Seeking new members for Indigenous Leadership Circle in Research

Canada’s three federal research funding agencies—the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council and SSHRC—and the Canada Foundation for Innovation are seeking expressions of interest from First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples to participate in the Indigenous Leadership Circle in Research.

Launched in 2022, the Leadership Circle advises the four organizations in implementing the Canada Research Coordinating Committee’s (CRCC) strategic plan, Setting new directions to support Indigenous research and research training in Canada.

Current members of the Leadership Circle include First Nations, Inuit and Métis researchers at various career stages and from a variety of research communities, including postsecondary institutions and Indigenous not-for-profit organizations with a research mandate.

The Indigenous Leadership Circle in Research is now seeking to fill key vacancies with new members who have a deep understanding of Indigenous research and who are interested in contributing to improving the research landscape for Indigenous researchers in Canada.

Interested individuals are invited to submit a two- to three-page, freeform application that:

See the call for expressions of interest for details. The deadline for applications is March 31, 2024. Appointments to the Leadership Circle will be announced by October 2024.

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