Vector develops future generations of top AI talent by attracting and retaining prominent faculty and graduate researchers, developing a culture of collaboration, supporting Ontario AI master’s programs to build industry-relevant curricula, and providing opportunities for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and interns to work alongside a variety of researchers with expertise in specific AI domains.


“Scholarship funding from the Vector Institute has played an instrumental role in expanding graduate teaching, learning, and research opportunities in AI at Queen’s University.”

Dr. Fahim Quadir

Vice-Provost and Dean, School of Graduate Studies And Professor of Global Developmental Studies, Queen’s University

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Recognized master’s programs

To help grow Ontario’s AI ecosystem it is imperative Vector works with academic partners to accelerate and encourage the number of AI-related master’s graduates.

Get your program recognized

Current recognized programs

Vector Scholarship in AI

The Vector Scholarship in Artificial Intelligence is a $17,500 entrance scholarship to assist Ontario universities in attracting excellent students from around the world. Ontario university master’s programs are invited to nominate their top applicants for the Vector Scholarship in Artificial Intelligence.

Learn about the nomination process

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Faculty hiring

Vector works with university and health partners to recruit new global, top-tier faculty whose research aligns with Vector’s research priorities in the areas of AI for Health and Life Sciences and Trustworthy AI, AI for Science, and Foundation Models. Vector invites university and health partners to share faculty job postings for Vector to amplify through its channels.

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Vector partnerships span across every aspect of the Canadian economy.

Current Partners

Explore co-hiring

Vector is recognized internationally for its fundamental research in machine learning and deep learning and continues to hire in this area. Reach out to explore co-hiring of faculty or to nominate your prospective faculty for a Faculty Affiliate role or Faculty status at the Institute.