Manager of Operations and Client Services, Department of Athletics, Competition #SCHII-19-41, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions - Thunder Bay Campus
Department: 
Athletics
Application Deadline: 
Friday, November 1, 2019 - 4:30pm

Manager of Operations and Client Services

Department of Athletics

Thunder Bay Campus

Maternity Leave Contract

Schedule II

 Competition #SCHII-19-41

Reporting to the Director of Athletics, this position supervises and supports all facility operations including pool, fieldhouse and hangar, customer service interactions, sponsorship/marketing agreements, event planning (including all varsity events), budget management and management of the contract custodial staff.  The position works as part of at team to foster community support and sponsorship of athletic and recreational programs. The successful candidate will manage a team of employees, coordinators and volunteers in order to ensure successful outcomes and deliverables.

Duties:

  • Oversee the department budget while implementing strategies to increase revenue streams, manage expenses and ensure proper invoicing.
  • Coordinate the execution of all varsity events and media through strategic long term planning and day-to-day operations.
  • Organize and maintain external bookings including contracts, invoicing and calendar management.
  • Manage all ongoing facility projects and ensure timely completion and communications for the sake of members, students and staff.
  • Ensure quality customer service is being provided to all users of the facility including sponsors, members, students, staff and event attendees.
  • Complete administrative and finance duties in a timely manner including weekly deposits, cheque requisitions, refunds and staff time cards.
  • Ensure risk management remains a top priority in all areas of the facility through the upkeep of Health & Safety procedures, training and review.
  • Coordinate and develop marketing strategies for campus recreation, engaging residences and University clubs where possible
  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree along with two years’ related managerial skills, including demonstrated abilities to manage and motivate a team;
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Demonstrated abilities to partner and develop relationships with new sponsors, advertisers and community partners
  • Ability to strategically develop and implement new program initiatives for revenue growth
  • Strong financial acumen
  • Proficiency with PCs, general website maintenance and various office programs including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel), and a variety of office equipment (photocopier, fax, etc.);
  • Ability to interact in a diverse work environment, exercising diplomacy and discretion;
  • Excellent listening and communication skills, spelling and grammar skills, both written and verbal; and editing skills;
  • Excellent administrative skills including records management to ensure efficiency and effectiveness;
  • Initiative and judgment skills to ensure matters are addressed accurately and appropriately;
  • Ability to multitask a variety of high-priority duties and work with frequent interruptions and under the pressure of changing priorities and short deadlines;
  • Ability to work independently as well as a team player;
  • Familiar with Lakehead University Athletics, program initiatives, relevant policies and procedures;
  • Familiar with safe work habits and an understanding of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single pdf document quoting competition

#SCHII-19-41, containing a cover letter and resume, along with the contact information of three work-related referencesby November 1, 2019 to:

 Office of Human Resources

University Centre

Room UC-0003

Fax: (807) 346-7701

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 (Physical Sciences), Competition # OR-19-18, Georgian College, Barrie, ON

Category: 
Lakehead Georgian
Department: 
Engineering
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 4:30pm

Technical Staff position (Physical Sciences)

Georgian College, Barrie Campus

Full Time, Contract (5 months)

Technical Staff - Level B

Competition # OR-19-18

The Technician supports Applied Life Sciences and Electrical Engineering undergraduate degree-diploma programs that are part of the Lakehead University-Georgian College Partnership. The position will report to the Department Chair of Sustainability Sciences and the Chair of Physics, and is expected to start January 1, 2020.

This position will support students taking Physical Science courses (Physics and Chemistry).  The Technician sets up and takes down lab experiments and equipment, trains students, and works collaboratively with Lakehead University and Georgian College faculty and staff. 

The Technician is a crucial part of our student-centered learning environment. They are responsible for ensuring the safety of our students during laboratory work and they will perform other related duties including testing safety equipment, and ordering, organizing and maintaining supplies and equipment.

Qualifications include:

•     MSc Degree in Physics, Chemistry or in a related discipline

•     1 year of related lab and teaching experience is preferred

•     Familiarity with WHMIS (GHS) regulations and requirements

•     Good communication, organization and interpersonal skills

•     Knowledge of health and safety, and lab practices

•     General understanding of purchasing and accounting processes

•     Ability to interact effectively with students, staff and faculty

•     Strong computer skills

Interested applicants are invited to apply by sending an email request to careers@lakeheadu.ca, quoting competition # OR-19-18. Please submit one PDF document that includes: a cover letter, resume, statement of teaching philosophy, and the names of three professional references; and a completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada Form.

 Lakehead University

Office of Human Resources

500 University Avenue

Orillia, Ontario

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.

Law Clerk, University Secretariat, Competition # SCHII-19-43, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions - Thunder Bay Campus
Department: 
University Secretariat
Application Deadline: 
Monday, October 21, 2019 - 4:30pm

Law Clerk

University Secretariat

Thunder Bay, Ontario

Full-Time, Permanent

Schedule II

Competition # SCHII-19-43

Reporting to Lakehead's General Counsel and University Secretary (GC-US), the Law Clerk will provide legal advice under the supervision of the General Counsel, provide law clerk services through all stages of legal matters, and executive assistant services to the GC-US including triaging legal matters..

Specific duties include:

— providing legal services by drafting, revising, reviewing, scanning, and maintaining files related to the University's legal matters, including contracts under supervision of General Counsel;

— providing legal services by carrying out legal searches, legal research and analysis of legal requirements under the supervision of the General Counsel;

— developing and maintaining best practices for contract management and compliance;

— maintaining contact with people involved in legal matters and communicating progress;

— processing and handling highly confidential information relating to the legal matters of the University;

— keeping the University's legal matters organized by establishing and organizing files, monitoring calendars, meeting deadlines, documenting actions, and inputting information into file database and case management software;

— working with managers in other University departments, to draft and review standard Lakehead contracts for approval by the GC-US;

— organizing evidence and taking notes during proceedings and hearings;

— Providing administrative support to the GC-US, including filing, and opening and closing files; and

— managing the GC-US's calendar and schedules including monitoring meeting dates, assist in setting up and organizing meetings and appointments, arranging hotel, travel and expenses with respect to travel and processing expenses for reimbursement.

