Full-time tenure-track position in Indigenous Natural Sciences, Faculty of Forestry, UBC

Department of Forest Resources Management, the Department of Forest and Conservation Sciences, the Department of Wood Science, or jointly between two of these.

The Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia (UBC), invites applications for a tenure-track academic position in Indigenous Natural Sciences at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, to commence on July 1, 2021 or when a suitable candidate is found.

We are looking for an outstanding emerging Indigenous scholar to lead world-class research in Natural Science, such as wildlife or fish biology / ecology, plant science, ethnobotany, forest sciences / conservation, natural resources, climate and environmental change, and other related natural science disciplines.  We encourage applicants with the ability to apply western and Indigenous knowledge in their research and to transfer knowledge to Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities and collaborators. The position will be nominated to be a Canada Research Chair (Tier 2). The candidate should have a PhD (by the closing date), demonstrated ability to develop a NSERC-funded original research program, and evidence of teaching effectiveness.

The deadline for applications is September 1, 2020.  Consult the online posting for further information.