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Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists

McMaster Children’s Hospital
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McMaster Children’s Hospital in Hamilton, ON Canada seeks two-three outstanding child and adolescent psychiatrists with expertise in the assessment and treatment of children with ADHD, psychosis, mood and anxiety disorders.  Interest and expertise in consultation-liaison psychiatry and emergency psychiatry is a particular asset.  Experience with evidence-based assessment instruments and rating scales is needed and a commitment to multidisciplinary clinical assessment and evidence-based treatment models is also essential.  The candidate will work as part of an interprofessional team with a focus on treatment of complex, co-morbid, and severe mental illness in children and youth.  Our current needs include roles supporting a 22-bed inpatient unit, an emergency child and youth mental health service, consultation-liaison services, and outpatient services.

The child and adolescent psychiatrist will join other child and adolescent psychiatrists and pediatric psychologists in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, and a team of Master’s level social workers and clinical nurse specialists.  Abundant education and supervision opportunities are available with the General Psychiatry Training Program and the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Subspecialty Program, the Psychology postdoctoral program, residents from other departments, and medical and physician assistant students.

Candidates must be eligible for licensure in the Province of Ontario and be a Fellow of the RCPSC (or equivalent).  The position carries an academic appointment in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, rank commensurate with experience.  The compensation package at McMaster Children’s Hospital is highly competitive.  To learn more about McMaster University and Hamilton, Ontario please visit www.mcmaster.ca.  To learn more about the Child and Youth Mental Health Program, please visit www.mcmasterchildrensmentalhealth.ca.

Applications will be reviewed immediately and accepted until the position is filled.  Please send a letter of intent and curriculum vitae, along with any representative publications to Dr. Ellen Lipman (lipmane@mcmaster.ca).  In addition, three letters of reference should be forwarded to the same, but under separate cover.

Ellen L. Lipman, MSc., M.D., FRCP (C) Professor

Director, Offord Centre for Child Studies

McMaster University and McMaster Children’s Hospital

Head, Academic Division of Child Psychiatry, Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences

Chief, Dept. of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, McMaster Children's Hospital

Offord Centre for Child Studies, McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences McMaster Innovation Park, Suite 201A

1280 Main St. West

Hamilton, ON  L8S 4K1

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

No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada

In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity. The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. While all qualified candidates are invited to apply, we particularly welcome applications from women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, members of visible minorities, and LGBTQ+ persons.


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