheadu.ca

We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

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.

Lakehead University is committed to supporting an accessible environment. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make the appropriate arrangements.

Department of Visual Arts - Critical Studies in Feminist Art History

Category: 
Contract Lecturer Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Social Sciences & Humanities

Application Deadline: July 31, 2020

Department of Visual Arts

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for a Contract Lecturer in the Department of Visual Arts.  Applicants are requested to teach:

Visual Arts 3870/WOME 3870 FDE, Critical Studies in Feminist Art History, 0.5FCE

Course Description: A critical examination of feminism, gender and sexuality in relation to the visual art produced by women from the late 1960s to the contemporary period.

Start Date/Duration:   September 4, 2020 – December 2020     Zoom/Web delivery

Qualifications Preferred: PhD in Art History and relevant teaching experience in seminar style class

"Experience with experiential learning and online or alternative modes of delivery is highly desired."

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. Kristy Holmes. Detailed information on the Department of Visual Arts and our programs is available at: www.lakeheadu.ca/visualarts

 Review of applications will begin on August 3, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) should include: a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and/or evidence of teaching effectiveness. A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada.pdf form must accompany your package. 

In addition to the above, all applicants must complete Lakehead University’s anonymous Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Self-identification Form.

Applicants should submit their electronic application as well as a cover letter indicating course number request and outline of how you are qualified for the position, CV, evidence of successful teaching such as recent course outlines, teaching evaluations, unsolicited student comments, etc.

Send Applications to:

Department of Visual Arts

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1

Attn: Dr. Kristy Holmes,  Chair

E-mail:  kholmes@lakeheadu.ca

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. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.

 

Department of Economics - Orillia Campus

Category: 
Contract Lecturer Positions
Campus: 
Orillia
Application Deadline: 
Monday, June 15, 2020 - 11:59pm

Application Deadline: June 15, 2020

 

Faculty of Science & Environmental Studies 

Department of Economics

Lakehead University, Orillia Campus, invites applications for a Contract Lecturer in the Department of Economics. Applicants are requested to teach:

ECON 1100 YAO — Principles of Economics (Fall 2020 / Winter 2021)

Definition of the economic problem. Theory of the firm. Theory of competitive supply. Theory of demand. Monopoly and other market forms. Markets for land, labour, and capital. Income distribution. National income determination and causes of unemployment and inflation. Economic fluctuations and growth. International trade. Flexible and fixed foreign exchange rates. Canadian economic problems and policies.

Start Date/Duration:   September 2020 – April 2021 -- Courses Not Scheduled yet

Qualifications Preferred:  PhD in Economics or related field with significant expertise related to the topic they will be teaching. The minimum requirement is a Master’s degree. Experience with experiential learning and online or alternative modes of course delivery is highly desired.

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. Rob Petrunia. Detailed information on the Department of Economics and our programs is available at: http://economics.lakeheadu.ca.

Review of applications will begin on June 15, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) should include: a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and/or evidence of teaching effectiveness.  A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada.pdf  form must accompany your package.

Applicants should submit their electronic application to:

Send Applications to:

Department of Economics

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1

Attn: Dr. Rob Petrunia, Chair

E-mail:  economics@lakeheadu.ca


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. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.

Faculty of Natural Resources Management - Fish & Wildlife Practice

Category: 
Contract Lecturer Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Natural Resources Management
Application Deadline: 
Monday, May 11, 2020 - 4:00pm

Application Deadline: Monday, May 11, 2020 4pm

Faculty of Natural Resources Management

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for a Contract Lecturer in the Faculty of Natural Resources Management. Applicants are requested to teach:

Fish & Wildlife Practice, NRMT-4251-FA for the Fall session of 2020

Course description for Fish & Wildlife Practice: Practical aspects of decision-making in the practice of fish and wildlife management for students who want to increase their depth of understanding in these areas. Labs will illustrate and investigate techniques that provide data for management decisions.

This course is conducted in 3:3 format for lectures and labs.

Start Date/Duration: (Sept. 1 – Dec. 31, 2020) - Schedule TBD

Qualifications Preferred:  PhD in Forestry, Ecology, Environmental Studies or related field, understanding of Canadian plants species, understanding of forest ecology, and relevant teaching experience with experiential learning and online or alternative modes of delivery is highly desired.

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. Ulf Runesson at urunesso@lakeheadu.ca.  Detailed information on the Faculty of Natural Resources and our programs is available at: https://www.lakeheadu.ca/programs/departments/nrm

Review of applications will begin on Monday May 11, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) should include: a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and/or evidence of teaching effectiveness. A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada.pdf form must accompany your package. 

