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Toronto Western Hospital Neuropsychology Postdoctoral Fellowship in Epilepsy

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Krembil Neuroscience Centre, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network
Toronto, Ontario

Starts on Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Applications due Monday, January 4, 2021

This neuropsychology program is exempt from following the APPIC Postdoctoral Selection Guidelines.

A one-year postdoctoral fellowship, with an option to renew for a second year, is available within the Neuropsychology Clinic of the Krembil Neuroscience Centre at University Health Network (UHN). This is one of the largest programs in CNS dysfunction in Canada and a teaching hospital of the University of Toronto. The fellow will have the opportunity to complete supervision for registration with the College of Psychologists of Ontario (CPO) and to participate in collaborative research. Primary affiliation will be with the Epilepsy surgical program, although there will be an opportunity to see a wider array of patients and presenting problems from other neurological and neurosurgical programs within UHN. Supervision is provided by four staff neuropsychologists in the clinic. The successful applicant will have completed all requirements for a PhD in Psychology, including dissertation defense, within the past 2 years and by the start date. Training must have included an emphasis on cognitive neuroscience/neuropsychology in research and clinical neuropsychology via practica/externships and internship. The applicant should be legally authorized to work in Canada and eligible for registration with the College of Psychologists of Ontario (CPO).

The stipend will be $42,000 CND in the first year, and increase to $44,000 CND in the second year.

The start date for this position is negotiable from July 2021 to September 2021.

Additional Information

Agency Type
Medical School/Health Science Center
APPIC Membership
No
APA Accredited
No
Recognized Specialty
Clinical Neuropsychology
Emphasis or focus area
Neuropsychology
Other Emphasis
Epilepsy, Movement Disorders, Neurosurgery
Research Time
Less than 25%
Training Director
Mary Pat McAndrews, Ph.D., C.Psych.
Contact Email
mary.mcandrews@uhn.ca
Contact Phone
416-603-5800 ext. 5998
Virtual Interviews
Available
Duration in Months
12
Hours Per Week
38
# of Licensed Supervisors
4
Number of Positions
1
Applications recieved last year
7
Stipend
$43000
Will follow APPIC Selection Guidelines
Exempt Neuro specialty
Date offers will be made to applicants
Friday, February 19 2021
Created Date
Wednesday, October 18 2017
Unfilled Positions
0
Fringe Benefits
health and disability insurance, 15 days vacation, 12 days statutory holidays, professional days to attend examinations, conferences, job interviews, etc., University of Toronto library privileges
Research opportunities
The first year of the fellowship is focused on clinical assessment working towards autonomous practice and licensure with the College of Psychologist of Ontario (CPO). In the second year and once fully licensed, fellows will be supported in dedicating at least 20% of their time to research activities. This may include working with faculty on ongoing research projects (focusing on epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, neurosurgical outcomes, fMRI, language, memory), or initiating a novel prospective or retrospective research project.
Application Instructions
Application materials must be submitted via the official UHN recruitment site. A link to this website will be posted here once it is available. A complete application includes a letter of interest including clinical and research goals, curriculum vitae, official graduate transcripts listing courses, grades, and degrees, and two letters of reference (at least one from a clinical supervisor). Letters of reference can be emailed directly to Dr. Mary Pat McAndrews. If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Dr. Mary Pat McAndrews via email at Mary.Mcandrews@uhn.ca.

This record was last updated on Friday, August 14, 2020

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