The successful candidate has a Legal Assistant college diploma or university degree in a related field coupled with a minimum of five years of law clerk, legal assistant or legal secretary experience in an in-house or law firm environment. Knowledge of corporate regulatory requirements relating to general corporate legal administration is required, as is knowledge of different courts’ procedural rules, best practices in terms of limitation periods, and the drafting of legal documents and correspondence.

 This position requires advanced level computer skills, including MS Word, Powerpoint, and Excel. Experience working with corporate legal computer software and websites would be an asset. The incumbent must have excellent analytical, organizational, time management and multitasking skills and the ability to work effectively under pressure, manage multiple priorities, and meet deadlines.  Extreme discretion and the highest levels of integrity, trust and maturity, attention to detail and good judgment, high level of initiative, excellent comprehension of legal terminology, and an ability to interact well with people at all levels of the University are essential. A detailed job fact sheet is available upon request. 

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single pdf document quoting competition # SCHII-19-43, containing a cover letter and resume, along with the contact information of three work-related references by October 21, 2019 to:

Office of Human Resources

University Centre

Room UC-0003

Fax:  (807) 346-7701

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.

INDIGENOUS CURRICULUM SPECIALIST, Competition # SCHII-19-42, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions - Thunder Bay Campus
Department: 
Teaching Commons
Application Deadline: 
Monday, October 21, 2019 - 4:30pm

                                                              

INDIGENOUS CURRICULUM SPECIALIST

Teaching Commons: Centre for Innovation

and Excellence in Learning

Permanent Full-Time – Thunder Bay Campus

Schedule II

Competition # SCHII-19-42

  

Under the general direction of the Deputy Provost and Vice-Provost, Teaching and Learning, the Indigenous Curriculum Specialist will support Indigenous curriculum, community service learning, and other related strategic initiatives. The person in this role will provide consultation and support services for faculty and staff related to resources, instructional design, strategies, assessment, technology, and the integration of learning technologies addressing the learner outcomes supporting Indigenous knowledge content. This individual will work with faculty and staff to help create learning environments in which Indigenous students feel safe and are able to provide input into ensuring curricula is in keeping with Indigenous worldviews.

The ideal candidate has a Masters or PhD degree in instructional design, instructional technology, Indigenous Studies, or a related field. The individual should also have teaching experience at the post-secondary level, along with a demonstrated ability to support faculty in teaching and learning experiences.  Experience working with Indigenous people and community groups is also required, along with direct experience and knowledge of Indigenous cultures, communities, customs, practices and communication styles. Indigenous ancestry or extensive experience working with Indigenous education is preferred, demonstrated knowledge of an Indigenous language is an asset.  The successful candidate will have an understanding of AODA customer service standards as well as the ability to apply learning theory and methods to the use of educational technologies. Additionally, excellent communication, presentation, customer service, interpersonal, and time-management skills are required. The position includes stipendiary teaching opportunities in various programs and/or disciplines at the University, particularly in the Indigenous Learning program.  A Job Questionnaire may be obtained by contacting Human Resources.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a single PDF document, quoting competition # SCHII-19-42, including a cover letter, resume, and the contact information of three references by 4:30 p.m. on October 21, 2019 to: 

Office of Human Resources

University Centre

Room UC-0003

Fax: 807-346-7701

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.

Bora Laskin Faculty of Law

Category: 
Tenure Track Faculty Positions - Thunder Bay Campus
Application Deadline: 
Friday, November 1, 2019 - 4:30pm

Beginning Date of Application Review: 1 November 2019

TENURE TRACK APPOINTMENTS – FACULTY OF LAW

Lakehead University’s Thunder Bay Campus invites applications for up to four tenure-track appointments at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor in the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law. Rank of appointment will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. The Faculty of Law welcomes applications from outstanding established and emerging scholars with a J.D/LL.B, and a graduate degree in law or a cognate discipline, with a broad range of research and teaching interests. Applicants may wish to indicate their scholarly interests in respect of core curriculum areas and the Faculty’s three mandate areas in Indigenous and Aboriginal Law, Rural/small town practice and Natural Resources and Environmental Law. Given our commitment to our Indigenous partners and students, we particularly welcome applications from Indigenous scholars from a broad range of specializations. The appointments will ordinarily commence on August 1, 2020.

The Bora Laskin Faculty of Law is known for its innovative curriculum with mandatory courses in Aboriginal and Indigenous Law implemented in 2013. At Bora Laskin Faculty of Law, practice skills learning is integrated into the curriculum of substantive courses.  The Law Society of Ontario approved the Integrated Practice Curriculum (IPC) in 2013 for the law school to serve as a leader and model in providing legal practice skills as part of the J.D. program. 

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 the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law. For further information, please visit: www.lakeheadu.ca.

We are located in the picturesque city of Thunder Bay. With a view of Lake Superior and the Sleeping Giant from the upper classrooms of the law school, students can enjoy classrooms and study areas in the historic Port Arthur Collegiate Institute (PACI) building as the modernized home of the law school.  

If you have questions about this position, please feel free to contact the Chair of the Appointments Committee, Nancy Sandy at lawfaculty@lakeheadu.ca. Detailed information on the Faculty and our programs is available at https://www.lakeheadu.ca/academics/departments/law.

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019 and continue until the positions are filled. Applicants should submit an electronic application including a curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching experience and/or interests, the names of three references and a letter of application to:

Nancy Sandy

Chair, Appointment Committee

Bora Laskin Faculty of Law

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

e-mail: lawfaculty@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.

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

These positions are subject to budgetary approval. 

