Department of English

Category: 
Limited Term Faculty Positions
Campus: 
Orillia
Application Deadline: 
Friday, May 31, 2024 - 11:59pm

Application Deadline: May 31, 2024

Department of English

Reference # (SSH-2024-25-03)

Lakehead University, Orillia Campus, invites applications for one limited term appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of English. The academic rank of the appointment will be commensurate with the qualifications of the successful candidate. The position will commence on Aug.1 2024 and continue for 12 months.

The Department of English on the Orillia campus offers both bachelors and honours bachelors English programs. In addition to joint honours and arts and science options, the English degree also offers two optional possibilities for specialization in either writing or cultural studies and popular texts. The department supports students in numerous interdisciplinary and collaborative undergraduate degree programs, including, but not limited to, concurrent education.

We are seeking a committed faculty member and flexible teacher to join our team for the upcoming academic year.

Applicants for this position should have a PhD in English and a record of publication and successful teaching in the discipline. The ideal candidate will have teaching experience at all year levels, and will be able to demonstrate teaching expertise in two or more of the following areas:

  • Children’s Literature
  • First-year Writing and Composition
  • Film and Media Studies
  • Global literatures
  • Science Fiction

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. Our campuses are located in Thunder Bay on the traditional lands of the Fort William First Nation, Signatory to the Robinson Superior Treaty of 1850 and in Orillia on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabeg, and Rama First Nation. Lakehead University acknowledges the history that many nations hold in the areas around our campuses and is committed to a relationship with Métis and Inuit and First Nations peoples. 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 nine faculties, including Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Health and Behavioural Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Science and Environmental Studies, Social Sciences and Humanities, Graduate Studies, and Faculty of Law. For further information, please visit: www.lakeheadu.ca.

For further information, please contact Dr. Anna Guttman, Chair of the Department of English (aguttman@lakeheadu.ca). Detailed information on the Department of English and our programs is available at: https://www.lakeheadu.ca/programs/departments/english

Review of applications will begin on June 1, 2024 and continue until the position is filled. The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) quoting Reference # SSH-2024-25-03 should include: a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including a statement of teaching philosophy, course outlines and teaching evaluations for previously-taught courses), a statement of a research plan (current and future interests), copies of the three most significant publications, and the names and contact information of three references. A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada.pdf form must accompany your package. 

Applicants should submit their electronic application to:

Dr. Glenda Bonifacio, Dean
Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
Lakehead University
955 Oliver Road
Thunder Bay, ON  P7B 5E1
Email: ssh@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.

Lakehead University has an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan 2019-2024 with a goal to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as measured by increasing representation of under-represented groups among applicants, candidates and hires. We encourage candidates to self-identify, if you are from an under-represented group, and prefer candidates with the knowledge, competencies and relationships derived from lived experience. Experience working with Indigenous or racialized communities, and/or members of other equity-deserving groups is a strong asset. A lived experience or worked experience of any of these issues is preferred.

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) 343.8010 ext. 8334 orhuman.resources@lakeheadu.cato make appropriate arrangements.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.

Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Critical Mineral Systems

Category: 
Tenure Track Faculty Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Application Deadline: 
Monday, July 8, 2024 - 11:59pm

                     

Lakehead University (Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada) 

Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Appointment 

Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Critical Mineral Systems 

Lakehead University invites applications for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Critical Mineral Systems.  The ideal candidate is one who can contribute to our understanding of critical mineral and other metal deposits through field-based research coupled with advanced analytical methodologies.  Researchers with interests in Ni-Cu-PGE, emerging mineral resources, such as lithium and rare-earth elements, and other ore deposit types are particularly encouraged to apply. 

This tenure-track appointment will be at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. This CRC position is for five (5) years and is renewable once.  Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs are intended for outstanding and innovative emerging researchers whose accomplishments have made a major impact in their fields and are recognized as leaders in their fields.

By combining discovery and translational research, the Chair will increase the research capacity and training opportunities at Lakehead University. The Chair will add to the continuing development of research excellence in Critical Minerals within the University.

Lakehead University and our Community

Lakehead is a fully comprehensive university with approximately 9,700 full-time equivalent students and over 2,000 faculty and staff at two campuses in Orillia and Thunder Bay, Ontario. Lakehead has 9 faculties, including Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Graduate Studies, Health & Behavioural Sciences, Law, Natural Resources Management, Science & Environmental Studies, and Social Sciences & Humanities. Lakehead University’s achievements have been recognized nationally and internationally, including being ranked, once again, among Canada’s Top 10 primarily undergraduate universities in Maclean’s 2022 University Rankings; as well as being included in the top half of Times Higher Education's 2020 World Universities Rankings for the second consecutive year, and 64th among 1,410 universities from around the world in THE's 2022 Impact Rankings (which assesses institutions against the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals). For further information, please visit: www.lakeheadu.ca.

Lakehead University is recognized as one of Canada’s top research-intensive universities in its category for the last decade (Research Info$ource). Aligned with our Strategic Plan, Research Plan, CRC Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan, and Institutional EDI Action Plan, we are actively recruiting outstanding scholars to enhance and grow our research and innovation capacity. Situated in the diverse and multicultural communities of Thunder Bay and Orillia, our unique campuses and their locations inspire us to discover and innovate in exciting and non-traditional ways.

Lakehead is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting-edge research. Our campuses are located in Thunder Bay on the traditional lands of the Fort William First Nation, Signatory to the Robinson Superior Treaty of 1850 and in Orillia on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabeg, and Rama First Nation. Lakehead University acknowledges the history that many nations hold in the areas around our campuses and is committed to a relationship with Métis and Inuit and First Nations peoples.

The Faculty

The appointment of this Canada Research Chair will be in the Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies (FSES) and specifically in the Department of Geology at the Thunder Bay campus.  FSES has ten departments and offers Bachelor, Master’s and Doctoral degrees, including programs that cross departmental boundaries. For information about the Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies, please visit our website.

The Department of Geology at Lakehead University is a dynamic group of interdisciplinary researchers with active field and laboratory research programs in economic geology, geochemistry, petrology, structural geology, tectonics, early Earth ocean-atmosphere-terrestrial systems, and biogeochemistry.  We are a small department with a strong focus on experiential learning and have strong connections with the local industry.  The department offers undergraduate programs in Geology, Environmental Earth Science, and Water Resource Science and offers MSc in Geology. The successful candidate will contribute to department offerings at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. These may include new courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. An ability and willingness to teach courses outside of the main area of interest will be considered an asset. The successful candidate will also be expected to supervise undergraduate and graduate (MSc) student thesis research as well as participate in our fourth-year undergraduate field school. The successful candidate is expected to conduct an active research program related to critical mineral systems and to seek external financial support for this research from both government agencies and the private sector.  The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Mining and Exploration (https://www.lakeheadu.ca/centre/cesme).

Lakehead University has several centralized labs to support research, including the Lakehead University Environmental Laboratory, and the Lakehead University Instrumentation Lab.  Instrumentation available for the successful candidate’s use includes ICP-OES and MS, high resolution FESEM-EDX system, TEM, XRD, a fluid inclusion stage with IR, several spectroscopy systems, state of the art microscopes with digital imagers, and assorted other instrumentation.  Also available to the successful candidate is access to the department’s lapidary facility.

