School of Nursing - Contract Lecturer - Gerontology

Category: 
Contract Lecturer Positions
Department: 
Faculty of Health & Behavioural Sciences
Application Deadline: 
Sunday, May 31, 2020 - 11:59pm

LAKEHEAD UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF NURSING (Thunder Bay campus)

CONTRACT LECTURER POSITION FALL 2020

The School of Nursing invites applications from qualified applicants to teach Nursing 2139 FDE, Gerontology. This is an online course, which will be taught over the Fall 2020 term. The course description is below:

The student will be provided with an in-depth examination of the aging process. Relevant concerns of the aged will be discussed and the student will examine a major concern as it relates to the elderly of Thunder Bay. The focus is on the normal aspects of aging, although problem areas will be discussed as they relate to students' interests and needs.

The successful applicant will have a nursing graduate degree and evidence of teaching and student evaluation experience. Experience with experiential learning and online or alternative models of delivery are highly desired. Further advanced educational credentials will also be considered.

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. Karen McQueen. Detailed information on our programs is available at: www.lakeheadu.ca.

Applications are being accepted now 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 and the names of 3 references. A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada.pdf  form must accompany your package.

Applications should be sent to:

Dr. Karen McQueen, Director

School of Nursing

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON.  P7B 5E1

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.

School of Nursing - Contract Lecturer - Integrated Nursing Sciences I

Category: 
Contract Lecturer Positions
Department: 
Faculty of Health & Behavioural Sciences
Application Deadline: 
Friday, June 12, 2020 - 11:59pm

LAKEHEAD UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF NURSING (Thunder Bay campus)

CONTRACT LECTURER POSITION FALL & WINTER 2020-2021

The School of Nursing invites applications from qualified applicants to teach Nursing 2700 YA, YB and YZ (Integrated Nursing Sciences I). This is an on-campus or Zoom technology course, which will be taught over the Fall and Winter 2020-2021 terms (schedule to be determined). The course description is below:

Develops the student’s knowledge and understanding of selected principles and therapies in pharmacology, nutrition and microbiology that affect health and wellness. The focus is on the role and responsibilities of the nurse related to drug classifications, actions, and delivery of medications; healthy diet and nutritional supplements; microbial cell biology and host responses to pathogens; and general issues for patient populations with medical conditions. A lab component offers students the opportunity to practise therapeutic skills to promote or restore health and/or to prevent disease in individuals.

The successful applicant will have a nursing graduate degree and evidence of teaching and student evaluation experience. Experience with experiential learning and online or alternative models of delivery are highly desired. Further advanced educational credentials will also be considered.

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. Karen McQueen. Detailed information on our programs is available at: www.lakeheadu.ca.

Applications are being accepted now 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 and the names of 3 references. A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada.pdf  form must accompany your package.

Applications should be sent to:

Dr. Karen McQueen, Director

School of Nursing, Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON, P7B 5E1

kmcqueen@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.

School of Nursing - Contract Lecturer - Applied Anatomy and Physiology

Category: 
Contract Lecturer Positions
Department: 
Faculty of Health & Behavioural Sciences
Application Deadline: 
Friday, June 12, 2020 - 11:59pm

LAKEHEAD UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF NURSING (Thunder Bay campus)

CONTRACT LECTURER POSITION FALL & WINTER 2020-2021

The School of Nursing invites applications from qualified applicants to teach Nursing 1080 YA, YB, or YY (Applied Anatomy and Physiology). This is an on-campus or Zoom technology course, which will be co-taught over the Fall and Winter 2020-2021 terms (schedule to be determined). The course description is below:

Examines the interrelationships of body organ systems, chemical and cellular aspects, and the normal organization, structure, and function of the human body. The concepts of metabolism, fundamental physiological needs, and homeostasis are introduced. All knowledge is applied to the clinical study of human body systems, including a systematic and holistic approach to body system assessments.

The successful applicant will have a nursing graduate degree or relevant science degree and evidence of teaching and student evaluation experience. Experience with experiential learning and online or alternative models of delivery are highly desired. Further advanced educational credentials will also be considered.

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. Karen McQueen. Detailed information on our programs is available at: www.lakeheadu.ca.

Applications are being accepted now 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 and the names of 3 references. A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada.pdf  form must accompany your package.

