Associate Professor or Professor (Tenure), Canada Excellence Research Chair in Neuroprosthetics

The School of Biomedical Engineering (SBME) and the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at the University of British Columbia (UBC) Vancouver campus, are recruiting an outstanding researcher to be nominated for the Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Neuroprosthetics at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor with tenure. The CERC program, Canada’s highest research chair appointment, is designed to attract and support world-renowned researchers and their teams to Canada.  The CERC nomination is subject to review and final approval by the CERC Secretariat. The CERC award, if successful, will be for $1 million per year for eight years. World-class researchers are invited to express their interest as soon as possible to meet the program deadline of October 13, 2022.

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