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Assistant/Associate Professor (Clinical)

McGill University

The Department of Psychiatry at McGill University is currently inviting applications for a full-time position as a member of the Contract Academic Staff at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor (Clinical). The professorial rank will be according to the candidate’s qualifications and experience. This will be a three-year, renewable appointment.

The successful candidate will have a broad range of clinical abilities and aptitude for working in interdisciplinary teams in the field of Youth Mental Health and early psychosis. The applicant will also have demonstrated experience in education and/or an active research dossier. The candidate will be appointed to clinical practice at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute.

The Douglas Mental Health University Institute is part of the Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux de l'Ouest-de-l'Île-de-Montréal (CIUSSS-ODIM) whose mission is to offer cutting-edge care and advance and share knowledge in mental health. The department is proud to host a respectful, multi-disciplinary and inclusive work setting in its multiple areas of activity, which includes the training of a diverse group of students.

The department is affiliated with McGill, Canada’s most international university. Montreal offers an extremely high quality of life and is one of the most multicultural and lively cities in North America.

Job Duties

The successful candidate will be expected to provide excellent clinical teaching and supervision to residents and medical students, participate in hospital administrative activities, pursue scholarly activities, and make innovative contributions to the academic mission of the Department.

Qualifications and Education requirements

• Must have completed advanced Psychiatry training (fellowship/graduate studies).
• Must hold an MD and be eligible for licensure as a psychiatrist in the province of Quebec.
• Advanced capacity to engage in all aspects of a university affiliated psychiatry department (clinical, education and/or research).
• Bilingual language competencies (French and English).

• Clinician-scientists with MD/PhD (or equivalent research-intensive training) are strongly encouraged to apply.
• Clinical experience in schizophrenia including early psychosis.
• Strong clinical/academic background working with youth at risk of developing psychosis.


Job Type: Contract Academic Staff (Clinical)

Rank: Assistant/Associate Professor

Job status: Full-time

Salary: Remuneration will be according to Quebec health care fee schedule

Posting period: 30 days from date of posting


Applications must be submitted on-line at:

The following supporting documents are required:
- a cover letter & curriculum vitae (as 1 pdf document)
- statement of research (if including other documents, combine to make 1 pdf)
- the names and contact information of three referees

McGill University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

McGill further recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, may have had an effect on their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record.

McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure the equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities by striving for the implementation of universal design principles transversally, across all facets of the University community, and through accommodation policies and procedures. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, Professor Angela Campbell, Associate Provost (Equity and Academic Policies) by email or phone at 514-398-1660.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.