NOHFC Research Assistant Intern, Competition # GEN-19-11, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Research Positions
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 4:00pm

NOHFC Research Assistant Intern

Thunder Bay, ON

1 Year Contract, Full time

Competition # GEN-19-11

The Intern will specifically work towards testing inert fluorinated gases as non-invasive contrast agents to determine the most cost-effective gas coupled with the highest-resolution image. Currently, the Albert lab is working with octafluorocyclobutane (OFCB), an inert fluorinated gas that has the potential to act as a non-invasive contrast agent that is less expensive than hyperpolarized gases. This gas has never been used as a contrast agent before, so the intern will have the opportunity to be one of the first individuals working on the project. The intern will conduct phantom and animal experiments to study OFCB in vitro and in vivo, respectively. The data that the intern collects from these studies will allow the Albert group to determine whether OFCB is an appropriate contrast agent that can be used for clinical trials and eventually clinical purposes.

The individual filling this position works closely with LU Professors and their time is devoted to the support and enabling of research. In addition to the above task, the Intern will assist the Professor with human and animal lung, brain, and biosensor MRI projects, and the comparison of different imaging methods. Further, the intern will help with coordination of the REB and Health Canada regulatory, and Animal Care Committee (ACC) documents for these studies. They will help manage required study documents (manual of operations, consent forms), maintain REB and ACC approval, and train clinical staff on data collection methods.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate is highly dedicated and organized, with the ability to multitask in a fast-paced, diverse, and growing environment. Exceptional organizational and communication skills, along with strong quantitative, analytic and reasoning skills are necessary. The successful candidate will have a BSc or MSc in physics, chemistry, biology, or engineering sciences. An individual is sought who can multi-task, take initiatives and who is interested in working in an interdisciplinary research environment. To be considered, candidates much by a university or college graduate who have graduated within the last three years from an accredited college or university. The candidate must be a graduate of a post-secondary degree or diploma program. The position will be a first full-time employment in the candidate’s field of study. The position is a 1-year full-time contract with Lakehead University.

 Dr. Mitchell Albert, Research Chair and Professor

Lakehead University,

955 Oliver Road,

Thunder Bay ON

P7B 5E1, Canada

Email: malbert1@lakeheadu.ca

This opportunity is proudly supported by:

NOHFC 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.

 

 

Associate Security Guard (Part Time) - Orillia Campus - Competition # OR-USW-19-16

Category: 
Orillia Campus Positions
Department: 
Security

ASSOCIATE SECURITY GUARD (Part Time)
Security Services
Orillia Campus
U.S.W.
This position is subject to rotating shifts and day or night duty
Competition # OR-USW-19-16

Lakehead University has an exciting opportunity for graduates with Law and Security Administration or Police Foundations Diploma or for someone with the required qualifications who has a desire for a career in Security Services. Our Security team has extensive and diverse responsibilities that are unique to other security positions which can lead to opportunities within the Policing field.

Under general supervision, reporting to the Director, Security Services, the Associate Security Guard performs duties for the purpose of preventing theft and vandalism, maintaining order, providing security for all University personnel, buildings and property, controlling traffic and parking, guiding students and visitors, and undertaking special investigation duties as required.

Duties:

  • Patrols assigned areas or routes for the purpose of public safety and the detection and prevention of thefts, vandalism; ensures that doors, windows, safes, etc. are properly secured;
  • Maintains fire watch while on patrol and reports all matters requiring attention in the interests of safety, security, maintenance and repair;
  • Provides assistance and direction to visitors, staff and students;
  • Checks unknown or suspicious persons and reports irregularities to the Director of Security Services;
  • Maintains traffic and parking control as required;
  • Investigates, reports and provides assistance in vehicle accidents, injuries or sudden illness and other emergencies or unusual occurrences;
  • Performs special investigation duties and prepares reports as necessary;
  • Complete and submit shift reports and other forms as required;
  • Perform Associate Security Guard duties as required; and
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Must possess a Law and Security Administration or Police Foundations Diploma, and/or post-secondary education or equivalent combination of education (minimum Grade 12) and related experience;
  • Must possess a valid Ontario Private Security & Investigative Services License;
  • Sufficiently proficient in the use of PCs to utilize reporting and searching programs to assist in daily duties, submission of reports, investigations and familiarity in Datatel Colleague systems an asset;
  • Knowledge of investigative techniques and/or experience in security an asset;
  • Familiar with or capable of learning the basic operation of various security video systems and retrieval of video data relating to incident;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Strong customer service, interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion with emphasis on good human relations, courtesy, deportment and appearance;
  • Ability to handle all security matters in a trustworthy and confidential manner;
  • Ability to perform regular patrolling Security Guard duties (includes patrolling Lakehead University campus buildings and grounds on foot, by car and by bicycle; includes climbing stairs);
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license (class “G” minimum) and maintaining a driving record ensuring insurable status for the operation of university vehicles;
  • Willingness to perform rotating shift duty;
  • Possess a valid first aid certificate;
  • Training in fire prevention is an asset;
  • Familiarity with the Occupational Health & Safety Act, its regulations and other health and safety related legislation and standards.

As a condition of employment, a criminal record check and a three year drivers abstract must be provided by the successful candidate.

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single PDF document containing a cover letter, resume, verification of a valid Ontario Private Security & Investigative Services License and the contact information for 3 professional references, quoting competition #OR-USW-19-16, to:

Office of Human Resources
Orillia Academic Building
500 University Ave.
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.

ACADEMIC ENGLISH PROGRAM INSTRUCTOR – ENGLISH LANGUAGE CENTRE

Category: 
Other
Department: 
English Language Centre

ACADEMIC ENGLISH PROGRAM INSTRUCTOR – ENGLISH LANGUAGE CENTRE

Location: Thunder Bay campus, Ontario, Canada

Lakehead University’s English Language Centre is currently looking for experienced, independent, flexible, creative and reliable English for Academic Purposes instructors for the fall semester in our Thunder Bay campus.

