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Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Developmental Psychopathology and Youth Mental Health

The Faculty of Medicine at Dalhousie University and the IWK Health Centre are seeking to attract an outstanding early career research eligible for nomination for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair faculty position to join the Department of Psychiatry. The successful candidate will have an MD and specialty training in Psychiatry and/or a PhD in a related field or an equivalent degree. They will have a proven, early-career record of research excellence and grant funding in clinically relevant areas such : 1) identification of early determinants of psychopathology; 2) prevention and/or treatment of mental illness in youth; 3) mechanisms contributing to the development of good mental health and resilience; 4) outcomes-based evaluation of treatment methods and systems.

The successful candidate should be eligible for a Continuing Appointment at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor in the Faculty of Medicine, depending on current academic background. Candidate must be eligible for registration as a health professional in Nova Scotia.

Tier 2 Chairs are intended for exceptional emerging scholars (i.e., candidates must have been an active researcher in their field for fewer than 10 years at the time of nomination). Applicants who are more than 10 years from having earned their highest degree (and where career breaks exist, such as maternity, parental or extended sick leave, clinical training, etc) may have their eligibility for a Tier 2 Chair assessed through the program’s Tier 2 justification process. Please contact the research grants office for more inforamtion.

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. the University encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all qualified candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.

Closing Date: 31 March 2017

Contact: Martin Alda, email: phone: 902 473 2712

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