Faculty of Natural Resources Management - Fish & Wildlife Fundamentals

Contract Lecturer Positions
Natural Resources Management
Application Deadline: 
Monday, May 11, 2020 - 4:00pm

Application Deadline: Monday, May 11, 2020 4pm

Faculty of Natural Resources Management

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for a Contract Lecturer in the Faculty of Natural Resources Management. Applicants are requested to teach:

Fish & Wildlife Fundamentals, NRMT-3116-FA for the Fall session of 2020

Course description for Fish & Wildlife Fundamentals: Students will develop skills in wildlife observation and identification with an emphasis on vertebrates of the boreal system. Lectures will introduce the taxonomy and life requisites of individual species and life forms, and compare aquatic and terrestrial systems at various scales. Other topics include fish and wildlife planning, management investment, tracking, trapping, hunting, rare and endangered species, and the use of ecological land classifications or forest inventory to classify habitat. Field trips and a lab setting will assist in the learning of fish and wildlife specimens.

This course is conducted in 2:3 format for lectures and labs.

Start Date/Duration: (Sept. 1 – Dec. 31, 2020) - Schedule TBD

Qualifications Preferred:  PhD in Forestry, Ecology, Environmental Studies or related field, understanding of Canadian plants species, understanding of forest ecology, and relevant teaching 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: www.lakeheadu.ca.

For further information, please contact Dr. Ulf Runesson at urunesso@lakeheadu.ca.  Detailed information on the Faculty of Natural Resources and our programs is available at: https://www.lakeheadu.ca/programs/departments/nrm

Review of applications will begin on Monday May 11, 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. A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada.pdf form must accompany your package. 

Applicants should submit their electronic application to:

Faculty of Natural Resources Management

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1

Attn: Dr. Ulf Runesson, Dean

E-mail:  urunesso@lakeheadu.ca

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.