Job Posting: Research Scientist, Wood Science and Technology Centre at UNB

Fredericton, NB Jenny Keleher May 12, 2017


This position reports to the Director of Wood Science and Technology Centre (WSTC), supports the New Brunswick Innovation Research Chair in Advanced Wood Products (NBIRC-AWP), and conduct research in wood-based products.
Representative Responsibilities
·Develop in-house and contract research projects: develop research proposals as required to meet the Centres’ and/or clients’ research mandate, and solicit support from funding agencies for clients and the Centre’s research projects.
·Execute research projects: develop work plans for projects, conduct research projects, ensure overall quality of technical work, and prepare and review reports.
·Market the services of the Centre: visit mills, companies and other organizations, and represent the Centre at technical conferences, seminars and other public forums.
·Assist NBIRC-AWP: advise undergraduate and graduate students to conduct thesis projects.
·PhD degree in wood technology / wood engineering is required.
·Minimum of three years working and/or PDF experience in a research centre is required.
·Knowledge on finite element analysis and statistics is an asset. Ability to write proposals, reports and papers in a scientific manner.
·Efficient communication, both verbal and written.
** To be given consideration for this competition, you must demonstrate how, when and where you acquired the requirements outlined for this position. Your resume must present education and work experience in chronological order, with work experience detailed in both months and years, and whether it was part-time or full-time**



For more information, please contact:

UNB Fredericton
Human Resources Room 102
Physics & Admin. Building
Fax: 506-453-4611

UNB Saint John
Financial & Admin. Services
Room 114/115, Oland Hall
Fax: 506-648-5714

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