Research Assistants – Northern Energy Innovation

Research Assistants – Northern Energy Innovation


Job Position: Research Assistants – Northern Energy Innovation

Company: Yukon University

Expected salary: $23.48 – 29.35 per hour

Location: Whitehorse, YT

Research Assistants – Northern Energy Innovation Job Details:


YukonU Research CentreCollege Student Employment OpportunityResearch Assistants – Northern Energy InnovationCompetition No.: 24.17
Salary $23.48 – $29.35 per hour
Summer: May – August 2024
75 Hours bi-weekly
Initial review date: March 21, 2024If you are interested in working with Northern Energy Innovation this summer, this is a great opportunity for you!Duties

  • Collecting microgrid data through walking along powerlines
  • Data collection of typical loads, generations, and demand profiles across several territorial microgrids through field trips
  • Assist in creating electric power system models in a computer simulation and modelling environment
  • Assisting in simulation and studies for remote microgrid applications
  • Performing literature reviews, documentation, presentations, and reporting
  • Working individually and/or with a team


  • College student with a STEM background.
  • Experience using AutoCAD and/or GIS software is considered an asset;
  • Experience using a programming language such as MALTAB/Simulink, Python, or R is considered an asset.

The research assistant will work as part of the Industrial Research Chair program in Northern Energy Innovation to advance projects in renewable generation, energy storage, electric vehicle integration, diesel efficiencies, or demand-side management. The Research Assistant will work closely with senior staff to support applied research to understand technologies and create new and innovative practices that will enhance the future of the energy industry in the area of clean energy and sustainable technology in cold climates.For more information, please visit: the employment opportunity number, please send your cover letter and resume to: Human Resource Services
Yukon University, Box 2799
Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 5K4
Fax: 867 668 8896
Email:Applicants should clearly outline all relevant qualifications since selection for interview will be based on applications submitted.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.

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