Applications should be sent to:

Dr. Karen McQueen, Director

School of Nursing, Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON  P7B 5E1

kmcqueen@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 Psychology, Lakehead University

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

Application Deadline: June 15, 2020

Department of Psychology, Lakehead University

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

  • PSYC 2015 W – Social Psychology (Winter)

Review of theories, methods, and research in the scientific study of how a person’s thoughts, feelings, and behaviours are influenced by the social situation. Topics will include social cognition, social perception, attitudes, and group processes. Applications to interpersonal relationships, prejudice, and discrimination will be covered.

  • PSYC 2016 F – Adult Development (Fall)

This course provides an examination of developmental processes that occur in adulthood, from emerging adulthood to old age, with a focus on theory, research, and practical issues. Topics will include theoretical perspectives on developmental change, biological changes, cognitive changes, social and personality changes, stressful life events, assessment and intervention with the elderly, and death.

  • PSYC 2511 F – Learning (Fall)

A review of the foundations of conditioning and learning in physiology and behaviourist psychology but updates these earlier approaches with the view that learning is an evolved biological mechanism and that what is learned is limited by biological constraints. Content includes coverage of classical and operant conditioning, observational learning, the limits of learning, and the complementary roles of biology and the environment on what is and can be learned.

  • PSYC 3016 F – Personality Psychology (Fall)

This course covers topics in traditional and contemporary personality psychology. A focus will be on personality assessment, motivation, biological and genetic influences, sex and gender, traits, the self-concept, and the evolutionary function of personality. Additionally, the association between personality and relationships, health outcomes, morality and beliefs will be covered.

  • PSYC 4111 F – Statistics for Psychology 3 (Fall)

This course is for the aspiring researcher in Psychology.  Newer and specialized statistical procedures will be the focus.  This course prepares you to plan, analyze, and interpret the results of your honours thesis.

  • PSYC 5151 W – Multivariate Statistics for Behavioural Research (Winter)

This course will focus on various advanced statistical techniques that can be used in psychological research. Topics will include multiple regression, factor analysis, cluster analysis, structural modeling, discriminant function analysis, multivariate analysis of variance, meta-analysis, canonical correlation, sequential analyses, and loglinear modeling.

  • PSYC 6251 F – Advanced Assessment Techniques (Fall)

Advanced theoretical and applied aspects of psychological assessment will be examined. Topics will include: (1) a review of psychometric theory and test construction; (2) review of professional ethics and standards in assessment; (3) evidence-based practice in assessment; (4) advanced interviewing skills; (5) the administration and interpretation of tests of intellectual functioning, memory, psychopathology, personality, health, and vocational interests and aptitudes; (6) computer applications; (7) differential diagnosis; (8) psychological report writing; and (9) special populations, diversity issues, and cultural issues in assessment. The course includes a practicum component.

Start Date/Duration: Fall: September 1 – December 31, 2020
Winter: January 1 – April 30, 2021
Year: September 1, 2020 – April 30, 2021

Qualifications Preferred:  PhD in Psychology preferred with teaching experience at the post-secondary level. Candidates lacking the specific degree qualification (e.g., ABD doctoral students), 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 Bayand 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 admin.psychology@lakeheadu.ca. Detailed information on the Department of Psychology and our programs is available at: Department of Psychology.

Review of applications will begin on DATE 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 Psychology
Lakehead University
955 Oliver Road
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1
Attn: Dr. Stroink, Chair
E-mail: admin.psych@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.

Tenure-Track appointment in Criminology - Orillia Campus

Category: 
Orillia Campus Positions
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.

Director - Outdoor Recreation, Parks & Tourism (ORPT) - Tenure Track

Category: 
Tenure Track Faculty Positions - Thunder Bay Campus
Department: 
Social Sciences & Humanities
Application Deadline: 
Friday, June 12, 2020 - 11:59pm

Application Deadline:  June 12, 2020

 

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities -

School of Outdoor Recreation, Parks & Tourism (ORPT)

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for a tenure-eligible position (as outlined in the Collective Agreement, 25.13) at the rank of Associate or full Professor, prepared to be appointed as Director of the School of Outdoor Recreation, Parks and Tourism (as outlined in the Collective Agreement, 28.01). The teaching position will commence on August 1, 2020.

The School of ORPT offers an Honours Bachelor Outdoor Recreation, and a concentration in nature-based therapeutic recreation. Students are also able to undertake a variety of double degree options combining the HBOR degree with another undergraduate degree or a program in concurrent Education. The HBOR is a signature degree at Lakehead University and the School is a national leader in the provision of experiential and field-based learning. The School places a strong emphasis on supporting student success through culturally responsive teaching and support.

