Post Doctoral Fellow – Department of Forest Resources Management (Deadline: until filled)


Please note: This position is no longer available.


The Department of Forest Resources Management, Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia-Vancouver Campus seeks a post-doctoral fellow in the area of forest supply chain management.

Position details

The position is available immediately, and is best suited for a highly motivated to publish individual. This post-doctoral fellowship will be responsible for collaborating with other HQPs working on national-scale forest sector models, and prepare and publish manuscripts within projects timelines. The position will be under the supervision of Dr. Gary Bull. For further information you may contact Dr. Saeed Ghafghazi via email at

Qualifications required

Candidates must have a Ph.D. (obtained no later than 4 years ago at time of application) in forestry or related fields with research interests and experience in forest management and/or forest supply chain management. Candidates should have a strong background in operations research with demonstrated experience in computer programming as well as working with large datasets. Candidates should have a strong publication record, excellent oral communication skills, the ability to multi-task and deliver within defined milestones and timelines working with a dynamic research team.

How to apply

The appointment will be for one-year subject to funding sources effective November 1, 2017. Please direct inquiries, and applications consisting of cover letter, current CV and contact information of two references to:

Joanne Dean
Administrative Manager
Department of Forest Resources Management
2nd floor, Forest Sciences Centre, 2045 – 2424 Main Mall
Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority