John Johnson

John JohnsonJohn Johnson is a biology professor with the Department of Biology at UNB Saint John and co-founder of the Natural Products Research Group (NPRG). 

Awards and distinctions (Faculty)

  • University Teaching Scholar (UNB), 2015-1018.
  • President's Medal (UNB) career achievement.
  • Scientific Advisor, Vivekananda Institute of Tropical Mycology (VINSTROM), Chennai, India, 2005-present.
  • Honorary member of the International Golden Key Honours Society, 2001.
  • Honorary Research Fellow, University of Plymouth, UK, 1997-2000.
  • Merit Award, University of New Brunswick, 1996/97; Outstanding contributions to the University.
  • Student's Representative Council (SRC) Award, 1994, UNB Saint John; Efforts on behalf of the student body.

Academic experience

  • Academic appointment as Registrar (Acting) 2009
  • Full professor 2002-present
  • Academic appointment as Registrar 1999-2003
  • Associate Professor 1996-2002
  • Assistant Professor 1991-1996
  • Lecturer 1989-1991

Administrative/executive experience

  • Assistant Vice-President (Acting), UNB Saint John
  • Registrar (Academic appointment)
  • UNB Collective Agreement Negotiating Team 
  • UNB Saint John, Academic Appointment as campus Registrar
  • Director of Co-Location (college programs/building onto UNB Saint John campus)
  • UNB Negotiator for the delivery of medical education in New Brunswick on the UNB Saint John campus; delivered by Dalhousie University
  • University Commons Building Steering Committee
  • UNB Post secondary Education Commission report Working Group
  • City of Saint John mayor's Task force on the Post secondary Education report
  • UNB President's Strategy Group
  • Leader of a five-year CIDA Human resource Development project in Havana, Cuba
  • UNB Saint John Executive group
  • UNB Senate
  • Board of Governors

curriculum vitae