The Director leads the strategic and administrative work of the School, including curriculum development, program management, partnership development, risk management, student recruitment, and community outreach.  The Director will develop and execute innovative and forward-thinking strategies in keeping with the vision of the School, its “culture of respect” document, and the field of outdoor recreation. The Director must strongly advocate for the School, lead the shared development and realization of the School's academic plan, assist in junior faculty mentoring, and foster a collegial environment in which faculty members and staff can reach their full professional potential. The successful candidate will also contribute to the teaching mandate of the School.

We encourage applications from candidates whose service, teaching and research fit within the school's commitment to experiential learning, social and environmental justice, and the pillars of the University Academic Plan: https://www.lakeheadu.ca/faculty-and-staff/departments/services/provost-vice-president-academic/academic-plan.

Required qualifications:

The successful candidate will have an earned PhD in outdoor recreation or a related discipline, and experience providing experiential education and field experiences in outdoor recreation. An established record of externally funded research and scholarly publications commensurate with the rank of a tenured Associate Professor is also expected. Experience managing or directing an academic unit at a post-secondary level and participating in academic leadership are necessary. Experience with experiential learning and online or alternative modes of delivery is highly desired.

Candidates are asked to outline their abilities to build collaborative and respectful relationships in an academic unit or related community-based setting. They should describe their experience as it relates to the Director’s administrative responsibilities, including supervising, advising, and mentoring faculty members and staff.  

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

For further information, please contact Dr. Margaret Johnston, Acting Director of the School of Outdoor Recreation, Parks and Tourism. Detailed information on the School and our programs is available at: https://www.lakeheadu.ca/programs/departments/outdoor-rec

Review of applications will begin on Monday, June 15, 2020 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. 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

Thunder Bay, 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 budgetary approval.

 

Dean of Engineering, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions - Thunder Bay Campus
Department: 
Engineering

Dean of Engineering, Lakehead University


Lakehead University, recently recognized in the Top 100 of Times Higher Education Impact Rankings, is an innovative
comprehensive university that provides an education that is about how to think, not what to think. Closely tied to
its enterprising spirit is a deep connection to place. Lakehead is committed to making a difference in the
communities it serves, developing a broader understanding of societal issues, and inspiring action for thoughtful,
positive change. The Faculty of Engineering offers innovative programs focused on preparing engineering students
for the technological challenges we face domestically and globally. Lakehead Engineering graduates are recognized
for their strong theoretical skills as well as their practical training and understanding of the larger economic,
environmental, ethical, and societal issues that impact the engineering profession. The learner-centered approach
draws on faculty research expertise and a wealth of industrial experience to make the classroom experience
engaging and relevant.

Reporting to the Provost and Vice-President (Academic), the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering is responsible for
the overall leadership of the Faculty, both strategically and operationally. The Dean is responsible for developing
unique, high-quality, transformational undergraduate and graduate teaching, learning, and research experiences
that encourage critical thinking, and for supporting a unique pathway for college engineering technologists to
complete an engineering degree through the transfer program. The Dean of the Faculty of Engineering will also
continue to expand direct entry and international enrollments, develop new graduate programs, expand existing
and develop new partnership programs with partner institutions, and raise and strengthen the research profile of
the Faculty. By focusing on teaching excellence, student-centered learning experiences, partnership programs and
promoting research connectedness, the Dean will position the Faculty and the University more broadly in ways that
meet the needs of students today, and into the future.

As the ideal candidate, you are a committed, innovative, and collaborative leader with experience in academic
administration, ideally in a multi-campus setting. You are an engaging and inspiring visionary who will foster new
approaches to cross-disciplinary curriculum development that provide students with opportunities to develop their
scholarly expertise and engage in unique learning experiences. You have a distinguished record of teaching and
research in the field of engineering, and you are a skilled communicator who builds long-term, sustainable
relationships with regional, national, and international partners. You are an effective administrator, analyst, listener,
and decision-maker with a passion for engineering. You are committed to making a significant contribution to the
larger communities that the University serves through the Faculty’s programs, research, and the wide range of
activities undertaken by faculty, staff, students, and alumni. In all this, you will exemplify and promote the values of
the Engineering profession.

