Job: Assistant or Associate Professor, Aboriginal Education at Lakehead University

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Assistant or Associate Professor, Aboriginal Education

The Faculty of Education invites applications for a tenure-track position in Aboriginal Education at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. A mutually acceptable starting date can be negotiated, with a preferred starting date of August 1, 2015.

Responsibilities will include teaching in undergraduate and graduate programs, supervision of graduate students in the candidate’s area(s) of expertise, and the development of a productive research program. This position includes expectations around active service to the Department of Aboriginal Education, including potentially assuming a department leadership position in the future.

The successful candidate will be an Aboriginal scholar with a completed or near completed PhD, and a record of published scholarship in Aboriginal education. University teaching experience along with teaching or research experience in a school setting is preferred. Administrative experience would be well regarded. The capacity to support Aboriginal curriculum development initiatives and/or an ability to speak an Aboriginal language will be considered assets.

The Faculty of Education has 32 full-time faculty members and offers Pre-Service Teacher Education including the HBED (Aboriginal) program, Native Teacher Education, Native Language Instruction, Continuing Education, MEd, and PhD programs.

For further information, please contact Dr. John O’Meara, Dean of the Faculty of Education, at (807) 343.8054 or Detailed information on our undergraduate and graduate programs is available on our homepage on the Lakehead University website at

Applicants should submit electronically as PDF or Word documents: a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests, course outlines and teaching evaluations from previous courses, a description of research interests, copies of two key publications, and the names of three referees to:

Ms. Karen Anderson

Administrative Assistant to the Dean, Faculty of Education

A completed Confirmation of Immigration/Citizenship Status should accompany your package. This form is available on our website at

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  Lakehead University is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, individuals within visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

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