Department of Women's Studies

Contract Lecturer Positions
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 11:59pm

The Department of Women’s Studies, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for Contract Lecturers. Applications are requested for teaching one or more of the following courses for the 2020-2021 Academic Year:

WOME-1100-YA (Madonna to Madonna: Women's and Gender Studies)

WOME-2113-FA (Women, Popular Culture and Counter Culture) (Evening course)

WOME-2111-WA (Special Topics: applicants propose their own topic)

WOME-3033-FA (Transnational Masculinities)

WOME-4010-FA (Women, Gender, and Social Justice) (Daytime 3hr course)

WOME-4110-WA (Special Topics: applicants propose their own topic) (Daytime 3hr course)


Minimum Qualifications: A relevant M.A. and related teaching experience

Ideal Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Women’s Studies with teaching experience and record of peer-reviewed research.

The electronic application should include: a cover letter outlining qualifications, curriculum vitae, documentation demonstrating teaching effectiveness (including a statement of teaching philosophy, course outlines and teaching evaluations for previously-taught courses), and contact information of three references. In your email message, please quote the course code(s) for the application you are submitting. Applicants should submit their application electronically in a single Pdf file to the Chair and Cc

Dr. Lori Chambers

Chair, Department of Women’s Studies

955 Oliver Rd., 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

                             POSTING DATE:  December 23, 2019                          CLOSING DATE: January 17, 2020 

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.