Postdoctoral Research Fellowship: Neuropsychology

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A new Postdoctoral Fellowship opportunity in Neuropsychology has opened at the Krembil Brain Institute | University Health Network.

A one-year postdoctoral fellowship, with an option to renew for a second year, is available within the Neuropsychology Clinic of the Krembil Brain Institute 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 first year of the fellowship is focused primarily on clinical assessment working towards autonomous practice and licensure with the College of Psychologist of Ontario (CPO). These assessment activities also contribute to the clinical research mission for Neuropsychology in the Krembil Brain Institute. In the second year and once fully licensed, fellows will be supported in dedicating more of their time to primary research activities. This may include collaborating 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. There are also teaching opportunities working with trainees completing practica or internship placements in the clinic.

The Fellow will be affiliated primarily with the Movement Disorders Surgery program, where neuropsychology is part of a dynamic interprofessional team and involved in clinical assessment, consultation, and program development and evaluation in one of the leading-edge neurosurgical programs in Canada. In addition, 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.


• PhD received within 5 years in Psychology

• Knowledge and experience in cognitive neuroscience/neuropsychology research as well as clinical neuropsychology via practica/externships and internship
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
• Good verbal and written communication skills
• Problem-solving initiative
• Applicant should be legally authorized to work in Canada and eligible for registration by the CPO


Closing date: January 6, 2020

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