For further information, please contact Dr. Andrew Conly, Chair of Geology (andrew.conly@lakeheadu.ca). Detailed information on the Department is available through the website of the Department of Geology (https://www.lakeheadu.ca/programs/departments/geology)

Requirements

Tier 2 CRCs are for exceptional emerging researchers, acknowledged by their peers as having the potential to lead in their field. Candidates for Tier 2 Chair positions must meet all the requirements for Tier 2 CRCs and be eligible for assistant or associate professor positions. Tier 2 CRC’s normally are not more than 10 years from their highest degree at the time of submitting the nomination to the CRC secretariat. However, nominating institutions may nominate a professor or a researcher who is more than 10 years from their highest degree at the time of nomination and has experienced career interruptions based on the categories outlined here.

Successful candidates will:

  • be excellent emerging world-class researchers who have demonstrated research creativity;
  • have demonstrated the potential to achieve international recognition in their fields in the next five to ten years;
  • as chairholders, have the potential to attract, develop and retain excellent trainers, students and future researchers; and
  • be proposing an original, innovative research program of the highest quality.

CRCs at Lakehead University are appointed and governed by the provisions of the Lakehead University Faculty Association Collective Agreement. For the duration of the CRC, the CRC will be given a reduced teaching load in order to dedicate the majority of their time to research, be provided with a start-up grant, an annual research grant, and research space appropriate for the proposed CRC’s program of research.

Application Deadline and Process

The Department of Geology will begin the review of applications on July 8, 2024 and the position will remain open until filled.

A complete application as one electronic pdf file consists of:

  • Letter of application (1 page) that includes your interest in the position; what you would bring to the department and faculty; the impact that your research will have on the field of critical mineral systems (your research statement can elaborate on this); and what makes you a strong candidate overall as a researcher, educator, and community member.
  • A curriculum vitae (CV) that provides a clear sense of your scholarly and professional development via your education and your research activities and outcomes; your contributions to making critical mineral systems a more equitable and inclusive discipline through committee work, community engagement, media, and advocacy.
  • Description of Proposed Research (up to 2 pages) that describes your proposed CRC program of research.  The proposal should include an executive summary and outline context, methodology, engagement with research users and communication of results, and list of references.  You are also to include a plan for establishing and maintaining a diverse core team (page limitation excludes the summary and list of references) (see link provided (see the link for Lakehead University’s Strategic Research Plan for additional information).
    • Teaching statement (up to 1 page) and a dossier of syllabi and other evidence, if available. These must demonstrate how you engage, encourage, and develop the learning capacity of students entering higher education from a diverse array of backgrounds, and how you embed practices and principles of equity, diversity and inclusion in your classroom, your assignments, and your classroom style.
    • Research Contributions (no page limit) Describe the contributions that you have made in your research area during the period in which you have received research funding. Please group your research contributions by category in the following order, with the most recent contributions listed first:
  1. Describe the five most significant research contributions that you have made during your career and explain the significance of each A list of your five most significant contributions (no page limit) (following the CRC guidelines) Describe the five most significant research contributions that you have made during your career and explain the significance of each.
  2. Published refereed contributions, such as: books (where applicable, subdivide according to those that are single-authored, co-authored and edited works), monographs, book chapters, and articles in scholarly refereed journals. “Refereed contributions” assumes assessment of the work in its entirety—not merely of an abstract or extract—before publication, and by appropriately independent, anonymous and qualified experts (i.e., assessors who are at arm’s length from the author).
  3. Other refereed contributions, such as: conference proceedings, papers presented at scholarly meetings or conferences, articles in professional or trade journals, government publications, etc.
  4. Non-refereed contributions, such as: book reviews, published reviews of your work, research reports, policy papers, public lectures, creative works, papers in conference proceedings, specialized publications, technical reports, internal reports, discussions, abstracts, symposium records, monographs, books or book chapters, conference presentations, government publications, etc.
  5. Forthcoming contributions: Indicate one of the following statuses: “submitted,” “revised and submitted,” “accepted” or “in press.” Provide the name of the journal or book publisher, and the number of pages.
  • Other Contributions (no page limit) (following the CRC guidelines) Describe any other activities that show the impact of your work, such as awards; contributions to scientific peer review (membership on peer review committees, external reviews, etc.); consulting; contributions to professional practice or public policy; membership on committees, boards, or policy-making bodies with government or the private sector.
    • The names and contact information for three references, one of whom must be at arm’s length.
    • A Self-Identification Survey is mandatory andmust be completed by applicants. This survey can be found at https://forms.gle/sA5uWmTTdZXK6yNB7.

Please note that the CRC Program imposes no restrictions on nominees with regard to nationality or country of residence; however, applicants should indicate their current citizenship status within their application.

Complete applications are to be directed via email to:

Dr. Todd Randall, Dean

Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies

Email: applications.ses@lakeheadu.ca

Please note that only those selected for an interview will be notified.

The successful candidate will be expected to work with the Office of Research Services in completing a complete nomination package due to the CRC Secretariat on October 22, 2024.

If you have questions about the CRC program at Lakehead University, please contact Anne Klymenko, Director, Research Services by email: anne.klymenko@lakeheadu.ca or by telephone at 807-343-8110 Ext. 8223.

Equity Statement

Lakehead University has an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan 2019-2024 with a goal to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as measured by increasing representation of under-represented groups among applicants, candidates and hires. We encourage candidates to self-identify, if you are from an under-represented group, and prefer candidates with the knowledge, competencies and relationships derived from lived experience. We encourage women and gender minorities, persons with disabilities, Indigenous Peoples and racialized individuals to apply. Experience working with Indigenous or racialized communities, and/or members of other equity-deserving groups is a strong asset. A lived experience or worked experience of any of these issues is preferred.

Lakehead University recognizes that alternative career paths and/or career interruptions (e.g., maternity leave, leave due to illness) can impact research achievements and commits to ensuring that leaves are taken into careful consideration in the assessment of the candidate.  Candidates are encouraged to highlight how alternative paths and/or interruptions have impacted their research in their application.  Lakehead also recognizes the value of mentoring and research training, outreach, professional service, community-based research, other forms of scholarly expression, areas and/or research outputs; demonstrated experience in increasing diversity in the previous institutional environment, and in curriculum, is also an asset.  

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) 343.8010 ext. 8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

Please visit our Office of Human Rights and Equity website: https://www.lakeheadu.ca/faculty-and-staff/departments/services/human-rights-and-equity and our Human Resources policies related to accommodations and supports: https://www.lakeheadu.ca/faculty-and-staff/policies/human-resources to explore all of the supports our organization provides to enable a strong and connected employment experience.  Should an applicant require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at (807) 343-8334 or by emailing human.resources@lakeheadu.ca.

Additional Information

Additional information regarding the Canada Research Chair program can be found at:

https://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca/program-programme/nomination-mise_en_candidature-eng.aspx#s2.  Tier 2 CRC nominees must be Assistant or Associate Professors. The Canada Research Chairs Program supports outstanding researchers in areas that will further Lakehead's Strategic Research Plan. All Chair nominations are subject to review and final approval by the CRC Secretariat. Please consult the Canada Research Chairs website https://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca for full program information and further details on eligibility criteria. Information regarding our CRC EDI Action Plan is available here: https://www.lakeheadu.ca/sites/default/files/uploads/111/LakeheadU_CRC%20EDI%20Action%20Plan_ETWG_Sept%2027_2019_final.pdf and information regarding our EDI policies can be found here: https://www.lakeheadu.ca/faculty-and-staff/departments/services/human-rights-and-equity/resources.

