Department of Computer Science

Contract Lecturer Positions
Thunder Bay
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 11:59pm

Application Deadline: April 13, 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 Applications. The applicant(s) is (are) requested to teach:

Computer Science 5112GDF, Research Methodology                               
Course description: Provides an overview of recent research in computer science and introduces several advanced research topics depending on the research of the instructor. Students will be exposed to basic knowledge and skills about conducting scientific research, which includes critical and creative thinking, qualitative and quantitative research approaches, research life-cycle and time

Computer Science 5015GDF, Ethical Issues in Computer Science                                         Course description: Examines the ethical issues that arise as a result of increasing use of computers, the web and the responsibilities of those who work with computers and the internet, either as computer science professionals or end users. Students will explore some of the challenging ethical and philosophical issues such as privacy, intellectual property rights and proprietary software, security, accountability, liability, the digital divide, hacking, and viruses.

Start Date/Duration:   May 1, 2021- August 13, 2021

     Comp 5112GDF – F, 2:00pm – 5:00pm via Zoom
     Comp 5015GDF - W, 2:00pm – 5:00pm via Zoom      

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

Review of applications will begin on April 10, 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. Zubair Fadlullah

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.