Assistant / Associate Professor - Academic Psychiatry

Jun 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Title: Assistant / Associate Professor - Academic Psychiatry - 1701105

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, a fully affiliated teaching site for the University of Toronto, is seeking a full-time mood disorder psychiatrist researcher with expertise in clinical neuromodulation, including rTMS and ECT. The anticipated start date is September 1, 2017.

The Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program within the Department of Psychiatry is situated in Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, one of Canada's premier academic health sciences centres. The Sunnybrook Department of Psychiatry integrates brain, mind and body and, through its research embedded in care, focuses on treatment of complex mood and anxiety disorders across the lifespan and neurodegenerative disorders. The Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program is respected for its national leadership in treatment guideline development, obsessive compulsive disorder, bipolar disorder research and the study of suicide.

The successful candidate should possess strong leadership skills with a capacity for team-building and fostering multi-disciplinary collaboration. The selected psychiatrist will be responsible for a combination of patient care, clinical research and clinical teaching of residents and fellows. He/She will be a clinician-investigator with a proven track record of independent scholarship in the field of neuromodulation for cognitive, mood or anxiety disorders, and with a special focus on rTMS.

The candidate must be eligible for appointment at the rank of at least Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto and should 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.

Total salary, including support for research, is approximately $300,000-$350,000/year, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of introduction, the names of three references and curriculum vitae to Dr. Ari Zaretsky, Psychiatrist-in-Chief, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, via email to by July 31, 2017.

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For more information on the Department of Psychiatry, please visit

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: Jun 28, 2017
Job Closing: Jul 31, 2017, Open Until Filled


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