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full time Psychiatry at University Health Network Centre for Mental Health
Toronto, Ontario
Job ID: 16028

University Health Network Centre for Mental Health & University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, CANADA

$225,000 – $250,000 (minimum)

The University Health Network Centre for Mental Health is seeking to recruit psychiatrists for its eating disorder program. The successful applicants should be eligible for a full-time clinical academic appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto. The effective start date of appointment is February 1, 2019 or as mutually agreed upon.

The successful applicants will join a highly skilled multidisciplinary team with considerable experience and expertise in the treatment of eating disorders. The psychiatrist is responsible for providing psychiatric assessment and care and collaborating with the nurse practitioner to provide medical care. The program provides intensive behavior change focused treatment and includes components of CBT and DBT skills training in addition to nutritional and psychosocial rehabilitation.

Clinician investigators should have a track record in teaching as well as research experience in the clinical care of individuals with eating disorders.

Clinician teachers ideally have experience in the care of individuals with eating disorder patients or are committed to develop expertise in the area. Experience in cognitive-behavioural approaches or dialectical behaviour therapy approaches are preferred.

Primary Language of Work: English

University Health Network is a teaching hospital of the University of Toronto. The Eating Disorder Program is currently seeking psychiatrists to support our program that includes a 10-bed inpatient unit, a Day Treatment Program for 17 and a Relapse Prevention Program. There is interest in developing a more robust ambulatory program.

Qualified candidates must fulfill eligibility for licensure as a psychiatrist in the province of Ontario as stipulated by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO). Candidates should also be eligible for faculty appointment in the University of Toronto at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor.

Compensation will vary with the qualifications and job description of the candidate with funding coming from clinical billings, and a variety of other sources including sessional and academic funding and potentially philanthropic support. No benefits.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted. The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups and others who may contribute to further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to:

Dr. Susan Abbey,
UHN Centre for Mental Health
8 EN- 222, Toronto General Hospital,
Toronto, Ontario, CANADA M5G 2C4


Province / State
Employment Type
full time
Psychiatrists - Eating Disorders Program Clinician Teacher or Clinician Investigator
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
$225,000 - 250,000 
Billing / Overhead Split
Vacation / CME Leave
Additional Benefits
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
University Health Network Centre for Mental Health 
Street Address 1
200 Elizabeth Street 
Street Address 2
Eaton Wing North, 8th Floor, Room 222 
City / Town
Postal / Zip Code
M5G 2C4 
Institution Description
Institution Size (Beds)
Institution Website
Community Description
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Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Dr. Susan Abbey 
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Published on 2018-12-07
Edited on 2019-02-07