Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies

Contract Lecturer Positions
Application Deadline: 
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 11:59pm

Lakehead University Positions Available

(at Georgian College, Barrie Campus)

Date of Posting:         June 5, 2017 

Title of Position:        Contract Lecturer

Applications are requested to teach one or more of the following courses (subject to availability):

Chemistry 1130: Modern Chemistry II (Winter 2018)

A continuation of Chemistry 1110 with the introduction of the following topics: states of matter, solution chemistry, thermodynamics, chemical equilibrium, electrochemistry, rates and mechanisms of chemical reactions.

Qualifications: PhD or MSc in Chemistry with experience teaching at the postsecondary level.

Computer Science 1411: Computer Programming (Fall 2017)

A first course in programming given in C - mathematical problem solving, program development, C grammar and simple system functions. Students will develop and write their own programs and run them in a time-sharing environment.

Qualifications: MSc or higher in Computer Science, with experience teaching at the postsecondary level; experience teaching programming using  C or C++ preferred

Mathematics 1071: Vectors and Matrices (Fall 2017)

For students without grade 12 U Calculus and Vectors or equivalent. Cartesian coordinates; vectors in two and three dimensions; the dot product and components of vectors; the cross product; equations of lines and planes; complex numbers; vector spaces over the real and complex number systems; linear independence, bases and spanning sets; subspaces; matrices; addition and scalar multiplication of matrices; matrix multiplication; the transpose of a matrix; invertible matrices; systems of linear equations and row reduction; and determinants, including Cramer's rule.

Qualifications: MA or MSc in Mathematics or in a related field, with experience teaching at the postsecondary level

Physics 1212: Introductory Physics II (Winter 2018)

A calculus-based course intended for students in the physical sciences and applied sciences which includes Oscillations, mechanical waves and sound, electric charge, electric field. Coulomb's law, Gauss's law, applications of Gauss's law, electric potential, capacitance, dielectrics, current, resistance, direct current circuit, magnetic field, electromagnetic induction, alternating current, electromagnetic waves and wave properties of light, accompanied by related laboratory work.

Qualifications: PhD or MSc in Physics or related field with experience teaching at the postsecondary level. 

Starting Date and Duration:             Fall Term:    September – December 2017

                                                             Winter Term:   January – April 2018

Location:                                          Barrie (Georgian College campus)

                                                           (NOTE:  no travel allowance shall be payable).

Send Applications to:   

Dr. Todd Randall

Dean, Science and Environmental Studies


Applications should include: A covering letter outlining qualifications, a curriculum vitae, names of referees, evidence of teaching performance and any other relevant information

Date Applications Due: Review of applications will commence June 19, 2017 and will continue until all the courses have been filled

Note:  Subject to Final Budgetary Approval

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