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Assistant Professor (Clinical), Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

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 Professor (Clinical). This will be a three-year, renewable appointment.

The successful candidate will have a broad range of clinical abilities and aptitudes for working in interdisciplinary teams within the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry program. The applicant will also have a 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 (CIUSSS) de l'Ouest-de-l'Île-de-Montréal whose mission is to offer cutting-edge care and advance and share knowledge in mental health. The Douglas Mental Health Institute is a world-leading clinical, research and training institution 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.

Job Duties
The successful candidate will provide excellent clinical teaching and supervision to residents and medical students, participate in hospital and administrative activities, and pursue scholarly activities. The candidate will carry out clinical activities mainly in a Child and Adolescent Outpatient Clinic setting as well as some dedicated time in an Adolescent Inpatient Unit of Hospitalization. Emergency room call duty will be performed at the Montreal Children’s Hospital.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

• Must hold an MD and hold or be eligible for licensure as a psychiatrist in the province of Quebec.
• Must hold a subspecialty degree in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
• 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 are strongly encouraged to apply.


Job Type: Contract Academic Staff (Clinical)

Rank: Assistant 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 is committed to equity and diversity within its community and values academic rigour and excellence. 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 engage productively with diverse communities.

At McGill, research that reflects diverse intellectual traditions, methodologies, and modes of dissemination and translation is valued and encouraged. Candidates are invited to demonstrate their research impact both within and across academic disciplines and in other sectors, such as government, communities, or industry.

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, this email or phone at 514-398-2477.

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