Requirements for Recruiting and Nominating Canada Research Chairs
As of September 2018, The Canada Research Chair Program has implemented new institutional requirements as an update to the program’s Guidelines for ensuring a fair and transparent recruitment and nomination process (implemented in 2011) and which are being implemented as part of its Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan.
Academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by a Collective Agreement between the University and the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA). More specifically, QUFA’s article 24 on Employment Equity mandates the use of the Queen’s Equity Appointments Process . The university also has policies in place to support employees with disabilities, including an Accommodation in the Workplace Policy and a policy on the provision of job accommodations that take into account an employee’s accessibility needs due to disability.
External Canada Research Chair postings at Queen’s University are included on the university’s Faculty Recruitment website, categorized by academic unit. Academic units also employ a variety of strategies to ensure a diverse applicant pool, including posting to job boards and list serves of academic organizations of equity seeking groups, and ensuring that all postings are also hosted on Equitek , a national job board that proactively distributes employment postings to underrepresented demographics across Canada.
2020-06-25 — Tier 1 Internal Canada Research Chairs in all fields of study (CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC). (Closed)
2019-10-31 — To allow a current second term Tier 1 Canada Research Chair (CRC) holder at Queen’s University to complete a maximum of 14 years (2 x 7-year terms) as a Tier 1 CRC, Queen’s University intends to submit a renewal nomination for this chairholder to complete 14 years. (Closed) Notice to Exceptionally Nominate Tier 1 Canada Research Chair to Complete Maximum 14 Years (PDF 173 KB).
2019-03-12 — . To address the current under-representation amongst chairholders at Queen’s, this special call is open only to individuals who self-identify as women. Applicants must hold a full-time faculty appointment at Queen’s as an Assistant or Associate Professor in the tenured/tenure-stream or have a signed offer for a full-time tenure-stream position that starts no later than July 1, 2020. (Closed) SPECIAL CALL: Tier 2 Internal Canada Research Chairs in all fields of study (CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC) (PDF 150KB)
2018-08-20 — , including, but not exclusively, wireless connectivity for the Internet of Things, complex networked systems, machine learning/intelligence for large-scale data networks and 6G self-aggregating networks (Closed) Tier 2 Canada Research Chair Tenure-track faculty position in future communication networks (PDF 91 KB)
Concerns about Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
The CRC Executive committee has the responsibility of monitoring concerns and to work collaboratively with the Provost's office and deans/chairs to address concerns or complaints if they do arise.
To report a concern to the CRC Executive committee, please contact:
- Vice-Principal Research
Richardson Hall Room 215
- Deputy Provost (Academic Operations and Inclusion):
74 University Avenue, Room 353, Richardson Hall
Queen's University at Kingston, ON K7L 3N6
- Associate Vice-Principal (Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion)
Human Rights Office
B506 Mackintosh-Corry Hall