Department of Computer Science (Barrie)

Contract Lecturer Positions

Application Deadline: July 22, 2019

Department of Computer Science – Contract Lecturer

Lakehead University, Barrie Campus, invites applications for Contract Lecturers - Applications are requested to teach the following courses (subject to availability):

COURSE: Computer Science 2412WAB, Data Structures.

Starting Date and Duration:        January 6, 2020 – April 3, 2020

DESCRIPTION OF FACULTY/DEPARTMENT/SCHOOL                                   Computer Science Department/Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies 

Qualifications Preferred:   PhD Computer Science or a closely related discipline.

Rate of Pay:  In accordance with LUFA Collective Agreement.

Start Date: This course will be offered from January 6, 2020 – April 3, 2020.  Examinations Period is April 6, 2020 – April 19, 2020.  Examination Contingency date is April 20, 2020. Marks Due Thursday, April 23, 2020.

Deadline: July 22, 2019 

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:

Review of applications will begin on July 15, 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. Ruizhong Wei, Chair

Computer Science Department/Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies

Lakehead University

Thunder Bay, Ontario


Fax: (807) 766-7243

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.