Closes: Review of applications will begin April 27, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
Lakehead University, invites applications for a three (3)-year Limited Term Appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Education (Orillia Campus), in the area of Educational Administration. The academic rank of the appointment will be commensurate with the qualifications of the successful candidate. The position will commence on August 1, 2018.
Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in social aspects of education including democracy, global education, citizenship, diversity and equity. Applicants must have an earned PhD and an active research program. Experience in teaching in elementary schools would be an asset. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively with others on the continued development of the academic and research cultures of the Faculty, and be able to contribute to the teaching and development of courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
The Faculty of Education has 26 full-time faculty members and offers Pre-Service Teacher Education, BA/BED (Indigenous Learning Major) Intermediate/Senior, Indigenous Language Teacher’s Diploma, Continuing Education, MEd, and PhD 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 Behavioral 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 Dr. Frances Helyar, Chair of Orillia Education Programs. Detailed information on the Faculty and our programs is available at: https://www.lakeheadu.ca/academics/departments/education
Review of applications will begin April 27, 2018 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:
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. Please ask us how we may help you by contacting the Office of Human Resources, Lakehead University, (807) 343.8334, email@example.com.