February 21, 2018


The South African Landscapers Institute’s (SALI) Vision for the Next Term. -

Thursday, February 15, 2018

“Biophilic” Environments & Why Amazon Filled Its New Office With 40,000 Plants -

Thursday, February 15, 2018

No Carbon Footprint! “The World’s Most Sustainable Shopping Centre”, with Rooftop Farm, to Open in Melbourne -

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Our Cities Cannot be Resilient Without Intergrating Healthy Wetlands in Their Infrastructure Asset Management & Planning -

Monday, February 12, 2018

Plans for ILASA 2018 -

Sunday, February 11, 2018

Net Zero Awarded to Johannesburg’s 78 Corlett Drive -

Friday, February 2, 2018

WeTheCity -

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Greenroof Project Watch: Casa Vallarta -

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Design indaba Conference 2018 21st -23th February -

Friday, January 26, 2018

2018 IPPS Southern Africa 21st Annual Conference 6 March 2018 – 9 March 2018 -

Friday, January 26, 2018

The drones that plant trees and deliver profits -

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

SANA Bursaries and Training: A Career in Horticulture -

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Project watch: Bosco Verticale (Vertical Forest), Milan -

Friday, January 19, 2018

Award winning young architects pave the way to the future   -

Friday, January 19, 2018

Reliance and City of Cape Town celebrate a major milestone in the war against waste in the Western Cape -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

International: SLA’s park design for Bjarke Ingels power plant revealed -

Friday, January 12, 2018

There is still time to submit for IFLA 2018 World Congress- 4 days to deadline -

Friday, January 12, 2018

Urban-Think Tank develops low-cost housing for South African slum. -

Friday, January 12, 2018

Revisiting Landscape Architecture trends of 2017 and looking to 2018 and beyond -

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

This R15.2 Million lakeside home with a sloping green roof was just voted the best house in Britain -

Friday, December 8, 2017

Employment Position: Associate or Full Professor (tenure-stream) in Urban Forest Management, University of British Columbia Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.


Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Type: Full-time

Application Deadline: January 8, 2018
Urban forest management position FINAL.pdf
The Department of Forest Resources Management at the Vancouver campus of the University of British Columbia (UBC) invites applications for a full-time tenure-stream position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor within the field of urban forest management. Applicants should apply through the UBC Faculty Careers website: http://www.hr.ubc.ca/careers-postings/faculty.php

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The Department of Forest Resources Management at the Vancouver campus of the University of British Columbia (UBC) invites applications for a full-time tenure-stream position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor within the field of urban forest management. The successful applicant is expected to take a key role in undergraduate teaching in urban tree growth, arboriculture, urban forest establishment, and urban forest inventory and assessment, as well as supervising graduate students and conducting research in the field of urban forestry.

The UBC Faculty of Forestry (www.forestry.ubc.ca) is one of the world’s leading academic institutions in forestry, conducting both national and international research, and providing undergraduate education in six programs: Urban Forestry, Forest Resources Management, Forest Operations, Natural Resources Conservation, Forest Science, and Wood Science. The Bachelor of Urban Forestry (BUF) program embraces an interdisciplinary approach across ecological, socio-cultural, and economic issues in both urban and peri-urban settings.
Candidates for this position must have a PhD in arboriculture, urban forestry, forestry, landscape architecture, or a related field. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated track record of teaching and research in an area such as urban tree growth, arboriculture, urban forest establishment, and/or urban forest inventory and assessment. Candidates should be comfortable working with interdisciplinary perspectives, within an international research and teaching context, and applying their knowledge to urban forestry and related planning, policy, and management domains. The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate excellence in scientific publishing and in securing research grants.
The individual should have interest and experience in all or most of the following areas: • Urban tree growth, including tree physiology and the impact of different abiotic and biotic growing conditions and stresses for urban trees • Arboriculture, encompassing pruning and other aspects of tree maintenance, tree protection, and tree risk assessment and management • Urban tree establishment, including aspects of tree selection, urban soil preparation, planting techniques, and post-planting care • Urban forest inventory and assessment, including methods for measuring tree characteristics Experience and/or scholarly research in the following areas is also desirable: • Linking the care of individual trees with the planning and management of the urban forest at a city level • Linking arboriculture and urban forestry to a wider green infrastructure and urban development agenda, for example through the ecosystem services provided by urban trees and associated vegetation
The successful candidate will play a leading role in teaching and program development at both the graduate and undergraduate levels; therefore, strong evidence of high-quality post-secondary teaching is essential. Candidates are expected to contribute to the initiation and supervision of graduate research in urban forestry. They must be able to demonstrate evidence of past academic leadership experience. Also, the successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the Faculty’s strategic goals and development. Applicants should apply through the UBC Faculty Careers website: http://www.hr.ubc.ca/careers-postings/faculty.php. Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests relevant to the position, up to three citations (or pdf’s) of recent publications that highlight your contribution to the field, and the names, addresses and e-mail addresses of three people to provide professional references.
The deadline for applications is January 8, 2018. The desired starting date for this position is July 1, 2018, or as soon as possible thereafter.
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, M.



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