• January 31, 2023 7:37 AM | Diane LaChapelle (Administrator)

    ​Req ID: 148142
    Company: Nova Scotia Health
    Location: Central Zone, Nova Scotia Hospital  
    Department: MHA CZ ECFH Forensic Sexual Behaviour Program
    Type of Employment: Permanent Hourly PT (90% FTE) x 1 position(s)
    Status: NSGEU Healthcare Position
    Posting Closing Date: 2-Feb-23

    Nova Scotia Health is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia, with some specialized services also offered to clients throughout Atlantic Canada. We’re on a mission to achieve excellence in health, healing and learning through working together, which is reflected in the hospitals, health centres and community-based programs we operate across the province. Our passionate team of professionals provides a variety of high-quality inpatient and outpatient services including academic, tertiary, and quaternary care, as well as continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Join a diverse team of innovators, collaborators and creative thinkers today.

    Nova Scotia Health employs professionals in all corners of our beautiful province. We believe there's a place here for everyone to call home, from vibrant cities with exuberant nightlife to quaint towns with picturesque trails. The work-life balance that comes with an Nova Scotia Health role means you'll have the time to explore, discover, and participate in that coveted Atlantic lifestyle. Visit us today and check out www.novascotia.com to see why more people from across the globe are moving here.

    About the Opportunity

    Reporting to the Health Services Manager, and under the clinical direction of the Clinical Lead to ensure the effective provision of empirically supported assessment and treatment services to adults who have crossed legal sexual boundaries. The Forensic Sexual Behaviour Program (FSBP) offers specialized assessment and treatment services to individuals in Nova Scotia whose sexual behavior has crossed legal boundaries. Treatment is currently being offered in four Health Zones across the province (groups located in Kentville, Dartmouth, Truro and Sydney), whereas assessment is primarily centralized in Dartmouth where the coordination of FSBP services for the province is based.

     The duties of the clinical psychologist (PhD) include program development activities, research, prevention initiatives, sexual recidivism risk/need assessment, and/or the facilitation of specialized group treatment as well as involvement in team meetings. While court testimony is infrequent, it is a potential aspect of any work conducted at the FSBP.

    In addition, duties will also include participation in the predoctoral internship program and supervision of practicum students.

     Independence will be both expected and encouraged while ensuring that all services are provided in accordance with CPA & NSBEP ethical standards and practice guidelines for Psychologists, the provincial standards of the FSBP, the principles and practices of NS Health, and relevant legislature.

    About You

    • Recognized PhD/PsyD in Clinical Psychology from an accredited university program
    • Registered or eligible for registration with the Nova Scotia Board of Examiners in Psychology (NSBEP)
    • Minimum of two years related clinical experience with experience in a forensic setting, particularly with sexual offenders, preferred
    • Minimum of two years research experience
    • Knowledge and experience with the use of recidivism risk assessment tools
    • Knowledge and experience with psychometric tests addressing personality and deception
    • Demonstrated skills in DSM diagnosis
    • Expertise commensurate with the ability to provide expert witness testimony if subpoenaed
    • Knowledge regarding PPG assessment
    • Demonstrated ability to work with antisocial, personality disordered, and oppositional populations
    • Demonstrated ability to address ethical decisions on a regular basis addressing client rights and risk to the community
    • Demonstrated ability to work with counterparts from other disciplines in an effective, collaborative manner designed to optimize outcomes (e.g., DCS, DOJ)
    • Competencies in other languages is an asset, French or Mi’kmaq preferred

     PLEASE NOTE: Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must demonstrate such equivalencies in their application. Additionally, candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information


    • Permanent Part Time (90%) position; 67.5 hours biweekly

    Compensation and Incentives

    $49.21 - $61.52 hourly


  • January 26, 2023 6:47 PM | Diane LaChapelle (Administrator)

