Department of Physics - Barrie

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

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

COURSE:  PHYSICS 1113 FAB and PHYSICS 1133 WAB

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

Physics 1113 FAB - Physics Essentials I

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

Physics 1133 WAB - Physics Essentials II

This is a continuation of the basic principles approach started in Physics 1113. Topics include: electric forces, fields, and potential energy; capacitance, resistance, and DC circuits; magnetism and AC circuits; special relativity; optics; atomic and nuclear physics. Laboratory work is mandatory.

Location:  Georgian College Campus - NOTE: no travel allowance shall be payable.

Qualifications Preferred:   Ph.D. or MSc in Physics, with experience teaching at the post-secondary level. Candidates lacking the specific degree qualification, but who possess an appropriate combination of experience and other academic qualifications, are also encouraged to apply.

Lakehead is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting-edge research. With campuses located in Thunder Bay and Orillia, Lakehead has approximately 10,000 students and 2,160 faculty and staff.  With an emphasis on collaborative learning and independent critical thinking and a multidisciplinary teaching approach, Lakehead offers a variety of degree and diploma programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels through its ten faculties, including Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Health and Behavioural Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Science and Environmental Studies, Social Sciences and Humanities, Graduate Studies, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (West Campus) and Ontario’s newest Faculty of Law. For further information, please visit: www.lakeheadu.ca.

Review of applications will begin on JULY 16, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) should include: a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including a statement of teaching philosophy, course outlines and teaching evaluations for previously-taught courses), a statement of a research plan (current and future interests), copies of the three most significant publications, and the names and contact information of three references.  Applicants should submit their electronic application to:

Dr. A. Linhananta

Chair, Department of Physics

955 Oliver Rd., Lakehead University

Thunder Bay, Ontario

Email: alinhana@lakeheadu.ca

 Tel: (807) 343-8016

A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada form must accompany your package. This form is available on our website at https://www.lakeheadu.ca/faculty-and-staff/departments/services/hr/employment-opportunites.

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

We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified. Lakehead University is committed to supporting an accessible environment. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343-8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.