February 7, 2020

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Tier 2 Canada Research Chair

The Department of Psychiatry and The Institute of Mental Health (IMH) in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia (UBC), invites applications from clinician scientists for a CIHR Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Early Intervention in Psychosis/Bipolar Disorder. The successful candidate will be eligible to hold an appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure track) or Associate Professor (with tenure).

This position will establish an academic base for Early Intervention in Psychosis/Bipolar Disorder within the Faculty of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and lead a strong, innovative, neuroscience-informed comprehensive early intervention research program in psychosis/bipolar disorder at UBC. This position will have opportunity to support the provincial Ministry of Health strategy in implementing early intervention strategies in psychosis and bipolar disorder in order to enhance outcomes.

The successful incumbent will be expected to contribute to promoting innovative health care strategies and strengthening the capacity and capability of health systems leadership in early intervention.


Closing date: 2nd March 2020

Company/Agency: University of Britsh Columbia

Contact name: Lakshmi Yatham

Email: psychiatry.headasst@ubc.ca 

Website: https://med-fom-psychiatry.sites.olt.ubc.ca/files/2020/01/19-26-PSYT-Assoc-Prof-T-CRC-Tier-2-Advert.pdf