Thursday, March 27, 2014
EMPLOYMENT: Lecturer in International Forestry, University of British Columbia
The faculty of forestry at the University of British Columbia invites applications for a lecturer (term appointment) to be involved in the teaching, coordination, and development of graduate courses in the new course-based Master of International Forest program (MIF).
The lecturer will develop, coordinate and lead instruction in a new course on forests and livelihoods, and contribute to the instruction of courses in social, community and indigenous forestry (FRST 522), forest business enterprise (FRST 560), and natural resource planning (FRST 559), as required. The lecturer will work with the MIF instructor group on development, marketing and continual improvement of the program. We expect up to 40 students per year in this program and this will be an international student group that includes recent graduates as well as early and mid-career professionals.
Teaching will include on-line material, classroom-based lectures, seminars and project work, field-based exercises, and field trips, including a week-long trip in late August/early September each year. The lecturer will assist in mentoring and advising individual students.
The lecturer will be involved in reviewing applicant files, interviewing applicants and guiding admitted students in choosing elective courses, and monitoring student progress. The lecturer will assist the student services team in recruitment and promotional activities for the program.
Deadline: April 15, 2014