University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School, Department of Psychiatry

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Position ID:UMASSMED-Psych-FORENSICPSYCH [#27240, 24-066]
Position Title: Forensic Psychologist
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Psychiatry
Appl Deadline: (posted 2024/02/26, listed until 2024/08/26)
Position Description:    

Forensic Psychologist

The University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School Law and Psychiatry program seeks to fill a Faculty position in the Psychiatry Department on its Mobile Forensic Evaluation Service. The Service provides forensic evaluations of competence to stand trial, criminal responsibility, civil commitment, and aid-in sentencing at the Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital and Tewksbury State Hospital. 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 within our Forensic Psychology Postdoctoral Residency Program and/or Psychology Internship Program. The position is open to early career forensic psychologists and 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.

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

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