The Faculty of Science at Ryerson University invites applications for a Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Tier 1 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Medical/Bio Physics or Biomedical Sciences. The successful candidate will be appointed at the Associate or Full Professor level, and will develop, with Ryerson University, the CRC application for the October, 2016 deadline, with the goal of being appointed as CRC in July, 2017. This position is subject to final budgetary approval. The CRC program was established by the Government of Canada to enable Canadian universities to achieve the highest levels of research excellence in the global, knowledge-based economy. Tier 1 chairs, tenable for seven years and renewable, are for outstanding researchers acknowledged by their peers as world leaders in their fields. Information about the CRC program can be found at http://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca/.