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Melissa Merritt
by Melissa Merritt
Published: August 30, 2023 (1 month ago)

Part time or Full-Time Clinical Psychologist


Centre History

The University of Calgary Sport Medicine Centre (SMC) has been at the hub of evidence-based research and clinical practice since becoming established in the Faculty of Kinesiology at the University of Calgary during the 1988 Winter Olympic Games. The Centre currently offers multidisciplinary health care services through physiotherapists, athletic therapists, massage therapists, dieticians, sport and exercise medicine physicians and orthopedic surgeons.  SMC also offers services through interdisciplinary clinics including the Acute Knee Injury Clinic, Acute Sport Concussion Clinic, Acute Sport Injury Clinic, the Shoulder Clinic, and the Knee Osteoarthritis Clinic. (

The Centre staff is responsible for providing medical services for the UCalgary Varsity Athletes and has a strong research mandate through individual SMC researchers as well as with collaborations with the Cumming School of Medicine, the Faculty of Kinesiology and the Sport Injury Prevention and Research Centre.

Job Specifications

We have an opening for a part-time or full-time Clinical Psychologist. We are looking for a seasoned registered psychologist who has a dynamic personality and has expertise in assessment and management of psychological disorders including:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression and mood disorders
  • Post- concussion symptoms
  • Disordered eating


Why Us?

The Sport Medicine Centre is a busy healthcare facility located on the University of Calgary campus that would offer the successful applicant a unique, yet varied client base with an opportunity to work in an interdisciplinary setting with recreational to elite level athletes.

Given this tremendous opportunity, we expect applicants to be passionate about the field of psychology, ambitious in their career goals, and committed to our team for the long term.



Melissa Merritt, BScPT, MHM

Director of Operations

University of Calgary Sport Medicine Centre