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Clinical Research Fellow Geriatric Psychiatry

Hospital Toronto Baycrest Center for Geriatric Care

Clinical Research Fellow Geriatric Psychiatry

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The Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest has an opportunity for a






One-Year 70.00 Hours bi-weekly – Non-Union



The Rotman Research Institute of Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care is offering a one-year funded clinical research fellowship in geriatric psychiatry. The Rotman Research Institute (RRI) is a premier international centre for the study of human brain function. The primary research focus is on memory and the executive functions of the brain, both in normal aging and in the presence of diseases and conditions that affect the brain, such as stroke, traumatic brain injury, Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia.


The postdoctoral fellow will have an interest in neuroimaging of mood and memory disorders in older adults. A minimum of 60% of the fellow’s time will be devoted to research and related activities. This research fellowship will provide clinicians with skills in management of clinical studies, data analyses, and manuscript preparation. This fellowship will not fulfill requirements for geriatric psychiatry subspecialty qualification. Funding is in line with the fellowship scales of the Medical Research Council of Canada, and includes an allowance for travel and research expenses.  Other research funding may be available from Canadian agencies for candidates who are eligible to apply.


This is one-year fellowship position with start date of July 2nd, 2019.


Applicants should submit a C.V. and relevant reprints, 3 letters of reference, and a covering letter describing current research interests and future research goals.



Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Clinical support for studies using brain stimulation to treat mood or memory problems in adults
  • Analyses of behavioural and neuroimaging data
  • Produce a minimum of one manuscript by the end of the fellowship


Qualifications include but are not limited to:

  • D. or equivalent degree with clinical qualifications to practice psychiatry in the province of Ontario
  • Eligible for educational license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
  • Previous research experience and knowledge of statistics will be assets.
  • Good analytic skills



Internal applicants: It is preferred that you submit your application online via our intranet.  Please ensure that your updated resume is submitted with your application.  Failure to submit your resume, may affect your candidacy for this position.

External applicants: Please submit your application online by clicking the Apply button below. 

Internal Expiry Date: April 5, 2019

Posting # 19-0142










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     Thank you for your interest in joining Baycrest. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. All successful candidates will be required to complete a police reference check/vulnerable sector screen. As staff we all share in maintaining a safe care environment for clients, families, and visitors and a safe work environment for staff, students, researchers, physicians and volunteers. Baycrest is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at 416-785-2500, ext. 2961.




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