Assistant Professor in Environmental Remote Sensing

University of New Brunswick (UNB)

Fredericton, NB, Canada 🇨🇦

Faculty of Forestry & Environmental Management: Assistant Professor in Environmental Remote Sensing

Academic Employment Opportunity #22-44

UNB Fredericton

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin March 15, 2023 and continue until the position is fill

The Faculty of Forestry and Environmental Management (ForEM) at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada invites applications for a full-time, probationary (tenure-track) appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Remote Sensing and Spatial Analysis. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in remote sensing and geospatial analyses, or related field, and be prepared to teach and conduct externally funded research in the areas of remote sensing using modern cartographic software tools, image processing, and geostatistics with specific experience in the environmental and natural resources management sectors such as forestry, agriculture, conservation, and/or watersheds.

Candidates will have a strong background in applied remote sensing that will be demonstrated by teaching experience and research publications in forestry and environmental management that match our faculty’s programs and research which span topics from silviculture to conservation at local and global scales.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach or co-teach the equivalent of four (4) courses each year, which will include introductory and advanced remote sensing applications plus courses from our curriculum that align with the candidate’s experience in the undergraduate and graduate programs. The selected candidate will provide evidence of high-quality teaching and success in publishing in peer-reviewed science and management journals. Familiarity and experience working with forest ecosystems and collaborative work with other scientists, managers, and Indigenous rightsholders, plus diverse stakeholder groups in industry, government, and not-for-profit organizations will be considered as strong assets.

Applications should include: (i) a cover letter; (ii) a curriculum vitae; (iii) individual statements of research and teaching expertise (including your teaching philosophy) relevant to the position; and (iv) the contact information of three individuals who can provide reference letters for you.

The application package should be submitted as a single PDF file by email to the Acting Dean of the Faculty, Dr. Michelle Gray ( Review of applications will begin March 15, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. The appointment may commence July 1, 2023, or as negotiated with the successful candidate (subject to final budgetary approval).

The current salary range for the rank of Assistant Professor is $92,939.00 (floor) to $132,998.00 (ceiling). There is an economic increase and a progression through the ranks increase in January and July of each year as per negotiated collective agreements.

The University of New Brunswick is located in Fredericton, a small city in eastern Canada. The city has one of the largest amounts of forest cover of any city in Canada and offers great recreational opportunities and a vibrant social/cultural scene. The University is the oldest English-speaking university in Canada, with two main campuses in Fredericton and Saint John and more than 8,000 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students. The Faculty is more than 100 years old, offers eight degree programs in forestry and environmental management disciplines, has approximately 300 undergraduate and more than 100 graduate students, with 19 faculty members (see for more information).

UNB offers a variety of benefits to eligible employees including competitive salaries, comprehensive cost-shared health benefits including health, dental, group term life insurance, long term disability insurance, pension, employee assistance program, EQ Care, BestDoctors, tuition waiver (for employees and their dependents/spouses), generous vacation entitlement, and access to gym facilities with reduced membership fees.University of New Brunswick
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Fredericton, New Brunswick
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Phone: 506-453-4648
Fax: 506-453-4611

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Short-listed candidates will be required to provide satisfactory proof of credentials including appropriately certified translations of credentials into English, as applicable.

The University of New Brunswick is 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.





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