Assistant Professor - Neuro-Psychiatry

Canada, North America
Apr 16, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

Job Description

Requisition Title:Assistant Professor - Neuro-Psychiatry - 1400180

Job Field:Clinical
Faculty / Division:Faculty of Medicine
Campus:St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting:Feb 14, 2014
Job Closing:Apr 16, 2014 Open Until Filled


Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, a fully affiliated teaching site for the University of Toronto, is seeking a full-time Neuro-Psychiatrist for its Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic. The anticipated start date is June 1, 2014.

The Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic is situated in Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Canada's largest tertiary referral trauma centre, and provides behavioural 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 (mMRI) and neuropsychological testing are integral to the clinic and a research component is built in to allow access to a large, longitudinal behavioural database.

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 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 candidates should be eligible for an academic appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto and have or 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.

Compensation is in accordance with the uniform average salary of a psychiatrist in the Province of Ontario (approximately  $196,867) as well as commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of introduction and curriculum vitae to Dr. Anthony Feinstein, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, via email to by April 16, 2014.

Closing Date: April 16, 2014 or until filled.

For more information about the Faculty of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, please visit ; for Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 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 priorityPI75789141