    Tenure Track Position #: 21112

    Acadia University is located in Mtaban, Mi'kmaki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi'kmaw, Wolastoqiyik (Maliseet), and Peskotomuhkati (Passamaquoddy) people, and is committed to upholding the spirit and tenets of the Treaties of Peace and Friendship, as well as respecting the historical and contemporary contributions of African Nova Scotians to the land, culture, and life of the region. Acadia University is recognized as one of Canada’s premier undergraduate universities, offering a liberal arts education unique among post-secondary institutions. Acadia offers a stimulating, vibrant environment, on and off campus, where dedicated faculty inspire and challenge students to be their best through supportive personalized learning environments, holistic education, and nurturing community engagement. Academic innovation and a technology-rich teaching and learning environment have garnered the university a reputation for excellence. Our progressive workplace is located only one hour from Halifax in Nova Scotia's beautiful Annapolis Valley. With a progressive commitment to sustainability, the region offers locally-crafted artisan food and beverage, with many communities embracing organic, fair-trade, and farm-to-table ideals. There is a small, but vibrant, francophone community in the Annapolis Valley, and the university campus is situated 6 kms from Grand-Pré National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that commemorates and celebrates Acadian contributions to the region.


    The Department of Psychology invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, to commence July 1, 2023. Clinical faculty members are expected to provide clinical supervision, have an established or developing child clinical research program in the candidate’s expertise area, and teach graduate and undergraduate courses. Undergraduate courses could include Psychopathology of Childhood, Clinical Psychology, and Abnormal Psychology. The ability to supervise clinical and/or research activities related to the areas of trauma and/or stress, including but not restricted to minority stress and racialized or intergenerational trauma, and support the development of a PsyD program within the department will be considered an asset. Faculty members maintain active research programs involving undergraduate and graduate supervision. The candidate will be expected to actively participate in the ongoing service activities of the Clinical Program Committee, the Department of Psychology, and the broader University community.

    For over a century, the Psychology Department has had a presence at Acadia, and today it is a one of the largest academic units on campus (500+ majors, 20-25 honours students, 10-12 graduate students) offering numerous programs at the undergraduate and graduate level. We are distinguished from other institutions for our neuroscience and applied options at the undergraduate level, and at the graduate level we offer a Master’s of Science in Clinical Psychology, with the hopes of expanding to a Doctoral (Psy.D) program. Our Unit was one of the first on campus to form a departmental Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion committee to act with intention in fostering a climate within and outside of the classroom that is equitable and inclusive to persons from diverse backgrounds. The department is in a renewal phase, having hired several faculty over the past 5 years, and is currently undertaking a comprehensive curriculum renewal to ensure our curriculum is consistent with our program goals, particularly in the areas of equity, diversity, and inclusion. The Department recently saw the development of a world-class Centre for Cognitive Health & Neuroscience, which includes state-of-the art facilities for applied and cognitive neuroscience research. There are opportunities for professional and research collaborations throughout the region, including Landmark East, Canada’s only independent school for students with learning differences and the Issac Walton Killam (IWK) Health Centre, the largest Children’s Hospital in Atlantic Canada.

    As outlined in the 16th Collective Agreement between the Faculty Association and the University Board of Governors, Acadia faculty receive a range of benefits, including a defined benefit pension plan, yearly professional development funds, dental/vision insurance, professional insurance and registration fees, health insurance to complement the public system, and internal research funding opportunities.

    Academic Qualifications:

    Candidates must have (or be near completion) a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology and have an established or developing research program in the candidate’s expertise area. Candidates must be eligible for, and maintain, registration as a Psychologist within Nova Scotia.

    How to Apply:

    Candidates are asked to submit their application in a single PDF document to

    Faculty.Careers@AcadiaU.ca. Receipt of the application will be acknowledged via email.

    Applications should include the following:

    Apply by sending a letter describing clinical and research experience; teaching experience or potential; and a curriculum vitae. The cover letter should clearly demonstrate ways in which the applicant’s clinical work, research, and teaching could contribute to the department’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.Please include the names and email/phone contact information of three references (to be contacted if short-listed), one of which must be from someone who can speak to your clinical activities.

