Join Our Talent Network

View all jobs

Join our Talent Network
back to results

Post Doctoral Fellow - Psychology

Requisition ID:


Business Unit:

Institute of Living


Hartford, CT

Are you an HHC Employee? Click here to apply



Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details:

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.

The Institute of Living, one of the first mental health centers in the U.S., remains one of America’s leading not-for-profit centers for patient care, research and education in the fields of behavioral, psychiatric and addiction disorder. Through our dedicated, experienced and skilled clinicians, we provides patients and their families with the highest quality of personalized care. Programs are offered for children, adolescents and adults struggling with mental illness as well as offering services specializing in Anxiety, Eating Disorders, and Geriatric Services.

Job Summary

Under the mentorship of designated researcher, responsible for scholarly project during the post-doctoral year. Reports to Director.

Identifies, sets goals and carries out a scholarly project, such as research study, case report, and manuscript for publication, during the post-doctoral year.

Conducts data analysis, manuscript writing or grant proposal writing under the direction of appointed a research mentor.
Utilizes appropriate documentation to effectively communicate results and outcomes.

Provides direct patient care under supervision from clinical mentor.

Works as a team player by maintaining constructive working relationships with primary supervisor, peers and health professionals in other disciplines.


  • Doctoral degree in relevant field of study (e.g. exercise physiology or psychology) required or with confirmation date of doctorate degree by university within 2 months of hire.
  • Advanced level of training in clinical or research methods relevant to the position with focus on clinical, research or both required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with working knowledge of research dynamics.
  • Ability to network with all levels of the organization.

We take great care of careers.


As a Hartford Healthcare entity, The Hartford Hospital Institute of Living provides eligible employees with an extensive benefits package and all the benefits of working in a thriving centrally located urban community:


  • Medical and dental benefits
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Generous paid time off with accrual starting on the date of hire
  • Additional voluntary benefits as well as employee discount programs
  • Located on the Institute of Living’s historic park-like grounds designed by Frederick Law Ohlmsted


With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

share this
Recent Jobs Viewed
Recent Job Searches

Hear from our team


We could tell you more, but why not let our team members handle it? Hear what these Hartford HealthCare employees have to say about working here, in their own words.


Search Current Openings