Academic Instructor

Who We Are:

The Maritime College of Forest Technology (MCFT) was established in 1946 primarily to retrain and reintegrate returning World War II Veterans into the workforce. Today, MCFT's focus is on educating future leaders for work in the natural resource sectors within government, industry, private and non-profit organizations.

What We Offer:

MCFT values employees and their contributions in achieving organizational goals and objectives. As a commitment to employees, MCFT offers a healthy work environment, benefits package and encourages job-related professional training and development. 


Who We Are Looking For:

MCFT is seeking a dynamic and self-motivated individual to join the Faculty Team at the Bathurst Campus. Reporting to the Academic Chair, the Academic Instructor will contribute to educating, training, mentoring and preparing students for the transition to enter a natural resources related profession.

What You Will Do:

The Academic Instructor will be responsible for course content, delivery and evaluation; planning and preparing instructional materials for both classroom and field lectures; providing a professional and positive learning environment for all students; encouraging and assisting students to achieve their educational goals. Field related instruction and/or assistance will require ability to work in both remote and physically demanding conditions. As a member of the Faculty Team, the Academic Instructor will be required to assist, when required, in the delivery of additional courses related to the curriculum and compliment a team-oriented, fast-paced, work environment.


Required Education:

Required education include a Diploma in Forest Technology, Bachelor of Science Forestry or any natural resources related field of study including Biology, Ecology or Environmental Science and a minimum of five (5) years' experience in the related designation.

Required Experience:

Applicants must have an operating knowledge of technologies used in today's natural resource sectors including work experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Forest and Fish & Wildlife Ecology
  • Forest Harvesting
  • Forest Measurements
  • Forest Roads
  • Wildfire Management
  • Wildlife Management

Core Skills:

  • Confident Leadership
  • Passionate Instructing/Tutoring
  • Presentation
  • Effective Communication
  • Effective Computer Application & Field-Based Geomatics

Additional Requirements:

Written and spoken competence in French is essential. Candidates selected for the interview process will be required to demonstrate teaching abilities in French.

Additional Assets:

Valid Class 4 Drivers License issued by the Province of New Brunswick.

Work experience:

  • Instructing at a post-secondary level.
  • Training or coaching.
  • In forest fire protection and/or management.
  • In industrial forestry operations.
  • In forest health (i.e. Insects and Disease) and associated technology.

Preference may be given to those candidates with experience working in a post-secondary environment. 

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Work With Us

To Apply:

Email covering letter and resume to:

Please reference the Competition # in the subject line.

Please submit a resume in chronological order of education and relevant work experience commencing with the most recent months and years.

Please Note: Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Posting Date: July 19, 2021

Campus: CTFM

Location: Bathurst

Duration: Permanent - Reduced Work Year @ 10/12

Hours/Week: 40 Hours +/-

Classification: Academic Instructor

Closing Date: 11:59 pm July 30, 2021

MCFT is committed to an equal opportunity work environment.

Thank you for your interest in joining the MCFT team!

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