Lecturer/Assistant/Associate Professor - Psychiatrist (Inpatient/Outpatient, Psychosis Recovery)

The Department of Psychiatry, Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto and The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) are seeking to recruit an Academic Psychiatrist to support its Schizophrenia Division. The successful candidate will have an academic position description of Clinician Teacher and must be eligible for a full-time academic appointment at the rank of Lecturer, Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, at the University of Toronto. The effective start date is July 1st, 2022, or a mutually agreeable date.


The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada’s premier addiction and mental health facility and a world leader in the diagnosis and care of patients with addiction and mental disorder, offering a wide spectrum of care from treatment for first episode to care for the severely and persistently mentally ill. It is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, the largest and most prestigious research-intensive University in Canada. CAMH, together with the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto, has a strong tradition in the integration of clinical, teaching and research activities.


The successful candidate will provide exemplary team-based psychiatric care for people with schizophrenia and related psychotic disorders across inpatient and outpatient settings within the Psychosis Recovery and Treatment Services.  The successful candidate will be expected to participate fully in the undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programs of the University of Toronto Department of Psychiatry.


The successful candidate will have excellent clinical psychiatry skills, as well as a demonstrated excellence in working as a member of multi-disciplinary teams.  Experience working on inpatient units helping patients with severe mental illnesses such as schizophrenia is an asset. The incumbent will have a desire to work in and contribute to an active academic environment, with a commitment and experience in teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate level.  Additional experience in creative professional activity, quality improvement or research are an asset.


Applicants must hold a Doctor of Medicine (MD) and be certified (or eligible for certification) by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, must be licensed (or eligible for licensure) with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. Academic rank will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.  Estimated remuneration will be in the range of $300,000 - $400,000, based on a combination of clinical stipends, fees for service, funding through Academic and Educational Trust Funds, and on-call stipends, and will be commensurate with academic rank, qualifications and experience. Benefits are not included.  Applications will be accepted until February 28, 2022, or until the position is filled.


Interested applicants should send a letter of interest, a copy of their curriculum vitae and the names of three references to Dr. George Foussias, Chief, Schizophrenia Division, CAMH at george.foussias@camh.ca.


For more information on the University of Toronto, Department of Psychiatry, please visit http://www.psychiatry.utoronto.ca. For more information on the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, please visit http://www.camh.ca


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

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