Technical Program & Coop Coordinator

Department of Physics

Employment Opportunity #209-22.23



Closing Date: January 31, 2023 at 4:30 PM





We thank all those who apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.








Full-Time | Continuing | Fredericton | On-Campus













Standard Work Hours:

Mon - Fri | 8:15 am - 4:30 pm | 36.25 hours per week




Salary Range:

$52,512.00 - $68,269.00 per annum



Why Choose UNB?




UNB offers a large variety of benefits for employees, including a full pension, minimum three weeks of vacation annually, the Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP), and dental, life, and health insurance.







Reporting to the Chair of Physics, the Technical Program & Co-op Coordinator (TPCC) serves as the Experiential Learning Coordinator for the Physics department. This position is instrumental in delivering and maintaining a current, engaging experimental/experiential learning experience in Physics for our undergraduate students. TPCC is critical to developing and maintaining a strong Co-op program in Physics and Engineering Physics.
































  • Undergraduate degree in Physics or Engineering. A Master's degree would be considered an asset.
  • Three years of related work experience if the candidate holds only an undergraduate Degree.
  • A combination of education and experience may be considered.


Additional Strengths










  • Sound judgment, reliability, attention to detail, creative problem-solving and excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to liaise with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Previous experience in lab/student instruction will be an asset.








The physics department currently has nine research faculty members, four teaching faculty members, and five staff members. The Physics Department also has 20 research staff members (Scientists, Engineers, Technicians, PDFs, and IT specialists) and 26 graduate (M.Sc. and Ph.D.) students. The Physics department maintains a worldwide reputation in the three broad areas of Research: Material Science MRI, Atomic and Molecular Spectroscopy, and Space and Atmospheric Physics. The Department hosts the UNB MRI Centre and the Canadian High Arctic Ionospheric Network (CHAIN) and is establishing a cold atom/quantum sensor laboratory. The Department is involved in several major international research projects and missions.




The Department offers undergraduate programs in Physics (Major an Honours) as well as interdepartmental programs (BSc. Chem-Phys, B.Sc. Biol-Phys, B.Sc. Math-Phys, and B.Sc. E.Sci. Phys) while delivering service teaching for the Engineering and Kinesiology faculties. The Department is also part of the newly started Environmental Sciences Program and plans to create a new Engineering Physics program in collaboration with Electrical Engineering during the 2023-2024 academic year.



This position is part of the PSAC, Local 60551 employee group and falls under the PTSU Collective Agreement.



UNB is situated on the unceded territory of the Wolastoqiyik and Mi'kmaq peoples along the banks of the beautiful and bountiful Wolastoq river, a region recognized worldwide for its natural beauty. UNB is a comprehensive university with a long history of excellence in teaching and research.






The University of New Brunswick and PSAC/PTSU Local 60551 are 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.

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