Massachusetts Education Jobs

MassHire JobQuest Logo

Job Information

Harvard University Postdoctoral Fellow in Psychology in Cambridge, Massachusetts


Title Postdoctoral Fellow in Psychology

School Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Department/Area Psychology

Position Description

The Department of Psychology at Harvard University invites applications for a postdoctoral fellow in any of the following areas.

  • Clinical Science

  • Cognition, Brain, and Behavior

  • Developmental Psychology

  • Social Psychology

This is a grant-funded one-year term position with possibility of renewal dependent upon job performance and continued availability of funding.

The Department of Psychology sits within the Division of Social Science, which is strongly committed to creating and supporting a diverse workforce. Respect and fairness, kindness and collegiality, and trust and transparency are among the values we espouse and promote in our workplace culture. We work hard to ensure a healthy, inclusive, and positive environment where everyone does their best work in support of Harvard’s mission. Learn more about our commitment to diversity, inclusion, and belonging in our departmental diversity statement ( .

Basic Qualifications

PhD in Psychology or related field required by the appointment start date

Additional Qualifications

  • Experience gathering and/or analyzing data

  • Ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral formats

  • Ability to work in a positive and productive manner with a variety of diverse staff

  • Ability to prioritize work and coordinate research protocols with lab members

  • Excellent attention to detail and organization skills

  • Interest in learning and strengthening existing skillsets

    Special Instructions

Please apply through the ARIeS portal ( Complete applications, including letters of reference, must be submitted. For letters of reference, please provide in the online application the names and contact information of 3-4 referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. Letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least 2 letters have been received.

Contact Information

Cass Ranno

33 Kirkland Street

William James Hall 234

Cambridge, MA 02138

Contact Email

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required 2

Maximum Number of References Allowed 4


Supplemental Questions