    Dr Randy Lynn Newman, Chair of the Search Committee,

    Professor and Head, Department of Psychology Acadia University

    Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada B4P 2R6

    Email: Faculty.Careers@AcadiaU.ca

    Acadia University invites applications from all qualified individuals; however, Canadians and permanent residents shall be given priority. The University encourages applications from Indigenous people; African Canadians; African Nova Scotians; persons with disabilities; visible minorities; women; persons of any minority sexuality, gender identity or gender expression; and all intersections of these identities. Acadia embraces the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion as fundamental in creating an expansive academic environment and champions diverse knowledge systems as pillars of academic excellence.

    All applicants are required to submit an online Employment Equity Self-Identification Form as part of their application package. The form provides the option of self-identifying based on the applicant’s comfort level.Please note that failure to complete the form by the closing date will result in the disqualification of your application.

    Closing Date: February 24th, 2023

    Accessibility Statement:

    The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that considers an applicant's accessibility needs. If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact Dr. Randy Lynn Newman, Chair and Professor of Psychology (randy.newman@acadiau.ca)

  • January 19, 2023 7:39 PM | Diane LaChapelle (Administrator)

    Titre du poste : PROFESSEURE ou PROFESSEUR EN PSYCHOLOGIE (posterégulierpouvant menerà la permanence d’emploi)

    Campus: Moncton


    Entrée en fonction: Le 1erjuillet 2023

    Fonction et information générale: Il s’agit d’un poste régulier menant à la permanence d’emploi, à pourvoir au rang d’adjoint à compter du 1er juillet 2023et rattaché à l’École de psychologie de la Faculté des sciences de la santé et des services communautaires. À l’heure actuelle, l’École de psychologie offre une formation, autant en clinique qu’en recherche,à près de 300 étudiantes et étudiants.

    Dans le cadre des fonctions universitaires d’enseignement, de recherche et de services à la collectivité, la personne qui occupera ce poste sera appelée à enseigner des cours aux trois cycles universitaires dans son domaine d’expertise. La personne retenue sera aussi appelée à assurer l’encadrement des étudiantes et étudiants aux trois cycles universitaires ainsi qu’à participer aux activités de l’École et de la Faculté.

    L’Université de Moncton, fondée en 1963, est un établissement d’enseignement supérieur de langue française en milieu acadien. Avec ses trois campus situés à Edmundston, à Moncton et à Shippagan, elle offre des programmes d’études universitaires de baccalauréat, de maîtrise et de doctorat dans plusieurs disciplines. Plus de 5000 étudiantes et étudiants provenant de partout au Canada et de l’étranger la fréquentent. Pour de plus amples renseignements sur l’Université et ses programmes d’études, vous êtes invités à consulter le site Internet www.umoncton.ca.

    L’Université de Moncton souscrit à l’équité en matière d’emploi et encourage les candidatures de toute personne qualifiée, femme, homme ou non-genrée, y compris les Autochtones, les personnes handicapées et les membres des minorités visibles. Conformément aux exigences relatives à l’immigration au Canada, la personne retenue doit, dès son embauche, avoir le droit de travailler au Canada.

    Particularités : Les candidates et les candidats possèdent le doctorat (Ph.D.) en psychologieavecune spécialisation et des travaux de recherche en psychothérapie ouautres interventions dans un des domaines de la psychologie. La priorité sera accordée aux candidates et aux candidats démontrant un bon dossier de recherche et la capacité de développer un programme de recherche subventionné dans leur domaine de spécialisation. L’expérience en enseignement au niveau universitaire est un atout,tout comme le fait d’être psychologue (membre attitré-e d’un ordre professionnel). Enfin, la maîtrise de la langue française, tant à l’oral qu’à l’écrit, est essentielle dès l’embauche.

