Independent Scientist-Brain & Health Knowledge

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
Toronto, Canada
Job Type: 
Full Time
Closing Date: 
Monday, November 12, 2018

The Independent Scientist for Brain and Health Knowledge Management will build and lead a team responsible for organizing and disseminating data, models and literature related to the definition and treatment of mental health disorders to support both researchers and clinicians. This team will maintain and curate ontologies of brain disorders and link to data, analyses, visualizations, literature and models supporting their definition. This clinical support platform will support reasoning and inference across definitions and datasets to bridge psychiatric and neurological disorders.

The incumbent will have expertise in clinical and basic neuroscience and biomedical ontologies. The candidate should have an active interest in mental health and the development of systems to enable the categorization and prediction of mental health conditions. This position will be responsible for identifying and integrating relevant data, models and literature from around the world and integrating the scientific findings of the Centre.

Please contact Margie Peskin at for more information.