Department of Electrical Engineering (Barrie)

Limited Term Faculty Positions

Department of Electrical Engineering (Barrie)

Category: 9-Month Limited Term Appointment - (Barrie Campus LU-GC Partnership Program)

Faculty of Engineering

Lakehead University, (Barrie Campus LU-GC Partnership Program), invites applications for one nine (9) month Limited Term Appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering.  The position will commence on September 1, 2019.

The successful candidate will teach three full-course equivalents (six half-credit courses) during the appointment period. The candidate is expected to teach existing undergraduate courses, develop and teach new courses, and demonstrate a strong teaching profile. Flexibility in undergraduate teaching of a diversity of courses is expected in the new program at Barrie.

The preferred candidates will have:

  1. An earned Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering or closely related disciplines, a baccalaureate degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering or a closely related discipline, post-doctoral or other relevant experience is an asset; and
  2. A demonstrated commitment to teaching at the undergraduate level and evidence of an effective and established teaching record and of educational leadership;

Preference will be given to the candidates registered as a Professional Engineer in Canada.

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. Carlos E. Christoffersen, Chair of the Department of Electrical Engineering at or at (807) 343-8352.  Detailed information on the Department and our programs is available at:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until closing. 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 the names and contact information of three references.  

Applicants should submit their electronic application to:

Dr. Hassan Naser, Acting Dean

Faculty of Engineering

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.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.