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CRC Tier II Postings

Vancouver Island University has the following openings for a Canada Research Chairs.

  1. CRC Health
  2. CRC Ecosystem
  3. CRC International

Application Procedures

Applicants should also review the Canada Research Chair web site for eligibility requirements (

Applications should include:

  • A cover letter with a statement of applicant's educational philosophy relating to the position and the applicant's expected contribution to the University;
  • a curriculum vitae (SSHRC CV or similar);
  • in keeping with the Canada Research Chair guidelines ( ), a two page concept paper covering an innovative research plan;
  • the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references;
  • and three confidential letters of recommendation sent under separate cover by the candidate’s referees

Applicants need to create a job application account at Vancouver Island University in order to apply electronically. The web page for creating the account is here LINK. The application package should be uploaded to the your account and submitted electronically.

Applicants need to be aware that Vancouver Island University will be nominating only one of the four posted Chairs to the Canada Research Chair secretariat which has final approval.

Applications are due by May 31, 2010. Review of applications will begin in June and interviews to be held in August.