Competition #: 21.01
Salary: $41.92 to $49.90 per hour
Closing Date: February 28, 2021
Yukon University’s Bachelor of Business Administration Program is committed to creating and sharing knowledge that helps us understand the world around us. We are excited by opportunities to solve unique northern business problems. We are dedicated to supporting local innovation, increasing student research capacity, and building a stronger, more resilient north, where we all thrive together.
Reporting to the Chair of Business and Leadership, the Senior Research Professional is responsible for the development and implementation of research projects that emanate from business topics and theories. Projects should align with Yukon University’s Strategic Directions and values, build northern capacity, and address northern needs and issues. This is a full-time three year term position, with a flexible start date of May 1, 2021, and ending March 31, 2024.
As the Senior Research Professional in Business Administration, you will be responsible for the development and implementation of northern business research projects at Yukon University. The ideal candidate will have a relevant degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Management, or related area, preferably at the PhD level, combined with experience in project coordination, gained in an appropriate professional environment such as a university, research institute, or government department.
Candidates must have strong communication, inter-personal, organizational, problem-solving, critical-thinking, time management, and creative skills, and a demonstrated ability to initiate actions, lead a research team and work with minimal supervision. Conditions of employment include the ability to occasionally travel to Yukon communities and conferences.
The Department of Applied Science and Management at Yukon University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds or interests align with this commitment. To apply, please submit the following information to Human Resources for review by the selection committee by the deadline date of February 28, 2021:
• A cover letter and detailed curriculum vitae;
• A statement of research interests;
• A statement detailing how your research has supported the success of students from diverse backgrounds;
• The names and contact information of three references who may be contacted by the selection committee.
For additional information please contact:
Rodney Hulstein, Chair, School of Business & Leadership
Applied Science & Management
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Quoting the competition number #21.01, please submit your resume and cover letter to:
Yukon University, Human Resource Services,
Box 2799, 500 University Drive, Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 5K4
Fax: 867-668-8896 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org