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Faculty of Engineering - Software

Lakehead University

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 5E1
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  • Software Engineering
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The Department of Software Engineering at Lakehead University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment in Software Engineering.  The position will commence August 1, 2017 at the rank of Assistant Professor. We are looking for outstanding candidates in all areas of software engineering.  Preference will be given to those candidates with a strong background and interest in both teaching and research, including those with relevant industrial and practical experience.

The successful candidate is expected to initiate a vigorous externally funded research program, be dedicated to engineering education, assist in the development of laboratories and graduate studies, and work effectively with colleagues. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Software Engineering or a closely related field. The applicant must be, or be qualified and prepared to become, a licensed Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario.

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:

For further information, please contact Dr. David Barnett, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering at (807) 343-8321 or e-mail:  Detailed information on our undergraduate and graduate programs is available on our homepage on the Lakehead University website at:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of a research plan, copies of their three most significant publications, and the names and addresses of three references to: 

David W. Barnett, D. Sc.

Dean, Faculty of Engineering

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1


A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada form should be submitted with the application. This form is available on our website at:

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities. 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,

This position is subject to budgetary approval.

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