School of Nursing - Contract Lecturer - Gerontology

Contract Lecturer Positions
Faculty of Health & Behavioural Sciences
Application Deadline: 
Sunday, May 31, 2020 - 11:59pm



The School of Nursing invites applications from qualified applicants to teach Nursing 2139 FDE, Gerontology. This is an online course, which will be taught over the Fall 2020 term. The course description is below:

The student will be provided with an in-depth examination of the aging process. Relevant concerns of the aged will be discussed and the student will examine a major concern as it relates to the elderly of Thunder Bay. The focus is on the normal aspects of aging, although problem areas will be discussed as they relate to students' interests and needs.

The successful applicant will have a nursing graduate degree and evidence of teaching and student evaluation experience. Experience with experiential learning and online or alternative models of delivery are highly desired. Further advanced educational credentials will also be considered.

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 Dr. Karen McQueen. Detailed information on our programs is available at:

Applications are being accepted now 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 and the names of 3 references. A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada.pdf  form must accompany your package.

Applications should be sent to:

Dr. Karen McQueen, Director

School of Nursing

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON.  P7B 5E1

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.