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The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)

Staff Physician – Psychiatry, Hospital for Sick Children



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The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)

Job Description

The Department of Psychiatry at Hospital for Sick Children is inviting applications for the position of Psychiatrist.

The effective date of this appointment is immediately.

Primary Description – Responsibilities include full clinical Psychiatry practice, research, and education, and administrative responsibilities as required by a Paediatric Psychiatrist. Evidence of excellence in teaching and research is required. The preferred candidate will have extensive experience and achievement in clinical care and research in the area of medical psychiatry (ie consultation-liaison psychiatry). An interest in the mental health implications of single gene disorders would be an advantage.

Additional Description
The successful candidate should be an academic with an international reputation who can provide effective and collaborative leadership at the hospital, provincial, national and international level. The candidate must be eligible for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto and be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.

Hospital/Department Description
Dedicated exclusively to children and their families, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is a world-renowned, state-of-the-art paediatric health care facility affiliated with the University of Toronto. The hospital is committed to ongoing learning and development, and features a caring and supportive work environment. The Department of Psychiatry at SickKids is comprised of 12 physicians, and provides care to children and adolescents with a wide range of mental health challenges.

Salary will be between the range of $200,000 - $284,000 for 45 hours work per week, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include Medical, Dental, Life, Group Insurance, Pension, Vision.

Application instructions
Please submit applications and curriculum vitae by February 5, 2017 to: Dr. Peter Szatmari, Chair of the Search Committee, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8. E-mail:

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

For more information about the Department of Psychiatry University of Toronto please visit our home page at

Contact Information

The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) Dr. Peter SzatmariChair of the Search Committeepeter.szatmari@sickkids.ca
Posting Date: 05-Jan-2017Psychiatry Permanent, Practicing physician Open 1 ASAP
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