 

Department of English

Category: 
Tenure Track Faculty Positions
Campus: 
Orillia
Application Deadline: 
Monday, July 1, 2024 - 11:59pm

Application Deadline: July 1, 2024

Department of English

Reference # SSH-2024-25-01

Lakehead University, Orillia Campus, invites applications for one tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of English in the field of Indigenous Storytelling. The position will commence on January 1, 2025.

The Department of English offers courses with an Indigenous focus from the first year to the Master’s level. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in Indigenous literature and/or culture and contribute to the growing undergraduate and graduate programs in English at the Orillia campus.

Applicants for this position should have (or be close to completion of) a PhD in English, Indigenous Studies or a related field, or an MFA (or the equivalent) in Creative Writing. Applicants should also be able to demonstrate:

  • Expertise in Indigenous storytelling in any medium with the ability to teach Indigenous literatures in English from Turtle Island;
  • Expertise in and a commitment to Indigenous pedagogies;
  • Teaching experience and a commitment to teaching excellence and innovation at the undergraduate and graduate level; and
  • A track record of scholarly and/or creative publication and an ongoing commitment to research and/or creative practice.

Experience in and a commitment to social justice and/or community engagement pedagogies is highly desirable, as is experience with experiential learning and online or alternative modes of course delivery. Lived experience as an Indigenous person with strong ties to Indigenous nation(s) and Indigenous knowledges will be considered a significant asset.

Lakehead is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting-edge research. Our campuses are located in Thunder Bay on the traditional lands of the Fort William First Nation, Signatory to the Robinson Superior Treaty of 1850 and in Orillia on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabeg, and Rama First Nation. Lakehead University acknowledges the history that many nations hold in the areas around our campuses and is committed to a relationship with Métis and Inuit and First Nations peoples. 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 nine faculties, including Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Health and Behavioural Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Science and Environmental Studies, Social Sciences and Humanities, Graduate Studies, and Faculty of Law. For further information, please visit: www.lakeheadu.ca.

For further information, please contact Dr. Anna Guttman, Chair of the Department of English (aguttman@lakeheadu.ca). Detailed information on the Department of English and our programs is available at: https://www.lakeheadu.ca/programs/departments/english

Review of applications will begin on July 1, 2024. and continue until the position is filled. The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) quoting Reference # SSH-2024-25-01 should include: a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including a statement of teaching philosophy, course outlines and teaching evaluations for previously-taught courses), a statement of a research and/or creative plan (current and future interests), samples of published scholarly and/or creative writing, and the names and contact information of three references. A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada.pdf form must accompany your package. 

Applicants should submit their electronic application to:

Dr. Glenda Bonifacio, Dean
Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
Lakehead University
955 Oliver Road
Thunder Bay, ON  P7B 5E1
Email: ssh@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.

Lakehead University has an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan 2019-2024 with a goal to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as measured by increasing representation of under-represented groups among applicants, candidates and hires. We encourage candidates to self-identify, if you are from an under-represented group, and prefer candidates with the knowledge, competencies and relationships derived from lived experience. Experience working with Indigenous or racialized communities, and/or members of other equity-deserving groups is a strong asset. A lived experience or worked experience of any of these issues is preferred.

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) 343.8010 ext. 8334 orhuman.resources@lakeheadu.cato make appropriate arrangements.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.

School of Nursing

Category: 
Tenure Track Faculty Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Application Deadline: 
Sunday, May 26, 2024 - 11:59pm

Application Deadline: The review of applications will start on April 30, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled.

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences

School of Nursing

Reference # HBS-2024-25-03

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites highly qualified candidates to apply for one (1) full-time, tenure track faculty appointment in the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences/School of Nursing. The successful candidate(s) will engage in a combination of teaching, research, and service duties in line with their appointed rank and will hold a Joint Researcher Appointment with Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre/Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Institute. The academic rank of the appointment will be commensurate with the qualifications of the successful candidate. The position will commence as early as August 1, 2024.

The preferred candidates will have:

       i.          An earned Ph.D. (Ph.D. in progress will be considered).

      ii.          An unrestricted license as an RN (General or Extended Class) with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO).

    iii.          At least one graduate degree in Nursing or health related discipline is preferred;

    iv.          Demonstrated commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels and evidence of an effective and established teaching record, and of educational leadership and/or mentorship;

     v.          Experience with experiential learning and online or alternative modes of delivery is highly desired;

    vi.          Demonstrated commitment to research and scholarship; evidence of peer-reviewed academic publications, academic conference presentations, potential to secure external funding, and knowledge translation activities. Experience integrating research evidence into teaching; Preferred research and scholarship skill set will focus on various aspects of illness, health, and the overall delivery of health care services in Northwestern Ontario. Will demonstrate the ability to design, implement, analyze, and evaluate scientific studies and have the ability to mentor novice nurse researchers in research processes;

  vii.          The potential to make service contributions to the School of Nursing at Lakehead University, TBRHSC/TBRHRI, and the Nursing profession;

  viii.     Demonstrated commitments to equity, diversity, decolonization, inclusion, belonging, and social justice.

The Joint Nurse Researcher Appointment with TBRHSC/TBRHRI is intended to expand the current state of nursing research, build capacity, and enhance community and other partnerships. Strong candidates pursuing any areas of research in relation to health/hospital issues in Northwestern Ontario will be considered. Overall themes of focus for the successful candidate may include but are not limited to: retention of nursing staff and overall hospital staff experience; innovative learning and teaching methods; patient and family experience; equity, diversity, and inclusion; substance use and mental health; cardiovascular surgery and health outcomes; and medical/surgical nursing. This position will spend one day a week at TBRHSC for research and scholarship and will be eligible for appointment as an Associate Scientist at the Thunder Bay Regional health Research Institute (TBRHRI) https://www.tbrhri.ca/scientists/.

Lakehead University School of Nursing currently offers fully accredited and innovative programs in undergraduate and graduate nursing education within the multidisciplinary environment of Lakehead University on the Thunder Bay campus. The School offers Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) degree programs as well as a Master in Nursing (MN) program, with Nurse Practitioner and Advanced Nursing specializations. Drawing on Lakehead University’s strengths, the School of Nursing has a mission to lead nursing education and scholarship in the promotion of health in Northwestern Ontario and beyond. We have a values-based curriculum rooted in relational practice. We are deeply committed to achieving our four strategic goals, which include: 1) fostering excellence in teaching and learning; 2) supporting social justice, equity, diversity and inclusivity; 3) cultivating research, scholarship and creative activities; and, 4) nurturing partnerships.

Lakehead is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting-edge research. Our campuses are located in Thunder Bay on the traditional lands of the Fort William First Nation, Signatory to the Robinson Superior Treaty of 1850 and in Orillia on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabeg, and Rama First Nation. Lakehead University acknowledges the history that many nations hold in the areas around our campuses and is committed to a relationship with Métis and Inuit and First Nations peoples. 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 nine faculties, including Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Health and Behavioural Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Science and Environmental Studies, Social Sciences and Humanities, Graduate Studies, and Faculty of Law. For further information, please visit: www.lakeheadu.ca.

