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Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Psychology in Cambridge, Massachusetts

MIT Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Psychology

  • Job Number: 20237

  • Functional Area: Health Care

  • Department: Medical

  • School Area: Executive Vice President

  • Employment Type: Full-Time Temporary

  • Employment Category: Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No

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    Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

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MIT POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN PSYCHOLOGY, MIT Medical-MIT Student Mental Health & Counseling Services (SMH&C), to assume a postdoctoral fellowship in clinical/counseling psychology for the 2022-2023 academic year. The fellowship aims to facilitate continued growth and competence in the areas of individual and group psychotherapy, intake evaluation and treatment planning, risk assessment and crisis intervention, interdisciplinary collaboration and consultation, campus outreach and education, and professional ethics in a college mental health setting. Fellows receive three hours per week of supervision. There may be opportunities for fellows to supervise pre-doctoral psychology trainees as well. All training activities underscore a commitment to diversity, social justice, and the importance of building multicultural competence, including ongoing reflection regarding one’s own social/cultural identities and how they may impact one’s clinical work.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: completion of a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical or counseling psychology at an APA-accredited doctoral program, and completion of an APA-accredited internship in clinical or counseling psychology. PREFERRED: experience in college or community mental health settings and in acute psychiatric settings (e.g., inpatient, partial hospital). Job #20237

Fellows will earn a stipend of $50K, along with a full benefits package and support for conference expenses. By the end of the training year, fellows can expect to accrue approximately 2000 supervised hours for licensure. Application material must be submitted by December 27, 2021, and include (in a single PDF) the following: a cover letter and CV, two letters of recommendation, and a statement from your graduate program that your dissertation and other program requirements will be completed prior to the start date. We will adhere to the APPIC Universal Notification Date of 2/22/22. Please direct any questions to Evan Waldheter, Ph.D., coordinator of psychology training, at This is a full-time one-year position. Approximate start and end dates: 9/1/21 to 8/31/22 10/5/21