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Associate / Full Professor - Azrieli Chair in Brain and Behaviour

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Requisition Title: Associate / Full Professor - Azrieli Chair in Brain and Behaviour - 1801244

The Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) invite applications for the inaugural Azrieli Chair in Brain and Behaviour. This position is a University of Toronto Endowed Chair. The expected start date is as soon as possible.

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 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 neuro-radiochemistry and psychiatry.

The successful candidate must be a member of a teaching faculty of a degree-granting institution; have a research focus on neuro-radiochemistry; 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 inaugural Azrieli Chair in Brain and Behaviour will be a five-year chair term for the lead radiochemist in CAMH's Research Imaging Centre. The inaugural Chairholder will be Director of the Azrieli Centre for Neuro-Radiochemistry at CAMH. There will be an opportunity for the inaugural holder of the Chair to renew the appointment for an additional 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 May 14, 2018 .

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: [email protected]

For more information on the Department of Psychiatry please visit our website at www.psychiatry.utoronto.ca

The University of Toronto and CAMH are strongly committed to diversity within their communities and especially welcome 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.


Job Field: Clinical
Faculty / Division: Faculty of Medicine
Department: Psychiatry
Hospital Affiliation: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Apr 8, 2018
Job Closing: May 14, 2018, 11:59pm EST

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