Department of Physics - Contract Lecturer

Contract Lecturer Positions
Georgian - Barrie

Application Deadline: DECEMBER 24, 2020

Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies

Department of Physics

Lakehead University, Barrie Campus, invites applications for a Laboratory Instructor in the Department of Physics. Applications are requested to teach:

PHYS 1212 LAB-WB1 – Introductory Physics II
Start Date/Duration: Wed 8:00am - 11:00am - 2021-01-04 - 2021-04-06
Location:  Barrie (note: no travel allowance shall be payable)

Qualifications Preferred:  A graduate degree in physics or relevant discipline is preferred, with experience teaching at the post-secondary level. Candidates lacking the specific degree qualification, but who possess an appropriate combination of experience and other academic qualifications, are also encouraged to apply.

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:

For further information, please contact Dr. Mark Gallagher.  Detailed information on the Department of Physics and our programs is available at:

Review of applications will begin on December 24th 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:

Send Applications to:

Department of Physics

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1

Attn: Dr. Mark Gallagher, 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 final budgetary approval.