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Date of Posting: November 22, 2016 (3 mo)


Position:           ACHF Cuthbertson and Fischer Chair in Pediatric Mental Health 
Organisation:  Cumming School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry
The Department of Psychiatry (, the Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute (ACHRI; and the Hotchkiss Brain Institute (HBI; invite applications for a tenure track academic position, at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to develop a vigorous, independent, research program in child and youth mental health. Candidates will be applying concurrently for the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation Cuthbertson and Fischer Chair in Pediatric Mental Health. The successful candidate will join a rich academic environment supported by the resources of the Owerko Center at ACHRI (focusing on research in childhood neurodevelopmental and mental health disorders) and the Mathison Centre for Mental Health Research and Education.
We are seeking an individual with expertise and a strong track record in clinical and developmental neuroscience, and/or child and adolescent psychopathology, who has established a vigorous research program exploring some aspect of the etiology, pathogenesis, early diagnosis, prevention or treatment of childhood psychiatric disorders. The successful candidate will join a critical mass of local researchers with expertise in basic and person-centred research in child and youth mental health including (but not limited to) neuroimaging, genetics and epigenetics, and transcranial magnetic stimulation.
Qualifications of the applicants include a MD or MD/PhD. Candidates must have a demonstrated focus in one of the following areas: anxiety, depression, ADHD or another major childhood psychiatric disorder. Applicants at the Assistant Professor level would be expected to have 2-3 years of experience in research or research-related roles beyond the MD, PhD or MD/PhD, and a proven record of excellence in qualitative research methodologies as demonstrated by scholarly publications and the ability to compete successfully for funding.  Applications at the Associate Professor level must present evidence of an established, externally funded research program, a strong publication record, a record of successful teaching and graduate student supervision, and evidence of established academic engagement and leadership contributions within the professional and other communities.
For full details, please visit our Academic Careers website.



Date of Posting: November 23, 2016 (3 mo)


Position:            Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist 
Organisation:    McMaster Children's Hospital
McMaster Children’s Hospital in Hamilton, ON Canada seeks one outstanding child and adolescent psychiatrist with expertise in the assessment and treatment of children with ADHD, psychosis, mood and anxiety disorders.  Interest and expertise in consultation-liaison psychiatry and emergency psychiatry is an asset.  Experience with evidence-based assessment instruments and rating scales is needed and a commitment to multidisciplinary clinical assessment and evidence-based treatment models is also essential.  The candidate will work as part of an interprofessional team with a focus on treatment of complex, co-morbid, and severe mental illness in children and youth. Our current needs include roles supporting a 22-bed inpatient unit, an emergency child and youth mental health service, consultation-liaison services, and outpatient services.
The child and adolescent psychiatrist will join other child and adolescent psychiatrists and pediatric psychologists in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, and a team of Master’s level social workers and clinical nurse specialists.  Abundant education and supervision opportunities are available with the General and the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Training Programs, the Psychology post-doctoral program, and residents from other departments.
Candidates must be eligible for licensure in the Province of Ontario and be a Fellow of the RCPSC (or equivalent).  The position carries an academic appointment in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, rank commensurate with experience.  The compensation package at McMaster Children’s Hospital is highly competitive.  To learn more about McMaster University and Hamilton, Ontario please visit
Applications will be reviewed immediately and accepted until the position is filled.  Please send a letter of intent and curriculum vitae, along with any representative publications to the Dr. Ellen Lipman (  In addition, three letters of reference should be forwarded to the same, but under separate cover.
Ellen L. Lipman, MSc., M.D., FRCP (C)
Director, Offord Centre for Child Studies
McMaster University and McMaster Children’s Hospital
Head, Academic Division of Child Psychiatry, Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences
Chief, Dept. of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, McMaster Children's Hospital
Offord Centre for Child Studies, McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences
McMaster Innovation Park, Suite 201A
1280 Main St. West 
Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1

Date of Posting: December 2, 1016 (3 mo)


Position:           Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist 
Location:          Cape Breton, Guysborough and Antigonish
              Great Place, Great People, Great Life!
Nova Scotia’s natural beauty is the perfect backdrop for a health care team that provides acute, primary, tertiary and continuing care to over 180,000 people in urban and rural settings.   Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Addictions seek a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist to work in the Cape Breton Area, Eastern Health Zone, based in Sydney, Nova Scotia. 
Program details:  
Outpatient clinic for patients to age 18; 
Neurodevelopmental program; 
Autism Intervention Program; 
Intensive program that works with behaviour disorders and early psychosis;  
Dedicated clinicians in probation and in schools; 
Rural clinics are supported by consultation; and
Consultation to in-patient paediatric and psychiatric patients is provided. 
The psychiatrist works in collaboration with the clinical teams, provides consultation to other physicians, participate in program development and in building capacity through education in the service and the community.  Psychiatrists participate in teaching through the family medicine residency program based in Sydney, with medical students through Dalhousie University, and in the near future, psychiatry residents.
The psychiatrist is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCPC) or eligible to take the Fellowship examination in Psychiatry within two years and is able to be credentialed to take the child and adolescent fellowship exam.  Support available for site visits and relocation.
Inquiries/applications may be directed to:
Lorianne MacLean, Coordinator of Physician Recruitment
Phone:  902-567-7797
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