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Lecturer / Assistant/ Associate Professor - Psychiatrist (Outpatient, Geriatric Mental Health)

University of Toronto
St. George (Downtown Toronto)

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Lecturer / Assistant/ Associate Professor - Psychiatrist (Outpatient, Geriatric Mental Health)

Date Posted: 11/08/2021
Closing Date: 12/17/2021, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 19327
Job Category: Faculty - Clinical
Faculty/Division: Temerty Faculty of Medicine
Department: Dept of Psychiatry
Hospital Affiliation: Centre for Addiction & Mental Health
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


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 a Psychiatrist with scholarly achievement. The successful candidate must be eligible for a full-time academic appointment at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto. The expected start date is as soon as possible.

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 disorders, 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 primary focus of this position will be to provide psychiatric consultation to geriatric patients over the age of 50 with a focus on late life mood disorders. The successful candidate will be expected to participate fully in the clinical and academic inter professional activities of the Department of Psychiatry. Duties include psychiatric consultation and follow up of outpatients, teaching and supervision of medical students and psychiatry residents, and participation in research and other academic activities. Extensive prior experience with an older adult population care is required.

Applicants must be certified (or eligible for certification) by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, must be licensed (or eligible for licensure) in the Province of Ontario and be eligible for appointment at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto.

Compensation will be based on a fee-for-service structure with additional funding through Academic and Educational Trust Funds and/or departmentally sanctioned administrative roles. Remuneration is in accordance with the compensation of a psychiatrist in the province of Ontario (a guaranteed income ranging from $270,000-$330,000 per year with opportunity to earn more based on additional fee for service earnings; 6 weeks of vacation; other benefits not included).

For more information on the University of Toronto, Department of Psychiatry, please visit For more information on the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, please visit

Interested applicants should submit a letter of introduction and curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three referees to Dr. Tarek Rajji, Chief, Adult Neurodevelopment and Geriatric Psychiatry Division, CAMH, at [email protected] or by mail at Dr.Tarek Rajji, Centre for Addiction & Mental Health, 1001 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON, M6J 1H4. The application deadline is December 17, 2021.

CAUTION: This ad is “posted only” to the U of T 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.

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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, LGBTQ2S+ 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 [email protected].

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