University of Saskatchewan

September 18, 2014   

Research Chairs

University of Saskatchewan Chairs established by the Canada Research Chairs Program and through collaborations with other partners provide opportunities for enhancement of research and training in key areas of institutional priority.  The U of S has a wide range of provincially and nationally important research chairs that help:    
  • Build on areas of research strength and pre-eminence
  • Create opportunities to pursue new initiatives of strategic importance to the U of S, Saskatchewan and Canada
  • Attract and retain outstanding faculty
  • Expand opportunities for partnerships and interdisciplinary research
  • Train highly qualified personnel
Distinguished Chairs Program
The Distinguished Chairs Program was created to honour and celebrate outstanding achievement in research, scholarly, or artistic work by University of Saskatchewan faculty or emeriti. Professors Emeriti, or current members of the University of Saskatchewan faculty possessing academic qualifications corresponding with an appointment at the rank of Full Professor are eligible for appointment to the Chairs position.

The nomination cycle will occur annually with selections made by an Advisory Committee. The deadline for nomination submissions is September 15, 2009. Nomination packages should be submitted to Jim Germida, Vice-Provost, Faculty Relations (204 College Building) by the nomination deadline.

For further details please see the attached Call for Nominations; and Terms of Reference. Please direct questions to the Vice-Provost's Office.