Department of Anthropology – Contract Lecturer - Barrie

Contract Lecturer Positions
Application Deadline: 
Monday, March 2, 2020 - 11:59pm

Department of Anthropology – Contract Lecturers (Barrie)

Lakehead University, Barrie, invites applications for Contract Lecturers - Applications are requested to teach the following course:

Anthropology 1032 FAB — Introduction to Biological Anthropology & Archaeology

Starting Date and Duration:        September 8 – December 7, 2020

A general introduction to biological anthropology and archaeology. The course covers topics ranging from the biological origin of humans, the appearance of human culture, and the rise of civilization.

 Qualifications Preferred:   The ideal candidate would have a PhD in Anthropology or related field with significant expertise related to the topic they will be teaching. The minimum requirement is a Master’s degree.

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 March 2, 2020 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:

Department of Anthropology

Faculty of Science & Environmental Studies

Lakehead University

Thunder Bay, Ontario


Fax: (807) 766-7117

 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.