Department of Computer Science - Barrie

Category: 
Contract Lecturer Positions
Application Deadline: 
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 11:59pm

Lakehead University, Barrie Campus, invites applications for Contract Lecturers - Applications are requested to teach the following courses (subject to availability):

COURSE: Computer Science 2412WAB, Data Structures.

Starting Date and Duration:        January 6, 2020 – April 3, 2020

DESCRIPTION OF FACULTY/DEPARTMENT/SCHOOL                                   Computer Science Department/Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies 

Qualifications Preferred:   PhD Computer Science or a closely related discipline.

Rate of Pay:  In accordance with LUFA Collective Agreement.

Start Date: This course will be offered from January 6, 2020 – April 3, 2020.  Examinations Period is April 6, 2020 – April 19, 2020.  Examination Contingency date is April 20, 2020. Marks Due Thursday, April 23, 2020.

Posting Date: July 4, 2019

Deadline: July 22, 2019 

Lakehead is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting-edge research. With campuses located in Thunder Bay and Orillia, Lakehead has approximately 10,000 students and 2,160 faculty and staff.  With an emphasis on collaborative learning and independent critical thinking and a multidisciplinary teaching approach, Lakehead offers a variety of degree and diploma programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels through its ten faculties, including Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Health and Behavioural Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Science and Environmental Studies, Social Sciences and Humanities, Graduate Studies, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (West Campus) and Ontario’s newest Faculty of Law. For further information, please visit: www.lakeheadu.ca.

Review of applications will begin on July 15, 2019 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.  Applicants should submit their electronic application to:

Dr. Ruizhong Wei, Chair

Computer Science Department/Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies

Lakehead University

Thunder Bay, Ontario

Email: rwei@lakeheadu.ca

Fax: (807) 766-7243

A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada form must accompany your package. This form is available on our website at https://www.lakeheadu.ca/faculty-and-staff/departments/services/hr/employment-opportunites.

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, racialized persons, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and other equity-seeking groups. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  This is in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements.

We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified. Lakehead University is committed to supporting an accessible environment. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343-8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.

ASSOCIATE SECURITY GUARD, Part Time - Casual, Security Services, Orillia, ON, Competition # OR-USW-18-02

Category: 
Orillia Campus Positions
Department: 
Security

ASSOCIATE SECURITY GUARD

Security Services

Orillia Campus

U.S.W.

This position is subject to rotating shifts and day or night duty

Competition # OR-USW-18-02

Under general supervision, reporting to the Director, Security Services, the Associate Security Guard performs duties for the purpose of preventing theft and vandalism, maintaining order, providing security for all University personnel, buildings and property, controlling traffic and parking, guiding students and visitors, and undertaking special investigation duties as required.

DUTIES:

  • Patrols assigned areas or routes for the purpose of public safety and the detection and prevention of thefts, vandalism; ensures that doors, windows, safes, etc. are properly secured;
  • Maintains fire watch while on patrol and reports all matters requiring attention in the interests of safety, security, maintenance and repair;
  • Provides assistance and direction to visitors, staff and students;
  • Checks unknown or suspicious persons and reports irregularities to the Director of Security Services;
  • Maintains traffic and parking control as required;
  • Investigates, reports and provides assistance in vehicle accidents, injuries or sudden illness and other emergencies or unusual occurrences;
  • Performs special investigation duties and prepares reports as necessary;
  • Complete and submit shift reports and other forms as required;
  • Perform Associate Security Guard duties as required; and
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must possess a Law and Security Administration or Police Foundations Diploma, and/or University degree or equivalent combination of education (minimum Grade 12) and experience;
  • Must possess a valid Ontario Private Security & Investigative Services License;
  • Sufficiently proficient in the use of PCs to utilize reporting and searching programs to assist in daily duties, submission of reports, investigations and familiarity in Datatel Colleague systems an asset;
  • Knowledge of investigative techniques and/or experience in security an asset;
  • Familiar with or capable of learning the basic operation of various security video systems and retrieval of video data relating to incident;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Strong customer service, interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion with emphasis on good human relations, courtesy, deportment and appearance;
  • Ability to handle all security matters in a trustworthy and confidential manner;
  • Ability to perform regular patrolling Security Guard duties (includes patrolling Lakehead University campus buildings and grounds on foot, by car and by bicycle; includes climbing stairs);
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license (class “G” minimum) and maintaining a driving record ensuring insurable status for the operation of university vehicles;
  • Willingness to perform rotating shift duty;
  • Possess a valid first aid certificate and training in fire prevention;
  • Familiarity with the Occupational Health & Safety Act, its regulations and other health and safety related legislation and standards.

As a condition of employment, a criminal record check and a three year drivers abstract must be provided by the successful candidate.

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single PDF document containing a cover letter, resume and the contact information for 3 professional references, quoting competition #OR-USW-18-02 to:

Office of Human Resources

Orillia Academic Building

500 University Ave.

Email: careers@lakeheadu.ca

We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

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 is committed to supporting an accessible environment. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make the appropriate arrangements.

Research Chair in Chemocatalytic Biomass Conversion Lakehead University: Department of Chemistry and Biorefining Research Institute

Category: 
Research Chairs
Application Deadline: 
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 11:59pm

The Department of Chemistry and the Biorefining Research Institute at Lakehead University (Thunder Bay campus) invite applications for a tenure-track Research Chair in Chemocatalytic Biomass Conversion at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Candidates must have a PhD in Chemistry, a minimum of two (2) years’ postdoctoral experience, and a proven record of outstanding research in heterogeneous and homogeneous catalytic systems for  biomass conversion. The Chair is also expected to perform research on the fundamental and applied aspects of novel biomass conversion processes. Currently members of the Biorefining Institute (including two Canada Research Chairs) are actively collaborating with FPInnovations and Resolute on producing forest biomass based value-added chemicals utilizing the pilot plant facilities of biomass conversion units located at the local Resolute mill. The Chair is expected to further such collaborations in advancing research and development in biomass conversion. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an externally funded research program and collaborate with industry. Relevant industrial experience would be a definite asset. Applicants must also demonstrate strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions at the undergraduate and graduate levels; an ability to teach inorganic and/or bioinorganic chemistry would be an asset. The Research Chair is for five (5) years and is renewable. A reduced teaching load is provided as long as the candidate is a research chair.

