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Addictions Psychiatrist Opportunity

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, Hamilton, Ontario and St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton (SJHH) are seeking an academic psychiatrist with experience and training in addictions to play a leading role in the recently established Comprehensive Concurrent Disorder Service and to build an academic program linked to this service.

The successful candidate will take on a leadership role in the concurrent disorders program that will include:  service development; provision of clinical care; consultation to other parts of the system; undergraduate and postgraduate education, and research.  Specific responsibilities will include: providing medical leadership to a comprehensive inpatient and outpatient concurrent disorders program; providing clinical care and training to other health professionals; leading the development of a teaching and research program within the program; providing consultation to other services at SJHH and within the community, and collaborating with the Peter Boris Centre for Addictions Research, a cutting-edge research centre located at St. Joseph’s West 5th campus.

The appointee will hold an academic appointment in McMaster University’s Faculty of Health Sciences at an academic rank appropriate to their credentials and experience.  Remuneration will be commensurate with academic rank and the position’s duties and responsibilities.

Applicants must be licensed or eligible to attain licensure in the Province of Ontario and hold a Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada specialty certification in Psychiatry or an equivalent designation.

To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens.  Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements:  Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada or No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

Applications should be accompanied by curriculum vitae and the names of three references, and sent to the address below:

Kim Raskob, Faculty Recruitment Coordinator
McMaster University, Faculty of Health Sciences
St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton
100 West 5th Street, West 5th Campus, Room B341
Hamilton, Ontario  L8N 3K7

McMaster University is strongly committed to Employment Equity within its community and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff.  The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, members of sexual minorities and persons with disabilities.  In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada will be considered first.

Job Posting for: Addictions Psychiatrist (Aug. 2017) 

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