For further information, please contact Dr. Kristen Jones-Bonofiglio, Director of the School of Nursing at Kristen.Jones@lakeheadu.ca or at (807) 343-8010 ext. 8079 Detailed information on the School of Nursing and our programs is available at: https://www.lakeheadu.ca/programs/departments/nursing

Review of applications will begin on April 30, 2024 and continue until the position(s) is filled. The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) quoting Reference # HBS-2024-25-03  should include: a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including a statement of teaching philosophy, course outlines and teaching evaluations for previously-taught courses), a statement of a research plan (current and future interests), copies of the three most significant publications, and the names and contact information of three references. Applicants are encouraged to include information about the strengths and experiences contributing to EDI and social justice in a previous institutional environment, in curriculum and teaching, in research, in service, and/or in supporting students. A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada.pdf form must accompany your package.

Applicants should submit their electronic application to:

Attn: Dr. Mirella Stroink, Dean
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
Lakehead University
955 Oliver Road
Thunder Bay ON P7B 5E1
e-mail: fhbs@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. In relation to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), the School of Nursing recognizes its responsibility and commitment to fully supporting Indigenous applicants and applicants who identify as members of equity-deserving 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) 343-8010 ext. 8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.

Department of Computer Science

Category: 
Tenure Track Faculty Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Application Deadline: 
Friday, June 7, 2024 - 11:59pm

Category: Tenure Track Faculty Positions
Campus: Thunder Bay
Application Deadline: Review of applications will commence on June 7, 2024 and will continue until the positions are filled.

Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies

Department of Computer Science

Reference #: SES-2024-25-01 (tenure-track) and SES-2024-25-07 (tenure-track)           

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions in the Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies / Department of Computer Science. The positions will commence on August 1,2024 at a rank commensurate with experience and qualifications of the successful candidates.

Applications for these faculty positions are invited from outstanding candidates in Computer Science who have a strong teaching and research focuses, with preferences in the following areas:

  • Computer Graphics
  • Cryptography and Computer Security and Privacy
  • Cloud Computing/ Web Programming
  • Game Programming
  • Software Engineering
  • Databases
  • Design and Analysis of Algorithms
  • Health Informatics
  • Mobile Computing
  • Operating Systems/Computer Architecture
  • Artificial Intelligence (Pattern Recognition, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Natural Language, Processing, Data Science)

Applications with exceptional research in other related areas will also be considered.

The successful tenure-track candidates are expected to initiate an externally funded research program and contribute to the supervision of graduate students in our MSc Program and in our planned PhD Program in Systems and Computing. Candidates having a good publishing record in high impact journals and tier 1 conferences will be given preference. Additionally, candidates are expected to actively participate and support departmental activities and services. 

Applicants should hold a PhD in Computer Science or a closely related discipline. Candidates are expected to teach a wide range of undergraduate and graduate courses and demonstrate the ability to adapt to a rapidly changing discipline by incorporating new material. Prior teaching and post-doctoral experience as well as courses or certificates in teaching practice will be considered as an asset. Experience with experiential learning and online or alternative modes of course delivery is highly desired.

The Department of Computer Science is a fast-growing department with a total of 10 full-time faculty members. Our faculty members are involved in various externally funded research programs.

Lakehead is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting-edge research. Our campuses are located in Thunder Bay on the traditional lands of the Fort William First Nation, Signatory to the Robinson Superior Treaty of 1850 and in Orillia on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabeg, and Rama First Nation. Lakehead University acknowledges the history that many nations hold in the areas around our campuses and is committed to a relationship with Métis and Inuit and First Nations peoples. 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 nine faculties, including Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Health and Behavioural Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Science and Environmental Studies, Social Sciences and Humanities, Graduate Studies, and Faculty of Law. For further information, please visit: www.lakeheadu.ca.

For further information, please contact Dr. Sabah Mohammed, Acting Chair, Department of Computer Science (e-mail: sabah.mohammed@lakeheadu.ca).  Detailed information on our undergraduate and graduate programs is available on our homepage: https://www.lakeheadu.ca/academics/departments/computer-science

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.  Applications received by June 7, 2024 will receive full consideration. The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) quoting Reference # (SES-2024-25-01 and SES-2024-25-07) should include: a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including a statement of teaching philosophy, course outlines and teaching evaluations for previously-taught courses), a statement of a research plan (current and future interests), copies of the three most significant publications, and the names and contact information of three references. A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada.pdf form must accompany your package. 

Applicants should submit their electronic application quoting the above reference numbers to:

Dr. Todd Randall
Dean Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies
Lakehead University
Thunder Bay, Ontario
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.

Lakehead University has an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan 2019-2024 with a goal to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as measured by increasing representation of under-represented groups among applicants, candidates and hires. We encourage candidates to self-identify, if you are from an under-represented group, and prefer candidates with the knowledge, competencies and relationships derived from lived experience. Experience working with Indigenous or racialized communities, and/or members of other equity-deserving groups is a strong asset. A lived experience or worked experience of any of these issues is preferred.

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) 343.8010 ext. 8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.

Department of Computer Science

Category: 
Limited Term Faculty Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, May 23, 2024 - 11:59pm

Category: Limited Term Faculty Positions
Campus: Thunder Bay
Application Deadline: Review of applications will commence on May 23, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled.

Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies

Department of Computer Science

Reference #: SES-2024-25-02 (limited-term) and SES-2024-25-08 (limited-term)     

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for two multi-year limited term positions in the Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies / Department of Computer Science. The positions will commence on August 1, 2024 at a rank commensurate with experience and qualifications of the successful candidate.

Applications for this faculty position are invited from outstanding candidates in Computer Science who have a strong teaching and research focuses, with preferences in the following areas:

  • Computer Graphics
  • Cryptography and Computer Security and Privacy
  • Cloud Computing/ Web Programming
  • Game Programming
  • Software Engineering
  • Databases
  • Design and Analysis of Algorithms
  • Health Informatics
  • Mobile Computing
  • Operating Systems/Computer Architecture
  • Artificial Intelligence (Pattern Recognition, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Natural Language, Processing, Data Science)

Applications with exceptional research in other related areas will also be considered.

The successful candidate is expected to initiate an externally funded research program and contribute to the supervision of graduate students in our MSc Program and in our planned PhD Program in Systems and Computing. Candidates having a good publishing record in high impact journals and tier 1 conferences will be given preference. Additionally, candidates are expected to actively participate and support departmental activities and services. 

Applicants should hold a PhD in Computer Science or a closely related discipline. Candidates are expected to teach a wide range of undergraduate and graduate courses and demonstrate the ability to adapt to a rapidly changing discipline by incorporating new material. Prior teaching and post-doctoral experience as well as courses or certificates in teaching practice will be considered as an asset. Experience with experiential learning and online or alternative modes of course delivery is highly desired.

The Department of Computer Science is a fast-growing department with a total of 10 full-time faculty members. Our faculty members are involved in various externally funded research programs.

Lakehead is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting-edge research. Our campuses are located in Thunder Bay on the traditional lands of the Fort William First Nation, Signatory to the Robinson Superior Treaty of 1850 and in Orillia on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabeg, and Rama First Nation. Lakehead University acknowledges the history that many nations hold in the areas around our campuses and is committed to a relationship with Métis and Inuit and First Nations peoples. 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 nine faculties, including Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Health and Behavioural Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Science and Environmental Studies, Social Sciences and Humanities, Graduate Studies, and Faculty of Law. For further information, please visit: www.lakeheadu.ca.

