Research Scientist in Hydrology, atmospheric science, an environmental engineering Canada

The University of Saskatchewan Centre for Hydrology with funding from Yukon Environment Water Resources Branch and in collaboration with McMaster University, under a climate change study supported by Transport Canada has an appointment open for a: Hydrology Research OfficerWe are looking for an energetic hydrologist to carry out field and office research which includes: Installation, maintenance and operation of hydrological and meteorological monitoring instrumentation in Wolf Creek Research Basin, and along the Dempster Highway, Yukon; Hydrological and meteorological data retrieval, quality control and assurance, archiving and dissemination of data; Carrying out hydroclimatic analyses; Preparation of technical reports;


Applicants must have a BSc degree and preferably a MSc degree in a hydrology, atmospheric science, natural resources, or an environmental engineering field. The successful applicant should have interests in hydrology and meteorology. Applicants should have an aptitude for conducting field work in a challenging environment while programming, deploying and maintaining hydrological and meteorological instrumentation. All candidates must demonstrate that they have excellent oral and written communication skills and an ability to work with a diverse research team.


The one year position (with possibility for extension) will be staffed through the University of Saskatchewan Centre for Hydrology and will be based in Whitehorse. Salary will be commensurate with level of experience and demonstrated abilities.

Applications will be reviewed starting June 15, 2015. 

The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.  See further details  Please email your CV, cover letter, and names and contact information of three references to Joni Onclin at