Applicants should submit their electronic application to:

Faculty of Natural Resources Management

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1

Attn: Dr. Ulf Runesson, Dean

E-mail:  urunesso@lakeheadu.ca

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. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.

Faculty of Natural Resources Management- Silviculture I

Category: 
Contract Lecturer Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Natural Resources Management
Application Deadline: 
Monday, May 11, 2020 - 4:00pm

Application Deadline: Monday, May 11, 2020 4pm

Faculty of Natural Resources Management

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for a Contract Lecturer in the Faculty of Natural Resources Management. Applicants are requested to teach:

Silviculture I, NRMT-2330-FA for the Fall session of 2020

Course description for Silviculture I: An introduction to the theory and practices of silviculture. Topics will include silvicultural systems for even-aged and uneven-aged forest stands, principles of seedling production, storage and handling, the theory and methods of site preparation, methods of vegetation control, forest regeneration and stand tending.

This course is conducted in 2:3 format for lectures and labs.

Start Date/Duration: (Sept. 1 – Dec. 31, 2020) - Schedule TBD 

Qualifications Preferred:  MSc in Forestry, Ecology, Environmental Studies or related field, understanding of Canadian plants species, understanding of forest ecology, and relevant teaching experience with experiential learning and online or alternative modes of delivery is highly desired.

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. Ulf Runesson at urunesso@lakeheadu.ca.  Detailed information on the Faculty of Natural Resources and our programs is available at: https://www.lakeheadu.ca/programs/departments/nrm

Review of applications will begin on Monday, May 11, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) should include: a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and/or evidence of teaching effectiveness. A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada.pdf form must accompany your package. 

Applicants should submit their electronic application to:

Faculty of Natural Resources Management

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1

Attn: Dr. Ulf Runesson, Dean

E-mail:  urunesso@lakeheadu.ca


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. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.

Faculty of Natural Resources Management - Fish & Wildlife Fundamentals

Category: 
Contract Lecturer Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Natural Resources Management
Application Deadline: 
Monday, May 11, 2020 - 4:00pm

Application Deadline: Monday, May 11, 2020 4pm

Faculty of Natural Resources Management

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for a Contract Lecturer in the Faculty of Natural Resources Management. Applicants are requested to teach:

Fish & Wildlife Fundamentals, NRMT-3116-FA for the Fall session of 2020

Course description for Fish & Wildlife Fundamentals: Students will develop skills in wildlife observation and identification with an emphasis on vertebrates of the boreal system. Lectures will introduce the taxonomy and life requisites of individual species and life forms, and compare aquatic and terrestrial systems at various scales. Other topics include fish and wildlife planning, management investment, tracking, trapping, hunting, rare and endangered species, and the use of ecological land classifications or forest inventory to classify habitat. Field trips and a lab setting will assist in the learning of fish and wildlife specimens.

This course is conducted in 2:3 format for lectures and labs.

Start Date/Duration: (Sept. 1 – Dec. 31, 2020) - Schedule TBD

Qualifications Preferred:  PhD in Forestry, Ecology, Environmental Studies or related field, understanding of Canadian plants species, understanding of forest ecology, and relevant teaching experience with experiential learning and online or alternative modes of delivery is highly desired. 

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. Ulf Runesson at urunesso@lakeheadu.ca.  Detailed information on the Faculty of Natural Resources and our programs is available at: https://www.lakeheadu.ca/programs/departments/nrm

Review of applications will begin on Monday May 11, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) should include: a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and/or evidence of teaching effectiveness. A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada.pdf form must accompany your package. 

Applicants should submit their electronic application to:

Faculty of Natural Resources Management

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1

Attn: Dr. Ulf Runesson, Dean

E-mail:  urunesso@lakeheadu.ca

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. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.

Department of Chemistry, Orillia Campus– Contract Lecturers

Category: 
Contract Lecturer Positions
Campus: 
Orillia
Department: 
Chemistry
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 11:59pm

Department of Chemistry, Orillia Campus– Contract Lecturers

Lakehead University, Orillia Campus, invites applications for Contract Lecturers - Applications are requested to teach one or more of the following courses (subject to availability):

Chemistry 2231 WAO Winter – Organic Chemistry II

Chemistry 2231 WO1 Winter – Organic Chemistry II lab

Starting Date and Duration:  Winter 2020 (January – April 2020)                                                     

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

Qualifications Preferred:  MSc Chemistry or Biochemistry

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 on December 11, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) should include: a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, course outlines and teaching evaluations for previously-taught courses, if any), and the names and contact information of three references. Applicants should submit their electronic application to:

Send Applications to:

Department of Chemistry

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1

Attn: Dr. Craig MacKinnon (Chair)

E-mail:  craig.mackinnon@lakeheadu.ca

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. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.

