Job Postings

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.

Visiting Journalist in Forestry (Deadline: December 21, 2016)

The Graduate School of Journalism at the University of British Columbia invites applications for an inaugural Visiting Journalist in Forestry. This position is open to journalists with a focus on forestry-related issues who wish to spend one to two weeks in a vibrant, interdisciplinary environment with high calibre journalism faculty and students in Vancouver.

Tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Studies (Deadline: December 22, 2016)

The Department of Forest Resources Management in 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 outdoor recreation and tourism. The successful applicant is expected to play a key role in undergraduate teaching in recreation planning and management, the social and cultural values of nature, and related aspects of urban forestry, as well as supervising graduate students and conducting research in the recreation field.

Director of the Asia Forestry Research Centre (Deadline: December 16, 2016)

The Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, Canada seeks a tenure-track or tenured position at the Associate Professor or Professor level in Asian Forestry. The individual will assume the position of Director of the Asia Forestry Research Centre, a new, cross-departmental centre being established in the Faculty of Forestry. The successful applicant is expected to play a key role in developing a research and teaching program related to forestry in Asia. The home department of the successful applicant will be determined by his/her particular field of expertise within the broad area of forestry.

First Nations Coordinator (Deadline: November 26, 2016)

The First Nations Coordinator works with community members, faculty and students to execute the program of work listed in Commitment #4 – Aboriginal Engagement — of the Faculty of Forestry Strategic Plan.

Post Doctoral Fellow Climate Change Mitigation Economist (Deadline: December 15, 2016)

We have an opening for a post-doctoral fellow with training and experience in economics and policy analysis. The position is located in Vancouver, British Columbia, in the Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia, with co-supervision in the Liu Institute for Global Issues of the University of British Columbia.

Lecturer in UBC Transfer Program (Deadline December 3, 2016)

We invite applications for a part-time 12-month Lecturer position (one year term appointment) to be involved in the teaching and coordination of the 2 + 2 transfer program. The Faculty continues to strengthen collaboration with Chinese forestry universities. We have successfully developed transfer programs with several Forestry Universities with approval from the Ministry of Education of China.

Forest Resources Management – Head of Department (Deadline: November 19, 2016)

Applications and nominations are invited for the position of Head of the Forest Resources Management Department at The University of British Columbia. This renewable appointment is available for an initial term of five years, commencing 1 July 2017, or as soon thereafter as a suitable candidate is found. The Department of Forest Resources Management, one of three departments within the Faculty of Forestry, comprises 20 faculty members, 2 research chairs, 6 staff positions, and a current complement of 94 graduate students. Members of the Department teach primarily in the Bachelor of Science in Forestry (including the Forest Resources Management and Forest Operations Majors), Bachelor of Urban Forestry and in the Bachelor of Science in Natural Resources Conservation programs.

Forest and Conservation Sciences Department – Head of Department (Deadline: November 19, 2016)

Applications are invited for the position of the Head of the Forest and Conservation Sciences Department at The University of British Columbia. The Forest and Conservation Sciences Department – one of three Departments within the Faculty of Forestry – comprises 25 faculty members, including 5 joint appointments, 1 endowed Chair, 7 staff positions, and a current complement of 76 graduate students. The Faculty of Forestry offers three undergraduate programs, two of which are jointly overseen by the Departments of Forest and Conservation Sciences and Forest Resources Management.

Two 4-month positions Undergraduate Research Assistant at MKRF (Deadline: November 15)

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 2017. 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:

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