Business Administration, Management, Organization Development and Change
YukonU’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 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.
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.
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.
Applicants should 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.
To apply, please submit the following information to Human Resources for review by the selection committee:
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.
Additional Salary Information: eligible to participate in health benefits, eligible for annual northern travel bonus of $2,750, eligible for pension plan participation after two years, eligible for 4 weeks of annual vacation.
Internal Number: 21.01
About Yukon University
Yukon University is a flexible, post-secondary institution grounded in research and education relevant to the North.
We prioritize the uniqueness of the North as a driving factor in all that we do to preserve, thrive and grow the Yukon, together.? With tailored learning opportunities and programs, our thirteen campuses play a critical role in delivering education throughout the Yukon. We invite students from across Canada and the world to come study with us and learn more about Canada’s north.
If you identify as First Nations, Métis or Inuit—as 30% of our students do—or if you want to learn more about Indigenous culture and self-determination, you’ll feel right at home.
Yukon University believes everyone living or working in the North should appreciate and understand the rich culture, deep history and modern-day treaties of Yukon First Nations. Yukon University students, faculty and staff experience Indigenous education through integration of traditional knowledge and perspectives into programming, research, services and student life.
At Yukon University, we are shaped by our shared values and northern identity. We commit to being a welcoming, collegial and innovative learning ...community that is dedicated to promoting lifelong learning. We benefit Yukon, the North, Canada, and the world by creating, preserving and communicating knowledge through our teaching, research and scholarship.