Nov 05, 2019

Postdoctoral Fellow

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow
  • Columbia University Medical Center/New York State Psychiatric Institute
Postdoc Abnormal

Job Description

The Center for OCD and Related Disorders at the New York State Psychiatric Institute/Columbia University, directed by Blair Simpson, MD, PhD, seeks to hire a postdoctoral fellow for a 2 year position. Candidates should have a PhD or PsyD in clinical psychology, or an MD or MD-PhD degree. This position will involve joining Dr. Simpson’s clinical research program, which is focused on translating science into new understanding and treatments for anxiety and OCD. Depending on the applicant’s experience and career trajectory, the position could include more clinical work, more research, or a mixture of both. There is a range of research studies that candidates could join (see and others that are expected to start soon. Estimated start date: July 1, 2020. 

Interested applicants should submit a copy of their CV and a cover letter detailing their experience with anxiety and OCD and describing their research and career goals to Dr. Blair Simpson, Formal applications will be accepted on-line starting 12/1 ( and the direct link will be posted on our website at

**For those who already know that they want to pursue a full-time research career in an academic setting, please consider Columbia University Medical Center’s T32 fellowship in affective, anxiety, eating and related disorders, with Dr. Blair Simpson as your mentor. Please see the fellowship website ( for eligibility and deadlines. If you want to apply for the T32 fellowship, please note this in your cover letter and write to Dr. Simpson before November 10, 2019.


Columbia University Medical Center/New York State Psychiatric Institute


Adult Psychiatry

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