Department of Computer Science

Contract Lecturer Positions
Thunder Bay
Application Deadline: 
Monday, February 15, 2021 - 11:59pm

Application Deadline: February 15, 2021

Faculty of Science & Environmental Studies/Computer Science Department

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for Contract Lecturer(s) in the Department of Computer Science. The applicant is requested to teach:

Computer Science 3473WDE, Operating Systems

Course description:  Processes and device handlers and their implementation, communication and synchronization. Synchronization primitives. Process allocation. Memory management. The software required to support a virtual memory system. Resource allocation algorithms. File system implementation. Security and protection. System implementation strategies. The evolution of computer systems: batch processing, multiprogramming, multi-processing, real-time, time-sharing, distributive systems. Each student will design and implement a module for an operating system kernel.

Start Date/Duration:   March 1, 2021- Earlier- April 30, 2021

     Comp3473WDE – T/TH, 1:00pm – 2:30pm via Zoom

Qualifications Preferred:  Ph.D. Computer Science, some background in Operating Systems. 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. Vijay Mago, Chair.  Detailed information on the Computer Science Department and our programs is available at:

Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2021 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 Computer Science

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1

Attn: Dr. Vijay Mago, 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.