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OCD and Related Disorders Fellowship
BC Children’s Hospital
Full Time Fellowship (1 year) – Start Date between (August – October, 2020)
Mental Health and Concurrent Disorders
The OCD Provincial Clinic and Research Program is run by Dr. Evelyn Stewart and provides a range of services that includes outpatient assessment, consultation and treatment of youth with OCD, consultation with community practitioners, clinical and translational research on OCD, and teaching of inter-disciplinary students. The program team comprises interdisciplinary clinicians including child and adolescent psychiatrists, psychologists and a social worker, in addition to several post-doctoral fellows, research assistants and research coordinators. Current clinical research projects focus on neurocognitive profiles of youth with OCD and non-affected siblings, neuroimaging, program evaluation, a randomized controlled trial, predictors of treatment outcomes, parent mindfulness skills training, epigenetics, and parent management training augmentation.
Applicants will have a medical degree and successful completion of a MD Residency Training Program &/OR a PhD in mental health, neuroscience or 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.