Assistant Professor

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Posting Date:
Friday, February 17, 2023 to Thursday, March 30, 2023
Department of Ecosystem Science and Management
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Prince George Campus


The University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Department of Ecosystem Science and Management at the rank of Assistant Professor, with a proposed starting date of July 1, 2023. As an institution committed to the fostering of an inclusive and transformative learning environment, UNBC values high quality and growth in both teaching and scholarship.

UNBC’s Dept of Ecosystem Science & Management oversees BSc. undergraduate degrees in: Biology; Conservation Science & Practice; Forest Ecology & Management; Wildlife & Fisheries, and a BA. degree in Nature and Resource-based Management. Faculty supervise graduate students (Masters and Doctoral) within the Natural Resources & Environmental Studies (NRES) Graduate Program. The program resides within the Faculty of Environment, alongside the Department of Geography, Earth & Environmental Sciences and the School of Planning & Sustainability. UNBC is well equipped with modern research facilities, three field research stations, including two research forests.

We seek candidates who will develop a vigorous, externally funded long-term research program in one or more aspects of soils of forested landscapes. Relevant research interests could include: fundamental ecological functions of forest soils, application of soil science to Indigenous land management, natural resource management in forested landscapes, and/or the genesis and landscape patterns of soils in forested environments. We are particularly interested in candidates with background and/or interest in boreal and temperate regions.

For more information including application instructions, please see below link to the job posting.