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Fellowship in Neuropsychiatry
BC Children’s Hospital
Full Time Fellowship (1 year) – Start Date between (August – October 2020)
Mental Health and Concurrent Disorders
The outpatient Neuropsychiatry Clinic provides specialized mental health services for children and youth with complex neurodevelopmental conditions (e.g., autism, intellectual/developmental disabilities, fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, genetic conditions).
Assessment, consultation, and treatment are provided for a wide range of co-occurring mental health and behavioural issues (e.g., anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder [OCD], tics, disruptive behaviour). The clinic is staffed by a multidisciplinary team of clinicians, including psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, occupational therapist, and speech/language pathologist.
Applicants will have a medical degree and successful completion of a MD Residency Training Program &/OR a PhD in mental health or neuroscience related fields.
To apply for this rewarding career development opportunity, please forward a letter of application, accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae and names of three references to:
Dr. Lucinda Kunkel
Applications will be accepted until December 31, 2019.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position will operate out of the Children and Women’s Mental Health and Concurrent Disorders at BC Children’s Hospital.
UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. UBC is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. However, Canadian and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.