Assistant Professor - Neuropsychiatry

Location
Toronto,
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Title: Assistant Professor - Neuropsychiatry - 1700244


Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, a fully affiliated teaching site for the University of Toronto, is seeking a full-time neuropsychiatrist for its Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2017.

The Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic is situated in Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Canada's largest tertiary referral trauma centre, and provides behavioral assessments to patients with mild to moderate brain injuries. The Clinic's mandate is to assess and treat patients within three months of injury. Brain imaging (fMRI) and neuropsychological testing are integral to the clinic and a research component is built in to allow access to a large, longitudinal behavioral database.

The successful candidate should possess strong leadership skills with an excellent capacity for team-building and fostering multi-disciplinary collaboration. The selected psychiatrist will be responsible for a combination of patient care and teaching of medical students, residents and fellows. He/she should be a clinician-scientist with a proven track record of independent scholarship in the neuroscience field with a focus on traumatic brain injury.

The candidate must be eligible for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto and be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.

Salary is expected to be between $300,000 and $350,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of introduction, curriculum vitae, and the names of three referees to Dr. Ari Zaretsky, Psychiatrist-in-Chief, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, via email to ari.zaretsky@sunnybrook.ca by May 26, 2017.

For more information about the Department of Psychiatry, please visit our home page at http://www.psychiatry.utoronto.ca/

For more information about Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, please visit http://sunnybrook.ca/

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.

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


The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

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

Job Field: Clinical
Faculty / Division: Faculty of Medicine
Department: Psychiatry
Hospital Affiliation: Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Feb 17, 2017
Job Closing: May 26, 2017, Open Until Filled

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