National Council for Air and Stream Improvement, Inc. (NCASI) is an independent, nonprofit, member-driven research institute that seeks to create credible scientific information required to address the environmental information needs of the forest products industry in North America. NCASI is seeking an experienced professional to undertake and direct research investigations related to forest sustainability issues in Canada.
The Senior Forest Biologist/Ecologist, Canadian Programs is responsible for developing, coordinating, executing, and reporting forestry-related studies identified within or related to NCASI’s Canadian Technical Studies Program on a wide variety of forest environment and sustainability issues. This position will involve significant interaction with NCASI’s forestry staff and field personnel, NCASI member company representatives, industry trade associations, universities, and governments at the provincial and national level.
Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in forest wildlife biology, forest ecology, or closely related field, preferably with post-doctoral experience in forestry research and/or management; or a Masters degree in forest wildlife biology, forest ecology, or closely related field with a minimum of 5 years experience, preferably with emphasis on sustainability issues. Ph.D. strongly preferred. Familiarity with the theory and principles of silviculture, forest ecology, and wildlife biology, as well as related regulations (on both a provincial and federal level) is preferred. Excellent project management and communication skills are required. Applicants must be fluent in English, particularly in written form, and ideally have capability of communicating in French.
The position will be based at NCASI’s Canadian Operations in Montreal, Quebec. Some travel will be required.
To apply for this position, please submit your resumé to:
Kirsten Vice Vice President, Sustainable Manufacturing & Canadian Operations
1010 Sherbrooke St. West
Montreal, QC H3A 2R7
Review of applications will begin on January 14, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
NCASI is an independent, non-profit, member-driven research institute that seeks to create credible scientific information required to address the environmental information needs of the forest products industry in North America. Established in 1943, NCASI is recognized as the leading source of reliable data on environmental issues affecting this industry, and has nearly 100 member companies throughout Canada and the United States. With a staff of 60 technical professionals, NCASI conducts primary research, undertakes surveys, performs field measurements, undertakes scientific research, and sponsors research by universities and others to document the environmental performance of industry facility operations and forest management, and to gain insight into opportunities for further improvement in meeting sustainability goals. NCASI is an equal opportunity employer. www.ncasi.org