Department of Chemistry - Thunder Bay

Contract Lecturer Positions
Application Deadline: 
Monday, August 19, 2019 - 11:59pm

Application Deadline: Friday, August 19, 2019

Department of Chemistry

Contract Lecturer

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for a Contract Lecturer. Applications are requested to teach:

CHEM 2610/ENST 2610/NORT 2610 (Northern Environmental Chemistry)

Designed primarily for non-science majors, this course will explore contemporary chemical environmental problems, particularly those that have an impact on the North. These problems will include acid rain, ozone depletion, global warming, pesticides and heavy metal deposition. The origins and fates of pollutants will be discussed using specific examples from the forest products, mining, oil, energy, and transportation industries.

Starting Date and Duration:        September 9, 2019 – December 19, 2019

                                                        Mondays and Wednesdays 1:00 – 2:30

Qualifications Preferred:  MSc in Chemistry, Environmental Science, or a related discipline

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 August 19, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) should include: a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and/or evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applicants should submit their electronic application to:

Send Applications to:

Department of Chemistry

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1

Attn: Dr. Craig MacKinnon, Chair


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.