Here’s what we’re specifically looking for in applicants:

  • All applicants must possess at least one the following certifications in order to be considered for an interview:

TESL Canada

TESL Ontario

TESOL

CELTA

DELTA

AQ Teaching English Language Learners Part 1

or have received training in a TESL Canada recognized program.

 

  • Minimum a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Education or closely related field.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced learning environment.
  • Ability to work within a diverse environment of staff and active learners.
  • The ability to adapt to changes with short notice.
  • Excellent oral and writing skills.
  • Problem solving capability.
  • Demonstrates good critical thinking skills to understand student and staff issues.
  • Highly reflective of own practice.
  • Excellent listening and questioning skills.
  • Attentive to deadlines and details.
  • Flexibility in scheduling and availability.
  • Computer and Internet literate. Experience with management learning platforms such as D2L is an asset.
  • Projects appropriate professional image and behaviour.
  • Speaks clearly, sensitively, and persuasively when interacting with students, other teachers and ELC administrative personnel.
  • Organized and punctual.
  • Must be currently eligible to work in Canada

Here’s what you will do if you are successful in your application:

 

  • teach a full course load (Monday through Friday - 25 hours/week).
  • plan, prepare, and teach well developed lessons which enthuse and inspire students, and promote enjoyment of learning. Please note that planning time is not paid.
  • effectively and appropriately differentiate instruction so as to meet all students’ learning styles with an appreciation for students’ learning differences.
  • select and sequence appropriate materials, resources, and approaches according to the course and audience of learners.
  • ensure lessons are in line with planning and their respective objectives, and that segments of lessons are shared with students, as appropriate.
  • maintain current lesson plans, assessment data (i.e., grades), and attendance records.
  • assess, track, and provide relevant and timely feedback on achievement (performance and growth).
  • provide students with clear formative comments and targets as to how to improve work by defined deadlines given, and provide regular estimated grades and feedback on

assessments.

  • administer and evaluate a range of formative and summative assessments as appropriate. You will be compensated for marking time.
  • complete administrative tasks as defined and by set deadlines.
  • conduct office hours on a weekly basis.
  • supervise students’ attendance and behavior and follow up as appropriate, in accordance

with the Student Handbook.

  • provide feedback on materials, courses, and lessons to the Academic Coordinator and/or the Associate Director as requested.
  • attend departmental meetings when required.
  • encourage students to participate in all extra-curricular activities.
  • adhere to standards and procedures detailed in the Teacher Handbook.
  • be aware of their responsibility to promote and safeguard the welfare of the students they are responsible for/come into contact with during their employment.
  • your direct report for this position is the ELC Associate Director.

 

Your rate of pay will be: $40/hour.  

 

Your employment with us will be: September 9, 2019 to December 13, 2019.

 

For this position you will need to apply on or before: September 1, 2019. Hurry!

 

Here’s how you will apply for this awesome opportunity:

 

Please submit a cover letter, resume/CV, contact information for 2 work-related references, evidence of teaching performance (if available) and any other relevant information in one pdf document to:

Dr. Ismel González

Associate Director

English Language Centre

Lakehead University

igonzale@lakeheadu.ca  

 

More information on the English Language Centre and Lakehead University can be found on our webpage 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. 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.

 

Faculty of Business Administration - Thunder Bay

Category: 
Tenure Track Faculty Positions - Thunder Bay Campus
Application Deadline: 
Sunday, September 8, 2019 - 11:59pm

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for one tenure-track appointment in business analytics or related field under the discipline of Information Systems/Operations Management in the Faculty of Business Administration. The academic rank of the appointment will be commensurate with the qualifications of the successful candidate. The position will commence on December 1, 2019.

The ideal candidate has a program of research and the ability to teach/develop a variety of courses in the discipline, including business analytics, large-scale data problems, data-driven operations management, and/or supply chain analytics.

The Thunder Bay campus of the Faculty of Business Administration at Lakehead University is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and Chartered Professional Accountants Canada (CPA).  

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. David Richards, Dean of the Faculty of Business Administration at (807) 343-8525 or david.richards@lakeheadu.ca.  Detailed information on the School and our programs is available at: http://business.lakeheadu.ca/.

Review of applications will begin on September 8, 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, 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. 

The preferred candidates will have:

(i)              An earned Ph.D. or DBA in business administration or a related field from a recognized university. Applicants near completion may be considered.

(ii)             A demonstrated potential for scholarship and a commitment to teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels that complements the needs of the discipline group and the Faculty.

(iii)            The potential to make service contributions to the Faculty, the University, and their discipline.

Applicants should submit their electronic application to:  

Dr. David Richards,

Dean, Faculty of Business Administration

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1

E-mail:  position.business@lakeheadu.ca        

A completed Confirmation of Immigration /Citizenship Status should 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.

Department of Chemistry - Thunder Bay

Category: 
Contract Lecturer Positions
Application Deadline: 
Monday, August 19, 2019 - 11:59pm

Application Deadline: Friday, August 19, 2019

Department of Chemistry

Contract Lecturer

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for a Contract Lecturer. Applications are requested to teach:

CHEM 2610/ENST 2610/NORT 2610 (Northern Environmental Chemistry)

Designed primarily for non-science majors, this course will explore contemporary chemical environmental problems, particularly those that have an impact on the North. These problems will include acid rain, ozone depletion, global warming, pesticides and heavy metal deposition. The origins and fates of pollutants will be discussed using specific examples from the forest products, mining, oil, energy, and transportation industries.

Starting Date and Duration:        September 9, 2019 – December 19, 2019

                                                        Mondays and Wednesdays 1:00 – 2:30

Qualifications Preferred:  MSc in Chemistry, Environmental Science, or a related discipline

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 August 19, 2019 and 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. 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. 

