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Postdoctoral Fellow Position: Traditional Knowledge Water Strategy

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The Yukon Research Centre at Yukon College, Whitehorse, is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to join their team for their project Chu äyì ätl?et (“The Water In Me”): Collaboratively Developing a Water Strategy for the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations’ Traditional Territory. 

A postdoctoral fellow (PDF) is being recruited for this SSHRC?funded project, based on demonstrated achievements, skill, and enthusiasm for northern community?based participatory research. The ideal candidate will have skills and experience related to community?based participatory research, traditional knowledge, northern indigenous paradigms, cultural values, language accessibility, archiving, values revitalization, First Nation self?governance, and/or resource co?management. This position is available immediately. ‘

The successful candidate will have a unique opportunity to be involved in an established and productive applied researcher?First Nation collaboration. The PDF will be based at the Yukon Research Centre (YRC) at Yukon College in Whitehorse, but will be jointly affiliated with University of Saskatchewan, supervised by the Project Director. This will give the PDF the opportunity to be part of an active, growing, respected northern research organization, while accessing research support offered by the University of Saskatchewan (e.g., journal resources, symposia, subject matter experts). The PDF will also spend time working from the offices of the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations (CAFN) in Whitehorse and Haines Junction, Yukon.

For more details, download the posting description here.

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