CDASR Openings

Post-doctoral Fellows

For 2017/2018 Ph.D. graduates, positions for post-doctoral fellows will be available within the Laboratory for Affective and Translational Neuroscience at McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School, directed by Diego A. Pizzagalli, Ph.D.   The laboratory is part of the Center for Depression, Anxiety and Stress Research (CDASR), a vibrant research center that embraces a multi-disciplinary approach  (e.g., brain imaging, electrophysiology, clinical engagement, treatment efficacy) to improve our understanding of the psychological, environmental, and neurobiological factors associated with depression, anxiety and related disorders across the lifespan.

See the full job description (PDF). Review of applications will begin immediately (expected start date: May-June 2018).

To apply, send a CV, a cover letter describing your research interests, and the names and email addresses of three references to David Crowley (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Student Visitors/Research Volunteers

Volunteer positions for the 2017-2018 academic year are available within McLean’s Laboratory for Affective and Translational Neuroscience, directed by Diego A. Pizzagalli, Ph.D. The laboratory is part of McLean’s Center for Depression, Anxiety and Stress Research, which is devoted to the study of depression, anxiety and related conditions. Volunteers will assist lab members utilizing various methodologies (e.g., brain imaging, electrophysiology, clinical interviews) to study emotional and cognitive processing in both healthy and psychiatric populations, primarily major depression. Both undergraduate students and recent college graduates are eligible.  

Applicants should plan for 10 to 16 hours per week at the lab.  Students will receive a considerable amount of training, so preference is given to applicants who can return for more than one semester.

To apply, please fill out the application below and send it, along with a copy of your resume/CV and transcript, to David Crowley (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). 

Volunteer Application (doc). Review of applications is ongoing.


McLean Hospital, which is an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  As an equal opportunity employer, McLean seeks qualified candidates for all posted employment opportunities without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability or veteran status. McLean particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women, and persons with disabilities.

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