Employment Opportunities

Application Deadline:  October 4, 2022

Faculty of Business Administration - Thunder Bay Campus

Unless stated all classes will be taught in person. 

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for Contract Lecturer(s) in the Faculty of Business Administration. Applications are requested to teach:

Winter Term:  January 9, 2023 – April 28, 2023

Business 1511 WA – Basics of Management

Monday 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.

Business 2052 WA – Intermediate Financial Accounting I

Monday and Wednesday 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.

Business 3012 WA – Advanced Financial Accounting

Thursday 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.

Qualifications Preferred:  The ideal candidate will have either: a) a PhD in a field related to the course, or b) a master’s degree in a related field and relevant professional experience and/or designation. A CPA designation with experience, will be considered an asset for applicants to the courses in Accounting. Experience teaching at the post-secondary level is preferred. Candidates lacking the specific degree qualification, but who possess an appropriate combination of academic and professional experience may be considered.  Experience with experiential learning and online or alternative modes of delivery is highly desired.

Lakehead is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting-edge research. With campuses located in Thunder Bay and Orillia, Lakehead has approximately 10,000 students and 2,160 faculty and staff.  With an emphasis on collaborative learning and independent critical thinking and a multidisciplinary teaching approach, Lakehead offers a variety of degree and diploma programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels through its 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 Ontario’s newest Faculty of Law. For further information, please visit: www.lakeheadu.ca.

For further information, please contact Dr. Richards (david.richards@lakeheadu.ca).  Detailed information on the Faculty of Business Administration and our programs is available at: www.lakeheadu.ca/programs/departments/business

Review of applications will begin on October 5, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) should include: a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and/or evidence of teaching effectiveness. A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada.pdf form must accompany your package.  We encourage applicants with the Right of First Refusal (as outlined in article 19.03.02 of the LUFA/LU Collective Agreement) to indicate their status in their application.

Applicants should submit their electronic application to:

Send Applications to:

Faculty of Business Administration

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1

Attn: Dr. David Richards, Dean

E-mail: clposition.business@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.

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.


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