Department of Computer Science (Barrie)

Category: 
Contract Lecturer Positions

Application Deadline: July 22, 2019

Department of Computer Science – Contract Lecturer

Lakehead University, Barrie Campus, invites applications for Contract Lecturers - Applications are requested to teach the following courses (subject to availability):

COURSE: Computer Science 2412WAB, Data Structures.

Starting Date and Duration:        January 6, 2020 – April 3, 2020

DESCRIPTION OF FACULTY/DEPARTMENT/SCHOOL                                   Computer Science Department/Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies 

Qualifications Preferred:   PhD Computer Science or a closely related discipline.

Rate of Pay:  In accordance with LUFA Collective Agreement.

Start Date: This course will be offered from January 6, 2020 – April 3, 2020.  Examinations Period is April 6, 2020 – April 19, 2020.  Examination Contingency date is April 20, 2020. Marks Due Thursday, April 23, 2020.

Deadline: July 22, 2019 

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 July 15, 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, 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:

Dr. Ruizhong Wei, Chair

Computer Science Department/Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies

Lakehead University

Thunder Bay, Ontario

Email: rwei@lakeheadu.ca

Fax: (807) 766-7243

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. 

Department of Computer Science - Barrie

Category: 
Contract Lecturer Positions
Application Deadline: 
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 11:59pm

Lakehead University, Barrie Campus, invites applications for Contract Lecturers - Applications are requested to teach the following courses (subject to availability):

COURSE: Computer Science 2412WAB, Data Structures.

Starting Date and Duration:        January 6, 2020 – April 3, 2020

DESCRIPTION OF FACULTY/DEPARTMENT/SCHOOL                                   Computer Science Department/Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies 

Qualifications Preferred:   PhD Computer Science or a closely related discipline.

Rate of Pay:  In accordance with LUFA Collective Agreement.

Start Date: This course will be offered from January 6, 2020 – April 3, 2020.  Examinations Period is April 6, 2020 – April 19, 2020.  Examination Contingency date is April 20, 2020. Marks Due Thursday, April 23, 2020.

Posting Date: July 4, 2019

Deadline: July 22, 2019 

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 July 15, 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, 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:

Dr. Ruizhong Wei, Chair

Computer Science Department/Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies

Lakehead University

Thunder Bay, Ontario

Email: rwei@lakeheadu.ca

Fax: (807) 766-7243

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.

Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) - Thunder Bay

Category: 
Research Chairs
Application Deadline: 
Monday, August 5, 2019 - 11:59pm

Lakehead University (Ontario, Canada)

Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor Appointment, Tier 2 Canada Research Chair  (CRC) (Thunder Bay Campus) 

Lakehead University invites applications for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in the Social-Ecological Dimensions of Health and Wellbeing.  This tenure-track appointment will be at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, in the Department of Health Sciences at the Thunder Bay Campus.  The CRC is for five (5) years and renewable once.  The CRC’s research will use systems, complexity, and social innovation theory to address cross-cutting health, social and environmental concerns.  The successful CRC will integrate the examination of the social and ecological determinants of health, with a focus on issues such as poverty, social justice, education and employment, pollution and ecotoxicity, climate change, racism, impacts of resource extraction, and social exclusion.  The CRC’s research will contribute to Lakehead’s already existing capacity for world class research in place-based inquiry, place-based solutions, and community engagement for addressing social and ecological determinants of health, and more broadly for supporting work related to the social dimensions of sustainability.  

The Department of Health Sciences is a leader in undergraduate and graduate education and research.  The Department offers a Master of Public Health (MPH), Master of Health Sciences (MHSc), and a PhD in Health Sciences, where students have the option of completing a specialization in: Social-Ecological Systems, Sustainability and Health; Epidemiology; Indigenous and Northern Health; and Gerontology.  The Department also collaborates with the School of Nursing to offer MPH students a Specialization in Nursing (which also integrates a Nurse Practitioner program, i.e., MPH-NP), and with the Northern Ontario School of Medicine to offer an MPH-MD program. The MPH program’s acknowledged expertise in distance and technology-assisted programming supports the educational needs of current and aspiring public health professionals by offering flexible full-time and distance learning options.  The Department also offers on-campus undergraduate programs in Gerontology, as well as a graduate-level specialization in Gerontology.  We uphold an inclusive environment wherein diversity in beliefs and practices – as well as individual diversity – is lived, celebrated and respected.  The successful nominee will complement and expand the current expertise of researchers in the Department of Health Sciences and may be affiliated with several Research Centres at the university including the Centre for Sustainable Communities, the Sustainable Food Systems Lab, the Centre for Rural & Northern Health Research, Epid@work, the Centre for Education and Research on Aging and Health, and the Office of Sustainability.  Please contact Dr. Lynn Martin, Chair, Department of Health Sciences (lynn.martin@lakeheadu.ca) for further information regarding this opportunity.

Lakehead University and our Community

Lakehead University is recognized as Canada’s top research-intensive university in its category in the last four consecutive years (Research Info$ource).  Aligned with our Strategic Plan and Research Plan, we are actively recruiting outstanding scholars to enhance and grow our research and innovation capacity.  Situated in the diverse and multicultural community of Thunder Bay, Ontario and Orillia, Ontario, our unique campuses and their locations inspires us to discover and innovate in exciting and non-traditional ways.  Lakehead has approximately 10,000 students and 2,160 faculty and staff.  We offer a variety of degree and diploma programs at the undergraduate and graduate, and doctoral levels thought 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 and the Northern Ontario School of Medication (West Campus) and Ontario’s newest Faculty of Law.  The pursuit of research and innovation 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.  We are committed to research-inspired learning and positively impacting our community, our planet, and its peoples.  Experience the endless opportunities for a dynamic and rewarding research career at Lakehead University for yourself.  For further information, please visit: www.lakeheadu.ca.