The Biorefining Research Institute (BRI) is a Senate-approved Research Institute with dedicated research space and infrastructure. The successful candidate will have their laboratory facility at BRI. More information on BRI is available at https://www.lakeheadu.ca/research-and-innovation/facilities-centres/bri.  The Strategic Plan for BRI is available at BRI Plan.

Lakehead University has approximately 10,000 full-time equivalent students and 2,160 faculty and staff in 10 faculties at two campuses in Orillia and Thunder Bay, Ontario. We are a fully comprehensive university: home to Ontario’s newest Faculty of Law, the west campus of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine, and Faculties of Engineering, Business Administration, Health & Behavioural Sciences, Education, Engineering, Natural Resources Management, Science & Environmental Studies, Social Sciences & Humanities, Graduate Studies (including PhD programs in Chemistry & Materials Science, Biotechnology, and Forestry). Maclean’s 2019 University Rankings place Lakehead University among Canada's Top 10 primarily-undergraduate universities and, in 2018, Research Infosource named us Research University of the Year in our category for the fourth consecutive year. The Thunder Bay campus boasts a comprehensive array of research instrumentation, including NMR, SEM, XPS, TEM, XRD, ICP-OES/MS, FTIR, MS, CHNS, DLS, HPLC, GPC, DSC-TG and SHARCNET computing. For further information, please visit: www.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. Please note that the hiring committee imposes no restrictions on applicants with regard to nationality or country of residence; however, priority will be given to applicants that are Canadian Citizens or Landed Immigrants.

Review of applications will begin on May 24, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research plans, copies of their three most significant publications, and the names and addresses of three references to: 

Dr. Todd Randall, Dean of Science and Environmental Studies

Lakehead University

 955 Oliver Road

 Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada P7B 5E1

Email: Applications.ses@lakeheadu.ca

We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified. Lakehead University is committed to supporting an accessible environment. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

Department of Aboriginal Education, Algonquian Language Courses - Thunder Bay Campus

Category: 
Contract Lecturer Positions
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 11:59pm

Application Deadline:  April 30, 2019 - 11:59pm

The Department of Aboriginal Education, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for Contract Lecturers.   Applications are requested to teach one or more of the following courses for the 2019-2020 Academic Year (subject to availability):

ALGONQUIAN LANGUAGE COURSES     

Ojibwe 1013/Indigenous Learning 1014: Intro to Severn Ojibwe I

Ojibwe 1014/Indigenous Learning 1015: Intro to Severn Ojibwe II

Ojibwe 1015/Indigenous Learning 1016: Intro to Western Ojibwe I

Ojibwe 1016/Indigenous Learning 1017: Intro to Western Ojibwe II

Ojibwe 2001: Intermediate Severn Ojibwe

Ojibwe 3001: Advanced Severn Ojibwe

Course Information:  Please see Course Descriptions in the online Course Calendar: http://csdc.lakeheadu.ca/~/Catalog/ViewCatalog.aspx?pageid=viewcatalog&catalogid=25&topicgroupid=23212

Review of applications will begin on April 30, 2019 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), and contact information of three references. Applicants should submit their electronic application to:

Brandi Shorthouse

Administrative Assistant to the Chair

Department of Aboriginal Education

Faculty of Education

Lakehead University

Thunder Bay, Ontario

Email: aboriginal.education@lakeheadu.ca

A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada form must accompany your package. This form is available on our website at https://www.lakeheadu.ca/faculty-and-staff/departments/services/hr/employment-opportunites

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, racialized persons, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and other equity-seeking groups. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  This is in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements.

We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified. Lakehead University is committed to supporting an accessible environment. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343-8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

These positions are subject to budgetary approval. 

Department of Computer Science - Thunder Bay Campus

Category: 
Limited Term Faculty Positions

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for three positions, one tenure-track position and two 3-year Limited Term Appointments in the Department of Computer Science. The positions will commence August 1, 2019 at the rank of Assistant Professor.

  • Tenure Track (1 position): Applications are invited from outstanding candidates in Computer Science with a strong research focus in the broad category with preferences in the following areas: Artificial intelligence, Nature language processing, Pattern recognition, Neural Networks, Human Computer Interaction, Computer Vision, Software Engineering, Social Computing and Social Media, Cyber security, Networks and network Security.

 

  • Limited Term Appointment (2 positions): Applications are invited from outstanding candidates in Computer Science with a strong teaching focus in the broad category with preferences in the following areas: Software Engineering, Databases, Algorithm Analysis, Cloud Computing, Clinical Decision Support, Health Informatics, Theory of computing and Computer Networks. Applications with exceptional teaching and research record in other areas will also be considered.

The successful candidate is expected to support our spectrum of undergraduate and graduate teaching needs along with initiating an externally funded research program and contributing to the supervision of graduate students in our MSc. Program.  Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related discipline. Post-doctoral or industry experience will be considered as an asset.

Department of Computer Science is a fast-growing department with total 9 full-time faculty members including one research chair. 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. With campuses located in Thunder Bay and Orillia, Lakehead has approximately 10,000 students and 2,160 faculty and staff.  With an emphasis on collaborative learning and independent critical thinking and a multidisciplinary teaching approach, Lakehead offers a variety of degree and diploma programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels through its ten faculties, including Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Health and Behavioural Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Science and Environmental Studies, Social Sciences and Humanities, Graduate Studies, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (West Campus) and Ontario’s newest Faculty of Law. For further information, please visit: www.lakeheadu.ca.

