University of Massachusetts Medical School

Post Doctoral Associate

Minimum Salary US-MA-Worcester
Job Location 6 months ago(9/17/2020 3:24 PM)
Requisition Number
2020-35618
# of Openings
1
Posted Date
Day
Shift
Exempt
Exempt/Non-Exempt Status
Non Union Position-W63-Residents/Post Docs

Overview

About UMass Medical School:

UMass Medical School and its clinical partner, University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center, is a thriving academic health care system located in Worcester MA, about an hour’s drive west of Boston. The environment provides a highly supportive home for fellows, with opportunities to collaborate with leading researchers and engage in meaningful clinical work.

 

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMMS recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

A PhD or PsyD in clinical psychology or related field and completion of an APA-accredited internship with relevant experience is required.  The fellow is encouraged and supported to obtain their license after their first year of training.  Applicants with strong methodological, statistical, and quantitative experience are desirable.

 

How to Apply:

 

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the positions are filled.  Send detailed letter of interest that specifies the fellowship(s) of interest and summarizes relevant experiences and career goals, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to:

 

c/o Carolyn Kelly (Carolyn.kelly@umassmed.edu)

Edwin D. Boudreaux, PhD

Professor, Vice Chair of Research

Department of Emergency Medicine, Psychiatry, Quantitative Health Sciences

University of Massachusetts Medical School

55 Lake Ave North

Worcester, MA  01655

Responsibilities

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Integrated Behavioral Health

Jumpstart your professional career in integrated behavioral health working with national innovators at the University of Massachusetts Medical School
. This 2-year post-doctoral fellowship focuses on integrating behavioral healthcare into the emergency department setting, with opportunities to work in inpatient medical settings, primary care, and outpatient OB/GYN. This includes developing, studying, and integrating into practice cutting-edge e-health and m-health technologies, with a strong focus on suicide prevention and substance abuse treatment. Fellows will work on existing NIH-funded clinical and implementation studies and help with grant submissions. Fellows will also have the opportunity to work on population-based statewide programs focused on building the capacity of the medical community to address perinatal mental health and substance use disorders in Massachusetts (www.mcpapformoms.org) and other states (www.lifeline4moms.org).  Fellows will be actively mentored to develop their own independent research and have opportunity for publications and presentations. 100% of past fellows have accepted faculty positions upon graduation. Current active research includes CDC, NIAAA, NIDA, NIMH, foundation, and state funded projects. Supervisors are committed to evidence-based practice and provide supervision across a variety of empirically supported treatments, including Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Health Psychology, Motivational Interviewing, and mindfulness oriented therapies. Fellows will primarily work primarily with Edwin Boudreaux, PhD  https://profiles.umassmed.edu/display/130048. Opportunities with other UMass faculty, including  Rachel Davis-Martin, PhD https://profiles.umassmed.edu/display/18147553, Celine Larkin, PhD https://profiles.umassmed.edu/display/18147551 , Nancy Byatt, DO, MS,  MBA, https://profiles.umassmed.edu/display/133369  and others are also available based on career aspirations of the fellow.

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