Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Science or Engineering

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Website York University (Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science and Engineering)

The Lassonde School of Engineering, York University invites highly qualified candidates to apply for a professorial stream tenure-track appointment in any field that is a current or developing area of strength of the Lassonde School of Engineering (described below) at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, to commence July 1, 2022. The successful candidate will be nominated for a NSERC Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Science or Engineering. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

For this search, only candidates who self-identify as a member of an underrepresented group, which includes women, Aboriginal (Indigenous), Black peoples of African Descent (for example Africans and African heritage people from the Caribbean, Americas, Europe) and persons with disabilities can apply.

This appointment is contingent upon a successful nomination to the Canada Research Chairs program ( at the Tier 2 level.

A PhD in a relevant field of Science or Engineering is required, with a demonstrated record of excellence in research and in teaching. Applicants should have a clearly articulated program of research and specialize in one or more of the following areas:
Earth or Space Sciences
Vision Research
Computing Research
Technology Entrepreneurship or Knowledge Mobilization
AI, Society or Mobility
Water Security or Environmental Engineering
Materials, Energy or Sustainability
Automation in Health Systems & Technology
Critical Infrastructure

For full position and application details, and information on York University’s Affirmative Action program, please visit:

Applicants should complete the online application process at, by the application deadline of January 31, 2022, for full consideration.

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