For further information, please contact Dr. Sabah Mohammed, Acting Chair, Department of Computer Science (e-mail: sabah.mohammed@lakeheadu.ca).  Detailed information on our undergraduate and graduate programs is available on our homepage: https://www.lakeheadu.ca/academics/departments/computer-science

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Applications received by May 22, 2024 will receive full consideration. The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) quoting Reference #’s SES-2024-25-02 and SES-2024-25-08, should include: a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including a statement of teaching philosophy, course outlines and teaching evaluations for previously-taught courses), a statement of a research plan (current and future interests), copies of the three most significant publications, and the names and contact information of three references. A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada.pdf form must accompany your package. 

Applicants should submit their electronic application quoting the above reference numbers to:

Dr. Todd Randall
Dean Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies
Lakehead University
Thunder Bay, Ontario
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.

Lakehead University has an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan 2019-2024 with a goal to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as measured by increasing representation of under-represented groups among applicants, candidates and hires. We encourage candidates to self-identify, if you are from an under-represented group, and prefer candidates with the knowledge, competencies and relationships derived from lived experience. Experience working with Indigenous or racialized communities, and/or members of other equity-deserving groups is a strong asset. A lived experience or worked experience of any of these issues is preferred.

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) 343.8010 ext. 8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Category: 
Limited Term Faculty Positions
Campus: 
Georgian - Barrie
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2024 - 11:59pm

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Reference # SES-2024-25-06

Lakehead University, Barrie Campus, invites applications for a Limited Term Appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences. The academic rank of the appointment will be commensurate with the qualifications of the successful candidate. The position will commence on August 15, 2024.

Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to teaching at the undergraduate level with an excellent teaching record and demonstrated potential for scholarly research. Candidates for the position should possess or be nearing completion of a Ph.D. degree in Mathematics. Experience with experiential learning and online or alternative modes of course delivery is highly desired.

We are looking for a candidate with the ability to teach Math in support of several programs in the Lakehead-Georgian Partnership (primarily the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science programs) at Lakehead University (Barrie) campus. Lakehead offers innovative, four-year combined degree-diploma programs with Georgian College in Barrie. Our programs offer students the opportunity to earn a university degree and college diploma in four years of full-time study. Our innovative degree-diploma programs integrate theoretical learning with a blend of applied skills students need to be job-ready. For further information, please visit:www.lakeheadgeorgian.ca.

Lakehead is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting-edge research. Our campuses are located in Thunder Bay on the traditional lands of the Fort William First Nation, Signatory to the Robinson Superior Treaty of 1850 and in Orillia on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabeg, and Rama First Nation. Lakehead University acknowledges the history that many nations hold in the areas around our campuses and is committed to a relationship with Métis and Inuit and First Nations peoples. 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 nine faculties, including Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Health and Behavioural Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Science and Environmental Studies, Social Sciences and Humanities, Graduate Studies, and Faculty of Law. For further information, please visit: www.lakeheadu.ca.

For further information, please contact Dr. Tianxuan Miao (tmiao@lakeheadu.ca). Detailed information on the Department of Mathematical Sciences and our programs is available at: www.math.lakeheadu.ca.

Review of applications will begin on May 15, 2024 and continue until the position is filled. The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) quoting Reference # SES-2024-25-06 should include: a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including a statement of teaching philosophy, course outlines and teaching evaluations for previously-taught courses), a statement of a research plan (current and future interests), copies of the three most significant publications, and the names and contact information of three references. A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada.pdf form must accompany your package. 

Applicants should submit their electronic application quoting the above reference number to:

Dr. Todd Randall 
Dean, Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies
Lakehead University
Thunder Bay, Ontario
Email: 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.

Lakehead University has an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan 2019-2024 with a goal to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as measured by increasing representation of under-represented groups among applicants, candidates and hires. Experience working with Indigenous or racialized communities, and/or members of other equity-deserving groups is a strong asset. A lived experience or worked experience of any of these issues is preferred.

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) 343.8010 ext. 8334 orhuman.resources@lakeheadu.cato make appropriate arrangements.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.

Department of Geology

Category: 
Tenure Track Faculty Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Application Deadline: 
Monday, May 27, 2024 - 11:59pm

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin May 27, 2024  

Department of Geology
Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies

Reference # SES-2024-25-05

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for one tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the general area of sedimentology and stratigraphyin the Department of Geology. The position will commence on August 1, 2024, or no later than January 1, 2025.   

The Department is home to five tenured and tenure-track faculty members in the Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies, and offers undergraduate and graduate programs in Geology, Environmental Earth Science, and Water Resource Science. It has a well-established national and international research reputation with strengths in economic geology, geochemistry, petrology, structural geology, tectonics, early Earth ocean-atmosphere-terrestrial systems, and biogeochemistry. We are a small department with a dynamic focus on experiential learning and have strong connections with local industry and government.  Lakehead University has several centralized labs to support research, including the Lakehead University Environmental Laboratory, and the Lakehead University Instrumentation Lab.  Instrumentation available for the successful candidate’s use includes ICP-OES and MS, a high-resolution FESEM-EDX system, TEM, XRD, a fluid inclusion stage with IR, several spectroscopy systems, state of the art microscopes with digital imagers, and assorted other instrumentation and equipment to support field activities.  Also available to the successful candidate is access to the department’s lapidary facility, which is staffed by two full-time technicians.

We especially welcome applicants with research interests in the broad area of sedimentary geology and/or stratigraphy in modern and/or ancient sedimentary environments who use a multi-disciplinary approach, including geochemical and field-based analyses.  Anticipated areas of specialization could include carbonate or clastic sedimentology applied to depositional systems analysis, basin analysis, sequence stratigraphy, and/or early Earth ocean-atmosphere evolution. An ability to collaborate with existing faculty members tectonics, geochemistry and/or sedimentology of critical metal systems are assets.

Qualified applicants must have a Ph.D. in geology, and a proven record of excellence in research and teaching.  The successful applicant will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in sedimentology and establish an internationally recognized, externally funded research program. Additional to sedimentology, teaching may include courses in introductory geology, Earth and life evolution, and field school. Other duties include student mentorship and supervision, and professional service for the department, the University, and the community.

Lakehead is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting-edge research. Our campuses are located in Thunder Bay on the traditional lands of the Fort William First Nation, Signatory to the Robinson Superior Treaty of 1850 and in Orillia on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabeg, and Rama First Nation. Lakehead University acknowledges the history that many nations hold in the areas around our campuses and is committed to a relationship with Métis and Inuit and First Nations peoples. 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 nine faculties, including Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Health and Behavioural Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Science and Environmental Studies, Social Sciences and Humanities, Graduate Studies, and Faculty of Law. For further information, please visit: www.lakeheadu.ca.

For further information, please contact Dr. Andrew Conly, Chair of Geology (andrew.conly@lakeheadu.ca). Detailed information on the Department is available through the website of the Department of Geology (https://www.lakeheadu.ca/programs/departments/geology).

Review of applications will begin on May 27, 2024, and continue until the position is filled. The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) quoting Reference # SES-2024-25-05 should include:

  • a letter of interest,
  • curriculum vitae,
  • evidence of teaching effectiveness (including a 1-page statement of teaching philosophy, plus course outlines and teaching evaluations for previously taught courses if applicable),
  • a statement of a research plan (2-pages on current and future interests),
  • copies of the three most significant publications,
  • the names and contact information of three references.
  • and a completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada.pdf form must accompany your package. 

