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Assistant Professor (Clinical) - St. Mary's Hospital Center

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. This position does not confer eligibility for tenure.

The successful candidate will have a broad range of clinical skills in adult inpatient and outpatient psychiatry, and demonstrated experience in education and/or an active research dossier. The candidate will be appointed to clinical practice at St. Mary’s Hospital Center, within the Centre Intégré Universitaire de Santé et de Services Sociaux de l’Ouest de l’Île de Montréal (CIUSSS-ODIM).

St. Mary’s Hospital Center is a university affiliated, community hospital, serving a multicultural population, seeking to provide the highest level of safe patient and family-focused care. The Department of Psychiatry comprises both adult and geriatric psychiatry divisions, and offers second-line outpatient, inpatient, ER/crisis, and consultation-liaison psychiatry services to the Côte-des-Neiges community, one of Montreal’s more diverse and multicultural neighborhoods, with a large immigrant and student population. Specialized mental health services are provided in partnership with first-line services offered by the CLSC Côte-des-Neiges (CSSS Montagne). The Department of Psychiatry at St. Mary’s has a strong tradition of providing medical and interdisciplinary training to undergraduate and postgraduate medical learners, and to other allied health professionals. There are opportunities to collaborate with the hospital’s research unit, with current research projects in adult and geriatric psychiatry, in addition to maternal mental health.

Job Duties

The successful candidate will 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. They will also demonstrate a strong commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

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


• Clinician-scientists with MD / PhD (or equivalent research-intensive training), are encouraged to apply.
• Candidates with fellowship training in severe/persistent mental illness, substance use disorders, trauma/PTSD, forensic psychiatry, or psychopharmacology are encouraged to apply.
• Interest/experience in administration/medical leadership.


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 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.