Closing Date: February 13, 2024 at 4:00 PM
FACULTY OF FORESTRY & ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
The Faculty of Forestry and Environmental Management offers seven degree programs in forestry and environmental management disciplines, has approximately 300 undergraduate and 90 graduate students, and 18 full-time faculty members. The D'Orangeville lab currently has 10 graduate students and conducts research on tree response to climate change.
WHAT WE OFFER
Full-time | 1-Year Term | Fredericton | On-Campus
Standard Work Hours: Mon - Fri | 8:15 am - 4:30 pm | 36.25 hours per week
Salary Range: $49,984 - $64,868 per annum
Reporting to the Associate Professor, the Research Assistant & Project Coordinator will oversee and coordinate research activities associated with the D'Orangeville lab. This includes planning, preparation and initiation of the TransX project, a UNB-based research project which aims to initiate multiple tree plantation trials across eastern Canada and the Eastern United States to inform climate change adaptive management.
- Coordinate the different activities required to initiate the TransX research project.
- Source available, existing seed lots from collaborators.
- Coordinate seed germination, growth of seedlings and packaging with collaborators.
- Prepare site in collaboration with local site managers.
- Acquire and set up of site monitoring equipment.
- Coordinate monitoring activities.
- Help with other assigned research activities in the lab.
- Report on activities, deliverables and timelines to researchers, industrial and government partners.
- Manage finance of projects.
WHAT YOU BRING
- Bachelor's degree in forestry, biology, environmental science or a related field.
- Experience in tree plantation, experimental designs, management and finance of projects.
- Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
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A little bit about us
University of New Brunswick
The University of New Brunswick employs more than 3,200 full- and part-time staff, including faculty, support staff and students. UNB values people and we have proudly been named as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2024 and one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers for 2023.
UNB is situated on the unceded territory of the Wolastoqiyik and Mi'kmaq peoples along the banks of the beautiful and bountiful Wolastoq river, a region recognized worldwide for its natural beauty. UNB is a comprehensive university with a long history of excellence in teaching and research.
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WHY CHOOSE UNB?
UNB offers a large variety of benefits for employees, including a full pension, a minimum of three weeks of vacation annually, the Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP), and dental, life, and health insurance.
PROFESSIONAL & TECHNICAL STAFF UNION (PTSU)
This position is part of the PSAC, Local 60551 employee group and falls under the PTSU Collective Agreement.
COMMITMENT TO EQUITY, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION
The University of New Brunswick and PSAC/PTSU Local 60551 are committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.
We thank all who apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.