Faculty of Forestry & Environmental Management

Academic Employment Opportunity #19-19

UNB Fredericton

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin January 30, 2020 and continue until the position is filled

Instructor/Senior Instructor

The Faculty of Forestry and Environmental Management at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada invites applications for a full-time probationary (tenure-track) appointment at the rank of Instructor or Senior Instructor of Forestry and Environmental Management with specialization in information acquisition and analysis, commencing July 1, 2020, or as negotiated.

Candidates must have a strong background in forestry and environmental management with practical/ professional experience in the use of field procedures and technologies to measure forest and environmental attributes (e.g., compass, field tools, GPS, GIS, LiDAR), design and implementation of sampling strategies, and analysis and interpretation of forest and environmental data (e.g., databases, spreadsheets, stats packages). Demonstrated or potential for excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level is required. Applicants must have a minimum of a Masters degree or equivalent in forestry, environmental management, or related field. The successful candidate will be responsible for: (i) developing a high quality, student-centered, teaching focus in selected forestry and environmental management classes; (ii) supporting the Faculty’s development and pursuit of exceptional educational programs in forestry and environmental management; (iii) contributing to the Faculty’s success in attracting high quality undergraduate students to its programs; and (iv) enhancing Faculty governance by actively engaging in committee work.

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a brief (1-2 page) statement of teaching philosophy, and names and contact details of three (3) references who can attest to the candidate’s qualifications for the instructor position. The application package should be submitted as a single PDF file by email to the Dean of the Faculty, Dr. Van Lantz (forem@unb.ca). A paper copy of the application is also acceptable and can be submitted to:

Dean, Faculty of Forestry and Environmental Management

University of New Brunswick

Fredericton, NB, E3B 5A3

Applicants should also arrange for three (3) letters of reference to be sent by email directly to the Dean (forem@unb.ca). Review of applications will begin January 30, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.

Short-listed candidates will be required to provide satisfactory proof of credentials including appropriately certified translations of credentials into English, as applicable.

The University of New Brunswick is located in Fredericton, a small city in eastern Canada. The city has one of the largest amount of forest cover of any city in Canada, and offers great recreational opportunities and a vibrant social/cultural scene. The University is the oldest English speaking university in Canada, with two main campuses in Fredericton and Saint John and more than 8,000 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students. The Faculty is more than 100 years old, offers seven degree programs, has approximately 300 undergraduate and 125 graduate students, and 20 faculty members (see www.unb.ca/fredericton/forestry).

The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.