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We're Hiring — Come Join Our Team!

Date Posted: Friday, January 21, 2022

group of diverse people standing in circle with arms out and hands connected to each otherDo you have a passion for mental health?
Are you looking to grow your career in an academic research setting?
If the answer is yes, then check out all of the great employment opportunities (hybrid eligible) we have within iSPARC and our research centers. Consider applying today or share with someone you know who would be interested!

The iSPARC (Implementation Science and Practice Advances Research Center) is a part of the UMass Chan Medical School's Department of Psychiatry

We are a Massachusetts Department of Mental Health (DMH) Center of Excellence for Public Mental Health Services and Implementation Research that aims to improve the mental and behavioral health of all citizens of Massachusetts and beyond. iSPARC is committed to transferring knowledge and insights gained through rigorous research to improve the lives of people with lived mental health experience.

We conduct Participatory Action Research, an all-inclusive approach that ensures that every aspect of our research incorporates the voices of those with lived mental health experience.

Current Opportunities Include:

Law & Psychiatry Program, iSPARC

Postdoctoral Fellowship is a full-time role available, to support faculty, staff, and a network of researchers on research related to supporting reduced rates of pretrial detention, particularly for individuals of color and those with behavioral health problems.  This is a one-year appointment begins August 2022, with a second-year re-appointment expected. Applications are due by May 13, 2022.

Transitions to Adulthood Center for Research

Research Coordinator I is a full-time role to support the Peer Academic Coaching Support for College Students (PASS) Project. The ideal candidate will be well organized and have excellent analytical and interpersonal skills. 

Postdoctoral Fellowship is a full-time role available, to support a promising scholar in disability and rehabilitation research on the transition to employment in youth and young adults with serious mental health conditions. This position begins in September 2022 and continues through August 2024. Applications are due by March 31, 2022.

We strongly encourage candidates who increase the field’s depth in research that addresses the needs of underserved racial or ethnic groups. As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMass Chan Medical School recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.