For further information about the Department and/or positions, please contact Dr. R. Wei, Chair, Department of Computer Science (807) 343-8227 or e-mail: rwei@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 March 25th will receive the full consideration. The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) should include: a letter of interest (explicitly identifying the position: Tenure Track or LTA or Both), 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 should submit their electronic application to:

Dean, Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies

Lakehead University

Thunder Bay, Ontario

e-mail: ses@lakeheadu.ca

A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada form must accompany your package. This form is available on our website at https://www.lakeheadu.ca/faculty-and-staff/departments/services/hr/employment-opportunites.

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, racialized persons, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and other equity-seeking groups. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  This is in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements.

We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified. Lakehead University is committed to supporting an accessible environment. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

These positions are subject to budgetary approval.

HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATOR, Competition # SCHII-18-30

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions - Thunder Bay Campus
Department: 
Human Resources
Application Deadline: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:30pm

HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATOR

Office of Human Resources

Thunder Bay, Ontario

Full-Time, Permanent 

Competition # SCHII-18-30

 

This HR Administrator position will provide support to the Office of Human Resources by assisting in HR functions, including, but not limited to: entering and maintaining database records, payroll and benefits administration, general HRIS coordination, managing the integrity of the HRIS system through reporting and auditing, and salary administration. In this role, the incumbent will work closely with the HR team in order to facilitate and foster continued maintenance, growth and improvement in our HR systems and programs.

Post-secondary education in Human Resources, Office Administration, or a related field is required. One to five years of experience in a unionized environment working directly with HRIS as a Human Resources or Payroll Administrator is desired. Applicants with a combination of education and experience will be considered. High attention to detail, organization and time management is essential. Excellent research skills and a passion for customer service are also key factors for this role. The successful incumbent must have a comprehensive knowledge of HRIS and reporting systems, Microsoft Office Suite and collective agreement interpretation. Experience working with Datatel Colleague is an asset.

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single pdf document quoting competition # SCHII-18-30, that includes a cover letter and resume, along with the contact information of three references by October 22, 2018 to:

Office of Human Resources

University Centre

Room UC-0003

Fax:  (807) 346-7701

Email:  careers@lakeheadu.ca

 

We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

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 is committed to supporting an accessible environment. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

Director, Industry Research Partnerships, Competition # SCHII-18-29

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions - Thunder Bay Campus
Department: 
Vice-President (REDI)
Application Deadline: 
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 4:30pm

Director, Industry Research Partnerships

Office of the Vice-President, Research and Innovation, Lakehead University

Thunder Bay Campus

Full-Time, Permanent

Schedule II, Band 8

$70,301.06 - $87,876.05 

Competition # SCHII-18-29

 

Reporting to the Vice-President, Research and Innovation, the Director will lead the development of research partnerships with industry and actively explore commercial and service opportunities arising from the technologies and expertise at the University. They will facilitate applications for joint University-Industry funding programs and enhance the leading role of Lakehead University in knowledge-based innovation and economic development in Northwestern Ontario and Simcoe County by developing and implementing commercialization plans, marketing plans and providing business services for the University's R&D initiatives. In addition, they will have the role of business development and commercialization for the Biorefining Research Institute and Lakehead University Agricultural Research Station (LUARS). Working closely with the Vice-President, Research and Innovation and the Director, Research Services, they will facilitate special projects, including presentations and proposals to industry, not-for-profit organizations and government. They will work closely with Lakehead faculty members, Economic Development and Innovation, Research Services, the Lakehead University Centre for Analytical Services, and the Research and Strategic Initiatives Facilitator at our campus in Orillia.

Qualifications:

A Bachelor's degree in Business, Science or Engineering or other relevant discipline; a graduate degree is an additional asset. In addition, five or more years of relevant experience, with proven experience in business development in an industry setting or a university research environment. A strong business acumen is necessary as is a working knowledge of intellectual property policies and principles. Ability to represent Lakehead University to prospective local, regional, national and international partners and collaborators, and develop and present business opportunities with confidence and clarity is a must. An entrepreneurial spirit is essential, as is creativity, commitment, and determination. Leadership, interpersonal and communication skills to independently initiate and accomplish the expected responsibilities is also required.

 

Review of applications will begin on Friday, November 16, 2018 with a preferred start date in January 2019.

Interested applicants are invited to apply by submitting a single PDF document quoting competition # SCHII-18-29, containing a cover letter, resume, contact information for 3 references, and a Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada Form by 4:30 p.m. on November 16, 2018 to:

Office of Human Resources

University Centre

Room UC-0003

Fax: 807-346-7701

Email:  careers@lakeheadu.ca

We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

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 is committed to supporting an accessible environment. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

Administrative Assistant, Competition #COPE-18-05, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions - Thunder Bay Campus
Department: 
Indigenous Learning
Languages
Gender and Women's Studies
Application Deadline: 
Friday, July 13, 2018 - 4:30pm
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Thunder Bay, Ontario
Women’s Studies/Indigenous Learning/Languages
COPE, Level 5
Competition # COPE-18-05
 
Under general supervision, the incumbent will report to the departmental Chairs. The following is a brief outline of the responsibilities.
 
