AIMS-Canada Research Chairs in Climate Change Science Application

Applications are now Closed!

The application process will remain open until suitable candidates are identified. Please complete and submit the online application form to which the following documents should be attached:

  • a completed research proposal form,
  • a curriculum vitae,
  • a letter of motivation,
  • an electronic copy of three representative publications in climate change science where the applicant is the lead and/or senior author.

Three referees should email confidential letters of support directly to with the subject line “MS4CR chair application support letter – first and last name of candidate” on or before the application deadline. You should share with your referees a copy of the ‘Terms of Reference for Chairs’ and the ‘Instructions for Referees’  document. These can be downloaded on the website .

Only complete applications received by the application deadline will be considered. Short-listed applicants will be interviewed by an International Selection Committee.

Before applying, candidates are strongly advised to read carefully and ensure they can abide by the following terms:

Terms of Reference for Chairs

For more information about the selection process and the committees mentioned above, please consult the following documents:

Terms of Reference for the Oversight Committee

Terms of Reference for the International Selection Committee

Terms of Reference for Reviewers

Questions about this position should be sent to