Lakehead University respectfully acknowledges its campuses are located on the traditional lands of Indigenous Peoples.  Lakehead Thunder Bay is located on the traditional lands of the Fort William First Nation, Signatory to the Robinson Superior Treaty of 1850.  Lakehead Orillia is located on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabeg.  The Anishinaabeg include the Ojibwe, Odawa, and Pottawatomi nations, collectively known as the Three Fires Confederacy.  Lakehead University acknowledges the history that many nations hold in the areas around our campuses, and is committed to a relationship with First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Peoples based on the principles of mutual trust, respect, reciprocity, and collaboration in the spirit of reconciliation.

Requirements

Tier 2 CRCs are for exceptional emerging researchers, acknowledged by their peers as having the potential to lead in their field.  The successful candidate will have a PhD and at least one (1) graduate degree in a health or sustainability-related discipline.  Candidates will be evaluated on the following criteria:  1) The successful candidate will be an emerging world-class inter or transdisciplinary researcher in the cross-cutting fields of Sustainability, Social Justice, and Health and will be proposing an original, innovative research program of high quality with the potential to attract external funding and achieve international recognition.  2) The candidate will offer evidence of high-quality teaching and supervision, including support to create inclusiveness and support learning among a student body diversified by gender, ethnicity, age, place or origin and many other factors.  3) The successful candidate will demonstrate the potential to collaborate with a range of diverse colleagues.  4) In addition, the candidate will commit to translating and mobilizing the knowledge generated as a result of their research program through genuine community partnerships.  

Additional Information

Additional information regarding the Canada Research Chair program can be found at:   http://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca/program-programme/nomination-mise_en_candidature-eng.aspx.  In accordance with the regulations set for Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs (www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca), Tier 2 CRCs are intended for exceptional emerging scholars with less than ten (10) years of experience as an active researcher in their field at the time of nomination.  Applicants who are more than ten (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 CRC assessed through the program’s Tier 2 justification process.

Full-time faculty and librarians are appointed and governed by the provisions of the Lakehead University Faculty Association Collective Agreement.  For the duration of the CRC, will be given a reduced teaching load in order to dedicate the majority of their time to research, be provided with a start-up grant, an annual research grant in the amount of $35,000 and research space appropriate for the proposed CRCs program of research. 

Application Deadline and Process

The Department of Health Sciences will begin the review of applications on August 5, 2019 and the position will remain open until filled.

A complete application as one electronic pdf file consists of:

  • A cover letter providing an overview of the candidate’s qualifications, how they fulfill the criteria defined above, and how their research capacity would complement the existing research strengths of the Department of Health Sciences;
  • A detailed curriculum vitae;
  • Maximum five-page description of the candidate’s proposed CRC research program;
  • One-page description of the candidates three most important research contributions to date;
  • Maximum two-page statement of teaching experience and approach, including evidence of teaching effectiveness and working effectively with diverse students;
  • A one-page statement identifying their strengths and experiences in promoting and supporting equity, diversity and inclusion in the candidate’s current or previous institution and supporting diverse students; and
  • Contact information for three references.

Complete applications are to be directed via email to:

Dr. Michel Bédard

Dean, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences

955 Oliver Road, Thunder Bay, Ontario, P7B 5E1

Tel.  807-343-8630

E-mail:  fhbs@lakeheadu.ca

Please note that only those selected for an interview will be notified.

The successful candidate will be expected to work with the Office of Research Services in completing a complete nomination package due to the CRC Secretariat on October 21, 2019. 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.

Equity Statement

Lakehead University is strongly committed to equity, diversity and inclusion within our community and developing an inclusive work environment that reflects the diversity of the broader populations that we serve.  

The University actively encourages applications from individuals representing equity seeking groups, including women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, with specific consideration given to women who self-identify in the recruitment process to further our equity, diversity and inclusion goals.  Applicants must also complete a brief Workplace Diversity Survey as part of the application process.  This survey can be found at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/17S5ptItUehanV5i6whk4L7jZBrDhCLLN2tN4zUpJr8I/viewform?edit_requested=true and will take approximately two minutes to complete.  The questions are voluntary.  All information collected is confidential and will be used to support efforts to broaden the diversity of the applicant pool and to promote a fair, equitable and inclusive talent acquisition process.

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.

Lakehead University recognizes that alternative career paths and/or career interruptions (e.g., maternity leave, leave due to illness) can impact research achievements and commits to ensuring that leaves are taken into careful consideration in the assessment of the candidate.  Candidates are encouraged to highlight how alternative paths and/or interruptions have impacted their research in their application.  Lakehead also recognizes the value of mentoring and research training, outreach, professional service, community-based research and nontraditional areas of research and/or research outputs; demonstrated experience in increasing diversity in the previous institutional environment, and in curriculum, is also an asset. 

Lakehead University is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free experience for all applicants and employees.  Accommodations are available for all applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process as well as for employees throughout their employment experience with us.  Please visit our Office of Human Rights and Equity website: https://www.lakeheadu.ca/faculty-and-staff/departments/services/human-rights-and-equity and our Human Resources policies related to accommodations and supports: https://www.lakeheadu.ca/faculty-and-staff/policies/human-resources to explore all of the supports our organization provides to enable a strong and connected employment experience.

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 Chair in Advanced Cellulosic Material Production and Functionalization (Tenure Track Appointment in Department of Chemical Engineering)

Category: 
Research Chairs

The Faculty of Engineering at Lakehead University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in its department of Chemical Engineering at the Assistant or Associate Professor level commencing August 1, 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful candidate will be co-appointed as Research Chairin Advanced Cellulosic Material Production and Functionalization in Lakehead’s Biorefining Research Institute (BRI), which has a strategic aim of developing innovative bioproducts. The research focus should be towards design of green products and processes for the production of novel, high-value cellulose based biomaterials from renewable resources that are cost effective and can replace petroleum-based products such as superabsorbent polymers, transparent films for biodegradable packaging, functional textiles, biopolymers for composites, etc. Focus on the forest bio-mass as the main feedstock is expected.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop an externally funded research program and collaborate with industry. Relevant industrial experience would be a definite asset. The Research Chair is for five (5) years and is renewable.  

