Post-Doctoral Fellowship at Community Psychiatry Program for Research in Implementation and Dissemination of Evidence-Based Treatments (PRIDE) Massachusetts General Hospital


July, 2014


Applications are invited for one postdoctoral fellowship position under the direction of Dr. Luana Marques, the Director of Community Psychiatry PRIDE at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH; position location), Assistant Psychologist at the Center for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Disorders at MGH, and Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School. Community Psychiatry PRIDE is a dissemination and implementation psychiatry research center that focuses on reducing disparities in mental health in the communities across Massachusetts. The program’s central focus is researching the implementation of evidence-based practices in resource-constricted settings. The overarching mission of Community Psychiatry PRIDE is to bridge the gap between science and practice by bringing evidence-based treatments (EBTs) to communities. Specifically, the program is designed to study the process by which EBTs can be effectively disseminated to community clinics, which in turn leads to increased access and quality of care across a wide range of psychiatric disorders.


Dr. Marques is the PI on a project funded by the NIMH entitled, “Implementation of Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD in Diverse Communities.??? This study examines the implementation of an evidence-based treatment at MGH Chelsea HealthCare Center. The PRIDE fellow will work on the analysis of qualitative (interviews, field notes, and focus groups) and quantitative data (self-report and administrative data) and will assist with manuscript and grant application preparation. Fellows will also receive protected research time and grant-writing mentorship, and will submit a grant to fund their own research. The fellowship is designed to provide comprehensive training in research of evidence-based treatments for mental health, health services research, and the field of dissemination and implementation research.

Community Psychiatry PRIDE is offering a 2 year post-doctoral fellowship program in clinical psychology. Fellows with receive a Harvard University faculty appointment. Experience with community mental health and/or public health is a plus. Candidate would preferably have a PhD in Clinical Psychology, Behavioral Sciences, or a related field with an interest or focus in community mental health and public health. Salary is competitive with excellent benefits. Interested applicants should forward a letter of interest addressed to Dr. Luana Marques, along with curriculum vitae, list of 3 references, and recent writing sample to Louise Dixon (