DUTIES:
  • Provide administrative support to three departments, including faculty and chairs (Languages, Indigenous Learning and Women’s Studies)
  • Complete all department forms as required
  • Scheduling tasks (loading sheets, exam timetables etc.) being in contact with cognate undergraduate and graduate related units
  • Create brochures, posters, power points, etc. for promotional/ recruitment purposes
  • Produce meeting agendas, attend and minute meetings, collage Department reports into meeting materials
  • Submit calendar changes
  • Maintain department bulletin boards and display case
  • Assist with cyclical review of programs by collating departments review documents
  • Order textbooks, desk copies and cancopy course packages
  • Organize and maintain office filing system, ensuring confidentiality and security of all files
  • Purchase supplies and stationary for department from on and off campus sources
  • Assist in organizing special events for department
  • Design, produce and help to distribute promotional and recruitment materials
  • Provide assistance in PTR, Merit and Annual Report processes
  • Maintain library book order database and submit requisitions  to library
  • Onboard new Sessional Instructors, Undergraduate Markers, and Graduate Assistants
  • Maintain Languages, Indigenous Learning and Women’s Studies department website and ensure accurate and current information is published
  • Perform other duties as required, such as ensure accuracy of Department materials (e.g. course outlines; exam cover sheets; training manuals for Instructors, Markers, and others, etc.)
  • Assist in administration of Faculty research (i.e.: photocopying or other non-direct-research tasks)
 QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Post-secondary education with two years minimum related administrative assistance experience
  • Administrative or Secretarial skills training
  • Proficiency with computers and software programs including Mitel and Datatel systems
  • Excellent communication, spelling and grammar skills in both written and verbal organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent administrative skills to ensure efficiency and effectiveness
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player
  • Ability to multitask a variety of high priority duties and respect deadlines
  • Bilingual, French- English would be an asset
Interested applicants are invited to apply by submitting a single PDF document quoting competition # COPE-18-05, containing a cover letter and resume by 4:30 p.m. on July 13, 2018 to:
 
Office of Human Resources
University Centre
Room UC-0003
Fax: 807-346-7701
 
We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.
 
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 is committed to supporting an accessible environment. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

Human Resources Administrator, Competition #SCHII-18-18, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions - Thunder Bay Campus
Department: 
Human Resources
Application Deadline: 
Friday, July 6, 2018 - 4:30pm
 
HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATOR
Office of Human Resources
Thunder Bay, Ontario
Full-Time, 7-Month Contract
 
Competition # SCHII-18-18
 
This HR Administrator position will provide support to the Office of Human Resources by assisting in all HR functions, including, but not limited to: entering and maintaining database records, payroll and benefits administration, general HRIS coordination, managing the integrity of the HRIS system through reporting and auditing, and salary administration. In this role, the incumbent will work closely with the HR team in order to facilitate and foster continued maintenance, growth and improvement in our HR systems and programs.
 
Your post-secondary education in Human Resources or a related field, along with one to three years of progressive experience in a unionized environment working directly with HRIS systems is required. High attention to detail, organization and time management is essential. Excellent research skills and a passion for customer service are also key factors for this role. The successful incumbent must have a comprehensive knowledge of HRIS and reporting systems, Microsoft Office Suite, and familiarity in project management. Experience working with Datatel Colleague is an asset.
 
Interested applicants are invited to submit a single pdf document quoting competition # SCHII-18-18, that includes a cover letter and resume, along with the contact information of three referencesby July 6, 2018 to:
 
Office of Human Resources
University Centre
Room UC-0003
Fax:  (807) 346-7701
 
 We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.
 
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 is committed to supporting an accessible environment. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at 807.343.8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.
 
 

Bora Laskin Faculty of Law

Category: 
Contract Lecturer Positions
Application Deadline: 
Friday, May 25, 2018 - 11:59pm

The Bora Laskin Faculty of Law is seeking qualified candidates to teach (subject to budgetary approval) law courses including, but not limited to the following subjects in 2018/19.  Term of instruction may also be subject to change. Qualifications:  The Faculty is seeking individuals with demonstrated ability that are qualified by virtue of academic or employment experience to teach. 

Full Year Courses from Sept. 4, 2018 to April 2019:

Aboriginal Legal Issues

Civil Practice

Criminal Law

Torts 

Fall - 12 weeks beginning Sept 4, 2018

Winter – 12 weeks beginning Jan 7, 2019

Aboriginal Legal Traditions

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Business Organizations

Family Law

Insurance Law

International Human Rights Law

Labour & Employment Law

Land Use Law (Natural Resources)

Professional Responsibility

Remedies

Tax Law

Trusts Law

Wills & Estates Law

Business Organizations

Environmental Law

Evidence

Family Law

International Human Rights Law

Labour & Employment Law

Land Use Law (Natural Resources)

Legal Research and Writing (2 sections)

Professional Responsibility

Property Law

Remedies

Tax Law

Trusts Law

Wills & Estates Law

Rate of Pay: In accordance with LUFA Collective Agreement.

Deadline:  May 25, 2018

Please submit a cover letter outlining qualifications, a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching performance, including but not limited to student course evaluation scores, and any other relevant information by email to: lawfaculty@lakeheadu.ca or by letter to:

Office of the Dean

Bora Laskin Faculty of Law

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, racialized persons, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and other equity-seeking groups. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  This is in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements.

We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified. Lakehead University is committed to supporting an accessible environment. Please ask us how we may help you by contacting the Office of Human Resources, Lakehead University, (807) 343.8334, human.resources@lakeheadu.ca.

This position is subject to budgetary approval. 

Marketing & Communications Associate (Orillia)

Category: 
Orillia Campus Positions
Department: 
External Relations
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 4:30pm

Marketing & Communications Associate (Orillia)

 Full Time Position (Salary Under Review)

Posting closes: January 11, 2017

Dynamic, modern, and highly learner-centred, Lakehead University acknowledges all of our students as valued leaders of tomorrow, whose education and success are most paramount to our institution. Lakehead's Orillia campus is known for its welcoming community atmosphere, its innovative programs, and its new, environmentally-friendly facilities (LEED@ certified). Orillia is located in the heart of Ontario's Lake Country, recognized as one of Canada's premier outdoor recreation areas, as well as a centre for unique cultural and heritage experiences.  

Reporting to the Marketing Director with a dotted line to the Principal, Orillia Campus, this position is responsible for helping to achieve the marketing and communications objectives of Lakehead University through providing a collaborative and coordinated approach to both our internal and external audiences. This position is responsible for managing the Digital Media Officer (Orillia) and for implementing the University’s marketing and communications objectives and goals as they relate across the organization and with respective departments. The Associate will oversee day-to-day activities, set priorities, foster relationships, and provide strategic direction and advice.

