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Associate / Full Professor - Chair in Addiction Psychiatry

Date Posted: 09/02/2020
Closing Date: 06/30/2021
, 11:59PM EDT Open Until Filled
Req ID: 849
Job Category: Faculty - Clinical
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Medicine
Department: Dept of Psychiatry
Hospital Affiliation: Centre for Addiction & Mental Health
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)

 

Description:

The Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) invite applications for the Chair in Addiction Psychiatry. This position is a University of Toronto Endowed Chair. The expected start date is January 1, 2021.

 

The University of Toronto has one of the strongest research and teaching faculties in North America, and is consistently ranked as the top Canadian university in international rankings. The Toronto Academic Health Science Network (TAHSN), composed of the University and including CAMH amongst its nine fully affiliated institutes, is one of the world’s largest, most productive academic health science centres.

 

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (250 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5T 1R8) is Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital, as well as one of the world's leading research centres in the area of addiction and mental health. CAMH combines clinical care, research, education, policy development and health promotion to transform the lives of people affected by mental health and addiction issues.

 

Candidates for the endowed chair position must have a distinguished record of external funding, strong evidence of research and scholarly achievement, consistent record of publication, experience in mentoring, and documentation of outstanding teaching performance. Candidates must demonstrate a proven capacity for leadership, integration and collaboration in the field of addiction psychiatry.

 

The successful candidate must be a member of a teaching faculty of a degree-granting institution; have a research focus on some aspect of addictive disorders; and hold either a Medical Degree and be eligible for licensure in Ontario or a PhD. The successful candidate must also be eligible for an academic appointment as an Associate or Full Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto and the School of Graduate Studies at the University of Toronto.

 

The Chair in Addiction Psychiatry will be for an initial five-year term with renewal for a subsequent five-year term upon successful review of the research program. The Chair will be entitled to a research stipend and funding to support their research program. If the successful candidate is an MD, compensation for clinical activities will depend on the amount of clinical work performed; the total compensation from all sources including the position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and would be at or above $200,000 depending on clinical duties and the amount of clinical work performed. If the successful candidate is a PhD, the total compensation from all sources including the position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and would be at or above $180,000.

 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

 

All qualified applicants are invited to apply by forwarding a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names of three referees to:

Chair’s Office, Department of Psychiatry,

Attention: Rachel Delaney

250 College Street, Suite 835, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1R8

Tel: 416.979.6948 Email: rachel.delaney@utoronto.ca

 

CAUTION: This ad is “posted only” to the UofT affiliated hospital job board. Please see the information directly above for the application instructions; applications submitted via the "Apply Now" button on this page will NOT be considered for this position.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Diversity Statement

The University of Toronto 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, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Accessibility Statement

The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca.