Bora Laskin Faculty of Law - Contract Lecturers

Contract Lecturer Positions
Bora Laskin Faculty of Law
Application Deadline: 
Saturday, May 30, 2020 - 11:59pm

Application Deadline: May 30, 2020

Bora Laskin Faculty of Law

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications from qualified candidates for five Contract Lecturer positions  in the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law. The positions will commence on either September 8, 2020 or January 4, 2021.

Fall / Winter Courses

LAWS 1510 Indigenous Legal Traditions

LAWS 2555 Trusts

LAWS 2035 Real Estate Law (Fall and Winter)

LAWS 2553 Remedies

LAWS 2555 Commercial Law

LAWS 2555 Business of Law


Qualifications Preferred:  The Faculty is seeking individuals with demonstrated ability that are qualified by virtue of academic or employment experience to teach. Further, candidates must be eligible for licensing with any Canadian Law Society. Experience with experiential learning and online or alternative modes of delivery is highly desired.

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 law Detailed information on the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law and our programs is available at:

Review of applications will begin on May 30th, 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) and the names and contact information of three references. A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada.pdf form must accompany your package. 

Applicants should submit their electronic application to:

Office of the Dean

Bora Laskin Faculty of Law

Lakehead University

Thunder Bay, Ontario


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.