Faculty of Forestry & Environmental Management: Instructor in Environmental Management

Academic Employment Opportunity #20-12

UNB Fredericton

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin April 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

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 in Environmental Management. The Faculty provides undergraduate and graduate education in a wide range of environmental management areas related to wildlife, water, forestry, climate change, policy, and others. The successful candidate will teach within the Faculty's undergraduate and graduate programs, and enhance Faculty governance through positive, constructive, and collegial engagement in Faculty affairs.

Candidates must have a master's degree in an environmental field of study and have a strong background in some of the following areas: environmental policy (e.g., climate change, wildlife, water, forest), environmental assessment (risk, EMS, EIA, site, lifecycle, etc.), and environmental project management. Demonstrated or potential for excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels is also required. Experience in leading environmental projects with a diverse set of stakeholders would be an asset.

Applications should include: (i) a cover letter with individual statements of teaching and project expertise relevant to the position; (ii) a curriculum vitae; and (iii) the contact information of three individuals that can provide reference letters for you.

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). Review of applications will begin April 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. The appointment will commence July 1, 2021, or as negotiated (subject to final budgetary approval).

The University of New Brunswick is located in Fredericton, a small city (population = 58,000) in eastern Canada. The city has one of the greatest extents 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 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 in forestry and environmental management disciplines, has approximately 300 undergraduate and 90 graduate students, and 18 full-time faculty members (see www.unb.ca/fredericton/forestry for more information).

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 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.