Postdoctoral Fellowship in Digital Mental Health
CBITs provides a unique scientific home for interdisciplinary scholars working in psychology, HCI, computer science, biostatistics, implementation science, and health disparities. The mission of the center is to design, evaluate, and sustainably implement digital mental health solutions in the context of real world care settings. A core value of the center is that digital mental health technologies should be designed and implemented in a manner that extends these services to those people and communities who are currently underserved by our existing mental healthcare system.
Fellows work in a variety of complementary lines of research focused on digital mental health. This work will include collaborations with specialists in HCI, mental health, implementation science, social influences, and mental health disparities. The successful candidate will take a leadership role, overseeing individual research projects in multidisciplinary teams. Mentorship is available from experienced researchers who have federal and foundation funding including Drs. Mohr, Lattie, and Gergle, as well as a variety of other faculty in both clinical science and HCI (see https://www.preventivemedicine.northwestern.edu/education/postdoctoral/digital-mental-health/mentors.html).
The primary objective of this fellowship is to prepare the individual for an academically oriented career in fields relevant to technology and mental health. The fellow will have access to data for publications. The successful candidate will have a strong record of peer-reviewed publications and experience in digital mental health research.
CBITs is dedicated to training fellows that will enhance diversity and equal opportunity in higher education and digital mental health research. As our healthcare and academic institutions serve increasingly diverse constituencies, it is vital to understand the ways in which differences in gender, class, race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, and other identities can both divide us and offer us better ways of thinking and working. The CBITs faculty encourage applications from diverse applicants and are committed to training fellows to work in an increasingly diverse society by promoting equity and justice for all individuals, actively working to eliminate barriers and obstacles created by institutional discrimination.To comply with NIMH rules, fellows must be US citizens or have permanent resident status. We are reviewing applications on a rolling basis. Appointments are for one year, renewable to two and will begin July 2023. To apply, send CV, statement of research interests and goals, three letters of recommendation, and 1-2 reprints or preprints of scientific publications to David Mohr, PhD, and Emily Lattie, PhD, care of Sarah Hill email@example.com), Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies, Department of Preventive Medicine, 750 N. Lake Shore Drive., 10th Floor, Chicago, IL 60611. Letters of recommendation may be emailed by the recommender directly to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin in December, 2022.), Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies, Department of Preventive Medicine, 750 N. Lake Shore Drive., 10th Floor, Chicago, IL 60611. Review of applications will begin in December, 2022.