The University of British Columbia is inviting applications for the Mercer International Industrial Research Chair in Advanced Engineering for the Forest-Products Based Bio-Economy. This is a leadership position that will focus on establishing technological breakthroughs and educational advances in the field of forest-fibre based bioproducts.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in chemical engineering or a closely related field, and have a strong commitment to high quality teaching. As well, the candidate must have the skills and background to build an independent research program of international caliber.
More details can be found in the July/August issue of Pulp & Paper Canada, page 15, http://www.pulpandpapercanada.com/issues/de.aspx.
Applications must be submitted online at www.hr.ubc.ca/careers-postings/faculty.php by Aug. 20, 2012.