Northwestern University’s Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies (CBITs; www.cbits.northwestern.edu) is seeking a full-time postdoctoral fellow with a strong interest in the design, development, and evaluation of e-health, m-health and technology-assisted interventions for mental health. Qualified candidates could come from a number of fields including psychology, computer science, human-computer interaction, public health, or related fields. The fellow will work on existing, NIH-funded research projects targeting depression and anxiety, including the adaptation and design to improve the implementation and sustainability of technology-based interventions in real world settings. Mentorship is available from experienced researchers who have federal and foundation funding including David Mohr, PhD and Stephen Schueller, PhD.
CBITs provides a unique scientific home for interdisciplinary scholars working in psychology, medicine, engineering, computer science, biostatistics, and implementation science. The goal of the center is to improve our understanding of how to employ technologies to support behavioral and psychological change from the perspective of design, development, evaluation, and implementation. The successful candidate will have a strong record of publications, a track record in the use of technology and mental health, and experience with quantitative research methods. Experience with qualitative methods, user-centered design principles, and/or human factors are also a benefit.
The primary objective of this fellowship is to prepare the individual for an academic career in fields relevant to technology and mental health. The fellow will have the use of data for publications. Minority applicants encouraged. Start date is flexible and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Appointments are for one year, renewable to two, pending budgetary approval. Salary is competitive. Send CV, statement of research interests and goals, & three letters of recommendation to David C. Mohr, PhD, care of Regime Dean (firstname.lastname@example.org), Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies, Department of Preventative Medicine, 750 N. Lake Shore Drive., 10th Floor, 10-104, Chicago, IL 60611