Research Scientist, Mental Health (e-RIMh)

University of Ottawa Institute of Mental Health Research
Ottawa (Region), Ontario (CA)
Salary Range: $70,000 - $100,000
March 13 2017
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Seeking early-career researchers with big ideas focused on the prevention and treatment of mental illness

The Royal’s Institute of Mental Health Research (IMHR), affiliated with the University of Ottawa, has launched a new research incubator called Emerging Research Innovators in Mental Health (e-RIHMh) - the first of its kind in Canada focusing solely on Mental Health Research.

We are seeking five of the world's best and brightest early-career researchers ready to put their careers into overdrive. Applicants are encouraged to propose highly original projects that explore out-of-the-box ideas and hold the potential to transform current thinking in Mental Health Research.   The successful candidates will get a chance to put their careers into overdrive through salary support, research grant support, mentorship, and real world opportunity for up to five years.

e-RIHMh is open to researchers within the first seven years of completing an M.D. and/or PhD. The deadline for applications is April 30, 2017. To apply, visit:

About the IMHR
The IMHR focuses on leading innovative research that will improve clinical practice and strategically advance mental health research.  Our overarching objective is to get people living with depression and related conditions (PTSD, suicidal ideation) better faster.