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CHILD PSYCHIATRY PEM POSITIONS (2) – Montreal Children’s Hospital

SCIENTIST/SENIOR SCIENTIST– Research Institute The Hospital for Sick Children University of Toronto




Posted May 22, 2024

CHILD PSYCHIATRY PEM POSITIONS (2) – Montreal Children’s Hospital

There are two full-time Child Psychiatry PEM positions available at the Montreal Children’s Hospital as a contract faculty member, assistant professor level (in a clinical setting).

Come join a dynamic team in a stimulating environment! For further information, you can contact Dr. Cécile Rousseau ( or click on the following link:–Clinical—Child-and-Adolescent-Psychiatry–Department-of-Psychiatry–C1-240422—2-positions-_JR0000052973

Posted Feb 12, 2024

SCIENTIST/SENIOR SCIENTIST Research Institute The Hospital for Sick Children University of Toronto

The Research Institute at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is accepting applications for a Scientist/Senior Scientist focused on the neuroscience of child and youth mental health. The position is permanent full-time and will include an accompanying appointment in a relevant department at The University of Toronto (UofT), including but not limited to Psychology, Psychiatry, or Medical Biophysics. The SickKids Research Institute is Canada’s largest, hospital-based child health research institute. Our commitment is to improve the health of children, here in Canada and in the global community.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline, as well as significant research experience (i.e., at least 3 years postdoctoral) and a record of outstanding scientific accomplishment and innovation in neuroimaging science related to child and youth mental health. Applicants are expected to demonstrate evidence of: successful research funding (peer-reviewed grants, fellowships, etc.), publications in leading journals, presentations at significant conferences, and increasing leadership experience in a research team. Applicants should have a strong track record of productivity and innovation in research focused on using neuro-imaging to understand child and youth mental health, as well as an established record of collaboration and interdisciplinary research.

The successful candidate will engage in an original, competitive, and independently funded research program of international caliber that will use neuroimaging to understand the bio-psychological underpinnings of clinical symptoms, neuropsychological function, and behaviour across children and youth with a variety of mental health challenges. The successful candidate will be appointed as a Scientist/Senior Scientist in the SickKids Research Institute and expected to qualify for an academic cross-appointment in an appropriate department at the University of Toronto enabling: (a) direct supervision of students, postdoctoral fellows, and research associates; and (b) work with students/post-docs to prepare scientific manuscripts, grant applications, and/or drafts of patent applications. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. A competitive benefits package is being offered along with support for relocation expenses. Exceptional, appropriately qualified candidates may be nominated for a Canada Research Chair. For further information see: Wherein a practicing MD, the successful candidate will have obtained an appropriate Certificate of Registration from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (license to practice), and appropriate VISA, if applicable.

The successful applicant’s research program will be housed at the SickKids Research Institute in the state-of-the-art Peter Gilgan Centre for Research & Learning (686 Bay Street, Toronto, Canada), located in the Discovery District in the heart of downtown Toronto. SickKids is fully affiliated with the UofT – Canada’s largest and top-ranked university, and our researchers benefit from the extensive research facilities at the UofT and other affiliated institutions. The position offers a unique environment for medical science discoveries, with nine teaching and research hospitals in close proximity. The position offers theopportunity to conduct research, teach, and live in one of the most vibrant, safe and diverse cities of the world.

The Hospital for Sick Children recognizes that scholars have varying career paths and that career interruptions due to personal circumstances can be part of an excellent academic record. Candidates are encouraged to explain any personal circumstances to allow for a fair assessment of their application.

Our Commitment to Diversity

SickKids is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. If requested, SickKids is proud to make available accommodations to support applicants with disabilities during the interview and assessment process. Informed by the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), the Ontario Human Rights Code, and our Access and Accommodation Policy, we will accommodate the needs of applicants. Please email of your accessibility needs during the recruitment process. Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

Application Process Interested applicants should email their application (curriculum vitae, description of past research, research plan [3-5 pages], Equity Diversity and Inclusion Statement, three reference letters and copies of three representative publications) preferably in a single PDF file, to Dr. Donald Mabbott, Program Head Neurosciences & Mental Health Research Program at by the close of the search on April 30, 2024. The search committee will interview applicants beginning in May of 2024 until the position is filled, with a potential start date in the next academic calendar year (2024/2025).