The successful candidate will possess post-secondary education in marketing, communication, journalism, public relations or in a related field. Completion of a University Degree is preferred. They will have at least 5 years of experience developing and implementing marketing and communications plans and activities, preferably within a post-secondary or not-for-profit setting. Experience in writing corporate communications, advertising and marketing, and preparing media relations materials is required as is extensive editorial experience with print and electronic communications.

The candidate has proven expertise developing and implementing integrated communications plans for multiple audiences; demonstrates knowledge of communications and marketing concepts and principles, with an ability to incorporate both traditional and new communications technologies in initiatives; superior verbal and written communication skills; ability to work independently and exercise sound judgement; able to provide oversight of use of digital marketing and social media platforms; strong organizational skills combined with an ability to coordinate and host special events; leadership skills and able to provide direction as the subject matter expert in leading communications and marketing on Campus; demonstrates ability to build relationships; is adaptable and works well in a busy environment with multiple demands while maintaining tact and diplomacy; and has strong computer skills with ability to use professional design software; and possesses photography and graphic design skills.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume with the names and contact information of three professional references to:

Office of Human Resources

Orillia Academic Building

500 University Avenue, Orillia, ON L3V 0B9

Email:  careers@lakeheadu.ca

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons and persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identify or gender expression. Lakehead University is committed to an environment of open access to employment opportunities. Accommodations are available for all applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at (705)330-4008, extension 2011. We appreciate your interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

Biophysics ( Lakehead University/Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Institute (TBRHRI) Research Chair)

Category: 
Tenure Track Faculty Positions - Thunder Bay Campus
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 11:59pm

The Lakehead University/TBRHRI Research Chair will be granted a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor and will have demonstrated or have considerable promise to lead an internationally recognized independent program of research. Lakehead University requires qualified candidates to have a completed PhD, an innovative and original research program, and a high likelihood to secure new external funding and establish robust research collaborations within and outside of Lakehead University and the TBRHRI, including with health care organizations such as Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC). A demonstrated ability to teach effectively and supervise graduate students is also expected. The successful candidate will enhance interdisciplinary research and training and attract, develop, and retain excellent students and future researchers. The successful candidates will bring an innovative perspective to the University and the TBRHRI/SC in carrying out and leading research. The expertise of the Research Chair will complement research underway at Lakehead University and TBRHRI/SC. The Research Chair will be given a competitive salary, start-up package, a reduced teaching load, modern laboratory facilities, and access to research equipment at Lakehead University and the TBRHRI.

The Lakehead University/TBRHRI Research Chair in Biophysics, in collaboration with internal and external partners, will develop, evaluate, and translate knowledge in the area of biophysics - particularly medical imaging - health research. Biophysics is the use of physics theories, methods and findings to understand biological phenomena. Biophysics is fundamentally important to health research in areas such as in medical imaging research and development. It is particularly needed for cutting edge and integrated medical imaging technologies, such as positron emission and magnetic resonance technologies, an area of research strength at Lakehead University and the TBRHRI. The successful candidate will be appointed to the Department of Physics at Lakehead University, with a joint research chair appointment at the TBRHRI. Applicants must have a successful track record in biophysics - particularly medical imaging - research and development, with a preference for computational skills.

Both Lakehead University and the TBRHRI are strongly committed to equity and diversity within our community and developing an inclusive work environment that reflects the diversity of the broader populations that we serve. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. The University welcomes and encourages applications from qualified individuals from equity-seeking groups, including women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Please note that the hiring committee imposes no restrictions on applicants with regard to nationality or country of residence; however, priority will be given to applicants that are Canadian Citizens or Landed Immigrants.  

Applications including a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, five-year research plan, three recent publications demonstrating relevant experience in the field, evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as a statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, course outlines), and the contact information of three referees should be sent to:

Dr. Andrew P. Dean

Vice-President, Research and Innovation

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road – UC 2003

Thunder Bay, ON Canada P7B 5E1

Tel: 807-343-8201

E-mail: vpresearch@lakeheadu.ca

Review of applications will commence on February 28, 2018 and will continue until the positions are filled. 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. A Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada form will be required to accompany your application.

Lakehead University is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative academic programs and leading-edge research. With two campuses, located in Thunder Bay and Orillia, Lakehead has over 8,600 students, over 30 graduate programs (both Masters and PhD), over 2,200 faculty and staff and external research funding that has tripled in the last decade. Lakehead is proud to have been ranked Canada’s Research University of the Year three consecutive years in a row (RE$EARCH InfoSource 2015-2017). Research excellence is the foundation for providing an exceptional and unconventional student experience, for training research leaders of tomorrow, for creating a vital environment for scholarship and for building partnerships with our regional and global communities – including the private sector, government and other sectors. Research excellence and teaching are inextricably linked at Lakehead University and we are committed to excellence in both areas. Aligned with our Strategic Plan, we are actively recruiting top-tier scholars to enhance and grow our research and innovation capacity.

TBRHRI is a health research institute, located in Thunder Bay, Ontario. It is an independent, not-for-profit research corporation, and constitutes the research arm of the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC). TBRHRI's mission is to be an international leader in health technology research and other strategic health innovation that improves the health of the people of Northwestern Ontario and others. For further information, please visit: www.tbrhri.ca. 

Lakehead University is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free experience to applicants with accessibility needs. Accommodations are available for all applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. 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.

