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Assistant Professor (Clinical), Department of Psychiatry (C-220428)

McGill University

The Department of Psychiatry at McGill University and the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) are 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 and does not confer eligibility for tenure.

The successful candidate will have a broad range of clinical skills in Consultation Liaison Psychiatry, and an academic track record demonstrated by experience in education and/or an active research dossier. The candidate will be appointed to clinical practice at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), and will be expected to contribute to clinical activity in a variety of settings within the Consultation Liaison Service; most specifically, the candidate will work in liaison with the Women’s Health Mission, which also includes consultation to the in-patient wards at the Montreal General Hospital site and/or the Glen site of the McGill University Health Centre.

The MUHC is a bilingual academic health network, and one of the largest and most modern in North America. We are known for our multiculturalism: our psychiatrists represent more than a dozen different nationalities, we host trainees from all over the world, and our patient population reflects the multiple ethnicities of Montreal’s downtown core. Diversity of all kinds are highly valued. The Department of Psychiatry is proud to host a respectful, multi-disciplinary, and inclusive work setting. Results of a 2022 survey of personnel in the department highlighted a collective pride in the excellence of our clinical work, a high degree of satisfaction with team work, interdisciplinary collaboration, and a workplace climate that promotes resilience and wellbeing.

The department is affiliated with McGill University, 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. The MUHC’s two main campuses (MGH and Glen) are easily accessible by public transportation.

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.

McGill faculty members are expected to contribute to service activities within their units, the University, and the wider scholarly community. A demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion is also expected.

Qualifications and Education requirements
• Must hold an MD and hold or be eligible for licensure as a psychiatrist in the province of Quebec;
• Must have completed advanced Psychiatry training (fellowship/graduate studies);
• Additional training in area of consultation (i.e., psychiatry and/or Women’s health, and/or pain disorders;
• Advanced capacity to engage in all aspects of a university-affiliated psychiatry department (e.g., clinical, education, and/or research);
• Bilingual language competencies (French and English).

• Multilingualism;
• Interest and/or experience in teaching medical students;
• Strong clinical and/or academic background with women’s mental and hormonal health.

Faculty/Department/Unit: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Psychiatry
Employee Type: Contract Academic Staff ('Academic Contractual')
Rank: Assistant Professor
Salary: Remuneration will be according to Quebec health care fee schedule
Job Status: Full-time
Posting Period: 30 days from date of posting

The following supporting documents are required:
• Cover letter and curriculum vitae
• Names and contact information of three referees

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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, or that 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,

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