UBC Vancouver Opportunity in Indigenous Natural Sciences

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. The UBC Vancouver campus is located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the xwmǝθkwǝýǝm (Musqueam).

UBC is 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. They 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.

Applications should be sent in a single PDF file to CRC2.forestry@ubc.ca until September 1, 2020. The application should include the following:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • A statement of research interests and their relevance to the interests of the advertised position
  • Three sample publications which should be regarded as one’s most influential works
  • A statement of teaching interests
  • Three reference letters

Find the full position details and additional information here: https://forestry.ubc.ca/2020/03/assistant-associate-professor-indigenous-natural-sciences/.

Questions may be directed to Professor John Innes, Dean of Forestry at john.innes@ubc.ca or Professor Chris Gaston, Chair of Search Committee at chris.gaston@ubc.ca.

Thank you to the UW Native Nations Strategic Working Group for sharing this opportunity with CCHE.