Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences School of Social Work

Contract Lecturer Positions
Social Work
Application Deadline: 
Saturday, March 21, 2020 - 11:59pm

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences - School of Social Work

Orillia Contract Lecturer Opportunity

Application Deadline: March 21, 2020

Lakehead University, Orillia Campus, invites applications for a Contract Lecturer in the School of Social Work.

Applications are requested to teach:  SOWK 2012 AAO – Human Development

An introduction to theories and concepts that have been developed to explain human development from birth through to old age. An exploration of the physical, cognitive, socio-emotional and relational aspects of development over the lifespan. The major emphasis of the course is on the implications of developmental issues for social work practice.


Start Date/Duration:   July 29 – August 7, 2020

                                     Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


Qualifications Preferred:  PhD in Social Work preferred, with experience teaching at the university level.

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: www.lakeheadu.ca.

For further information, please contact Dr. Natalya Timoshkina, Email:  natimosh@lakeheadu.ca

Detailed information on the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, School of Social Work and our programs is available at: https://www.lakeheadu.ca/programs/departments/social-work.

Review of applications will begin on March 24, 2020 and will 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:

 School of Social Work

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1

Attn: Dr. Natalya Timoshkina, Director

E-mail:  social.work@lakeheadu.ca

A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada form must accompany your package. This form is available on our website at https://www.lakeheadu.ca/faculty-and-staff/departments/services/hr/employment-opportunites.

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 human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.