Employment at Yukon College

Permafrost Researcher
Competition Number: HR 17.108
Yukon Research Center
$28.87 to $34.37 per hour based on 75 hours bi-weekly
Ayamdigut (Whitehorse) Campus

Initial Review Date: Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Statement of Qualifications (pdf)
Job Description (pdf)

This position is a member of our bargaining unit. 

Term position to March 31, 2018.

Established in 2000, the Northern Climate ExChange (NCE) focuses on the study of climate change in Yukon by (1) promoting and conducting research on impacts and adaptation across Canada’s North, (2) coordinating the exchange of scientific and local knowledge and expertise, and (3) providing decision-making support and climate change education for a wide range of partners and audiences.

As a Permafrost Researcher you will be working with a team conducting research, executing field data collection and lab analyses and experiments, and assisting with other aspects of permafrost-related projects.

The ideal candidate will have a university education and work experience in the following areas:  scientific research in permafrost, program management, public education, community engagement including and strong written/oral communication skills.  Knowledge of field sampling techniques, geophysics and geomorphology of northern systems will be required.

A combination of education and related experience may be considered. 

Quoting the competition number, please send your resume to:

Human Resource Services
Yukon College, Box 2799
Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 5K4
Fax #: (867) 668-8896
Email: hr@yukoncollege.yk.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.