If you are interested in this opportunity at an organization that is committed to making a difference in the
communities it serves, please apply online at www.kbrs.ca/career/13759. For more information, contact Katherine
Frank or Emma Wach at ewach@kbrs.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. The academic rank of the appointment will be commensurate with the qualifications of the successful candidate. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements.

We will provide support in the recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation in order to participate as a candidate in the recruitment process, please contact accommodate@kbrs.ca or communicate your needs to Emma Wach.

Department of Geography & the Environment - Thunder Bay

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

Application Deadline: June 15, 2020

Faculty of Science & Environmental Studies 

Department of Geography & the Environment

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

Geography 1190 WA – Indigenous Knowledge, Science & the Environment (Winter 2021)

Course description Current environment and sustainability issues will be examined using a geographical approach that incorporates Indigenous knowledge, worldviews and practices. By comparing traditional ecological knowledge with western scientific approaches students will gain an enhanced understanding of ecosystems and society’s place within it. The course engages students in case studies that exemplify the role of Indigenous Peoples in ecosystem management in Canada, in particular. The role of treaties and aboriginal rights in federal and provincial environment and resource management, the impact of environmental law decisions on Indigenous Peoples, and the adversarial and collaborative roles that Indigenous Peoples play to respond to current environmental changes and challenges will be the focus of key topics. 

Geography 2331 WA – Climatology (Winter 2021)

An examination of atmosphere processes, weather phenomena, macroclimates, microclimates and the nature of climatic change. Laboratory work will include the analysis of meteorological and climatological data and the study of weather maps. 

Geography 3471 WA – Environmental Assessment & Management (Winter 2021)

An examination of the basic principles of biophysical and socio-economic impact assessment and how these are integrated into environmental management policies. Particular attention will be paid to environmental management systems. 

Geography 3631 FA – Geography of Canada (Fall 2020) 

Regional geography of Canada with an emphasis on physical setting of regions, spatial patterns of economic activities and urbanization, core-periphery relationships between and within regions, and national and regional impacts of global economic restructuring. 

Geography 3911 WA – Geography of Religion (Winter 2021) 

To Be Developed 

Geography 4431 FA – Conservation Geography (Fall 2020) 

Topics covered will include the history of conservation as embedded in different cultures. A major focus of the course is the examination of national and international case studies to explore the complex relationships between biological conservation, culture and economic development. 

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

Qualifications Preferred:  PhD in Geography or related field with significant expertise related to the topic they will be teaching. 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 Stewart. Detailed information on the Department of Geography & the Environment and our programs is available at: http://geography.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 Geography & the Environment

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1

Attn: Dr. Rob Stewart, Chair

E-mail:  geography@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.

Department of Economics - Thunder Bay Campus

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

Application Deadline: June 15, 2020

 

Faculty of Science & Environmental Studies 

Department of Economics

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

ECON 1100 YA — Principles of Economics (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. 

ECON 1100 YDE — Principles of Economics (Fall 2020 / Winter 2021) - Online

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. 

ECON 2014 WA – Basic Economics – Theory (Winter 2021)

Statement of the economic problem. Theory of the firm. Theory of demand. Operation of markets and determination of prices. National income determination. The reasons for international trade. 

ECON / ENST 2212 WDE – Environmental Economics (Winter 2021) - Online

An examination of the linkage between economic activity and the environment. Topics include the valuation of environmental amenities, market failure, optimal pollution levels, incentive compatible regulation including pollution permit trading and a comparison of policy in Canada and other countries. 

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.

These positions are subject to budgetary approval.

Department of Economics - Orillia Campus

Category: 
Contract Lecturer Positions
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.

School of Social Work - Thunder Bay Campus

Category: 
Contract Lecturer Positions
Department: 
Faculty of Health & Behavioural Sciences
Application Deadline: 
Sunday, June 7, 2020 - 11:59pm

Application Deadline: June 7, 2020

School of Social Work

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for Contract Lecturer positions in the School of Social Work. Applicants are requested to teach:

  • SOWK 3315 WA – Social Work Interviewing and Communication Skills II (Winter) (a mix of in-person and remote delivery may be required)

Provides students with the opportunity to understand and learn foundational skills of communication and interviewing as part of their emerging social work practice. In addition, students will learn about the professional and ethical use of self in their social work practice. One's values, attitudes and beliefs as well as an understanding, appreciation and respect for cultural diversity will be emphasized. Particular attention is devoted to the application of relationship and communication theories and how critical these theories are to social work practice.

