FREN-2715-FA: Job Posting

Application Deadline: June 19, 2020.


Department of Languages

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for a Contract Lecturer in the Department of Languages. Applications are requested to teach:


FREN-2715-FA Phonetics and Pronunciation

Students will be introduced to speech sounds in phonetics, and will learn to decode the symbols for these sounds and to pronounce them accurately. This module will help learners of French to be more proficient in recognizing, pronouncing and writing French sounds.

 Start Date/Duration: September 8th 2020 to mid-December 2020.

 Qualifications Preferred: The ideal candidate would have a Master’s degree in the language taught or related field with significant expertise related to the topic they will be teaching. Experience with experiential learning and online or alternative modes of delivery is highly desired. 

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

For further information, please contact Detailed information on the Department of Languages and our programs is available at

 Review of applications will begin on June 22nd 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) should include: a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and/or evidence of teaching effectiveness. A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada form must accompany your package. This form is

available on our website at

 Applicants should submit their electronic application to:

Attn: Dr. Isabelle Lemée, Chair



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

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

Positions are subject to budgetary approval. 


Due to COVID-19, we are unable to post this job advertisement on our Department of Languages bulletin board in the hallway. This advertisement will be posted for 2 weeks until June 19, 2020 (Friday).