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GPS Sessions: Statistics III Webinar + Project Management + Conflict Resolution Workshop/Webinar

November 28 2017 Seats still available for this week’s: Thesis Boot Camp (2 day event with panel and writing sessions) Wed & Thu, Nov 29 & 30, 1 PM – 5 PM @ Irving K. Barber Learning Centre Register at:   Registration now open for: Statistics III: Two Group Comparisons and ANOVA Models (via Webinar) Mon, […]

Challenges and Rewards of Teaching workshop- your experience as a TA

November 28 2017 As the semester winds down, it’s time to reflect on your experience as a TA or explore the challenges of TAing before you even start. More than half of all academic jobs value teaching as a necessary skill. BioTAP is hosting its next workshop on the Challenges and Rewards of  Teaching and Where to […]

Deadline Extended – Dec 3! Call for Applications to GPP 591 Lind Initiative Seminar

Deadline Extended – Dec 3! Call for Applications to GPP 591 Lind Initiative Seminar

November 28 2017 GPP 591 Lind Initiative Seminar: The Unravelling of the Liberal Order Deadline has been extended to Dec. 3rd for students to apply to a competitive entry course as part of the Lind Initiative in Term 2.  Open to UBC upper-level (third and fourth year only) undergraduates and graduate students. Please complete the Lind Initiative Seminar […]

Stock Assessment Manager with Lummi Nation

November 23 2017 JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for the management of the Stock Assessment (SA) Division to support a sustainable, harvestable surplus of salmon and shellfish sufficient to support the Lummi Schelangen (“way of life”). Supervises SA staff and complies with the L.I.B.C. personnel policies. Staff includes three or more professional positions and six or more […]

Teaching Professor in Geography & the Environment – McMaster University

November 23, 2017 Teaching Stream Assistant Professor in Geography and the Environment School of Geography & Earth Sciences, McMaster University   The School of Geography and Earth Sciences (SGES) at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, invites applications for a full-time, teaching-stream faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in Geography and the Environment. Teaching-stream […]

PhD position in historic land cover/use change modelling

November 23, 2017 Overview The research g roup on Land Use Change & Climate at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology’s Campus Alpin (IMK – IFU) located in Garmisch – Partenkirchen (, in collaboration with the Laboratory for Geoinformation Science and Remote Sensing at Wageningen University , is currently looking for a PhD candidate in histo ric […]

Survey design for UBC History Lab

November 22 2017 Heidi Tworek, a history professor at UBC, is looking for someone with survey design skills for a short-term contract. She’s looking for someone to design a rigorous survey that could be administered before and after a “History Lab” to measure skills gained through the lab. The contract would pay a monthly rate […]

TA position for UBC ASIC 220

TA position for UBC ASIC 220

November 8 2017 TA Opportunity – UBC ASIC 220   Course Description & Learning Objectives This is an introductory review course, and as such it will provide a comprehensive introduction to sustainability. This means that the coverage of topics will be broad and encompass a number of disciplines including environmental science, economics, political science and […]

New Adjunct Professor- Babak Pourbohloul!

New Adjunct Professor- Babak Pourbohloul!

We’re happy to announce that Babak Pourbohloul has become an Adjunct Professor at IRES! Bio Babak Pourbohloul is trained as a theoretical physicist (PhD in complex systems and chaos theory) and has been a faculty member at the University of British Columbia since 2004. He was the founding Director of the Division of Mathematical Modeling at […]

Graduate Research Assistantships – Michigan State University

November 21 2017 Up to three Ph.D. graduate research assistantships are available at Michigan State University in the areas of social-ecological systems, coupled human and natural systems, ecosystem services, and participatory research to support a pair of new, multi-year, multidisciplinary, NASA-funded projects addressing the socio-ecological effects of climate change and dam construction in the Lower […]