Lakehead University/Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Institute (TBRHRI) - Biophysics

Category: 
Research Chairs
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 11:59pm

The Lakehead University/TBRHRI Research Chair will be granted a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor and will have demonstrated or have considerable promise to lead an internationally recognized independent program of research. Lakehead University requires qualified candidates to have a completed PhD, an innovative and original research program, and a high likelihood to secure new external funding and establish robust research collaborations within and outside of Lakehead University and the TBRHRI, including with health care organizations such as Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC). A demonstrated ability to teach effectively and supervise graduate students is also expected. The successful candidate will enhance interdisciplinary research and training and attract, develop, and retain excellent students and future researchers. The successful candidates will bring an innovative perspective to the University and the TBRHRI/SC in carrying out and leading research. The expertise of the Research Chair will complement research underway at Lakehead University and TBRHRI/SC. The Research Chair will be given a competitive salary, start-up package, a reduced teaching load, modern laboratory facilities, and access to research equipment at Lakehead University and the TBRHRI.

The Lakehead University/TBRHRI Research Chair in Biophysics, in collaboration with internal and external partners, will develop, evaluate, and translate knowledge in the area of biophysics - particularly medical imaging - health research. Biophysics is the use of physics theories, methods and findings to understand biological phenomena. Biophysics is fundamentally important to health research in areas such as in medical imaging research and development. It is particularly needed for cutting edge and integrated medical imaging technologies, such as positron emission and magnetic resonance technologies, an area of research strength at Lakehead University and the TBRHRI. The successful candidate will be appointed to the Department of Physics at Lakehead University, with a joint research chair appointment at the TBRHRI. Applicants must have a successful track record in biophysics - particularly medical imaging - research and development, with a preference for computational skills.

Both Lakehead University and the TBRHRI are strongly committed to equity and diversity within our community and developing an inclusive work environment that reflects the diversity of the broader populations that we serve. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. The University welcomes and encourages applications from qualified individuals from equity-seeking groups, including women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Please note that the hiring committee imposes no restrictions on applicants with regard to nationality or country of residence; however, priority will be given to applicants that are Canadian Citizens or Landed Immigrants.

Applications including a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, five-year research plan, three recent publications demonstrating relevant experience in the field, evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as a statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, course outlines), and the contact information of three referees should be sent to: 

Dr. Andrew P. Dean

Vice-President, Research and Innovation

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road – UC 2003

Thunder Bay, ON Canada P7B 5E1

Tel: 807-343-8201

E-mail: vpresearch@lakeheadu.ca

Review of applications will commence on February 28, 2018 and will continue until the positions are filled. 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. A Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada form will be required to accompany your application.

Lakehead University is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative academic programs and leading-edge research. With two campuses, located in Thunder Bay and Orillia, Lakehead has over 8,600 students, over 30 graduate programs (both Masters and PhD), over 2,200 faculty and staff and external research funding that has tripled in the last decade. Lakehead is proud to have been ranked Canada’s Research University of the Year three consecutive years in a row (RE$EARCH InfoSource 2015-2017). Research excellence is the foundation for providing an exceptional and unconventional student experience, for training research leaders of tomorrow, for creating a vital environment for scholarship and for building partnerships with our regional and global communities – including the private sector, government and other sectors. Research excellence and teaching are inextricably linked at Lakehead University and we are committed to excellence in both areas. Aligned with our Strategic Plan, we are actively recruiting top-tier scholars to enhance and grow our research and innovation capacity.

TBRHRI is a health research institute, located in Thunder Bay, Ontario. It is an independent, not-for-profit research corporation, and constitutes the research arm of the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC). TBRHRI's mission is to be an international leader in health technology research and other strategic health innovation that improves the health of the people of Northwestern Ontario and others. For further information, please visit: www.tbrhri.ca.

Lakehead University is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free experience to applicants with accessibility needs. Accommodations are available for all applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. 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.

Executive Assistant

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions - Thunder Bay Campus
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 4:30pm

Executive Assistant
Vice-President (Research and Innovation)
Schedule II, Band 3 (under review)
$44,110.77 - $55,138.99

The Executive Assistant provides a broad and diverse range of confidential administrative support to the Vice-President (VPRI) ensuring efficient office operation. Specifically, the incumbent will ensure the VPRI is appropriately prepared to pursue the business of the Office by conducting necessary research and providing suggested courses of action as well as ensuring relevant background or supporting materials for meetings and appointment are prepared. The successful candidate will coordinate travel, manage the Vice-President’s schedule, prepare correspondence, work directly with the direct reports, and direct inquiries to the appropriate department. Additional responsibilities include providing support to the Senate Research and Regional Research Committees as well as participating as a member of the Professional Assistant Working Group (PAWG). The successful candidate will also be responsible for developing communication materials for the office. Thus, good writing skills and knowledge of alternative to print media is desirable. It is the expectation that the Executive Assistant will also monitor the budget including reconciliation of financial transactions, resolving issues, and other related duties.

The successful candidate has a post-secondary education coupled with demonstrated experience in a high-level administrative support role. Additional qualifications include knowledge of governance processes, university policies and procedures as well as financial regulations and policies. With an appreciation of political relationships, the incumbent has superior interpersonal and communication skills. The successful candidate must be able to work independently with little supervision in a demanding, high-pressure environment. Respect for a strict code of confidentiality is essential.

Interested applicants are invited to apply by submitting a cover letter, resume and contact information for three work-related references by clicking the apply now button below. 

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons and persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Lakehead University is committed to an environment of open access to employment opportunities. Accommodations are available for all applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at (807) 343-8334. We appreciate your interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

Indigenous Curriculum Specialist

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions - Thunder Bay Campus
Department: 
Indigenous Initiatives
Library
Application Deadline: 
Friday, January 6, 2017 - 4:30pm

Indigenous Curriculum Specialist
Teaching Commons: Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning
Permanent Full-Time – Thunder Bay Campus
Closing date: January 6, 2017

Under the general direction of the University Librarian, the Indigenous Curriculum Specialist will support Indigenous curriculum, community service learning and other related strategic initiatives. The incumbent to this role will provide consultation and support services for faculty and staff related to resources, instructional design, strategies, assessment, technology, and the integration of learning technologies addressing the learner outcomes supporting Indigenous knowledge and/or content. The incumbent will work with faculty, staff and students to create learning environments in which Indigenous students feel safe and are able to provide input into ensuring curricula is in keeping with Indigenous worldviews.

