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NSERC Council - Appointment Opportunities

We know that our country is stronger and our government more effective when decision-makers reflect Canada's diversity. Moving forward, the Government of Canada will use an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and ensures that Indigenous Canadians and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We will continue to search for Canadians who reflect the values that we all embrace: inclusion, honesty, fiscal prudence, and generosity of spirit. Together, we will build a government as diverse as Canada.

The overarching goal of the Minister of Science is to support scientific research and the integration of scientific considerations in our investment and policy choices. The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in becoming NSERC Council members. This link will take you to another Web site Read More

NSERC's Council is composed of the President and up to 18 other members appointed from the private and public sectors.

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Act and By-Laws describes how members, the President and the Vice-President are appointed.

For the purposes of clarity, the word "Council" refers to this group of members, while "NSERC" refers to the corporate and operating entity.

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