Applications to renew Faculty Affiliate status are now closed.

Vector Faculty Affiliates Program: Reapplication for Faculty Affiliation

As your two-year affiliation is coming to an end, please fill out the form below by October 12th to indicate whether you wish to reapply for an additional two year term with Vector. This is the first time since the start of Vector that renewals are coming up, and while it will be a competitive process we encourage you to apply. There are a limited number of positions available. Your application will be reviewed by an internal committee who will make the final recommendations to Richard Zemel, Research Director, and Garth Gibson, President & CEO.  

You will be considered for affiliation status based on the following criteria: 

1. Excellence in research at the highest international level, indicated by high-impact publications and research awards/honours, for example active academic research in ML /DL or innovative use of ML/DL in strategic areas of science, engineering or other applications, such as; computer systems, neuroscience, health, robotics, art, law, and societal impacts of ML.

2. The extent to which the candidate’s research and expertise will strengthen and support the vision and mission of the Vector Institute in addition to the potential engagement with the Vector research community and industry sponsors.

3. The extent to which the candidate engaged with the Vector research community and industry sponsors during the term of the faculty affiliation.

4. Faculty status with an institution in Ontario.

For those of you who do not choose to continue your affiliation or whose affiliation comes to an end, Vector is in the midst of developing an Alumni Program which you would be transitioned to in the fall.


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