Research Professional Senior, Hydrology & Climate Change - 4 YEAR TERM

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

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
Email: bhorton@yukonu.ca
Phone: 867-456-8636


Quoting the competition number, please send your cover letter and resume to:

Human Resource Services
Yukon University, Box 2799
Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 5K4
Fax: 867 668 8896
Email: hr@yukonu.ca

Applicants should clearly outline all relevant qualifications since selection for interview will be based on applications submitted. A statement of qualifications, which outlines the selection standards, and a position description are available in PDF format for all Bargaining Unit positions, by following the links above.

Please be prepared to provide official transcripts upon request.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest, but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.