Faculty and Staff Postings

Canada Research Chair II in Statistical Ecology

UBC Statistics and the Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries in the Faculty of Science invites applications from outstanding new investigators for a Canada Research Chair (CRC) - Tier II in Statistical Ecology. This will be a tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent research program and engage in developing and applying statistical methods and study designs to improve stock and habitat assessments of marine species, as well as spatial and population models that integrate multiple sources of biological, social and physical data. Applications due by February 15, 2016.

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Canada Research Chair II in Condensed Matter

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver invites applications from outstanding candidates for a tenure-track Canada Research Tier II Chair in the field of Experimental Condensed Matter Physics. The successful candidate will join UBC’s Quantum Matter Institute and create an independent research program, which complements the existing strengths of the department. The Quantum Matter Institute of UBC has strong experimental and theoretical groups working on diverse materials. Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent, an outstanding research record, and are expected to teach effectively.The successful candidate will be appointed at the level of Assistant Professor, but a higher rank may be considered for applicants with exceptional qualifications and experience. The deadline for receipt of applications is October 1, 2015, but late applications will also be considered. The expected start date is July 1, 2016.

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Endowed Chair in Computer Systems

The Department of Computer Science at UBC Vancouver is seeking candidates with exceptional scientific records in the area of Computer Systems, broadly defined, for a fully endowed chair at the rank of tenured Professor, made possible by a generous donation to the department by David Cheriton, a distinguished Stanford Professor and UBC alumnus. UBC Computer Science ranks among the top departments in North America, with 54 tenure-track faculty, 200 graduate students, and 1500 undergraduates.

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Director, UBC Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries

Internal Search

The University of British Columbia invites nominations and applications for the position of director of the Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries (IOF). We seek an experienced UBC faculty member with an established international reputation to lead and advance the IOF’s mission to promote healthy and sustainable marine and freshwater ecosystems through excellent research, inspirational education, and innovative societal engagement. The Director will be the primary academic and administrative officer of the IOF, reporting to the Dean of Science, and will have demonstrated leadership abilities, including administrative, organizational, and interpersonal skills. The position is for a five-year term and will be available beginning January 1, 2016. The deadline for submission of applications is December 14, 2015.

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Assistant Professor in Discrete Math

The Mathematics Department at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) is seeking outstanding candidates for one position, subject to funding, at the tenure-track Assistant Professor level, with a starting date of July 1, 2016. The successful applicant will possess outstanding mathematical talent, and have demonstrated success and high potential, including a superior research record. The priority research area is Discrete Mathematics. Exceptional candidates from existing or emerging areas of research excellence in the department may also be considered.

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Assistant Professor Positions in Algorithms and Complexity, HCI, Machine Learning or Computer Vision

Multiply positions in the Department of Computer Science on the Vancouver Campus. We are seeking candidates of outstanding scientific talent in one of the following areas: Algorithms and Complexity, Human-Computer Interaction, Machine Learning, or Computer Vision. Exceptional candidates in other areas of computer science are also invited to apply. UBC Computer Science (www.cs.ubc.ca) ranks among the top departments in North America, with 54 tenure-track faculty, 200 graduate students, and over 1800 undergraduates. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2016.

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Tenure-Track Faculty Teaching Position in Computer Science

The University of British Columbia invites applications for one or more tenure-track faculty teaching positions at the rank of Instructor I in the Department of Computer Science on the Vancouver Campus. UBC Computer Science (www.cs.ubc.ca) ranks among the top departments in North America, with 54 tenure-track faculty, 200 graduate students, and over 1800 undergraduates. Currently, the typical teaching load will be two courses per term, for a total of four courses each year. These position(s) provide the rare opportunity to pursue a career based on excellence in teaching, while participating as a first-class colleague in the intellectually exciting atmosphere of a top-tier computer science department.

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Staff Postings

UBC Science uses an online recruiting and application process for staff positions. Visit the UBC HR website to view the current list of postings. Internal applicants should apply through Self Service.

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