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Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) in Forest Management

the University of British Columbia (UBC)
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Job Type:
Full Time

Candidates for this position must have (or will have by December 2020) a Ph.D. in the field of forest management or related field. Candidates should have teaching experience, or be able to demonstrate teaching potential, and have demonstrated success in publishing scientific papers in forestry or other science journals. It is expected that the successful candidate will do research relevant to the planning, scheduling and assessment of forest management activities that aim to deliver a broad range of values. The candidate should have expertise in at least one of its components (e.g., spatial/temporal modelling of forests, scheduling of operations, decision-support research, operations research, forest/wildlife habitat modelling). Candidates should provide evidence that they could develop and maintain working relationships with industry, local communities and government agencies. Experience working with natural and managed temperate forests and experience working with a diverse range of stakeholders would be an asset, as would suitable background to pursue membership with the Association of BC Forest Professionals as a Registered Professional Forester (RPF).

How to Apply:

Applications should include: i) a cover letter, ii) a curriculum vitae, iii) individual statements of research and teaching interests and achievements relevant to the position, iv) up to three citations (or .pdf's) of recent publications that highlight your contribution to the field, v) a one-page equity, diversity, and inclusion statement emphasizing how you would contribute to the University's mission of creating a culturally inclusive learning environment, and vi) full contact information for three individuals that can provide reference letters. You should also indicate if you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

Applications should be submitted via email to: Deadline for applications is: November 10, 2020.