ENSU 3113 WAO and ENSU 4111 WAO

Application Deadline: December 2, 2021

Department of Sustainability Sciences

Lakehead University, Orillia Campus, invites applications for a Contract Lecturer in the Department of Sustainability Sciences. Applications are requested to teach:

ENSU 3113 WAO – Biomonitoring of Environment

                                    ENSU 3113 Course description

                                    (offered on campus – Mon and Wed 10:00 – 11:30 am)

ENSU 4111 WAO – Materials, Manufacturing and Waste

                                    ENSU 4111 course description

                                    (offered on campus – Mon and Wed 4:00 – 5:30 pm)

Start Date/Duration:   Winter: January 1 – April 30, 2022  

Location:      Orillia

                        Note:  no travel allowance shall be payable

Qualifications Preferred


PhD in Environmental Science or Biology with teaching/research

experience in the relevant area at the post-secondary level. Candidates lacking

the specific degree qualification (e.g., ABD doctoral students), but who possess

an appropriate combination of experience and other academic qualifications are

also encouraged to apply.  Experience with experiential learning and online or

alternative modes of delivery is highly desired.

Additional Specific Qualifications:

For ENSU 4111:  In addition to candidates with the above-mentioned general qualifications, candidates with a PhD in Physical Sciences with teaching/research experience in Environmental Sciences also will be considered

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, please contact sustainability.sciences@lakeheadu.ca Detailed information on the Department of Sustainability Sciences and our programs is available at: Department of Sustainability Sciences

Review of applications will begin on December 2, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) should include: a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and/or evidence of teaching effectiveness. A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada.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:

Department of Sustainability Sciences

Lakehead University

500 University Ave.

Orillia, ON L3V 0B9

Attn: Dr. Sreekumari Kurissery, Chair

E-mail:  sustainability.sciences@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.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.