Available Positions

Assistant Professor

Job Description:
The Department of Psychology at Queen’s University invites applications for two (2) Tenure-track faculty positions at the rang of Assistant Professor with specialization in etiology, treatment, adn/or prevention of mental disorders, with a preferred starting date of July 1, 2018.

Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree in Clinical Psychology or a related area completed at the start date of the appointment. The successful candidate must be eligible for licensure through the College of Psychologists of Ontario. The main criteria for selection are academic and teaching excellence. The successful candidate must have a high-quality research program with the potential to link with other strengths within the Department (e.g., cognitive, affective, and developmental neuroscience; stress and psychopathology; behavioural treatments; psychopharmacology) and will demonstrate potential for independent research leading to peer assessed publications and the securing of external research funding. A strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels are considered assets, and an ongoing commitment to academic and pedagogical excellence in support of the ddepartment’s programs are required. Candidates must provide3 evidence of an ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary and student-centred environment. The successful candidate will be required to make substantive contributions through service to the department, the Faculty, the University, and/or the broader community. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Decisions will be made on the basis of demonstrated research and teaching excellence, complementarity of research interests with existing strengths, lincensure status or eligibility, and potential for effective collegial service.

The Department has excellent facilities for interdisciplinary research through its links with the Queen’s Centre for Neuroscience Studies and its 3T Siemens Trio MRI facility (http://neauroscience.queensu.ca), the Queen’s Biological Communication Centre (www.queensu.ca/qbcc), the Centre for Advanced Computing (http://cac.queensu.ca), and the Queen’s University psychology Clinic (http://www.queensu.ca/psychology/PSYCClinic.html).

The University invites applications form all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes application from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

To comply with federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information as to how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin of citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.

A complete application consists of:
– a cover letter (including one of the two statements regarding Canadian citizenship / permanent resident status specified int he previous paragraph);
– a current Curriculum Vitae (including a list of publications, awards and grants received);
– a statement of current and prospective research interests;
– a statement of teaching interests and experience (including teaching philosophy, as well as teaching outlines and evaluations if available); and,
– a minimum of three letters of reference to be sent directly to Dr. Wendy Craig, Head at

The deadline for applications is October 15, 2017. Applicants are encouraged to send all documents in their applications package electronically as PDFs to Dr Wendy Craig, Head at , although hard copy applications may be submitted to:
Dr. Wendy Craig
Head
The Department of Psychology
Room 232, Humphrey Hall,
62 Arch Street
Queen’s University
Kingston, Ontario
CANADA K7L 3N6

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicants accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Theresa Brennan in The Department of Psychology, at or 613-533-6406.

Academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by a Collective Agreement between the University and the Queen’s University Faculty Association 9QUFA), which is posted at http://queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/collective-agreemnt and at http:/./www.qufa.ca

Psychiatry Registrar / Career Medical officer

Job Description:
The headspace Youth Early Psychosis Program (hYEPP) is a Commonwealth funded community mental health program for young people aged 12-25 years, experiencing a first psychotic episode, or at ultra-high risk of developing a psychotic disorder. hYEPP is an integrated and comprehensive early intervention service based on the Early Psychosis Prevention and intervention Centre (EPPIC) model of Orygen Youth health. hYEPP Western Sydney is one of 6 hYEPP sites across Australian, and the only one in NSW>

There are four accredited Registrar positions in the service. There is Consultant Psychiatrist supervision in line with RANZCP training requirements and good opportunities for home visiting and the application of psychotherapies. there is a warm collegiate and stimulating educational environment. REgular Journal Club and case presentations.

Salary in line with the NSW award. Applications should be AHPRA registered medical practitioners and registered trainees with the RANZCP, or eligible.

We look forward to discussing your interests.

Company/Agency: Uniting Recovery
Contact Name: Paul Fung
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: +61 2 88812500
Closing Date: 06/08/2017

Consultant Psychiatrist

Job Description:
Salary: Substantially the NSW Staff Specialist Award
Hours: 9:00 – 5:00 pm weekdays; limited remote on-call
Location: Penrith, NSW Australia

The headspace Youth Early Psychosis Program (hYEPP) is a Commonwealth funded program for young people aged 12-25 years, experiencing a first psychotic episode, or at ultra-high risk of developing a psychotic disorder. hYEPP is an integrated and comprehensive early intervention service, based on the Early Psychosis Prevention and Intervention Centre (EPPIC) model of Orygen Youth health. hYEPP Western Sydney is one of 6 hYEPP sites across Australia, and the only one in NSW.

The service has 4 consultant Psychiatrist positions, 4 full time Registrars and a Clinical Director, with a current vacancy for the Continuing Care Team at Penrith headspace. The team provides case management and individually focused therapeutic interventions for young people with psychosis (for up to 5 years), or who are at ultra high risk of developing psychosis. These young people have access to an after-hours crisis team, a functional recovery program that includes a suite of psychosocial groups, education support and job placement.

The Consultant Psychiatrist positions are important leadership roles within YEPP. There are significant opportunities for innovative service development and research in collaboration with Orygen and the universities of Western Sydney and Sydney. You would supervise one Registrar and participate in an active training program. We are implementing narrative Therapies (regular supervision from David Epston) and exploring Open Dialogue and neurofeedback.

Applicants should be eligible for registration as a medical practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation AGency (AHPRA) and have Fellowship with the Royal australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (FRANZCP) or an equivalent post graduate specialist qualification.

Company/Agency: Uniting Recovery
Contact Name: Chantal Nagib
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: +61 419 443 133
Closing Date: 03/09/2017

Case Manager

Job Description:
We are looking for a trained case manager for our early intervention team for young adults with schizophrenia in Paris France.

Company Name: Prespy
Contact Name: Constant Carole
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 33 14783 7219
Link to Job Posting: http://samsahprepsy.fr/
Closing Date: 30/9/2017

Postdoctoral Research Fellow – Exercise and mental Health

Job Description:
The Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living (ISEAL) at Victoria University (Australia’s Sport University) is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to provide academic research excellence in the area of Exercise and Mental Health. The research area investigates the importance of exercise on mental health broadly defined, with implications for enhancing adherence to an active lifestyle and improving mental health and well being for clinical and at-risk populations and the potential for impact at a population level. You must be able to demonstrate an ability to conduct high-quality research, independently and team-based, generate research outputs and demonstrate an ability to attract external research funding to contribute to the growth of Exercise and mental health research within ISEAL.

You will also have access to Victoria University’s world-class sports research facilities at the Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living.

You will:
– Display a comprehensive understanding of mental disorders and the role of exercise intervention in preventing and treating mental ill-health.
– Demonstrate an emerging research track record.
– Demonstrate a strong background and experience in a range of research methods and designs, including clinical trials, cross-sectional and cohort studies, meta-analysis and systematic reviews.
– Display a record of quality publications in exercise, physical activity and mental health.
– Have the capacity to work effectively in an interdisciplinary environment and contribute to the work of the research team.

Applications will be required to submit a one to two page cover letter, which details your suitability for the role, addressing the key selection criteria outlined above and in the position description, along with a full curriculum vitae (including academic transcripts and any supporting documents).

Company/Agency: Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living (ISEAL), Victoria University
Contact: Alex Parker
Contact Email:
Closing date: 28/07/2017
Link to Job Posting: http://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk06/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=VICTORIAUNIVERSITY&cws=1&rid=4271
PDF: https://iepa.org.au/wordpress/index.php?gf-download=2017%2F06%2FPOS6680.PDF&form-id=7&field-id=27&hash=0939aae77b75ffb208fa17cc36a8a0ffbcf22d590522422f2d260bdfb5a36f66