Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies -General Science 1000 YDE – Topics in Science

Contract Lecturer Positions

Application Deadline: July 3, 2020


Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies

Lakehead University invites applications for a Contract Lecturer in the Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies. Applicants are requested to teach:

General Science 1000 YDE – Topics in Science

As part of a team, the instructor(s) will develop the course content, provide leadership, coordinate guest presentations, lead student discussion, and support students as they develop the skills for teaching science at the Primary-Junior or Junior-Intermediate Levels. The course will be offered for the 2020-21 Academic Year via a remote delivery model using a WEB (or asynchronous) approach. An instructor is needed for each of the following modules:

1.         Life Systems

2.         Structures and Mechanisms

3.         Matter and Energy

4.         Earth and Space Systems


Start Date/Duration:   September 2020 to April 2021     ONLINE

Qualifications Preferred: PhD (preferred) with teaching experience in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Earth & Space science at the post-secondary level. Knowledge of the requirements or challenges of teaching science at the P/J and J/I levels would be an asset. Experience with experiential learning and online or alternative modes of course delivery is highly desired. Candidates lacking the specific degree qualification, but who possess an appropriate combination of experience and other academic qualifications are also encouraged to apply.

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 applications.ses@lakeheadu.ca. Detailed information on the Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies and our programs is available at: https://www.lakeheadu.ca/programs/faculties/science-and-environmental-st...

Review of applications will begin in July 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 Science and Environmental Studies

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1

Attn: Todd Randall, Dean

E-mail: applications.ses@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.

These positions are subject to budgetary approval.