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Research Chair in Child and Youth Mental Health at University of Calgary

The Department of Psychology, in partnership with the Department of Psychiatry and Hotchkiss Brain Institute, at the University of Calgary invites applications for a tenure-track position and Tier 11 Canada Research Chair in Child and Youth Mental Health. Child and adolescent mental health has been identified as a priority focus for the university. We are seeking an individual with a strong research record appropriate to a research-oriented doctoral program and who has strong commitments to teaching and research supervision of undergraduate and graduate students.

The successful applicant will be expected to establish a successful and externally funded program of research in child and youth mental health. Excellent candidates with active research programs in any area of child and youth mental health will be considered. The position involves teaching, research, and supervision of graduate students. As a member of the clinical psychology program, a doctorate in clinical psychology, including a CPA or APA-accredited clinical internship or equivalent, is required.

The successful applicant will be appointed within the Faculty of Arts, Department of Psychology with cross-appointment in the Department of Psychiatry in the Faculty of Medicine and would be a full member of the Hotchkiss Brain Institute. This tenure track appointment will made at the rank of assistant or associate professor. The Canada Research Chair program requires that the successful applicant be within ten years of completing doctoral training.

Send letter of application, statement of research interests, statement of teaching philosophy and interests, curriculum vitae, representative reprints/preprints, and at least two letters of recommendation to:

Dr. David Hodgins,
Chair of the Clinical Psychology Search,
Department of Psychology,
University of Calgary,
Calgary, AB, Canada, T2N I N4.
E-mail: dhodgins@ucalgary.ca

Review of applications will begin November 15 and will continue until the position is filled.

With a population of over one million, Calgary is one of Canada's largest head office cities and enjoys a vibrant economic climate based on energy, high-tech, financial services, and tourism.

This business environment provides a variety of opportunities for scholars. Situated in the foothills of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, the city offers excellent year-round recreational opportunities.

The University of Calgary is a leading Canadian university located in the nation's most enterprising city. The university has a clear strategic direction - Eyes High - to become one of Canada's top five research universities by 2016, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community of Calgary.

All qualified candidates arc encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.