Faculty of Education to have a Tier II Canada Research Chair for Reconciliation Education

cercA special committee to the Provost has recommended a Canada Research Chair for Reconciliation Education for the the Faculty of Education, University of Regina. The Canada Research Chairs (CRCs) are established by the Canadian Government to foster research excellence (http://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca/). Tier 2 Chairs are intended for exceptional emerging scholars with less than 10 years of active research in their field. Please consult the Canada Research Chairs website (https://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca/about_us-a_notre_sujet/index-eng.aspx) for full program information, including further details on eligibility criteria.

Canada Research Chairs Program is a tri-agency initiative of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. It is administered by the Tri-agency Institutional Programs Secretariat, which is housed within SSHRC.

The University Strategic Plan, peyak aski kikawinanw (together we are stronger), makes central indigenization and anti-colonial initiatives, which are further supported by the over 50 faculty members across campus who participate in the social justice and the health equity research clusters. The Faculty of Education is committed to strengthening and enhancing its efforts in reconciliation education and is already emerging as a national leader in this respect. Both the University and the Faculty of Education have expertise in several areas of anti-Colonial and Indigenous scholarship.

This position is now advertised at https://urcareers.uregina.ca/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=195867

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