Applicants should submit their electronic application quoting the above reference number to:

Dr. Todd Randall, Dean
Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies
Lakehead University
Thunder Bay, Ontario
Email: 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.

Lakehead University has an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan 2019-2024 with a goal to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as measured by increasing representation of under-represented groups among applicants, candidates and hires. We encourage candidates to self-identify, if you are from an under-represented group, and prefer candidates with the knowledge, competencies and relationships derived from lived experience. Experience working with Indigenous or racialized communities, and/or members of other equity-deserving groups is a strong asset. A lived experience or worked experience of any of these issues is preferred.

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) 343.8010 ext. 8334 orhuman.resources@lakeheadu.cato make appropriate arrangements.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.

Department of Biology

Category: 
Tenure Track Faculty Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, May 30, 2024 - 11:59pm

Application Deadline: May 30, 2024

Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies
Department of Biology

Reference #SES-2024-25-04

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for one tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies, Department of Biology.  The academic rank of the appointment will be commensurate with the qualifications of the successful candidate. The position will commence on August 1, 2024.

The Department of Biology at Lakehead University invites applications for a tenure track faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor with expertise in the molecular evolution of plants. The individual will establish a dynamic and externally funded program of research at Lakehead University’s Thunder Bay campus. The successful candidate will have interest and expertise in teaching courses in basic and advanced genetics, Indigenous ethnobotany, and supervise graduate and undergraduate research students in their field of interest. The Department of Biology has one of the largest undergraduate enrolments on campus. The anticipated start date is August 1, 2024.

For consideration, candidates will have (at the time of appointment):

  • An earned Ph.D. in Biological Sciences from a recognized Ph.D. granting institution, ideally with relevant postdoctoral research experience;
  • A successful track record of high-quality research, and research communication through both traditional and non-traditional venues;
  • A demonstrated commitment to teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels;
  • Desire and ability to help build enrollment at the undergraduate and graduate levels through recruitment of students to conduct research;
  • 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. Our campuses are located in Thunder Bay on the traditional lands of the Fort William First Nation, Signatory to the Robinson Superior Treaty of 1850 and in Orillia on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabeg, and Rama First Nation. Lakehead University acknowledges the history that many nations hold in the areas around our campuses and is committed to a relationship with Métis and Inuit and First Nations peoples. 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 nine faculties, including Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Health and Behavioural Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Science and Environmental Studies, Social Sciences and Humanities, Graduate Studies, and Faculty of Law. For further information, please visit: www.lakeheadu.ca.

The Department of Biology at Lakehead University has a dynamic group of interdisciplinary researchers with active field and laboratory research programs in ecology, evolution, molecular biology. Several government and not-for-profit organizations located in Thunder Bay offer significant opportunities for collaborative research, including the Centre for Northern Forest Ecosystem Research (CNFER) of the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry and the Wildlife Conservation Society of Canada. Lakehead University is also a member of the Ontario Universities Program in Field Biology (www.oupfb.ca) which provides exceptional opportunities for field-based instruction. Lakehead University has several centralized labs to support research, including the Lakehead University Environmental Laboratory, the Lakehead University Instrumentation Lab, the Paleo DNA Laboratory for molecular-based research, and aquatic-based research through the Biology Aquatic Facility and Aquatic Toxicology Research Centre. In addition, Lakehead supports the Agricultural Research Station (LUARS) which provides exceptional opportunities for experimental research only minutes from campus.

For further information, please contact Dr. Azim Mallik, Chair of Biology (amallik@lakeheadu.ca). Detailed information on the Department is available through the website of the Department of Biology (https://www.lakeheadu.ca/biology).

Review of applications will begin on May 30, 2024, and continue until the position is filled. The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) quoting Reference #SES-2024-25-04 should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a 2-page statement of research interests outlining activities the candidate would undertake as a Lakehead faculty member, and a teaching dossier outlining the candidate’s teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness and teaching experience, highlighting experiential learning and online or alternative modes of course delivery where relevant, course outlines and teaching evaluations for previously taught courses if available, and a one-page statement outlining the candidate's understanding and commitment to developing an equitable, diverse and inclusive research and teaching environment.. Additionally, candidates should provide the names and contact information of three references. A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada.pdf form must accompany your package.

Applicants should submit their electronic application quoting the above reference number to:

Dr. Todd Randall, Dean
Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies
Lakehead University
955 Oliver Road
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1
Email: to 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.

Lakehead University has an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan 2019-2024 with a goal to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as measured by increasing representation of under-represented groups among applicants, candidates and hires. We encourage candidates to self-identify, if you are from an under-represented group, and prefer candidates with the knowledge, competencies and relationships derived from lived experience. Experience working with Indigenous or racialized communities, and/or members of other equity-deserving groups is a strong asset. A lived experience or worked experience of any of these issues is preferred.

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) 343.8010 ext. 8334 orhuman.resources@lakeheadu.cato make appropriate arrangements.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Category: 
Tenure Track Faculty Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, May 29, 2024 - 11:59pm

Department of Mathematical Sciences Tenure Track Appointment (Teaching Focused)

Reference # SES-2024-25-03

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for a tenure-track position (teaching focused) at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences. The academic rank of the appointment will be commensurate with the qualifications of the successful candidate. The position will commence on August 1, 2024.

Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to teaching at the undergraduate level with an excellent teaching record. While the primary focus of this position is on teaching, the successful candidate is also expected to contribute to the broader goals and activities of the Department, including administrative service and program and course development. Candidates for the position should possess or be nearing completion of a Ph.D. degree in Mathematics. Experience with experiential learning and online or alternative modes of course delivery is highly desired.

Candidates should provide evidence of performance and potential as an instructor of teaching university courses, which can include past teaching experience, demonstration of teaching effectiveness, examples of innovative approaches to teaching, supervision of students and teaching assistants, and ability and potential to participate in and contribute to the development of the Department's courses and programs. The successful applicant will also contribute to the service activities of the Department and the University. Candidates should provide evidence of previous contributions to department, faculty, or university activities, including community outreach and any contributions to the discipline or profession. While the position is focused on teaching undergraduate courses, strong record on research will also be considered an asset.

Lakehead is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting-edge research. Our campuses are located in Thunder Bay on the traditional lands of the Fort William First Nation, Signatory to the Robinson Superior Treaty of 1850 and in Orillia on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabeg, and Rama First Nation. Lakehead University acknowledges the history that many nations hold in the areas around our campuses and is committed to a relationship with Métis and Inuit and First Nations peoples. 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 nine faculties, including Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Health and Behavioural Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Science and Environmental Studies, Social Sciences and Humanities, Graduate Studies, and Faculty of Law. For further information, please visit: www.lakeheadu.ca.

For further information, please contact Dr. Tianxuan Miao (tmiao@lakeheadu.ca). Detailed information on the Department of Mathematical Sciences and our programs is available at: www.math.lakeheadu.ca.

Review of applications will begin on May 30, 2024 and continue until the position is filled. The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) quoting Reference # SES-2024-25-03 should include: a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including a statement of teaching philosophy, course outlines and teaching evaluations for previously-taught courses), a statement of a research record, copies of the three most significant publications, and the names and contact information of three references. A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada.pdf form must accompany your package. 

Applicants should submit their electronic application quoting the above reference number to:

Dr. Todd Randall 
Dean, Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies
Lakehead University
Thunder Bay, Ontario
Email: 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.

