The University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) invites applications and nominations for a Program Chair in the area of Integrated Wood Engineering and Design. We are seeking a Program Chair with a desire to transform and elevate the global perception of the role wood buildings can play in a sustainable future. The Lead Researcher will have the unique opportunity to create a research team dedicated to pushing the limits of wood design. The team will be responsible for designing and delivering a dynamic, industrially relevant and transformative graduate program dedicated to research and professional programming in sustainable wood structures design and engineering. The Program Chair will be committed to the mission and values of the University of Northern British Columbia. The ideal candidate will assemble, and be able to provide creative and inspirational leadership for, a team of faculty. S/he will be a person of vision, an articulate spokesperson for the Centre of Excellence for Wood Structures Engineering, and will be energetic, innovative, and internationally recognized in the area of wood Engineering and Design. The candidate will work closely with industry and design professionals in both Canada and abroad, ensuring the program is vibrant, connected and relevant to the industry.
Deadline for application: 31 October 2013.
Applicants should forward their cover letter, curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three references (including telephone, fax, and email information) quoting competition #FAENG06-13 to: The Office of the Provost, University of Northern British Columbia, 3333 University Way, Prince George, B.C., V2N 4Z9. Fax: (250) 960-5791. Please direct inquiries to: Dr. Daniel A. J. Ryan, Dean of the College of Science and Management, at Telephone (250) 960-5555, Email <Daniel.Ryan(a)unbc.ca>. This position is being advertised subject to budgetary approval. Electronic submissions of CVs can be forwarded to: FacultyRecruitment(a)unbc.ca.