Candidates should hold an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering, a PhD in Chemical Engineering or closely related field, and are expected to contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching as well as service to the department of Chemical Engineering. A reduced teaching load is provided as long as the candidate is a research chair. Registration, or eligibility to register, as a Professional Engineer in Canada is required.

The Biorefining Research Institute is a Senate-approved Research Institute with dedicated research space and infrastructure. The successful candidate will have their laboratory facility at BRI. More information on BRI is available at https://www.lakeheadu.ca/research-and-innovation/facilities-centres/bri. The Strategic Plan for BRI is available at BRI Plan.  

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 is ongoing and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research plans, copies of their three most significant publications, and the names and addresses of three references to:

Dr. H. Naser, Acting Dean, Faculty of Engineering

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON, Canada P7B 5E1

Email: dean.engi@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. 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.

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.

ASSOCIATE SECURITY GUARD, Part Time - Casual, Security Services, Orillia, ON, Competition # OR-USW-18-02

Category: 
Orillia Campus Positions
Department: 
Security

ASSOCIATE SECURITY GUARD

Security Services

Orillia Campus

U.S.W.

This position is subject to rotating shifts and day or night duty

Competition # OR-USW-18-02

Under general supervision, reporting to the Director, Security Services, the Associate Security Guard performs duties for the purpose of preventing theft and vandalism, maintaining order, providing security for all University personnel, buildings and property, controlling traffic and parking, guiding students and visitors, and undertaking special investigation duties as required.

DUTIES:

  • Patrols assigned areas or routes for the purpose of public safety and the detection and prevention of thefts, vandalism; ensures that doors, windows, safes, etc. are properly secured;
  • Maintains fire watch while on patrol and reports all matters requiring attention in the interests of safety, security, maintenance and repair;
  • Provides assistance and direction to visitors, staff and students;
  • Checks unknown or suspicious persons and reports irregularities to the Director of Security Services;
  • Maintains traffic and parking control as required;
  • Investigates, reports and provides assistance in vehicle accidents, injuries or sudden illness and other emergencies or unusual occurrences;
  • Performs special investigation duties and prepares reports as necessary;
  • Complete and submit shift reports and other forms as required;
  • Perform Associate Security Guard duties as required; and
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must possess a Law and Security Administration or Police Foundations Diploma, and/or University degree or equivalent combination of education (minimum Grade 12) and experience;
  • Must possess a valid Ontario Private Security & Investigative Services License;
  • Sufficiently proficient in the use of PCs to utilize reporting and searching programs to assist in daily duties, submission of reports, investigations and familiarity in Datatel Colleague systems an asset;
  • Knowledge of investigative techniques and/or experience in security an asset;
  • Familiar with or capable of learning the basic operation of various security video systems and retrieval of video data relating to incident;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Strong customer service, interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion with emphasis on good human relations, courtesy, deportment and appearance;
  • Ability to handle all security matters in a trustworthy and confidential manner;
  • Ability to perform regular patrolling Security Guard duties (includes patrolling Lakehead University campus buildings and grounds on foot, by car and by bicycle; includes climbing stairs);
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license (class “G” minimum) and maintaining a driving record ensuring insurable status for the operation of university vehicles;
  • Willingness to perform rotating shift duty;
  • Possess a valid first aid certificate and training in fire prevention;
  • Familiarity with the Occupational Health & Safety Act, its regulations and other health and safety related legislation and standards.

As a condition of employment, a criminal record check and a three year drivers abstract must be provided by the successful candidate.

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single PDF document containing a cover letter, resume and the contact information for 3 professional references, quoting competition #OR-USW-18-02 to:

Office of Human Resources

Orillia Academic Building

500 University Ave.

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 Physics - Orillia

Category: 
Contract Lecturer Positions
Application Deadline: 
Friday, November 1, 2019 - 11:59pm

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

COURSE:  PHYSICS 1133 WAO

Starting Date and Duration:  January 6, 2020 to April 3, 2020

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.

Location:  ORILLIA CAMPUS - 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.

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 NOVEMBER 1, 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, 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:

Dr. A. Linhananta

Chair, Department of Physics

955 Oliver Rd., Lakehead University

Thunder Bay, Ontario

Email: alinhana@lakeheadu.ca

 Tel: (807) 343-8016

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.

Department of Physics - Barrie

Category: 
Contract Lecturer Positions
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 11:59pm

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

COURSE:  PHYSICS 1113 FAB and PHYSICS 1133 WAB

Starting Date and Duration:  Fall: September 3, 2019 to December 2, 2019 and Winter: January 6, 2020 to April 3, 2020

Physics 1113 FAB - Physics Essentials I

A non-calculus course primarily designed for students who wish a broad overview of basic physical principles and concepts, but do not require the calculus-based analysis needed for further study. Topics include: motion in one and two dimensions; Newton's Laws; work and energy; momentum and collisions; oscillations; rotational motion; gravitation; elasticity and fluids; waves and sound. Laboratory work is mandatory.

Physics 1133 WAB - 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.

Location:  Georgian College Campus - 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.

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 JULY 16, 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, 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:

Dr. A. Linhananta

Chair, Department of Physics

955 Oliver Rd., Lakehead University

Thunder Bay, Ontario

Email: alinhana@lakeheadu.ca

 Tel: (807) 343-8016

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.

Residence Front Desk and Conference Services Assistant, Residence & Conference Services, Orillia, ON

Category: 
Orillia Campus Positions
Department: 
Conference Services
Residence

Residence Front Desk and Conference Services Assistant

Residence & Conference Services

Orillia, Onario

 Part time position (up to 35 hours per week)

$14.00/hour – Various Shifts

The Residence Front Desk and Conference Services Assistant will provide assistance and support to students and conference guests and will be responsible for ensuring that front desk and/or conference services operations are completed in an efficient, professional and timely manner.