Lakehead University has an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan 2019-2024 with a goal to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as measured by increasing representation of under-represented groups among applicants, candidates and hires. Experience working with Indigenous or racialized communities, and/or members of other equity-deserving groups is a strong asset. A lived experience or worked experience of any of these issues is preferred.

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) 343.8010 ext. 8334 orhuman.resources@lakeheadu.cato make appropriate arrangements.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.

Department of Psychology

Category: 
Limited Term Faculty Positions
Campus: 
Orillia
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, May 8, 2024 - 11:59pm

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin on May 1st, 2024, and continue until the position is filled.

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
Department of Psychology

Reference # HBS-2024-25-07

Lakehead University, Orillia Campus, invites applications for a Limited Term Appointment in the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences/Department of Psychology. This is a 1-3 year-long position dependent on experience of the successful applicant. The teaching duties for this position consist of up to six undergraduate courses distributed over 2 academic semesters. The position will commence on August 1st, 2024.

The successful candidate will:

  1. Hold a doctorate degree in psychology or related discipline before starting the position;
  2. Demonstrate commitment to teaching at the undergraduate level 
  3. We are particularly seeking candidates with the ability to teach any of the following courses:
    1. Introductory Psychology, Statistics, Research Methods, Neuroscience, Cognition, Social psychology, Child and/or Adult Development
    2. Experience with experiential learning and online or alternative modes of delivery is highly desired.
    3. Demonstrated a commitment to research and scholarship by providing evidence of peer-reviewed academic publications, academic conference presentations, and/or knowledge translation activities;
    4. Demonstrated commitments to equity, diversity, decolonization, inclusion, belonging, and social justice.

The Department of Psychology is located on both the Thunder Bay and Orillia campuses with this position being located at the Orillia campus. The HBA Psychology degree at the Orillia campus was recently launched in 2022 and this position will contribute to the growth and development of this new program.

The Psychology Department offers at the Thunder Bay campus both arts and science undergraduate programs, graduate programs in Psychological Science (MSc and PhD), MA Clinical Psychology, and CPA-accredited PhD Clinical Psychology programs.

Lakehead is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting-edge research. Our campuses are located in Thunder Bay on the traditional lands of the Fort William First Nation, Signatory to the Robinson Superior Treaty of 1850 and in Orillia on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabeg, and Rama First Nation. Lakehead University acknowledges the history that many nations hold in the areas around our campuses and is committed to a relationship with Métis and Inuit and First Nations peoples. 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 nine faculties, including Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Health and Behavioural Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Science and Environmental Studies, Social Sciences and Humanities, Graduate Studies, and Faculty of Law. For further information, please visit: www.lakeheadu.ca.

For further information, please contact Dr. Rupert Klein, Chair of the Department of Psychology at (807) 343-8535 or via email at rgklein@lakeheadu.ca. Detailed information on the Department of Psychology and our programs is available at: https://www.lakeheadu.ca/programs/departments/psychology.

The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) quoting Reference # HBS-2024-25-07 should include: a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including a statement of teaching philosophy, statement of experience with and approach to equity, diversity, and inclusion in teaching, course outlines and teaching evaluations for previously-taught courses), a statement of a research plan (current and future interests), copies of the three most significant publications, and the names and contact information of three references. A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada.pdf form must accompany your package. 

Applicants should submit their electronic application to:

Attn: Dr. Mirella Stroink, Dean
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
Lakehead University
955 Oliver Road
Thunder Bay ON P7B 5E1
e-mail: fhbs@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.

Lakehead University has an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan 2019-2024 with a goal to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as measured by increasing representation of under-represented groups among applicants, candidates and hires. Experience working with Indigenous or racialized communities, and/or members of other equity-deserving groups is a strong asset. A lived experience or worked experience of any of these issues is preferred.

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) 343-8010 ext. 8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.

School of Nursing

Category: 
Tenure Track Faculty Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Application Deadline: 
Monday, April 29, 2024 - 11:59pm

Application Deadline: The review of applications will start on April 30, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled.

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences

School of Nursing

Reference # HBS-2024-25-04

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for one (1) full-time, tenure track faculty appointment in the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences/School of Nursing. The successful candidate(s) will engage in a combination of teaching, research, and service duties in line with their appointed rank. The academic rank of the appointment will be commensurate with the qualifications of the successful candidate. The position will commence as early as August 1, 2024.

The preferred candidates will have:

       i.          An earned Ph.D. or Ph.D. in progress will also be considered.

      ii.          An unrestricted license as an RN (General or Extended Class) with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) is preferred, however non-RN candidates with relevant academic qualifications, and teaching and service contributions will be considered;

    iii.          At least one graduate degree in Nursing or health related discipline is preferred;

    iv.          Demonstrated commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels and evidence of an effective and established teaching record, and of educational leadership and/or mentorship;

     v.          Experience with experiential learning and online or alternative modes of delivery is highly desired. Experience with remote and distance delivery teaching and technology is an asset;

    vi.          Demonstrated commitment to research and scholarship; evidence of peer-reviewed academic publications, academic conference presentations, potential to secure external funding, and knowledge translation activities. Experience integrating research evidence into teaching;

  vii.          The potential to make service contributions to the Department and to the Nursing profession. The ability to provide leadership and work collaboratively with others;

    viii.          Demonstrated commitments to equity, diversity, decolonization, inclusion, belonging, and social justice.

Candidates with expertise in undergraduate anatomy and physiology, nursing ethics, pharmacology, maternal/infant health, child/youth health, mental health, and graduate level nursing theory/philosophy and diversity/equity/social justice are needed, however all areas of expertise are welcome to apply.

Lakehead University School of Nursing currently offers fully accredited and innovative programs in undergraduate and graduate nursing education within the multidisciplinary environment of Lakehead University on the Thunder Bay campus. The School offers Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) degree programs as well as a Master in Nursing (MN) program, with Nurse Practitioner and Advanced Nursing specializations. Drawing on Lakehead University’s strengths, the School of Nursing has a mission to lead nursing education and scholarship in the promotion of health in Northwestern Ontario and beyond. We have a values-based curriculum rooted in relational practice. We are deeply committed to achieving our four strategic goals, which include: 1) fostering excellence in teaching and learning; 2) supporting social justice, equity, diversity and inclusivity; 3) cultivating research, scholarship and creative activities; and, 4) nurturing partnerships.

Lakehead is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting-edge research. Our campuses are located in Thunder Bay on the traditional lands of the Fort William First Nation, Signatory to the Robinson Superior Treaty of 1850 and in Orillia on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabeg, and Rama First Nation. Lakehead University acknowledges the history that many nations hold in the areas around our campuses and is committed to a relationship with Métis and Inuit and First Nations peoples. 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 nine faculties, including Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Health and Behavioural Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Science and Environmental Studies, Social Sciences and Humanities, Graduate Studies, and Faculty of Law. For further information, please visit: www.lakeheadu.ca.

For further information, please contact Dr. Kristen Jones-Bonofiglio, Director of the School of Nursing at Kristen.Jones@lakeheadu.ca or at (807) 343-8010 ext. 8079 Detailed information on the School of Nursing and our programs is available at: https://www.lakeheadu.ca/programs/departments/nursing

Review of applications will begin on April 30, 2024 and continue until the position(s) is filled. The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) quoting Reference # HBS-2024-25-04should include: a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including a statement of teaching philosophy, course outlines and teaching evaluations for previously-taught courses), a statement of a research plan (current and future interests), copies of the three most significant publications, and the names and contact information of three references. Applicants are encouraged to include information about the strengths and experiences contributing to EDI and social justice in a previous institutional environment, in curriculum and teaching, in research, in service, and/or in supporting students.  A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada.pdf form must accompany your package.

