For 12 years, from 2008 to 2020, the proportion of female Canadian faculty members has been below 20%, except for 2018 (20.8%). The percentage of full-time female-identifying faculty increased from 16.2% to 17.6%. In 2020, the highest proportion of female to male faculty was observed in lower rank positions. Female assistant professors represented 28% of the faculty with this rank and 22% of individuals hired as instructors or lecturers. At the highest tenure levels, in 2020, women only represent 12.4% of full-time professors in Canada.
- Engineers Canada. (2021). Canadian engineers for tomorrow: Trends in engineering enrolment and degrees awarded 2016-2020.