The ideal candidate has a Masters or PhD degree in instructional design, instructional technology, Indigenous Studies or related field. The incumbent to this role should also have teaching experience at the post-secondary level, along with a demonstrated ability to support faculty in teaching and learning experiences.  Experience working with Indigenous people and community groups is also required, where the incumbent has direct experience and knowledge with Indigenous cultures, communities, customs, practices and communication styles. Demonstrated knowledge of an Indigenous language is considered to be an asset.  The incumbent will have an understanding of AODA customer service standards, as well as the ability to apply learning theory and methods to the use of educational technologies. Additionally, the incumbent will have excellent communication, presentation, customer service, interpersonal, and time-management skills. A job fact sheet may be obtained by contacting Human Resources.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a single pdf document that contains a cover letter, resume and the contact information of three references to Human Resources via the Apply Now button below.

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Indigenous persons and persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Lakehead University is committed to an environment of open access to employment opportunities. Accommodations are available for all applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources. We appreciate your interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

 

Bora Laskin Faculty of Law

Category: 
Tenure Track Faculty Positions - Thunder Bay Campus

Faculty Positions in Indigenous and Aboriginal Law, and in Northern Land Use Law, Bora Laskin Faculty of Law Lakehead University

The Bora Laskin Faculty of Law at Lakehead University invites applications for three faculty positions at the tenured or tenure-track level. Candidates will be appointed as Full, Associate or Assistant Professors, depending on qualifications, teaching, and research experience. These appointments will commence in the summer of 2018 and offer excellent opportunities to join Ontario’s newest law school and contribute to its unique focus on the legal issues of Northern Ontario.

Located in Thunder Bay, the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law graduated its first class in 2016. Its Integrated Practice Curriculum has made the Faculty the first Canadian law school to provide real world legal skills as part of the J.D. program, allowing graduates to be called to the bar in Ontario without needing to article. Three mandates are embraced within the Faculty’s curriculum: Aboriginal and Indigenous Law, Natural Resources and Environmental Law, and Sole/Small Town Practice with the Integrated Practice Curriculum. Committed to making a difference, providing access to justice, and leading the way for northern communities, the Faculty is home to an innovative curriculum, distinguished learner-centered legal professionals,  and the opportunity to serve its community through Lakehead University Community Legal Services.

Lakehead is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting-edge research. With campuses located in Thunder Bay and Orillia, Ontario, Lakehead has almost 10,000 full-time equivalent students and 2,000 faculty and staff.  Lakehead offers a variety of degree and diploma programs at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels through its ten faculties and has annual expenditures of $178.5 million, with an estimated annual economic impact on Ontario’s GDP of $1.3 billion from its Thunder Bay campus and $122.7 million from its Orillia campus. Located at the head of Lake Superior, Lakehead’s Thunder Bay campus is one of the most beautiful in Canada, with many of its programs complemented by fieldwork and a focus on northern socio-economic issues. Further information is available at www.lakeheadu.ca.

Successful candidates for these three positions will possess strong academic qualifications in law, and research and teaching experience that is relevant to the Faculty’s three mandates as well as a law degree. Two of the positions will focus on Indigenous legal traditions and Aboriginal legal issues and law, with preference given to candidates with research and teaching expertise in these areas. Applications from candidates who employ Indigenous pedagogy in their teaching and have experience engaging with the language, worldview, traditions, and protocols of an Indigenous people are preferred. The third position will focus on both business and land use law and provides the successful candidate the opportunity to further develop the Faculty’s mandate in the areas of natural resources, environmental, and mining law in the north. Aboriginal or Indigenous candidates are encouraged to apply for all three positions.

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, racialized persons, Indigenous people and persons with disabilities.

The Search Committee will begin considering potential candidates immediately and will continue until the positions are successfully filled. Applications should include a letter of interest that includes a teaching and research statement, a curriculum vitae and the names of three references (who will not be contacted without consent of the applicant), and may be submitted in confidence, electronically, to the University’s executive search consultants:

Laverne Smith & Associates Inc. 

LakeheadLaw@lavernesmith.com

COUNSELLOR, Student Health & Counselling Centre, Part-Time, (late August 2017 to mid April 2018

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions - Thunder Bay Campus
Department: 
Student Health and Wellness

COUNSELLOR

Student Health & Counselling Centre

Part-Time (late August 2017 to mid April 2018)

Lakehead University has the opportunity for a part-time Counsellor in the Student Health & Counselling Centre.  As a member of the Counselling team, you will provide culturally sensitive counselling to students for issues pertaining to mood disorders, stress, relationships, substance abuse, eating disorders, and other mental health issues.  You will collaborate with internal and external health professionals, as well as the university community. 

The successful applicant will usually be scheduled 2.5 days a week during the academic periods; and occasional Saturday morning or early evening shifts may be scheduled. Orientation will begin the last week of August.

The successful candidate will have a Master’s Degree in Social Work or Clinical Psychology with a minimum of three years’ related experience.  Additional qualifications include the ability to practice independently using excellent clinical judgment and knowledge of mental health issues affecting young adults.  Registration with the applicable Ontario Regulatory College is mandatory.  Preference will be given to applicants with additional Counselling certifications (e.g. Crisis Intervention, Addictions).

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single PDF document containing a cover letter, resume, and the contact information of three work-related references to:

 Office of Human Resources

University Centre

Room UC-0003

Fax: (807) 346-7701

Email: careers@lakeheadu.ca

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Indigenous persons and persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.  Lakehead University is committed to an environment of open access to employment opportunities. Accommodations are available for all applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at (807) 343-8334. We appreciate your interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

 

Coordinator, Sexual Violence Prevention and Education Office of Human Rights and Equity Thunder Bay Campus

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions - Thunder Bay Campus
Department: 
Office of Human Rights and Equity

Coordinator, Sexual Violence Prevention and Education

Office of Human Rights and Equity

Thunder Bay Campus

 

Full-Time, Permanent Position

Schedule II, Band 6
$56,153.11 - $70,191.13

 

Reporting to the Director of Human Rights and Equity, the Coordinator, Sexual Violence Prevention and Education is tasked with implementing both sexual violence prevention and response activities and general human rights education and outreach initiatives.

