There is an opening for a postdoctoral research fellow with interests in stress, coping, emotion regulation, and health, beginning September 1, 2020.

The position is housed in the department of Medical Social Sciences at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. The postdoc will work primarily as a project director on a new NIMH-funded implementation-effectiveness trial of clinic-based mental health screening and referral to an online positive emotion regulation program for people living with HIV and depression (MPIs Judy Moskowitz and Alida Bouris). 

The postdoc will be responsible for coordinating with community partners and overseeing project implementation, execution, and participant recruitment across 17 Ryan White funded clinics in Chicago. The postdoc will also contribute to the research design, author research publications, and help write grant reports. They will have an opportunity to work with a highly collaborative, and dynamic research group that focuses on studies of positive psychological processes and health with a number of ongoing trials of a positive emotion regulation program for people experiencing health-related and other life stress. The postdoc will receive mentoring in grant-writing, manuscript preparation, and professional development and will have many opportunities to collaborate and lead publications.

The ideal candidate has a PhD in psychology or other behavioral/social science, and excellent organizational and communication skills. Expertise in implementation science or statistics is a plus. Position is for one year, with potential renewal for up to 3 years.

Application deadline is July 30, 2020.

Please send a CV, cover letter, and the names and contact information for 3 references to