    Les personnes intéressées à postuler sont priées de faire parvenir un dossier complet VIA LE SITE WEB en indiquant le numéro de référence (seules les candidatures acheminées par le site web seront considérées). Le dossier comprend : un curriculum vitae détaillé, une copie des diplômes obtenus, une copie d’au moins un article, tout document pertinent permettant d’évaluer les compétences en enseignement et le potentiel en recherche.

    Nous vous demandons aussi de soumettre aux fins de référence (en incluant le numéro de concours), trois lettres de recommandation qui devront être envoyées directement et sous pli séparé à Carole Frenette à l’adresse courriel : carole.frenette@umoncton.ca.

    Salaire : Le traitement annuel est établi selon la formation et l’expérience. Les critères servant à établir le rang professoral et l’étape de carrière sont régis parla convention collective.

    Fermeture du concours : 23 janvier 2023

    Personne ressource : Monsieur Frédéric Huppé-Gourgues, doyenpar intérim, Faculté des sciences de la santé et des services communautaires

    No. de téléphone : (506) 858-4945

    Courriel : carole.frenette@umoncton.ca

  • January 15, 2023 1:25 PM | Diane LaChapelle (Administrator)

    Psychologist, Mental Health Care Program: https://ats.sjhc.london.on.ca/viewPosting.php?posting=49779

    Psychologist, Forensic Psychiatry Program: https://ats.sjhc.london.on.ca/viewPosting.php?posting=49970

  • January 12, 2023 5:48 PM | Diane LaChapelle (Administrator)

    Child and Youth Mental Health Inpatient Unit at McMaster Children's Hospital in Hamilton


  • December 22, 2022 6:46 PM | Diane LaChapelle (Administrator)

    Horizon Health Network is currently recruiting for multiple Psychologists to join our team in the Miramichi, Moncton, Saint John, the Upper River Valley and Fredericton areas. Horizon Health Network is the largest regional health authority and one of the largest employers in New Brunswick, and the second-largest health authority in Atlantic Canada. Our leadership and health care providers are experts in diverse areas of health and community services and provide services to a half a million people.

    To learn more about us and our facilities visit: https://horizonnb.ca/about-us/

    Horizon Health Network offers opportunities to work in our hospitals or in community-based positions with our Addictions and Mental Health teams across New Brunswick. These opportunities are Permanent Full-time positions and come with Relocation Assistance, and a $10,000 Recruitment Incentive.

    Written and verbal communication in English is essential.


    A Masters degree in Clinical Psychology with three years of supervised experience or a PhD in Psychology with year of supervised experience.

    Must be licensed as a Psychologist under the New Brunswick College of Psychologists Act.

    Ability to attend work on a regular basis.

    Ability to perform the duties of the position.

    Good work record.

    Written and spoken competence in English is required


    Preparing for, administering and interpreting psychological tests

    Assessing clients and developing and implementing treatment plans

    Developing and facilitating therapeutic interventions for individuals and groups

    Providing emergency/crises intervention/stabilization services

    Participating in interdisciplinary care planning

    Maintaining clinical records and documentation

    Building relationships with critical stakeholders in government and the community

    Supervising and overseeing the work of psychometrists or psychology assistants


    Applications may be sent to Derek Schriver, Talent Acquisition Specialist: Derek.Schriver2@HorizonNB.ca

  • December 14, 2022 9:58 AM | Diane LaChapelle (Administrator)

    Ongwanada (Kingston) is seeking a permanent 0.8 FTE psychologist to join our existing staff of two Psychologists and five Behaviour Therapists.   We support individuals across the life span with developmental and acquired disabilities that require assistance in their daily living.  The Psychology and Community Behaviour Services team completes assessment, treatment, and consultation and uses a biopsychosocial framework to improve the quality of life for individuals in residential and community care settings.