Applicants should submit their electronic application to:

Attn: Dr. Mirella Stroink, Dean
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
Lakehead University
955 Oliver Road
Thunder Bay ON P7B 5E1
e-mail: fhbs@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. In relation to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), the School of Nursing recognizes its responsibility and commitment to fully supporting Indigenous applicants and applicants who identify as members of equity-deserving 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.

Lakehead University has an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan 2019-2024 with a goal to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as measured by increasing representation of under-represented groups among applicants, candidates and hires. We encourage candidates to self-identify, if you are from an under-represented group, and prefer candidates with the knowledge, competencies and relationships derived from lived experience. Experience working with Indigenous or racialized communities, and/or members of other equity-deserving groups is a strong asset. A lived experience or worked experience of any of these issues is preferred.

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) 343-8010 ext. 8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.

School of Social Work

Category: 
Tenure Track Faculty Positions
Campus: 
Orillia
Application Deadline: 
Sunday, April 28, 2024 - 11:59pm

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences/ School of Social Work

Reference # HBS-2024-25-06 

Lakehead University, Orillia Campus, invites applications for one tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences/ School of Social Work.

The academic rank of the appointment will be commensurate with the qualifications of the successful candidate. The position will commence on August 1, 2024.

“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. Our campuses are located in Thunder Bay on the traditional lands of the Fort William First Nation, Signatory to the Robinson Superior Treaty of 1850 and in Orillia on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabeg, and Rama First Nation. Lakehead University acknowledges the history that many nations hold in the areas around our campuses and is committed to a relationship with Métis and Inuit and First Nations peoples. 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 nine faculties, including Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Health and Behavioural Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Science and Environmental Studies, Social Sciences and Humanities, Graduate Studies, and Faculty of Law. For further information, please visit: www.lakeheadu.ca.

The ideal candidate will have a PhD (or ABD) in Social Work, or PhD in a related discipline together with an MSW degree, demonstrated ability to conduct impactful research and publish in peer-reviewed journals, and ability to teach at the BSW and MSW levels. The range of courses is broad but some specific areas for teaching may include macro social work theory, social policy, clinical social work practice, social work practice theory, interviewing, and communication skills, child welfare, Indigenous social work, among others. The applicant should have the ability to teach generalist social work practice that integrates practical learning and have experience with graduate supervision. Applicants should also have a personal and professional commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and social justice. Our program is primarily an in-person program; however, experience with online or alternative modes of delivery is advantageous.

For further information, please contact Dr. Les Fleischer at lfleisch@lakeheadu.ca. or (705) 330-4010, ext. 2703. Detailed information on the School of Social Work and our programs is available at:

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Review of applications will begin on April 29, 2024 and continue until the position is filled. The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) should include: a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including a statement of teaching philosophy, course outlines and teaching evaluations for previously-taught courses), a statement of a research plan (current and future interests), copies of the three most significant publications, and the names and contact information of three references. A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada.pdf form must accompany your package. Applicants should submit their electronic application to:

Dr. Mirella Stroink
Dean, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1
Email: fhbs@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. 

Lakehead University has an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan 2019-2024 with a goal to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as measured by increasing representation of under-represented groups among applicants, candidates and hires. We encourage candidates to self-identify, if you are from an under-represented group, and prefer candidates with the knowledge, competencies and relationships derived from lived experience. Experience working with Indigenous or racialized communities, and/or members of other equity-deserving groups is a strong asset. A lived experience or worked experience of any of these issues is preferred.

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) 343.8010 ext. 8334 orhuman.resources@lakeheadu.cato make appropriate arrangements.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.

Department of Psychology

Category: 
Tenure Track Faculty Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Application Deadline: 
Sunday, May 5, 2024 - 11:59pm

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin on May 6th, 2024, and continue until the position is filled.

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
Department of Psychology
Reference #HBS-2024-25-05

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for one tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences/ Department of Psychology. The academic rank of the appointment will be commensurate with the qualifications of the successful candidate. The position will commence on August 1, 2024.

The successful candidate will:

  1. Hold a doctorate degree in psychology in any field (including clinical psychology) before starting the position.
  2. Show evidence of an active research program in Psychology; ideally, the candidate will have demonstrated expertise in Research Methodology (Qualitative and/or Quantitative) and Statistics.    
  3. Demonstrate research productivity and the capacity to develop a strong independent research program that expands and/or complements the range of current faculty research interests and expertise, and attract external research funding;
  4. Have demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses broadly related to their area of expertise and have evidence of an effective teaching record.
  5. Experience with experiential learning and online or alternative modes of delivery is highly desired.
  6. Be able to supervise undergraduate and graduate student research and contribute to the service and administrative activities of the department and the university
  7. Demonstrated commitments to equity, diversity, decolonization, inclusion, belonging, and social justice.

The Department of Psychology is located on both the Thunder Bay and Orillia campus with this position being located at the Thunder Bay campus. Thunder Bay is located on Lake Superior in beautiful Northwestern Ontario; home to affordable living; thriving food and arts communities; and four-season, world class outdoor recreation (https://vimeo.com/484127771 ). The Department offers arts and science undergraduate programs, graduate programs in Psychological Science (MSc and PhD), MA Clinical Psychology, and CPA-accredited PhD Clinical Psychology programs at the Thunder Bay campus and an HBA psychology program at the Orillia campus.

Lakehead is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting-edge research. Our campuses are located in Thunder Bay on the traditional lands of the Fort William First Nation, Signatory to the Robinson Superior Treaty of 1850 and in Orillia on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabeg, and Rama First Nation. Lakehead University acknowledges the history that many nations hold in the areas around our campuses and is committed to a relationship with Métis and Inuit and First Nations peoples. 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 nine faculties, including Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Health and Behavioural Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Science and Environmental Studies, Social Sciences and Humanities, Graduate Studies, and Faculty of Law. For further information, please visit: www.lakeheadu.ca.

For further information, please contact Dr. Rupert Klein, Chair of the Department of Psychology at (807) 343-8535 or via email at rgklein@lakeheadu.ca. Detailed information on the Department of Psychology and our programs is available at: https://www.lakeheadu.ca/programs/departments/psychology.

The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) quoting Reference # HBS-2024-25-05 should include: a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including a statement of teaching philosophy, statement of experience with and approach to equity, diversity, and inclusion in teaching, course outlines and teaching evaluations for previously-taught courses), a statement of a research plan (current and future interests), copies of the three most significant publications, and the names and contact information of three references. A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada.pdf form must accompany your package. 

Applicants should submit their electronic application to:

Attn: Dr. Mirella Stroink, Dean
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
Lakehead University
955 Oliver Road
Thunder Bay ON P7B 5E1
e-mail: fhbs@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.

Lakehead University has an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan 2019-2024 with a goal to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as measured by increasing representation of under-represented groups among applicants, candidates and hires. We encourage candidates to self-identify, if you are from an under-represented group, and prefer candidates with the knowledge, competencies and relationships derived from lived experience. Experience working with Indigenous or racialized communities, and/or members of other equity-deserving groups is a strong asset. A lived experience or worked experience of any of these issues is preferred.

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) 343-8010 ext. 8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.

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