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Contract Lecturer Position – Software Engineering

Department of Software Engineering Fall/Winter 2023-2024

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Lakehead University (Thunder Bay Campus) invites applications for a Contract Lecturer in the Department of Software Engineering. Applicants are requested to teach:


  • ESOF 2254 FA – Data Management and Info Systems (Start/End Date: September 5 – December 4)
  • ESOF 4557 FA  -Data and Digital Communication (Start/End Date: September 5 – December 4)
  • ESOF 2571 WA – Computer Hardware and Software Systems (Start/End Date: September 5 – December 4)
  • ESOF 0154/5232 WA – Soft Construction & Evolution (Start/End Date: January 8 – April 9)ESOF 2918 WA – Technical Project (Start/End Date: January 8 – April 9)

Full course descriptions can be found here.

Please note: This schedule is tentative and subject to change. Instructors should refer to the online timetable in August prior to the start of classes.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with P.Eng. designation. Education background and proven practical experience in the subject matter along with experience with experiential learning and online or alternative modes of delivery is highly desired.

For further information, please contact Ms. Alicia Madore (Faculty of Engineering Administrative Assistant) at 

Review of applications will begin immediately 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:

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 has an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan 2019-2024 with a goal to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as measured by increasing representation of under-represented groups among applicants, candidates and hires. Experience working with Indigenous or racialized communities, and/or members of other equity-deserving groups is a strong asset. A lived experience or worked experience of any of these issues is preferred.

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) 343.8010 ext. 8334 or to make appropriate arrangements.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.


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