GAA / UAA Forestry, Land & Food, and Environment Applications in Calculus (50 hrs)
Interested in the connections between math and real-world applications? We are hiring an academic assistant (graduate or undergraduate) to help develop applied calculus problems that focus on natural resources for first-year students. You will work under the guidance of Dr. Fok-Shuen Leung to create pedagogical materials on applied calculus with relevance to Forestry and Land & Food Systems (ex. forest management, land management, conservation, food systems, nutrition, animal husbandry, food and resource economics etc).
Applicants should have a good understanding of calculus and natural resource issues important to the Faculties of Forestry and Land & Food Systems. The appointment (either as a GAA or UAA) is 50 hrs (timing is flexible and work can be done remotely). To apply, please send a brief cover letter outlining your knowledge in calculus and interest in researching and developing pedagogical materials plus a brief resume. Applications should be sent to Dr. Athena McKown (email@example.com). Successful candidates will be contacted for an interview via phone or video call.
Application deadline: June 12th
Start date: June 20th (ending no later than Aug 31st)
Questions? Please contact Dr. Athena McKown (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Att: PhD students – doctoral deadline reminder
The deadline for submission of Nominations for External Examiner for PhD candidates wanting to complete on the timeline for Fall 2022 Graduation was Friday, May 27. This is a flexible deadline, and there is still time for students to submit those forms. They should come in during the next week or so, to reduce the likelihood of a delay in the invitation process.
As a reminder, the other dates candidates need to meet are as follows:
FRIDAY, 29 JULY 2022 – Doctoral dissertation (and supporting documentation) submitted to Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for external examination
FRIDAY 23 SEPTEMBER – Last Day for Final Doctoral Oral Examination
FRIDAY, 21 OCTOBER – Acceptance of final, approved doctoral dissertation by Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Students will be able to choose to defend either in person or on Zoom. We will work with students to select the most appropriate mode for their defence.
There is an information session for students about the Doctoral Exam process organized by Graduate Pathways to Success on Wednesday, June 1 at 1pm. Students who are interested in attending this Zoom session can register here: https://www.grad.ubc.ca/about-us/events/22026-doctoral-defence-doctoral-examination-defence-procedures
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Robyn Starkey (Pronouns: No Preference)
Doctoral Exams Coordinator
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