  • SOWK 3415 WDE – Treatment of Drug and Alcohol Abuse (Winter) (web-based)

An interdisciplinary examination of the assessment and treatment of addictions. A biopsychosocial perspective is used to study current theory and practice. The course content is relevant to studies in the human services, education and health care fields. 

  • SOWK 3437 WA – Social Work Practice with Older People (Winter) (a mix of in-person and remote delivery may be required)

An interdisciplinary examination of key issues of social policy and practice with older adults. The knowledge, values, and skills for social work with older people and their families is presented using a biopsychosocial perspective. The course content is relevant to studies in the human services, education and health care fields. 

  • SOWK 3439 WDE – Living with Grief and Loss (Winter) (web-based)

A study of the human grief process, whether it is due to bereavement or other significant life losses, and effective ways to support people in adapting to their new reality. Both normal and complicated grief will be considered. The course is relevant to studies in the human services, gerontology, education and health care. 

  • SOWK 3630 WDE – Social Work Practice with Children and Families (Winter)

Designed to provide students with theoretical knowledge and clinical skills relating to social work practice with families incorporating a variety of family and child therapies. 

  • SOWK 4407 YA – Social Work Interviewing and Communication Skills I & II (Fall & Winter) (a mix of in-person and remote delivery may be required)

Provides students with the opportunity to understand and learn foundational skills of communication and interviewing as part of their emerging social work practice. In addition, students will learn about the professional and ethical use of self in their social work practice. One's values, attitudes and beliefs as well as an understanding, appreciation and respect for cultural diversity will be emphasized. Particular attention is devoted to the application of relationship and communication theories and how critical these theories are to social work practice. 

  • SOWK 4411 FA – Social Work Practice and Indigenous Peoples (Fall) (a mix of in-person and remote delivery may be required)
  • SOWK 4411 WDE – Social Work Practice and Indigenous Peoples (Winter) (web-based)

Designed to promote an awareness, understanding, and appreciation for Indigenous peoples. Emphasis will be on culture, values, beliefs, and appropriate intervention strategies for social workers in terms of knowledge, skills, and methods. Issues of social policy, programs and services, and the practice of social work in Indigenous communities will be explored. Indigenous involvement, participation, and culture are important dimensions to this course.

  • SOWK 4610 WDE – Social Work Practice with Diverse Populations (Fall) (web-based)

This course seeks to develop a culturally sensitive approach to practice by: enhancing self-awareness, helping students learn effective intervention skills, and promoting awareness and sensitivity regarding issues faced by diverse populations within our society. It is relevant to the studies in the human service, education and health care fields. 

  • SOWK 4770 WDE/WDF – Psychosocial Palliative Care (Winter) (web-based)

An examination of the social, psychological and spiritual issues faced by people who are dying, and the knowledge, values and skills needed to effectively support them, their families and friends. Emphasis is placed on the importance of a team approach in providing holistic palliative care. The course content is relevant to studies in the human services, education and health care fields.

  • SOWK 5214 WA/WAO Trauma (Winter) (Telepresence or Zoom)

This course is designed to familiarize graduate students with some of the predominate themes in the area of trauma today. Drawing on theoretical perspectives and practice, students will develop an understanding of the complexities associated with trauma and trauma response.

  • SOWK 5214 WB/WBO Health & Social Work (Winter) (Telepresence or Zoom)

This course explores psychosocial issues in health and well-being throughout the lifespan. Graduate students will acquire knowledge about social injustices and health equity that affect the well-being of Canadians in the health care system.  Multi-level interventions for effective social work practice in a health care setting will be explored through a social work perspective. Both physical and mental health will be critically examined in relation to social work practice with special populations.

Start Date/Duration:  Fall Term: September 1 – December 31, 2020

                                         Winter Term: January – April 30, 2021

Location: Thunder Bay

Note:  No travel allowance shall be payable.

Qualifications Preferred:  PhD in social work preferred, with experience teaching at the university level. 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 social.work@lakeheadu.ca. Detailed information on the School of Social Work and our programs is available at: https://www.lakeheadu.ca/programs/departments/social-work

Review of applications will begin on June 8, 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 teaching evaluations. 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:

School of Social Work

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1

Attn: Dr. Natalya Timoshkina, Director

E-mail: social.work@lakeheadu.ca

Please include “Contract Lecturer Application” in the subject line.

