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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

Ojibwe 2001: Intermediate Severn Ojibwe

Ojibwe 3001: Advanced Severn Ojibwe

Course Information:  Please see Course Descriptions in the online Course Calendar:

Review of applications will begin on April 30, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) should include: a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including a statement of teaching philosophy, course outlines and teaching evaluations for previously-taught courses), and contact information of three references. Applicants should submit their electronic application to:

Brandi Shorthouse

Administrative Assistant to the Chair

Department of Aboriginal Education

Faculty of Education

Lakehead University

Thunder Bay, Ontario


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. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343-8334 or to make appropriate arrangements.

These positions are subject to budgetary approval.