Wednesday , September 27 2023

UBC Job Opportunities – Assistant or Associate Professor in Forest Genetics and Genomics

Website The University of British Columbia

Job Description:

The Department of Forest and Conservation Sciences at the Vancouver campus of the University of British Columbia (UBC) invites applications for a tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the field of forest genetics and genomics, with applications to forest management and conservation. The successful applicant will play a key role in undergraduate and graduate teaching in the Forest Sciences, Forest Resources Management, and Natural Resources Conservation programs at UBC, including teaching a core course in Forest Genetics and Genomics. The successful applicant will also be expected to develop an internationally recognized research program, supervise graduate students and obtain external research funding in the field of forest genetics and genomics.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and teaching philosophy, an EDI statement, copies of three recent publications or commensurate research products that highlight your contribution to the field, and the names and contact information of three people to provide professional references.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to collaborate with other faculty members and across campus, and to contribute to the Faculty’s strategic goals and development.
  • The successful candidate will also be expected to engage with government research programs, forest managers, and policymakers, and to translate knowledge to address contemporary challenges in forest management or conservation involving genetics.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential, as is a commitment to mentoring, diversity, and inclusion.
  • Candidates for this position must have a PhD in forest genetics, forest genomics, forestry or in a related field, with demonstrated expertise in forest genetics and genomics.
  • Candidates should have a demonstrated track record of teaching and research in forest genetics and genomics.
  • Candidates should demonstrate strong potential for scientific publishing, securing research grants, and working collaboratively.
  • Evidence of high-quality post-secondary teaching is desirable, as is experience with course development.

Job Requirements:

  • Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged.
  • We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.
  • All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Job Details:

Company: The University of British Columbia

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Vancouver, BC, USA

Application Deadline: N/A

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