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Postdoctoral Scholar, Psychiatry, Cumming School of Medicine

Job ID: 21340

Updated: September 25, 2020

Location: Foothills Campus

Position Description

Area: Clinical High Risk for Psychosis

Duration: up to 5 years

Start Date: November 1, 2020

Salary: $50,000 per year plus benefits.  Applicants will be expected to apply for external funding

The At-Risk for Mental Illness Program in the Mathison Centre for Mental Health Research & Education in the Department of Psychiatry, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta Canada is seeking applicants for a full-time postdoctoral position in Clinical High Risk for Psychosis.

Job Description:

Our research program focuses on youth who are at clinical high risk for psychosis. We have been part of the North American Prodrome Longitudinal Studies (NAPLS) consortium since 2003. We are continuing with our NAPLS work in newer much larger consortiums. The postdoctoral scholar will work in a dynamic research environment that is one of very few specialty programs for clinical high risk for psychosis in Canada.

Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree from an approved Ph.D., Psy.D., or EdD program in clinical psychology
  • Experience conducting structured clinical and research assessments (e.g., SCID, SIPS) and neuropsychological testing
  • At least 2 years experience in clinical assessment and cognitive behavioral treatment of teenagers and individuals with psychotic disorders
  • Background in clinical research design and methodology, statistics, and preparation of manuscripts, including a proven track record of peer-reviewed publications within the field of psychosis
  • Proven excellent English communication skills (verbal, written and presentation)

Application Details:

Interested applicants will be required to submit a detailed CV, two letters of recommendation and proof of publications.  All inquiries to Dr Jean Addington at [email protected]

Position will be closed as soon as a suitable applicant is selected. http://jeanaddington.com/

Additional Information

To learn more about postdoctoral scholar opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Postdoc Careers website. For more information about the Cumming School of Medicine visit Careers in the Cumming School of Medicine.

About the University of Calgary

The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.

To succeed as one of Canada’s top universities, where new ideas are created, tested and applied through first-class teaching and research, the University of Calgary needs more of the best minds in our classrooms and labs. We’re increasing our scholarly capacity by investing in people who want to change the world, bringing the best and brightest to Calgary to form a global intellectual hub and achieve advances that matter to everyone. For more information visit research.ucalgary.ca/postdocs.

About Calgary, Alberta

Calgary is one of the world's cleanest cities and has been named one of the world's most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders – in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from the strongest economy in the nation and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour’s drive from the Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America.

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their professional success while they are here. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, however preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 

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