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Friday, June 22, 2018

ILASA Water Sensitive Design Seminar -

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

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:

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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 ( 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: 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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