School of Kinesiology

Tenure Track Faculty Positions - Thunder Bay Campus
Application Deadline: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018 - 11:59pm

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for a tenure-track position in the School of Kinesiology at the rank of Assistant Professor.  The appointment will commence on August 1, 2018.

Candidates will be expected to contribute to our undergraduate programs (honours, co-operative education, and concurrent education.  The candidates will also be expected to contribute to our graduate programs.

Applicants should have a PhD (complete or near completion), an established and productive research program capable of external funding in an area related to Lakehead University’s research priorities, and the ability to teach courses in the sub-disciplines of Motor Development, Motor Learning and/or Motor Control.  Experience with atypical populations will be highly valued.

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:

For further information, please contact Dr. Ian Newhouse, Acting Director of the School of Kinesiology, at 807-343-8074 or  Detailed information on our Undergraduate and Graduate programs is available at  Lakehead University’s academic and strategic research plan can be found at

Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.  Applicants should submit electronically as a single pdf file a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including a statement of teaching philosophy and a summary of teaching evaluations), and contact information for three referees to:

Office of the Dean

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON   P7B 5E1


A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada form must accompany your package. This form is available on our website at

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

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