Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) position in Biomedical Engineering, at the Assistant Professor Level

Ryerson University
Toronto, Ontario
  • Job Type
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    Full Time
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Located in the heart of downtown Toronto, the largest and most culturally diverse city in Canada, Ryerson University is known for innovative programs built on the integration of theoretical and practical learning. Our undergraduate and graduate programs are distinguished by a professionally focused curriculum with a strong emphasis on excellence in teaching, scholarly, research and creative activities. Ryerson is also a leader in adult learning, with the largest university-based continuing education school in Canada, and Ryerson engineering is ranked among the Top 10 engineering schools in Canada by Maclean’s and US News.

The Department of Electrical, Computer, & Biomedical Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science at Ryerson University invites applications for the following full-time tenure-track positions:

CANADA RESEARCH CHAIR (CRC) NSERC Tier 2 in Biomedical Engineering

Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) position in Biomedical Engineering, at the Assistant Professor level, beginning July 1, 2019 (or sooner), subject to final budgetary approval.  The successful candidate will develop, with Ryerson University, the CRC nomination package for the October 2019 deadline.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related disciplines. In addition, to be eligible for strong consideration the successful candidate must demonstrate sound expertise in one or more of the following related areas of Biomedical Engineering specializations: Bio-robotics, Bioinformatics, Medical Devices, Physiological Modeling, Medical Imaging Instrumentation or similar areas;

How to Apply

All qualified candidates are invited to visit the Department’s website: for details on each position, the required information for applying and to access the online application process. 

Equity at Ryerson University

At the intersection of mind and action, Ryerson is on a transformative path to become Canada’s leading comprehensive innovation university. Integral to this path is the placement of equity, diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our institutional culture. Our current academic plan outlines each as core values and we work to embed them in all that we do.

Ryerson University welcomes those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion and will assist us to expand our capacity for diversity in the broadest sense. In addition, to correct the conditions of disadvantage in employment in Canada, we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples, Indigenous peoples of North America, racialized persons, persons with disabilities, and those who identify as women and/or 2SLGBTQ+. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

As an employer, we are working towards a people first culture and are proud to have been selected as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers and a Greater Toronto’s Top Employer for 2015, 2016 and 2017. To learn more about our work environment, colleagues, leaders, students and innovative educational environment, visit, check out @RyersonU, @RyersonHR and @RyersonEDI on Twitter, and visit our LinkedIn company page.

This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA) ( The RFA collective agreement can be viewed at: and a full summary of RFA benefits can be found at:


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Ryerson University
Toronto, Ontario

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