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.

School of Social Work - Orillia Campus

Category: 
Contract Lecturer Positions
Department: 
Faculty of Health & Behavioural Sciences
Application Deadline: 
Sunday, June 7, 2020 - 11:59pm

Application Deadline: June 7, 2020

School of Social Work

Lakehead University, Orillia Campus, invites applications for Contract Lecturer positions in the School of Social Work. Applicants are requested to teach:

  • SOWK 2012 WAO – Human Development (Winter) (a mix of in-person and remote delivery may be required)

An introduction to theories and concepts that have been developed to explain human development from birth through to old age. An exploration of the physical, cognitive, socio-emotional and relational aspects of development over the lifespan. The major emphasis of the course is on the implications of developmental issues for social work practice.

  • SOWK 3215 FAO – Social Work Interviewing and Communication Skills I (Fall) (a mix of in-person and remote delivery may be required)

Provides students with the opportunity to understand and learn preparatory skills of communication and interviewing as part of their emerging social work practice. One's values, attitudes and beliefs as well as an understanding, appreciation and respect for cultural diversity will be emphasized. From an ecological and experiential approach, students will be introduced to exercises on verbal/non-verbal communications, professional relationships, mutuality and social work ethics.

  • SOWK 3315 WAO – Social Work Interviewing and Communication Skills II (Winter) (a mix of in-person and remote delivery may be required)

Provides students with the opportunity to understand and learn foundational skills of communication and interviewing as part of their emerging social work practice. In addition, students will learn about the professional and ethical use of self in their social work practice. One's values, attitudes and beliefs as well as an understanding, appreciation and respect for cultural diversity will be emphasized. Particular attention is devoted to the application of relationship and communication theories and how critical these theories are to social work practice. 

  • SOWK 3415 WDE – Treatment of Drug and Alcohol Abuse (Winter) (web-based)

An interdisciplinary examination of the assessment and treatment of addictions. A biopsychosocial perspective is used to study current theory and practice. The course content is relevant to studies in the human services, education and health care fields. 

  • SOWK 3439 WDE Living with Grief and Loss (Winter) (web-based)

A study of the human grief process, whether it is due to bereavement or other significant life losses, and effective ways to support people in adapting to their new reality. Both normal and complicated grief will be considered. The course is relevant to studies in the human services, gerontology, education and health care. 

  • SOWK 3630 WDE – Social Work Practice with Children and Families (Winter) (web-based)

Designed to provide students with theoretical knowledge and clinical skills relating to social work practice with families incorporating a variety of family and child therapies. 

  • SOWK 4212 FBO – Social Policy and Social Welfare (Fall) (a mix of in-person and remote delivery may be required)

This course provides an introduction to Canadian social policy. A focus is placed on developing students’ understanding of the relevance of social policy to all areas of social work practice. The course examines the nature of social policy and provides an introduction to political ideology and its application in social policy. Students are also introduced to how social policy is developed. An introduction to critical social policy analysis is provided using examples drawn from a wide range of social welfare-related fields of practice. 

  • SOWK 4300 FAO – Theory of Social Work Practice (Fall & Winter) (a mix of in-person and remote delivery may be required)

This course provides an introduction to theories and their applications in practice of macro social work related to community work, organizations, and programming. The course incorporates a variety of perspectives and applications. 

  • SOWK 4411 WDE – Social Work Practice and Indigenous Peoples (Winter) (web-based)

Designed to promote an awareness, understanding, and appreciation for Indigenous peoples. Emphasis will be on culture, values, beliefs, and appropriate intervention strategies for social workers in terms of knowledge, skills, and methods. Issues of social policy, programs and services, and the practice of social work in Indigenous communities will be explored. Indigenous involvement, participation, and culture are important dimensions to this course. 

  • SOWK 4610 WDE – Social Work Practice with Diverse Populations (Fall) (web-based)

This course seeks to develop a culturally sensitive approach to practice by: enhancing self-awareness, helping students learn effective intervention skills, and promoting awareness and sensitivity regarding issues faced by diverse populations within our society. It is relevant to the studies in the human service, education and health care fields. 

  • SOWK 4770 WDE/WDF – Psychosocial Palliative Care (Winter) (web-based)

An examination of the social, psychological and spiritual issues faced by people who are dying, and the knowledge, values and skills needed to effectively support them, their families and friends. Emphasis is placed on the importance of a team approach in providing holistic palliative care. The course content is relevant to studies in the human services, education and health care fields.

