Faculty of Natural Resources Management
1. Category: Assistant Professor, Forest Genetics
(start: August 1, 2018)
Tenure-Track Position - Assistant Professor in Forest Genetics Lakehead University
Lakehead University's Faculty of Natural Resources Management invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, to commence August 1, 2018. The Faculty has several undergraduate programmes, along with Master's and Doctoral programmes (https://www.lakeheadu.ca/academics/departments/nrm/program-options).
The position requires a Ph.D. degree in forestry or a related discipline with a specialization in forest (or woody plant) genetics and a strong track record in peer-reviewed research. The successful candidate is expected to establish an externally funded research programme in forest genetics, to teach forest genetics (at both undergraduate and graduate levels) and dendrology (at undergraduate level, with a focus on the Boreal and Great Lakes-St. Lawrence forests), and to supervise graduate students at both the Master’s and Ph.D. levels. Membership, or eligibility to register, as a Registered Professional Forester will be an asset. Background in or willingness to teach and/or direct environmental/habitat assessment will be valued.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit the following, electronically, to the Dean (firstname.lastname@example.org) with a copy to the Chair of the search committee (email@example.com): a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy (including course outlines and teaching evaluations from previously-taught courses – if applicable), a statement of future research programme, sample publications, and the names and contact information for three referees.
Application letters should be addressed to:
Dean Ulf Runesson
Faculty of Natural Resources Management Lakehead University
955 Oliver Road Thunder Bay, Ontario Canada P7B 5E1
A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada form should accompany your package. This form is available on our website at https://www.lakeheadu.ca/faculty-and-staff/forms-db/human-resources
Lakehead University is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, individuals within visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities. We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified. Lakehead University is committed to supporting an accessible environment. Please ask us how we may help you by contacting the Office of Human Resources, Lakehead University, (807) 343.8334, firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Category: Contract Lecturer Positions (listed below)
Call for Contract Lecturers
(September 4, 2018 – April 30, 2019)
Thunder Bay Campus
The Faculty of Natural Resources Management at Lakehead University is seeking qualified Contract Lecturers for the following undergraduate courses:
- Fall18: NRMT 2170 Forest Economics
- Fall18: NRMT 4213 Policy and Legislation (RPF required)
- Fall18: NRMT 4217 Remote Sensing Applications (Erdas Imagine + Ecognition required)
- Winter19: NRMT 2054 Indigenous Peoples & Natural Resources
- Winter19: NRMT 4270 Advanced Remote Sensing Applications (Erdas Imagine + Ecognition required)
- Winter19: NRMT 3251 Renewable Energy Resources
- Winter19: NRMT 4271 Marketing of Forest Products
- Winter19: NRMT 1110 Natural Resources Inventory
- Winter19: NRMT 2210 Forest Ecology & Silvics
Specific calendar course descriptions can be found on the online Academic Calendar.
Requirements: A Masters degree in Forestry, Biological Sciences or a relevant/related discipline, curriculum vitae, and evidence of successful teaching experience.
Submit electronic applications addressed to the Dean, Dr. Ulf Runesson, via email to JBAIN@lakeheadu.ca.
Dr. Ulf Runesson, Dean
Faculty of Natural Resources Management
955 Oliver Road
Thunder Bay, Ontario, P7B 5E1
Lakehead University is a comprehensive university with nine faculties, 8,000 students, and 2,250 faculty and staff, with its main campus located in Thunder Bay and a branch campus in Orillia, Ontario.
Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, racialized persons, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and other equity-seeking groups. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. This is in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements.
We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.
Lakehead University is committed to supporting an accessible environment. Please ask us how we may help you by contacting the Office of Human Resources, Lakehead University, (807) 343.8334, email@example.com.
These position are subject to budgetary approval.