Employment opportunity

Climate Change Research Project Coordinator

Competition number
HR 18.33
Northern Climate ExChange
$36.34 to $43.25 per hour based on 75 hours bi-weekly
Term position to March 31, 2019 (With a likely extension)
Ayamdigut (Whitehorse) Campus
Initial review date

The Northern Climate ExChange partners with communities, First Nations, and government leaders to discover how climate change will impact the North and plan future development around those impacts.
As a member of the NCE team, the Climate Change Research Project Coordinator will be responsible for developing, coordinating and managing permafrost and climate change research projects and activities.  

You will have a graduate degree in a relevant discipline combined with experience in the following areas: northern and scientific research (ideally permafrost related), academic writing, supervisory and project management expertise, quantitative field research methodologies, community-based research, and indigenous knowledge systems.   

Visit our website for information about our current projects:   


Quoting the competition number, please send your cover letter and 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.