Assistant Professor (Clinical), Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry (C1-240430)

McGill University

The McGill University Department of Psychiatry in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences is currently inviting applications for a full-time position as a member of the Contract Academic Staff at the rank of Assistant Professor (Clinical). This will be a three-year (renewable) appointment and does not confer eligibility for tenure.

The Department of Psychiatry is proud to host a respectful, multi-disciplinary and inclusive work setting in its multiple areas of activity, which includes the training of a diverse group of students from medicine, psychology, occupational therapy, nursing, and social work.

The successful candidate will be appointed to clinical practice at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute, part of the Montréal West Island Integrated University Health and Social Services Centre whose mission is to offer cutting-edge care while advancing and sharing knowledge in mental health.

The Douglas Mental Health University Institute is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at Canada’s internationally renowned McGill University, located in the vibrant and multicultural city of Montreal, in the province of Quebec.

Job Duties
The successful candidate will join a dynamic group of dedicated subspecialists and caring professionals who work to transform our care services in order to better respond to the needs of children and their families.

The incumbent will be expected to carry out clinical activities as medical chief of the Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team for adolescents. They will have a broad range of clinical abilities and aptitudes for working in interdisciplinary teams within the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry program.

The successful candidate will be expected to be actively involved in all aspects of McGill’s academic mission (i.e., research, teaching, supervision of students and residents, and involvement in academic and
administrative committees).

McGill faculty members are expected to contribute to service activities within their units, the University, and the wider scholarly community. A demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion is also expected.

Qualifications and Education requirements
Candidates must:
• Hold an MD and hold, or be eligible for, licensure as a psychiatrist in the province of Quebec;
• Have completed advanced Psychiatry training (e.g., fellowship/graduate studies);
• Demonstrate advanced capacity to engage in all aspects of a university-affiliated psychiatry department (i.e., clinical, education, and/or research);
• Have demonstrated experience in education and have an active research dossier;
• Bilingual language skills (French and English) are preferred, or a commitment to acquire the necessary language skills to practice medicine in Quebec. Candidates should be able to interact in English and in French with patients, families, and health care professionals.

• Clinician-scientists with MD/PhD are strongly encouraged to apply;
• Holding subspecialty certification in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and/or fellowship training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry would be an asset;
• Applicants with additional fellowship training will be considered and are encouraged to apply.

Faculty/Department/Unit: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Psychiatry
Employee Type: Contract Academic Staff (‘Academic Contractual’)
Rank: Assistant Professor
Salary: Remuneration will be according to Quebec health care fee schedule
Job Status: Full-time
Posting Period: 30 days from date of posting

The following supporting documents are required (in one pdf):
• Cover letter and curriculum vitae
• Names and contact information of three referees

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McGill University is an English-language university where most teaching and research activities are conducted in the English language, thereby requiring English communication both verbally and in writing.

Applications must be submitted on-line at:–Clinical—Child-and-Adolescent-Psychiatry–Department-of-Psychiatry–C1-240430-_JR0000053146

McGill University is committed to equity and diversity within its community and values academic rigour and excellence. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities.

At McGill, research that reflects diverse intellectual traditions, methodologies, and modes of dissemination and translation is valued and encouraged. Candidates are invited to demonstrate their research impact both within and across academic disciplines and in other sectors, such as government, communities, or industry.

McGill further recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, or that may have had an effect on their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record.

McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure the equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities by striving for the implementation of universal design principles transversally, across all facets of the University community, and through accommodation policies and procedures. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, [email protected].

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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