SickKids believes that diversity positively impacts science and is essential to sustain our vibrant world-leading research community. As part of the application process you will be asked to complete a brief voluntary diversity survey. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by either the search committee or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. The self-identification information is collected, used, disclosed, retained and disposed of in accordance with the Privacy Act and the Access to Information Act.

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

Posted Feb 8, 2024


Full Time Academic Position

CHEO/University of Ottawa

CHEO (Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario) is recruiting a Department Chief and full-time pediatric psychiatrist to actively lead clinical care, teaching, and research in the Department of Psychiatry and fill the role of Medical Director, co-leading the clinical mental health and addiction services Patient Care Leadership Team (PCLT) with their administrative dyad partner.

The successful candidate will lead a team of 24 fellowship-trained physicians who provide comprehensive and specialized psychiatric and mental health and addiction services to children and youth, age 0-18, and families.

We pride ourselves with an academic environment that encompasses many clinical opportunities including inpatients, outpatients, eating disorders, Rapid Response, consult liaison services, neuropsychology, Dual Diagnosis, Therapeutic school-based services, infant and early childhood mental health, trauma treatment, working with marginalized populations, and numerous community collaborations.

Additionally, as a member of the Hospital’s executive team, the Department Chief of Psychiatry identifies the needs of the community served, and aligns the Department’s vision, strategic plan and goals with that of the organization. The Department Chief will play a key leadership role in the development and expansion of programs and models of care, often in partnership with other community providers. Embracing new and innovative approaches, they will lead the team in adapting to new ways of work in an evolving environment.

CHEO invites applications from visionary and innovative candidates who demonstrate exceptional leadership skills across the clinical, academic and administrative domains. They are adaptive and can lead teams through change; and have a proven record of achievement. Candidates must be eligible for a full-time academic appointment in the Faculty

of Medicine, University of Ottawa. CHEO is a bi-lingual organization and while English is the language of the health record, functionality in French is an asset.

Eligibility for a licence to practise medicine with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario is mandatory. Candidates must be certified in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in Canada or equivalent.

CHEO is one of the few stand-alone, global leaders in pediatric health and is home to nearly 4,500 staff, medical staff, researchers and volunteers dedicated to helping children and youth live their best lives. Within its own walls and through partnerships with community providers, CHEO has transformed from a 20th Century acute care hospital into a 21st Century integrated child and youth health system. Ranked in the top 1% of Canadian hospitals for the digitization of its clinical infrastructure, CHEO combines excellence in clinical care, research, and education to advance seamless care that’s provided where, when, and how it is needed. CHEO’s Research Institute is dedicated to world-class clinical, translational, and basic science research covering a wide range of children’s health concerns. CHEO has twice been named as the best place to work in Canadian healthcare by Forbes Magazine and is ranked second among Canadian hospitals on its list of Canada’s Best Employers for 2023. For the 10th consecutive year in a row, the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers has recognized CHEO as a top employer in the National Capital Region. Every year CHEO helps more than 500,000 children and youth from Eastern Ontario, Western Quebec, Nunavut and Northern Ontario.


Please submit your letter of intent and CV by February 19th, 2024 to: Dr Lindy Samson, Chief of Staff and Chief Medical Officer c/o CHEO Medical Staff Office Email: Tel: 1 613 737 7600

All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. When submitting your application, please indicate your current status. CHEO is an equal opportunity organization. We strongly encourage applications from individuals, including Indigenous peoples, those who identify as LGBTQI, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. Should you require accommodation to participate as a candidate in the hiring process, please communicate your needs to the LHH Knightsbridge search team. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential and will be handled in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.