Associate / Full Professor - Temerty Chair in Therapeutic Brain Intervention

Expiring today

Canada (CA)
Aug 19, 2020
Sep 18, 2020
Position Type
Senior Level

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and the Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, invite applications for the Temerty Chair in Therapeutic Brain Intervention. The Temerty Chair is a joint University of Toronto and CAMH hospital endowed chair at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. The successful candidate must be a member of a teaching faculty of a degree-granting institution; have a research focus on some aspect of clinical neuroscience and neural circuitry; and hold either a Medical Degree with relevant research training and be eligible for licensure in Ontario, or a PhD. The successful candidate must also be eligible for an academic appointment as an Associate or Full Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and the School of Graduate Studies at the University of Toronto. The expected start date is December 1, 2020.

The University of Toronto has one of the strongest research and teaching faculties in North America, and is consistently ranked as the top Canadian university in international rankings. The Toronto Academic Health Science Network (TAHSN), composed of the University and including CAMH amongst its nine fully affiliated institutes, is one of the world’s largest, most productive academic health science networks.  The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health is Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital, as well as one of the world's leading research centres in the area of addiction and mental health. CAMH combines clinical care, research, education, policy development and health promotion to transform the lives of people affected by mental illness and addictions. CAMH is home to the Temerty Centre for Therapeutic Brain Intervention, a world leading research centre focused on research on novel approaches to therapeutic brain intervention.

Candidates for the endowed chair position must have a distinguished record of external funding, strong evidence of excellence in research and scholarly achievement, consistent record of publication, experience in mentoring, and documentation of outstanding teaching performance. Candidates must demonstrate achievement of professional recognition at the national and international level in the area of brain stimulation technologies as a means to explore underlying pathophysiological mechanisms of psychiatric disorders.

The Temerty Chair in Therapeutic Brain Intervention will be for an initial five year term with renewal for a subsequent five year term upon successful review of the research program. The Chair will be entitled to a research stipend and funding to support their research program. If the successful candidate is an MD, compensation for clinical activities will depend on the amount of clinical work performed; the total compensation from all sources including the position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and would be at or above $200,000 depending on clinical duties and the amount of clinical work performed. If the successful candidate is a PhD, the total compensation from all sources including the position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and would be at or above $180,000.

Deadline: Applications will be accepted until September 30th, 2020

Application Process: All qualified applicants are invited to apply by forwarding a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names of three referees to:

Vicky Stergiopoulos,


Attention: Dafina Karadjova/Samara Wright

100 Stokes Street, Rm 6215

Telephone: 416.535.8501 x34749


For more information on the Department of Psychiatry please visit our website at

Diversity Statement

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Accessibility Statement

The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

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