Contract Lecturer - Department of Biology

Contract Lecturer Positions
Science & Environ Studies
Application Deadline: 
Friday, June 19, 2020 - 11:59pm

Department of Biology

Lakehead University invites applications for a Contract Lecturer in the Department of Biology. Applicants are requested to teach:

Biology 2035 ADE – Human Physiology Survey

Start Date/Duration:    July 2 – August 13, 2020

Web-based (Asynchronous delivery)

Qualifications Preferred: Ph.D. preferred and experience in teaching. Experience with experiential learning and online or alternative modes of course 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 Dr. Joseph Carney, Chair, Department of Biology. Detailed information on the Department of Biology and our programs is available at:

Review of applications will begin on June 20, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) should include: a curriculum vitae(including evidence of teaching experience, course evaluations, and performance) and names and contact information for three referees. A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada form must accompany your package. This form is available on our website at

Send Applications to:

Department of Biology

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1

Attn: Dr. Joseph Carney Chair


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.