  • SOWK 5214 WA/WAO Trauma (Winter) (Telepresence or Zoom)

This course is designed to familiarize graduate students with some of the pre-dominate themes in the area of trauma today. Drawing on theoretical perspectives and practice, students will develop an understanding of the complexities associated with trauma and trauma response.

  • SOWK 5214 WB/WBO Health & Social Work (Winter) (Telepresence or Zoom)

This course explores psychosocial issues in health and well-being throughout the lifespan. Graduate students will acquire knowledge about social injustices and health equity that affect the well-being of Canadians in the health care system.  Multi-level interventions for effective social work practice in a health care setting will be explored through a social work perspective. Both physical and mental health will be critically examined in relation to social work practice with special populations.

Start Date/Duration:  Fall Term: September 1 – December 31, 2020

                                      Winter Term: January – April 30, 2021

Location: Orillia

Note:  No travel allowance shall be payable.

Qualifications Preferred:  PhD in social work preferred, with experience teaching at the university level. 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 social.work@lakeheadu.ca. Detailed information on the School of Social Work and our programs is available at: https://www.lakeheadu.ca/programs/departments/social-work

Review of applications will begin on June 8, 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 teaching evaluations. 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:

School of Social Work

Lakehead University

500 University Ave.

Orillia, ON  L3V 0B9

Attn: Dr. Natalya Timoshkina, Director

E-mail: social.work@lakeheadu.ca

Please include “Contract Lecturer Application” in the subject line.

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.

Department of Software Engineering

Category: 
Tenure Track Faculty Positions - Thunder Bay Campus
Department: 
Engineering
Application Deadline: 
Friday, July 31, 2020 - 11:59pm

Department of Software Engineering - Thunder Bay Campus

Category:  Tenure Track Faculty Position

Department:  Engineering

Department of Software Engineering

The Department of Software Engineering at Lakehead University invites applications for one (1) tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. This position is at the Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, Thunder Bay, Ontario.  The position will commence on August 1, 2020.

While the Department encourages all eligible applicants with an earned PhD or close to completion by August 1, 2020 in Software Engineering or closely related disciplines to apply for these positions, its needs, in research, are in areas of Software Engineering such as service-oriented computing, cyber-physical and Internet of Things (IoT), cloud and distributed systems, big data software, applied artificial intelligence, and machine learning. Relevant industrial and practical experience will be an asset.

The Department offers a unique accredited Bachelor of Engineering program. In addition, the Department, in conjunction with the Department of Electrical Engineering, offers a Masters by thesis, course work and a Ph.D. program. 

The successful candidate is expected to teach existing undergraduate and graduate courses, develop new courses, and build a strong research program in the Software Engineering Department, including securing external funding and generating archival publications. Flexibility in undergraduate teaching of a diversity of courses is expected in the program. Service to the department, faculty, and university is expected.

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

Lakehead is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting-edge research. With campuses located in Thunder BayOrillia and LU-GC partnership programs at Barrie. 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. Hassan Naser, Chair, Department of Software Engineering and Interim Dean, Faculty of Engineering at hnaser@lakeheadu.ca or at 807-343-8389.

Detailed information on the Software Engineering program is available at:

http://csdc.lakeheadu.ca/Catalog/ViewCatalog.aspx?pageid=viewcatalog&catalogid=26&chapterid=7338&topicgroupid=24167&loaduseredits=True

Details of the school and other programs are also available at: https://www.lakeheadu.ca/academics/faculties/engineering

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should submit a single PDF file quoting “Software Engineering 2020” which includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of a research plan, copies of their three most significant publications, and the names and addresses of three references. A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada.pdf form must accompany your package. 

Applicants should submit their electronic application to:

 

Dr. Hassan Naser, P.Eng.

Interim Dean, Faculty of Engineering

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON 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. 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 Chair in Advanced Forest Biorefining Systems

Category: 
Tenure Track Faculty Positions - Thunder Bay Campus
Department: 
Engineering

Research Chair in Advanced Forest Biorefining Systems (Tenure-track Appointment in the Department of Chemical Engineering)

Category:  Tenure Track Faculty Positions - Thunder Bay Campus

Department: Chemical Engineering

Application Deadline: Until the Position is Filled

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, 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful candidate will be co-appointed as Research Chair in Advanced Forest Biorefining System in Lakehead’s Biorefining Research Institute (BRI), which has a strategic aim of developing innovative bioproducts.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong research program in forest biorefining that fits into the need of industry in Canada. Experience in the following fields would be required: 1) chemical modification of woody biomass and/or 2) surface, chemical and physical alternations of cellulose, hemicellulose and lignin for the development of value-added products.

