The University of Massachusetts Medical School, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health has extended its post-doctoral fellowship application deadline to Friday January, 19, 2018. The 2 year full-time program in primary care psychology prepares graduates for successful academic careers, especially as behavioral science faculty in family medicine residencies, as well as for successful clinical careers in health psychology and primary care. Two candidates will be selected with a preferred (negotiable) start date on or around July 1, 2018.

We have openings in the Hahnemann Family Health Center (urban) and the Barre Family Health Center (rural). The fellowship is affiliated with the department’s family medicine residency program and fellows have a variety of training and teaching opportunities with the residents and medical students. Clinical experience in primary care is important whereas experience in family medicine is preferred but not required. Additional details on the program, eligibility requirements, and application instructions can be found on the APPIC directory or on our website:

Review of applications is ongoing until the NEW EXTENDED DEADLINE of January 19th 2018. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, and two letters of recommendation, sent electronically to A few candidates will be invited for on-site interviews which are encouraged but Skype interviews are possible as well. Interview dates will be January 25th at Hahnemann Family Health Center and January 26st at Barre Family Health Center. Inquiries about the program can be addressed to

Completion of an APA accredited doctoral program and an APA accredited or APPIC/ CAPPIC pre-doctoral internship is required. UMMS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, and bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.