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Faculty Position in Tropical Landscapes and Livelihoods (Deadline: January 26, 2017)

The Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, Canada seeks a tenure-track or tenured position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in tropical landscapes and livelihoods. We are particularly interested in individuals with a background in one or more of the following areas: ethnology, anthropology, ethno-ecology or visual ecology.

Teaching Assistant – UFOR 300 (Deadline: Until Filled)

Are you interested in becoming a Teaching Assistant / Marker for the Department of Forest Resources Management?

Faculty Position in Tropical Forestry and Food Security (Deadline: January 16, 2017)

The Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, Canada seeks a tenured position at the Associate or full Professor level in tropical forestry and food security. We are particularly interested in individuals with a background in one or more of the following areas: ecology, anthropology, botany and/or forestry.

Assistant/Associate Professor in Forest Operations (Deadline: January 20, 2017)

The Department of Forest Resources Management in the Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, Canada seeks a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in Forest Operations. The UBC Faculty of Forestry conducts national and international research and provides undergraduate and graduate education in forest operations, forest management, forest sciences, conservation science and management, and wood products processing.

Jake Kazakoff (Wood Products Processing)

Jake Kazakoff (Wood Products Processing)

Working as a Program Assistant for the Global Buyers Mission during the summer was a fast paced experience. BC Wood is a not-for-profit trade association that supports BC businesses that manufacture wood products. They have been a voice for the industry for over 25 years, bringing innovative ideas to the table and insight into how we can strengthen BC’s wood culture.

Esther Li (Urban Forestry)

Esther Li (Urban Forestry)

I did my first work term with Strategic Natural Resource Consultants as an Assistant Timber Development Engineer in Campbell River, BC. The main focus of my job was to assist the Senior Forestry Engineer with their reconnaissance of forests and design the layout of the cutblock.

Amber Hansen (Forestry)

Amber Hansen (Forestry)

I spent my fourth co-op work term working as part of the Canfor Mackenzie field operations crew. Working in field operations has given me an up close and personal look at the work and preparation required before a block can be harvested. I have been doing everything from laying out boundaries, to traversing roads, to determining the site series of a given area.

Jane Ho (Urban Forestry)

Jane Ho (Urban Forestry)

I started my first co-op work term with Khowutzun Forest Services, working as a Forestry Field Assistant in Duncan. My supervisor wanted me to see and experience multiple facets of forestry, so I had numerous opportunities to attend silviculture workshops, safety meetings, and training sessions.

Photo by: Jamie Myers

Bill Reid Looplex X Canoe Installation Ceremony

At a staggering 53 feet in length, the Looplex X is slightly larger than a full grown humpback whale. It is one of four replicas of the “Lootas”, or “wave-eater”, which was carved by Bill Reid for the 1986 Vancouver Expo.

The broad footprint of climate change from genes to biomes to people

The broad footprint of climate change from genes to biomes to people

Tara Martin, Adjunct Professor in the department of Forest and Conservation Sciences, has co-authored a recent paper in in Science titled “The broad footprint of climate change from genes to biomes to people”.

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