Junior Faculty Position in the Adult Borderline Center and Training Institute

McLean Hospital
Belmont, Massachusetts
Aug 02, 2019
Sep 01, 2019
Full Time
Position Type

Junior Faculty Position in the Adult Borderline Center and Training Institute

McLean Hospital

Belmont, MA

The Adult Borderline Center and Training Institute at McLean Hospital invite applications from qualified individuals for an early career investigator in personality disorders research at the faculty rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor level in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. This investigator will be responsible for providing oversight of research in the Adult Borderline Personality Disorder services to further develop and shape a system of diagnostic assessment and clinical characterization of the clinical populations in the Gunderson Residence, Gunderson Outpatient Program, Mentalization Based Treatment Clinic, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Clinic, and DBT for PTSD Clinic as well as modifications and improvements in the semi-structured interview assessments to establish comprehensive psychiatric diagnosis, with specific assessment of narcissistic personality disorder and paranoia. In addition, the investigator will also be expected to develop her/his individual federally funded program of research in borderline personality disorder.  Opportunities exist for developing strong collaborations within McLean Hospital and across Harvard Medical School. 

The position offers office and human laboratory space, affiliation with a large clinical research program, and research infrastructure support. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a competitive, independent, and largely externally funded research program. Salary and recruitment packages will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Qualified women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.


  • M.D., Ph.D. or professional doctorate
  • Appropriate residency or postdoctoral experience
  • A record of extramural funding
  • Publications indicative of demonstrated expertise
  • Licensure eligible in Massachusetts
  • Must meet the academic criteria for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.


Applicants should submit a cover letter (addressed to Lois Choi-Kain MD, Director of the Adult Borderline Center and Training Institute, Program and Medical Director of the Gunderson Residence, Search Committee Chair, McLean Hospital, 115 Mill Street, Belmont, MA 02478), a curriculum vitae, a concise statement of research interests, and the names and addresses of three references by email to tbragg@partners.org.

Review of applications will begin immediately.

It is the policy of McLean Hospital to affirmatively provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants for employment and existing employees without regard to their race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender orientation or any other basis that would be in violation of any applicable law or regulation.  McLean Hospital does conduct pre-employment drug screening, and any offer of employment is contingent upon satisfactory results of the screening. 

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