    Learn more here!:  https://www.ongwanada.com/about-ongwanada/careers/permanent-part-time-psychologist-4/

  • December 07, 2022 10:56 AM | Diane LaChapelle (Administrator)

    The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster University is seeking a postdoctoral scholar to work in the area of maternal postpartum depression prevention and treatment with a start date of September, 2023. The position duration is one year with a possible renewal for a 2nd year.

    Job Description: Our team is recruiting a scholar to become part of an active and innovative research program sponsored by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and other funders that aims to increase access to the treatments mothers struggling with postpartum most prefer, psychotherapy. The scholar’s work will focus on helping to develop and test interventions based on cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and that involve task-shifting its delivery to those in need.

    Ongoing projects include randomized controlled trials testing 1-day CBT-based workshops for postpartum depression delivered by public health nurses (PHNs), as well as mothers who have recovered from postpartum depression, in addition to lengthier peer- and PHN-delivered group CBT for PPD interventions. The scholar will have immediate access to data already collected in the context of these studies to address questions related to virtual vs. in-person delivery of CBT for PPD, and the effects of these treatments on offspring. In addition to a focus on data analysis, writing manuscripts, and learning new skills in the training, delivery, and supervision of CBT delivery, the scholar will have opportunities to contribute to the development and testing of new interventions (e.g., 1-day CBT-based workshops for preventing PPD, 1-day workshops for postpartum anxiety) in randomized controlled trials. This fellowship will be most appropriate for individuals with an interest in pursuing an academic career in clinical research.

    The successful applicant will have the following qualifications:

    Ph.D. in Clinical, Counselling, or Experimental Psychology (or equivalent)

    Possess competency and experience with an appropriate range of measures, and assessment techniques with specific competency and experience in semi-structured and diagnostic interviews (e.g., MINI)

    Have experience with the design and analysis of randomized controlled trials

    Possess specific experience with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and CBT applications for depression and anxiety and related disorders.

    Teaching and supervisory experience at the undergraduate and graduate level

    An established track record of academic productivity (e.g., peer reviewed publications, presentations at professional meetings, peer-reviewed funding)

    Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team, to collaborate with community resources and services, and to advocate for the needs of clients

    Advanced oral and written communication skills required for scholarly presentations and publicationsFellows are expected to engage in full-time research activities, but clinical experiences may also be available

    The successful scholar will be strongly encouraged to apply for national/international awards

    Salary: Salary is competitive at $50,000, with an additional percentage in lieu of benefits and paid personal/educational days. Healthcare benefits are provided to everyone through the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP). Those moving to Ontario from out of province or from the USA will be required to undergo a waiting period prior to accessing OHIP services (https://www.ontario.ca/page/apply-ohip-and-get-health-card).

    Start Date: The anticipated start date is September 5th, 2023, but there is some flexibility regarding the start date. Documentation will be required to confirm that the PhD defense will be completed prior to the fellowship start date.

    Setting: McMaster University, is situated on 300 acres of scenic property, has over 28,000 undergraduate students, 4,500 graduate students, and 1,000 full time faculty. It is recognized as one of Canada’s best diversity employers, Canada’s most research-intensive university, and is ranked among the world’s top 70 universities by the Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings. Hamilton is 45 minutes from Toronto, a large cosmopolitan city with 3 million residents and a wide array of sports, entertainment, shopping and dining experiences. It is also about an hour from Buffalo, NY, and less than an hour from Niagara Falls, and the nearby Niagara wine country.

    Our research group is committed to enhancing and supporting equity, diversity and inclusion. Applicants from diverse backgrounds, including age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, language, national origin, race, religion, culture, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status, are encouraged to apply.

    Interested applicants may send their cover letter and CV to Dr. Ryan Van Lieshout, Canada Research Chair in the Perinatal Mental Health and Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster University via email: vanlierj@mcmaster.ca. Applicants should also forward (or arrange for) 2 letters of reference to vanlierj@mcmaster.ca.

    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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