Notices

The purpose of this new section is to post notices such as advertisements for graduate student positions or tenure-track positions.

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Postdoctoral Position - Dr. R. Tyndale

Postdoctoral Position Neuropharmacology and Pharmacogenetics Laboratory of Rachel F. Tyndale University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada The laboratory of Dr Rachel F. Tyndale is recruiting a postdoctoral fellow to join our group at the University of Toronto, associated with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. The research focus of our laboratory is the pharmacogenetics and neuropharmacology of drug response and risk for drug abuse and dependence, as well as risk for disease associated with drug use. We have a strong interest in the role of metabolism by cytochrome P450 enzymes in the brain in interindividual variation in drug response, and in sex differences in response and abuse liability of drugs such as opioids and amphetamines. The ideal candidate would have a PhD in Neuropharmacology or a related field, would have experience in rodent self-administration models or other rodent models of drug reward, and would take the lead in designing a self-administration project exploring the role of drug metabolism by CYPs in the brain in drug reward. Our laboratory additionally provides a rich training environment in the areas of pharmacokinetics and pharmacogenetics, as well as preclinical research. The close association between the University of Toronto and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health provides unique opportunities for collaboration with Scientists in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, with Scientists/Clinicians at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and throughout the research-rich environment of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network (TAHSN) hospitals. This position at the University of Toronto is available immediately, initially for a period of one year with the option of extension for additional years. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Salary is commensurate with experience, with a minimum of $40,000 Canadian dollars per annum. The normal hours of work are 40 hours per week for a full-time postdoctoral fellow (pro-rated for those holding a partial appointment) recognizing that the needs of the employee’s research and training and the needs of the supervisor’s research program may require flexibility in the performance of the employee’s duties and hours of work. Interested candidates should send a CV and a cover letter outlining their research interests and career goals to: Dr. Rachel F. Tyndale, r.tyndale@utoronto.ca Professor Departments of Pharmacology & Toxicology, and Psychiatry, University of Toronto Canada Research Chair in Pharmacogenomics, Pharmacogenetics Head, CAMH Employment as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Toronto is covered by the terms of the CUPE 3902 Unit 5 Collective Agreement. This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 5 Collective Agreement. 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.

Faculty Position in Behavioral Neuroscience - Concordia University

The Department of Psychology at Concordia University in Montréal is hiring for a tenure track faculty position in Behavioural Neuroscience. From the ad: "The ideal candidate will conduct innovative research using animal models to study the neural mechanisms of behaviour, and how this process changes across the life span. The successful candidate will apply multidisciplinary and translational approaches to identify key cellular processes controlling the brain.” We're casting a wide net to find the best possible scientist and future colleague. The successful candidate would become a member of the Center for Studies in Behavioral Neurobiology at Concordia, gaining immediate access to a collaborative group of behavioural neuroscience colleagues with interests in addiction, motivation, learning, cognition, decision-making, memory, and biological rhythms. (CSBN website here: https://www.concordia.ca/research/neuroscience.html) More perks include Canada being a fantastic place to live, 12 month salary, competitive start up, paid 12 month parental leave & stellar (defined benefit) pension plan. The complete job posting can be found here (application deadline is December 15, 2021): https://www.concordia.ca/artsci/about/jobs/tenure-track-appointments/2021/assistant-professor-behavioural-neuroscience.html

Fellowship Opportunity

Clinical Fellow Medication and Psychological Psychosis Services (MAPPS), Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Toronto Position Description: The MAPPS clinic combines clinical care and research aimed at advancing our treatment and understanding of schizophrenia. Focus is on medication assessment, treatment resistance, clozapine initiation/maintenance, and side effects including metabolic dysfunction. The service is currently inviting applications for one fellowship position. Trainees should have an MD and be eligible to practice in Ontario or be eligible for an educational license (i.e., having completed residency). The successful candidate will be involved in providing care to some of the most complex patients with psychosis, and in this role be a part of a multidisciplinary team of experts in the area. They will also have an opportunity to participate in clinical research. Research undertaken within MAPPS includes clinical trials, pre-clinical studies, and imaging, thus providing a broad range of opportunities. The candidate will support a healthy workplace that embraces diversity, encourages teamwork, and complies with all applicable regulatory and legislative requirements. This position is located at 1051 Queen Street West, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Toronto. Qualifications: The successful candidate will possess an MD and would have completed their residency in psychiatry. You will have knowledge of, and clinical experience working with, mental health populations. Expertise in clinical interviewing and assessment is required. Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and written communication skills as well as the ability to work effectively and independently in a fast-paced clinical environment are also essential. The position is available as of January 2022 (1 year). Dates can be negotiated. The position will be supported by clinical billings, and the applicant must be eligible to obtain a full or educational license from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO). Interested applicants should send their CV and contact information for two referees to Dr. Gary Remington (Gary.Remington@camh.ca).