Research Professional Senior (Hydrology & Climate Change)

Yukon College
Whitehorse, YT, Canada
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
University/Academia/Research/Think tank
Experience Level: 
Mid-Level (5-7 Years)
Degree Required: 
Advanced Degree (Master's or JD)


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Competition number

HR 20.38

YukonU Research Centre

$40.49 to $48.20 per hour based on 75 hours bi-weekly

Term to June 30, 2024 ****PLEASE NOTE - 4 YEAR TERM****

Ayamdigut (Whitehorse) Campus

Closing date: July 1, 2020

Job Description

Statement of Qualifications

At YukonU Research Centre we create and share knowledge that helps us understand the world around us.

We are excited by opportunities to solve unique problems. We are dedicated to supporting local innovation and increasing student research capacity, building a stronger, more resilient north, where we all thrive, together.

As the Research Professional Senior, Hydrology and Climate Change, you will be responsible for the development and implementation of physical hydrology research projects at Yukon University in collaboration with Yukon Government and Yukon First Nations. The ideal candidate will have a relevant degree in Hydrology, Environmental Studies, Geography, etc., preferably at the PhD level, combined with experience in project coordination, and climate and hydrology, gained in an appropriate scientific/technical/professional environment such as a university, research institute, or government department.

If you have strong communication, inter-personal, organizational, problem-solving, critical-thinking, time management, and creative skills, and a demonstrated ability to initiate actions, lead a team and work with minimal supervision please apply. Conditions of employment include a valid Driver’s License, Standard First Aid & CPR (minimum), or equivalent and the ability to occasionally travel to field locations, Yukon communities, and conferences.

Please include a cover letter with your resume outlining your relevant experience and why you are interested in this opportunity.

For additional information please contact:

Brian Horton. Manager Climate Change Research
YukonU Research Centre
Phone: 867-456-8636