Department of Software Engineering

Contract Lecturer Positions
Thunder Bay
Application Deadline: 
Friday, August 21, 2020 - 11:59pm

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for a Contract Lecturer in the Department of Software Engineering. Applications are requested to teach:

ESOF 4557 FDE/Data and Digital Communications

Course description:  Characteristics, performance, and software issues of digital communications and computer networks. Topics include: networks and services, Internet protocols, data compressions and coding, fundamental limit in information theory, error control, delay/loss performance.

Credit Weight:  0.5

 Start Date/Duration:   Sept. 8, 2020 – Dec. 24, 2020

      T/TH 2:30-4:00 pm 

Qualifications Preferred:  MSc or PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering or closely related disciplines

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. Naser. Detailed information on the Faculty of Engineering/Software Engineering Department and our programs is available at:

Review of applications will begin on August 21, 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 form must accompany your package. This form is available on our website at

Applicants should submit their electronic application to:

Send Applications to:

Department of Software Engineering

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1

Attn: Dr. H. Naser, 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.