 

The Coordinator will receive and triage sexual violence concerns and complaints, conduct investigations, as well as develop and provide information and training to prevent sexual violence on campus.  This position must be able to effectively consult and work with several departments across the University in order to develop and facilitate training on sexual violence prevention, bystander intervention and key human rights areas.   The ability to receive complaints and disclosures and perform case management as well as to perform initial inquiries in cases as directed by the Director is a requirement of this role.  Additional responsibilities include providing orientation on the Office of Human Rights and Equity and supporting various communities and groups at Lakehead University.  The Coordinator’s computer proficiency is utilized in the creation and dissemination of human rights promotional materials and maintaining the website content to support all users of Lakehead University and its campuses.

 

The successful candidate will have a university degree that demonstrates education in social justice, human rights, social work, law, psychology or another related field coupled with two (2) years experience in sexual violence education and prevention, investigation, and case management.  Additional qualifications include the demonstrated ability to develop and implement curriculum, presentations and training for diverse audiences, particularly young adults, as well as a working knowledge and understanding of sexual violence and the needs and rights of marginalized communities.  The Coordinator’s strong interpersonal skills are demonstrated through the ability to conduct one-on-one counselling sessions as well as public speaking.  Working knowledge of relevant legislation, including the Ontario Human Rights Code, as well as sound judgment and the ability to analyze and research causes of sexual violence and its impact are a must in this role.  A demonstrated commitment to anti-oppression or human rights work is also key to this role.

 

Review of applications will begin on July 26, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants are invited to submit a single PDF document containing cover letter, resume, and the contact information of three references to:

 

Office of Human Resources

University Centre

Room UC-0003

Fax: 807-346-7701

Email:  careers@lakeheadu.ca

 

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Indigenous persons and persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.  Lakehead University is committed to an environment of open access to employment opportunities. Accommodations are available for all applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at (807) 343-8334. We appreciate your interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

Internship in Lignin-based Flocculant Production - Thunder Bay

Category: 
Student/Co-op/Intern/Recent Graduate Positions
Department: 
Engineering
Application Deadline: 
Friday, July 7, 2017 - 11:59pm

Internship in Lignin-based Flocculant Production - Thunder Bay

Job Description: The purpose of this internship is to train an intern to conduct research on developing a process for producing a lignin based material that can be used as a flocculant in the mining industry. The intern will study the relevant literature, conduct experiments and analyze data at the Biomass Utilization Research Laboratory (BURL) of Lakehead University in Thunder Bay campus. The intern will be involved in the research investigation on the modification (copolymerization) of kraft lignin to produce anionic lignin and on the evaluation of the performance of the product in various ore  samples received from a mining company. He/She will use NMR, FTIR, BTG, TGA, CHNS and HPLC to evaluate the properties of the copolymerized kraft lignin, and will compare the properties of commercial flocculants with his/her product using various instruments including turbidity, zeta potential and light scattering analyzers.

Qualifications: The intern can be a recent graduate (with a BSc, MSc degree) in chemical engineering, chemistry, biology or forestry. The best candidate for this position is a recent graduate of a chemical engineering or chemistry program. The intern should have basic knowledge of organic chemistry and computer skills and be enthusiastic about research in the forest and/or mining industry.

The intern must also not have previously participated in an internship program. Internships must provide first-time employment in a related field. Recent foreign graduates with Canadian degrees are also welcome to apply.

Application Deadline: July 7 2017 Project duration: July 17 2017 - July 16 2018 (1 year).

Please submit a cover letter and full CV to Dr. Weijue Gao (CB0031) or email to wgao@lakeheadu.ca.

School of Nursing

Category: 
Tenure Track Faculty Positions - Thunder Bay Campus

Lakehead University School of Nursing invites applications for two (2) Tenure-Track faculty appointments to commence August 1, 2016. The School has a vibrant undergraduate BScN program which is offered in two streams: a four year collaborative BScN with Confederation College and a three year compressed (“fast-track”) program. Additionally, the School is a partner in the Masters in Public Health program, offering the MPH-Specialization in Nursing. Lakehead University is a member of the nine-university consortium that delivers the Ontario Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner program. Currently the School of Nursing is establishing a Masters in Nursing program for implementation within the next two years. The School of Nursing also offers the Native Nurses Entry Program, an access program to prepare Aboriginal students for entry into the baccalaureate program.

The ideal candidate will have baccalaureate nursing teaching experience and a developed scholarship portfolio. Applicants with strong clinical and teaching background in Primary Health Care or Northern/Rural Nursing, maternal/child health, or mental health are particularly being sought. Previous academic leadership experience will be an asset. Candidates should have a completed or nearly completed research doctorate degree, hold at least one graduate degree in nursing, and be registered (without restrictions) or eligible for registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario.

For further information, please contact Glenna Knutson, Director, School of Nursing, at (807) 343-8439 or glenna.knutson@lakeheadu.ca.  Detailed information on our undergraduate and graduate programs is available on our homepage on the Lakehead University website at http://nursing.lakeheadu.ca.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of their teaching philosophy and research interests (including course outlines and teaching evaluations from previously-taught courses), copies of publications, and the names and contact information for three references to: Dr. Michel Bédard, Dean, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, Lakehead University, 955 Oliver Road, Thunder Bay, ON   P7B 5E1, email: fhbs@lakeheadu.ca.

A completed “ Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada” form should be submitted with the application. This form is available on our website - please click here.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  Lakehead University is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, individuals within visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities. These positions are subject to budgetary approval.  

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