DUTIES:

•           Provide 100% guest service through all interactions with students and hotel guests

•           Reception - first contact with incoming calls and person to person interactions

•           Assist guests with reservations and reservation inquiries. Check in and check out

            guests/students

•           Communicate pertinent shift information to team members both verbally and in writing via shift

reports - update as necessary

•           Responsible for a cash float and following accurate daily transaction procedures in compliance

with the policies and payment procedures

•           Responsible for accommodating all inquiries in an efficient and professional manner

•           Liaison between guest/student and all departments

•           Responsible for maintaining good communication between team members

•           Clean, organize, and maintain front desk, lobby, etc. - perform all shift checklist responsibilities

•           Document all maintenance related requests in the Work Order system and deliver to the

custodial supervisor in a timely manner

•           Event set-up/tear down

•           Event hosting/organization

•           Limited travel to community events within Simcoe County

•           Continental breakfast management

•           Administrative duties

•           Perform other duties as required or requested by management

REQUIREMENTS:

•           Good interpersonal skills

•           Ability to work in a courteous, tactful and patient manner

•           Prompt and regular attendance. 

•           Comply with professional behavior and appearance standards

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

•           High School diploma

•           Customer service experience required

•           Computer skills required

Residence and Conference Services
500 University Ave.

Orillia, Ontario
Tel: (705)330-4008 Email: assistant.orconferenceservices@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.

Research Chair in Chemocatalytic Biomass Conversion Lakehead University: Department of Chemistry and Biorefining Research Institute

Category: 
Research Chairs
Application Deadline: 
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 11:59pm

The Department of Chemistry and the Biorefining Research Institute at Lakehead University (Thunder Bay campus) invite applications for a tenure-track Research Chair in Chemocatalytic Biomass Conversion at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Candidates must have a PhD in Chemistry, a minimum of two (2) years’ postdoctoral experience, and a proven record of outstanding research in heterogeneous and homogeneous catalytic systems for  biomass conversion. The Chair is also expected to perform research on the fundamental and applied aspects of novel biomass conversion processes. Currently members of the Biorefining Institute (including two Canada Research Chairs) are actively collaborating with FPInnovations and Resolute on producing forest biomass based value-added chemicals utilizing the pilot plant facilities of biomass conversion units located at the local Resolute mill. The Chair is expected to further such collaborations in advancing research and development in biomass conversion. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an externally funded research program and collaborate with industry. Relevant industrial experience would be a definite asset. Applicants must also demonstrate strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions at the undergraduate and graduate levels; an ability to teach inorganic and/or bioinorganic chemistry would be an asset. The Research Chair is for five (5) years and is renewable. A reduced teaching load is provided as long as the candidate is a research chair.

The Biorefining Research Institute (BRI) is a Senate-approved Research Institute with dedicated research space and infrastructure. The successful candidate will have their laboratory facility at BRI. More information on BRI is available at https://www.lakeheadu.ca/research-and-innovation/facilities-centres/bri.  The Strategic Plan for BRI is available at BRI Plan.

Lakehead University has approximately 10,000 full-time equivalent students and 2,160 faculty and staff in 10 faculties at two campuses in Orillia and Thunder Bay, Ontario. We are a fully comprehensive university: home to Ontario’s newest Faculty of Law, the west campus of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine, and Faculties of Engineering, Business Administration, Health & Behavioural Sciences, Education, Engineering, Natural Resources Management, Science & Environmental Studies, Social Sciences & Humanities, Graduate Studies (including PhD programs in Chemistry & Materials Science, Biotechnology, and Forestry). Maclean’s 2019 University Rankings place Lakehead University among Canada's Top 10 primarily-undergraduate universities and, in 2018, Research Infosource named us Research University of the Year in our category for the fourth consecutive year. The Thunder Bay campus boasts a comprehensive array of research instrumentation, including NMR, SEM, XPS, TEM, XRD, ICP-OES/MS, FTIR, MS, CHNS, DLS, HPLC, GPC, DSC-TG and SHARCNET computing. For further information, please visit: www.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. 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.

Review of applications will begin on May 24, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research plans, copies of their three most significant publications, and the names and addresses of three references to: 

Dr. Todd Randall, Dean of Science and Environmental Studies

Lakehead University

 955 Oliver Road

 Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada P7B 5E1

Email: Applications.ses@lakeheadu.ca

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.

Department of Aboriginal Education, Algonquian Language Courses - Thunder Bay Campus

Category: 
Contract Lecturer Positions
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 11:59pm

Application Deadline:  April 30, 2019 - 11:59pm

The Department of Aboriginal Education, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for Contract Lecturers.   Applications are requested to teach one or more of the following courses for the 2019-2020 Academic Year (subject to availability):

ALGONQUIAN LANGUAGE COURSES     

Ojibwe 1013/Indigenous Learning 1014: Intro to Severn Ojibwe I

Ojibwe 1014/Indigenous Learning 1015: Intro to Severn Ojibwe II

Ojibwe 1015/Indigenous Learning 1016: Intro to Western Ojibwe I

Ojibwe 1016/Indigenous Learning 1017: Intro to Western Ojibwe II

Ojibwe 2001: Intermediate Severn Ojibwe

Ojibwe 3001: Advanced Severn Ojibwe

Course Information:  Please see Course Descriptions in the online Course Calendar: http://csdc.lakeheadu.ca/~/Catalog/ViewCatalog.aspx?pageid=viewcatalog&catalogid=25&topicgroupid=23212

Review of applications will begin on April 30, 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, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including a statement of teaching philosophy, course outlines and teaching evaluations for previously-taught courses), and contact information of three references. Applicants should submit their electronic application to:

Brandi Shorthouse

Administrative Assistant to the Chair

Department of Aboriginal Education

Faculty of Education

Lakehead University

Thunder Bay, Ontario

Email: aboriginal.education@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.

These positions are subject to budgetary approval. 

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