Job Postings

Research Associate (Deadline: February 18, 2016)

The Department of Forest and Conservation Sciences in the Faculty of Forestry is seeking a highly motivated individual to conduct research for the development of arrays for the detection and diagnostics of tree pathogens and pests. The candidate will design and lead a team on the optimization and validation of multiplexing assays through analysis of Real Time PCR data and troubleshooting with the use of sequenced genome data as well.

Teaching Assistant – Cons 200 (Deadline: Until filled)

The Department of Forest Resources Management is looking for a Teaching Assistant for CONS 200 – Term 2.

UBC Research Forests Paid Internships for 2016 (Deadline: November 15, 2015)

The UBC Forestry Research Forests are recruiting for 2 graduate intern positions. We are looking to fill the equivalent of two eight-month positions (May-Dec 2016) — one for each forest. Some flexibility may be possible regarding the work period, work week (full- vs. part-time), and base locations for these appointments.

Two 4-month positions Undergraduate Research Assistant (Deadline: November 15, 2015)

The UBC/Malcolm Knapp Research Forest is seeking for two highly motivated students from Forestry, Conservation or Wood Science, to assist our staff with field and office duties for the summer of 2016. The successful students will work closely with staff members, including the manager, resident forester, research coordinator, and administrative and technical staff on a variety of different tasks including:

Three Faculty Positions (Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs) (Deadline: November 1, 2015)

The Faculty of Forestry invites applications for up to 3 faculty positions (Canada Research Chairs Tier 2) to complement our existing expertise at the UBC Vancouver campus. We seek outstanding individuals who will play a major role in moving the Faculty forward and who are interdisciplinary leaders with demonstrated leadership skills. We are particularly interested in candidates whose research includes aspects of the natural sciences and who have strong quantitative and empirical skills that can be applied at a variety of spatial scales.

Tenure-Track Instructor Position in the Department of Forest and Conservation Sciences in Forest Biology (September 30, 2015)

Applications are invited for a tenure-track faculty position at the Instructor 1 level (tenure-track towards Professor of Teaching) in the Department of Forest and Conservation Sciences, The department’s research covers the natural sciences from genomics and genetics through to populations, ecosystems, and landscapes, with a common focus on the forest and its connected systems.

Lecturer in Geomatics for Environmental Management (Deadline: Sept 1, 2015)

We invite applications for a 12-month Lecturer position (one year term appointment) to be involved in the teaching, coordination, and development of graduate courses in the new course-based Master of Geomatics for Environmental Management (MGEM). The lecturer will coordinate and lead instruction in a number of core courses in the program including (i) Geospatial data […]

Tenure-Track Instructor in Forest Resources Management (Deadline: Aug 15, 2015)

The Department of Forest Resources Management in the Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, Canada seeks a tenure-track Instructor in Forest Resources Management. The UBC Faculty of Forestry conducts national and international research and provides undergraduate and postgraduate education in forest management, forest sciences, conservation science and management, and wood science and processing. Included is research on animals, plants, people, and their interactions, with a special emphasis on forest environments.

Research Associate – Genomic-Enabled Tree Breeding (Deadline: June 30, 2015 or until filled)

The Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC (Canada) has an opening for a Research Associate with training and expertise in genomic-enabled tree breeding.

Professor in Urban Forestry (Deadline: June 12, 2015)

The Department of Forest Resources Management in the Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, Canada invites applications from outstanding individuals for a full-time, tenured position in urban forestry. The appointment will be made at the level of Professor. The successful candidate will be responsible for the strategic direction and quality of a flagship program in Urban Forestry at UBC. The position will champion urban forestry within and outside the Faculty, and will be expected to lead and contribute meaningfully to the development and implementation of graduate and undergraduate Urban Forestry programs.

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