Company Name:

UMass Medical School


Worcester, Massachusetts

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Forensic Psychology

Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Date Posted:

October 1, 2019

Forensic Psychologist/Faculty Position

Forensic Psychologist/Faculty Position: 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, Tewksbury Hospital, and Western Massachusetts. 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, be designated as a DFP by the Department of Mental Health (or be eligible for such designation), 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. 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. We will consider both early career as well as more experienced forensic psychologists. Interested applicants should apply at:

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.

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