Research Scientist
University of New Brunswick
Fredericton, NB
This position reports to the Manager of Wood Science and Technology Centre (WSTC), supports the New Brunswick Innovation Research Chair (NBIRC) in Advanced Wood Products and Construction, and conduct research on innovative wood-based products and technologies.
Representative Responsibilities
  • Develop in-house and contract research projects: develop research proposals as required to meet the Centre’s 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 forms.
  • Assist NBIRC: advise undergraduate and graduate students to conduct thesis projects.
  • A Master’s degree in wood science and technology is required. A doctoral degree is preferred.
  • A minimal three-year working experience in a research centre is required.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work under minimum supervision.
  • Knowledge on non-destructive testing methods and wood chemistry.
  • Experience on wood processing at industrial scale is an asset.
  • Ability to write proposals, reports and papers in a scientific manner.
  • Efficient communication in writing and verbally.
The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.


For more information, please contact:
UNB Fredericton
Human Resources Room 102
Physics & Admin. Building
Fax: 506-453-4611UNB Saint John
Financial & Admin. Services
Room 114/115, Oland Hall
Fax: 506-648-5714
We thank all applicants for their interest but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Applications will be accepted ONLY until the end of regular business hours on the closing date.