Associate Professor /Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin - Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine

Post Status: Permanent

Department/Faculty: Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin, Health Service Executive (HSE) and Linn Dara Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

Location: Trinity Centre for Health Sciences, St James’s Hospital, Trinity College Dublin, and Linn Dara Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, Cherry Orchard Hospital Campus, Dublin 10

Reports to: Head of School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin and Head of Discipline of Psychiatry; Clinical Director, Linn Dara Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

Salary: Appointment will be made on the HSE New Entrant Type A, Academic Consultants salary scale at a point in line with current Government pay policy (and will be commensurate with experience)

Hours of Work: Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements. For further information please follow the link below: 

Closing Date: 14:00 pm (GMT) Wednesday 7th March 2018.

Please note interviews for this position will be held on Monday 26th March 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Post Summary

Trinity College Dublin, the Health Service Executive (HSE) and Linn Dara Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) seek to appoint an Associate Professor/ Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. This is an appointment to the Community Health Organisation Area 7, Mental Health Service on a Type A basis under the Consultants’ Contract 2008 (as per standard text issued by the HSE) by the Health Service Executive. This initial commitment for this post will be to HSE CAMHS Linn Dara – Cherry Orchard Hospital for 19.5 hours per week and Trinity College Dublin for 19.5 hours per week, this is a new post. This post may be subject to restructuring in the future to facilitate the reorganization of acute services in line with new clinical models of acute and community services. It is noted that the post must be congruent with the requirements of, and facilitate implementation of, the HSE’s National Clinical Programmes including commitment to deliver the relevant performance outcomes.

The successful applicant will have a distinguished reputation in research and will be expected to provide leadership in both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and research in addition to clinical responsibility. This post provides an exciting opportunity to lead developments in the area of child and adolescent psychiatry and in relevant research clusters, which are a strategic focus for the School of Medicine, Linn Dara CAMHS and the HSE.

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