In 2000, the Government of Canada announced a new program called the Canada Research Chairs Programs (CRCP). This program created 2,000 chairs in universities across the country over a five-year period. Each institution received a notional allocation based on tri-council funding calculated from a three-year rolling average.

The University of Saskatchewan initially received 31 chairs and in spring 2005 was awarded 3 additional chairs based on increased tri-council funding activity.

The oversight committee, whose membership includes the provost and vice-president academic and the vice-president research, oversees the CRCP at the University of Saskatchewan.


New or existing Canada Research Chair postings will be listed under Faculty Openings on USask's Careers website.


All questions should be directed to:

Vice-Provost, Faculty Relations