Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2020; 4:30 PM
FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES
Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for a Contract Lecturer in the School of Outdoor Recreation, Parks & Tourism to teach the following:
OUTD 4411 WA: Advanced Interpretation
Heritage interpretation is a communication process and informal educational activity designed to create memorable visitor experiences, enhance cultural competency, and promote ecological literacy. Interpretive planning models are examined and applied in the development of interpretive media that benefit regional tourism, protected area, and outdoor leadership initiatives.
Start Date/Duration: January 4 to April 6, 2021
Fridays: 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Qualifications Preferred: Minimum Masters degree in Outdoor Recreation
or field of study related to interpretation; PhD preferred. Experience with experiential learning and online or alternative modes of delivery is highly desired.
Please send a copy of your resume, an example of a course outline you have developed, and recent teaching evaluations (if available). Incomplete application packages will not 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 Dr. Tom Potter. Detailed information on the School of Outdoor Recreation, Parks & Tourism and our programs is available at: www.lakeheadu.ca/programs/departments/outdoor-rec
Review of applications will begin after Nov 1, 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 https://www.lakeheadu.ca/faculty-and-staff/departments/services/hr/employment-opportunites.
Applicants should submit their electronic application to:
School of Outdoor Recreation, Parks & Tourism
955 Oliver Road
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1
Attn: Dr. Tom Potter, Acting Director
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to make appropriate arrangements.
This position is subject to budgetary approval.
Interpretation Canada c/o Kerry Wood Nature Centre 6300 45th Ave Red Deer, AB, Canada T4N 3M4