University of Massachusetts Medical School, Department of Psychiatry

367 18433
Position ID:UMASSMED-Psych-ASSISTANTPROFESSOR [#18433, 21-060]
Position Title: Forensic Psychologist
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, United States [map]
Subject Area: Psychiatry
Appl Deadline: finished (2021/04/07, finished 2021/10/20, listed until 2021/10/07)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

The University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) Law and Psychiatry program seeks to fill a Faculty position on its Forensic Evaluation Service. The Service provides forensic evaluations of competence to stand trial, criminal responsibility, civil commitment, and aid in sentencing at Worcester Recovery Center in Worcester, as well as other state psychiatric facilities. In addition, the Service provides violence risk assessment consultations to Department of Mental Health Facilities. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D./Psy.D., specialized training/experience in Forensic Psychology, have experience in risk assessment, and be licensed or eligible for licensure as a psychologist in Massachusetts. In addition, the successful candidate will demonstrate ability to contribute to the academic mission of UMMS, including our Forensic Psychology Postdoctoral Residency Program. The position is open both to early career forensic psychologists, as well as those with more experience. Depending on experience, there are opportunities for leadership positions within the program as well as in the associated Forensic Residency Program. The position comes with a faculty appointment, salaries are competitive, with an excellent benefit package, including additional faculty benefits, and eligibility for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

Information about our Law and Psychiatry program is available at:

Questions about the position can be directed to: Ira K. Packer, Ph.D., at

UMass Medical School is committed to being an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and recognizes the power of a diverse community. We encourage applications from protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and those with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds to consider UMass Medical School as their employer of choice.

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

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Department of Psychiatry
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655

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