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

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 has 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. A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada.pdf form must accompany your package. 

Applicants should submit their electronic application to:

 Dr. H. Naser,

Interim 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. 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.

 

Research Chair in Advanced Forest Biorefining Systems

Category: 
Research Chairs

Research Chair in Advanced Forest Biorefining Systems (Tenure-track Appointment in the Department of Chemical Engineering)

Category:  Tenure Track Faculty Positions - Thunder Bay Campus

Department: Chemical Engineering

Application Deadline: Until the Position is Filled

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, 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful candidate will be co-appointed as Research Chair in Advanced Forest Biorefining System in Lakehead’s Biorefining Research Institute (BRI), which has a strategic aim of developing innovative bioproducts.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong research program in forest biorefining that fits into the need of industry in Canada. Experience in the following fields would be required: 1) chemical modification of woody biomass and/or 2) surface, chemical and physical alternations of cellulose, hemicellulose and lignin for the development of value-added products.

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

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 has 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. A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada.pdf form must accompany your package. 

Applicants should submit their electronic application to:

Dr. H. Naser,

Interim 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. 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.

Bora Laskin Faculty of Law - Contract Lecturers

Category: 
Contract Lecturer Positions
Department: 
Bora Laskin Faculty of Law
Application Deadline: 
Saturday, May 30, 2020 - 11:59pm

Application Deadline: May 30, 2020

Bora Laskin Faculty of Law

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications from qualified candidates for five Contract Lecturer positions  in the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law. The positions will commence on either September 8, 2020 or January 4, 2021.

Fall / Winter Courses

LAWS 1510 Indigenous Legal Traditions

LAWS 2555 Trusts

LAWS 2035 Real Estate Law (Fall and Winter)

LAWS 2553 Remedies

LAWS 2555 Commercial Law

 

Qualifications Preferred:  The Faculty is seeking individuals with demonstrated ability that are qualified by virtue of academic or employment experience to teach. Further, candidates must be eligible for licensing with any Canadian Law Society. 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 law faculty@lakeheadu.ca. Detailed information on the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law and our programs is available at: https://www.lakeheadu.ca/programs/departments/law

Review of applications will begin on May 30th, 2020 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 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:

Office of the Dean

Bora Laskin Faculty of Law

Lakehead University

Thunder Bay, Ontario

Email: lawfaculty@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.

Department of Mathematical Sciences - Barrie

Category: 
Limited Term Faculty Positions
Department: 
Mathematical Sciences

Department of Mathematical Sciences

9-Month Limited Term Appointment (Barrie)

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Lakehead University invites applications for a nine-month Limited Term Appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. We are looking for a candidate with the ability to teach Math in support of several programs in the Lakehead-Georgian Partnership (primarily the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science programs) at Lakehead University (Barrie) campus. The position will commence on August 15, 2020 at a rank commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to teaching at the undergraduate level with an excellent teaching record and demonstrated potential for scholarly research. Candidates for the position should possess or be nearing completion of a Ph.D. degree in Mathematics from a university recognized by Canadian Universities. 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.

Lakehead also offers innovative, four-year combined degree-diploma programs with Georgian College in Barrie. Our programs offer students the opportunity to earn a university degree and college diploma in four years of full-time study. Our innovative degree-diploma programs integrate theoretical learning with a blend of applied skills students need to be job-ready. For further information, please visit: www.lakeheadgeorgian.ca.

For further information about the position, please contact Dr. Tianxuan Miao, Chair of the Department of Mathematical Sciences (tmiao@lakeheadu.ca). Detailed information on the Department is available at our website (www.math.lakeheadu.ca).

Review of applications will begin on May 30, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) should include: a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including a statement of teaching philosophy, experience with experiential learning and online or alternative modes of course delivery, 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. 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

Dean, Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON  P7B 5E1

Email: to 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 final budgetary approval.

Faculty of Natural Resources Management - Fish & Wildlife Practice

Category: 
Contract Lecturer Positions
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
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
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.

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