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Waterloo’s Canada Research Chairs

We are proud to welcome researchers from diverse backgrounds to the University of Waterloo. We are committed to fostering an equitable environment so that everyone can thrive. 

D. George Dixon, Vice-President Academic & Provost 

Waterloo currently has 65 Chair positions that are distributed to the Faculties based on Tri-agency funding. With our 65 position allocations, we are utilizing 70 positions through flexibility moves, and have five vacant positions.

  Allocation Utilization Vacant
Total 65 70 5
Tier 1 32 27 0
Tier 2 33 43 5

Note: This page is updated every April and October. 

Vacant Positions

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Applications under development

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Applications submitted to the Canada Research Chairs Program

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Active Chairholders

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