Postdoctoral Fellow in Psychology

Harvard University

United States

Postdoctoral Fellow in Psychology


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 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
We highly recommend reviewing our department website’s Faculty pages to learn more about our faculty, their labs, and their research interest before applying.

Please apply through the ARIeS portal. Letters of recommendation will be requested from finalists only. A minimum of two (2) letters of recommendation will be required.
Contact Information
phone: 617-496-4979 
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 0
Maximum Number of References Allowed 3

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Statement of Research
  2. Publication
  3. Publication 2
  4. Publication 3
  5. URL
  6. Other
  7. Degree Verification
  8. Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Statement

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