Professor/Researcher – University of Montreal


Job description
The CRCHUM and the Department of Psychiatry and Addictology of the Université de Montréal (UdeM) invite application for a research assistant professor position in addiction and related mental health issues in humans. Early career candidates are sought; exceptional mid-career candidates will also be considered. The position could start as early as Fall 2022. Competitive recruitment conditions will be offered according to the experience of the candidate.

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Establish and maintain an innovative and productive research program in the field of digital phenotyping, omics (epigenetics, transcriptomics, etc.) or brain imaging (PET, MRI, etc.) applied to addiction and psychiatric comorbidities.
  • Obtain independent research funding
  • Conduct effective undergraduate and graduate teaching and research supervision
  • Contribute to academic activities of the CRCHUM and the Psychiatry/addiction department


  • PhD in biostatistics, neuroscience, psychology, epidemiology or a related field, and relevant post-doctoral training
  • Excellent publication track record
  • Extensive interdisciplinary expertise
  • Skills in deep learning or artificial intelligence considered assets
  • Adequate knowledge of French or commitment to achieve French proficiency level within 4 years.

Applications must be submitted electronically to

Those received by March 31 2022 will be given priority consideration. A complete application will consist of a cover letter, a complete CV, a detailed research plan (3 pages limit) as well as three letters of support to be submitted separately by the referees by email, preferably in electronic format.

Nathalie Arbour Ph.D.
Head Neuroscience Research Theme CRCHUM

The new research assistant professor will join a rich research environment with cutting-edge technologies and a highly stimulating learning institution.

CHUM and its research center (CRCHUM) is one of the largest hospital-based research centers in North America. More than 1800 employees including over 500 researchers and 400 students integrate the entire research continuum, including basic, clinical and population health research. For more information, please visit us at

Université de Montréal
The Université de Montréal is one of the leading research universities in Canada. Together, with its two affiliated schools, HEC Montréal and École Polytechnique, it constitutes one of the largest centers of higher education in North America. For more information, please visit the following link: French is the language of instruction. To renew its teaching faculty, the University is intensively recruiting the world’s best specialists. In accordance with the institution’s language policy, Université de Montréal provides support for newly-recruited faculty to attain proficiency in French.

The Université de Montréal application process allows all regular professors in the Department to have access to all documents unless the applicant explicitly states in her or his cover letter that access to the application should be limited to the selection committee. This restriction on accessibility will be lifted if the applicant is invited for an interview.

Equal Access Employment Program
Through its Equal Access Employment Program, Université de Montréal invites women, aboriginal people, visible and ethnical minorities, as well as persons with disabilities to apply. During the recruitment process, our selection tools will be adapted to meet the needs of people with disabilities who request it. Be assured of the confidentiality of this information. The Université de Montréal is committed to the inclusion and the diversity of its staff and also encourages people of all sexual and gender identities to apply.

Immigration Requirements
We invite all qualified candidates to apply at UdeM. However, in accordance with immigration requirements in Canada, please note that priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.