Part-time Sessional Lecturers – FRM (Deadline: June 23, 2017)

The Department of Forest Resources Management invites applications for part-time sessional lecturers for 2017W Term 1 (September-December 2017). The successful candidates will deliver core lectures; coordinate with guest lecturers; organize and run lab sections; organize tests, mid-term exams, and grading; and hold office hours weekly.

CONS 210 – Visualizing Climate Change (3 credits)
Introduction to climate change through the lens of local landscapes and future scenarios, using visual media to communicate the underlying science and psychology, and engage communities in local climate change solutions.

CONS 481 – Conservation Planning and Wildland Recreation (3 credits)
Theory and tools needed for the selection and design of protected areas, the designation of land use types, and the management and conservation of wildland recreation resources.

FRST 305 – Silviculture (3 credits) – Co-Taught
Silviculture concepts and principles; stand dynamics; artificial and natural regeneration; cultural techniques for forest stand establishment and stand tending; silvicultural systems; decision making and development of prescriptions; connections to forest planning.

FRST 519 – Forests and Society (3 credits)
Emphasis on tropical and sub-tropical countries, where the majority of forest-dependent people live.

FRST 557 – Site-Level Forest Land Management (6 credits) – Co-Taught
Design and implementation of site-level plans that integrate ecological, social, and economic components: silviculture, forest operations, and forest health.

How to apply

Applicants should include with their letter of application a CV and the names and email addresses of two references.  Applicants should send application materials to:

Department of Forest Resources Management
2045 – 2424 Main Mall
Vancouver, BC   V6T 1Z4
Attn:    Joanne Dean, Administrative Manager

Deadline: June 23, 2017

 All positions are subject to funding and will be governed by UBC s Agreement on Conditions of Appointment for Sessional and Part-time Faculty Members.

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity.  We encourage all qualified applicants to apply.  UBC is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.  Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.