Tenure-Track appointment in Criminology - Orillia Campus

Category: 
Tenure Track Faculty Positions
Campus: 
Orillia
Department: 
Interdisciplinary Studies
Application Deadline: 
Friday, June 19, 2020 - 11:59pm

Application Deadline: June 19, 2020

DEPARTMENT OF INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES - Criminology

Lakehead University’s Department of Interdisciplinary Studies invites applications for one tenure-track appointment in Criminology at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position will preferably commence on August 1, 2020, at the Orillia campus.

The Department of Interdisciplinary Studies is located exclusively on the Orillia campus. The Department offers three unique programs of interdisciplinary study, including options for students to Major or Minor in Criminology. The Criminology Program constitutes one of the largest contingents of students on the campus. The Department is composed of faculty members who are dedicated exclusively to Criminology as well as to other interdisciplinary degree programs. Detailed information on the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies and the Criminology Program is available at: https://www.lakeheadu.ca/academics/departments/interdisciplinary-studies.

The Department is interested in well-rounded candidates who balance empirical research with a commitment to teaching and service. Applicants should have a completed PhD in Criminology or a Criminology-related field by the time of appointment. Candidates with any area of research specialization are welcome to apply. Candidates must: provide evidence of a clearly defined research program; demonstrate a strong commitment to research; and show potential for teaching excellence, including in the areas of quantitative and/or qualitative data analysis.  Familiarity and commitment to experiential learning as well as online or alternative modes of course delivery are also desirable candidate qualities.

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 additional information, please contact Dr. Michael Stevenson, the Criminology hiring committee Chair, at mstevens@lakeheadu.ca.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) should include: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement (current and future interests), copies of up to three publications, teaching statement and evidence of teaching effectiveness (including course outlines and teaching evaluations), and the names and contact information of three references. A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada.pdf form must accompany your package.

Applicants should submit their electronic application to:

 Dr. Betsy Birmingham

Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities

Lakehead University

Orillia, Ontario

Email:  ssh@lakeheadu.ca

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. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

Orillia Campus - Assistant Professor - Department of English

Category: 
Tenure Track Faculty Positions
Campus: 
Orillia
Department: 
Social Sciences & Humanities

Department of English

 Lakehead University, Orillia Campus, invites applications for one tenure-track appointment in Writing at the rank of Assistant Professor, in the Department of English.  The position will commence on January 1, 2021.

The Department of English offers a mix of courses in creative writing, professional writing, and academic writing at the undergraduate level in Orillia, and the successful candidate will be expected to teach in one or more of those areas of writing instruction as well as contribute to curriculum and program development as we expand our writing program on the Orillia campus. A secondary interest in any area of literary and cultural studies is also desirable.

Applicants for this position should have a PhD in English, Writing Studies, Rhetoric or a related field, or an MFA (or the equivalent) in Creative Writing. Applicants should also be able to demonstrate:

  • Expertise in and a commitment to writing pedagogies;
  • Teaching experience and a commitment to teaching excellence and innovation at the undergraduate and graduate level; and
  • A strong track record of scholarly and/or creative publication and an ongoing commitment to research and/or creative practice.

 In addition, experience in curriculum and program development is an asset and applicants should demonstrate a commitment to the expansion of the writing program on the Orillia campus. Experience in and a commitment to social justice and/or community engagement pedagogies is highly desirable, as is experience with experiential learning and online or alternative modes of course delivery.

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.

The Department of English is an innovative and dynamic Department with a strong commitment to teaching excellence, exciting research, and community engagement. With 13 tenured faculty members (2 in Orillia) and close to 200 majors (50 in Orillia), the English Department is one of the largest Departments in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities. In Orillia, the English Department offers HBA and BA degrees, HBABEd and BABEd degrees in collaboration with the Faculty of Education, and an innovative interdisciplinary HBASc degree. The English Department also participates in programs offered by the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies. Faculty members also have the opportunity to teach and supervise in the MA program in English.

For further information, please contact Dr. Douglas Ivison, Chair of the Department of English (divison@lakeheadu.ca). Detailed information on the English Department’s program is available on the Department’s website: https://www.lakeheadu.ca/programs/departments/english.

Review of applications will begin on July 2, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) must 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), samples of published scholarly and/or creative writing, and contact information of three references. 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. 

Applicants should submit their electronic application to:

Dr. Elizabeth Birmingham

Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1

Email: ssh@lakeheadu.ca

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. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

 This position is subject to budgetary approval.

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