Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences
Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences
Applications are invited for the position of Chair, Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences in the Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster University.
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences is renowned as a multidisciplinary academic department consisting of MD and non-MD faculty working in partnership with a unique regional network of psychiatric services. The Department has a long history of national and international research excellence and education innovation, and a tradition of collaboration and an understanding of integrated health care across the lifespan.
The Chair is responsible for the overall administration of the University’s academic department and for maintaining and strengthening its education and research programs. He/she is the spokesperson on the application of faculty and university policies to the department, on curriculum, appointments, and nominations to committees. The successful candidate will play a leading role in academic planning and management within the Faculty of Health Sciences.
An outstanding leader with demonstrated administrative, academic and clinical abilities is required. An MD is required, and the incumbent must be eligible for licensing in the Province of Ontario. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Effective date of appointment is July 1, 2013.
Applicants are invited to submit a cover letter of application, curriculum vitae and contact details of three (3) referees to Deborah Miller at email@example.com.
The Selection Committee will begin to review applications immediately and will continue to accept applications until a suitable candidate has been identified.
Information on the Faculty and the Department can be found at www.fhs.mcmaster.ca and www.fhs.mcmaster.ca/psychiatryneuroscience/ respectively.
Posted March 11, 2013
Note: All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority for these positions. McMaster University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, members of sexual minorities and persons with disabilities.