The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) is searching for a psychiatrist with academic interests to lead the clinical, educational, research and innovation activities of its Department of Psychiatry. 

As Chief of Psychiatry, the successful applicant will be responsible for the planning, organization, and quality improvement initiatives of the department.  In addition to providing leadership in the delivery of excellent clinical services at the MUHC, the successful applicant will be expected to strongly support the academic mission through research and educational initiatives.  The successful candidate is expected to provide leadership in the recruitment, development and mentoring of diverse faculty to allow them to achieve their full potential.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability in organizing collaborative clinical and academic work between different departments and inter-professional colleagues. 

The successful candidate is expected to:

  • Have managerial experience in a tertiary care clinical setting;
  • Have demonstrated academic leadership in their field;
  • Be licensed or eligible for licensure in the province of Quebec;
  • Comply with the regional manpower plans of the province and institution;
  • Good knowledge of the Quebec health care system and have strong French-language skills.

Interested applicants may submit their candidature in confidence to:

Dr. Ewa Sidorowicz
MUHC Director of Professional Services
1650 Cedar Ave, room E6.140
Montreal, QC H3G 1A4
Email:  [email protected]


The following supporting documents are required:

  1. a cover letter & curriculum vitae (as 1 pdf document)
  2. statement of research (if including other documents, combine to make 1 pdf)
  3. the names and contact information of three referees

Completed applications should be submitted within 60 days of this publication: September 15, 2021


The McGill University Health Centre in Brief

The MUHC is a leading McGill-affiliated academic health centre committed to excellence and innovation in health care across the lifespan. Multidisciplinary teams at the MUHC’s four sites and research institute strive to improve the quality of life and outcomes of patients, at home and abroad, through outstanding patient-focused tertiary/quaternary clinical care, research, and training, as well as through the development and assessment of health technologies and modes of intervention—all in a multilingual and multicultural environment that is anchored in ethics and driven by performance. The MUHC applies an equal opportunity employment program and invites women, aboriginals, visible minorities, ethnic minorities and people with disabilities to apply.