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Erikson Scholar in Residence

Austen Riggs Center
Stockbridge, Massachusetts
Closing date
Feb 18, 2023

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General Anthropology
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The Erikson Institute for Education and Research of the Austen Riggs Center in Stockbridge, MA invites applications for the Fall 2023 Erikson Scholar-in-Residence. The Erikson Institute bridges the clinical work of the Austen Riggs Center, which treats patients with complex psychiatric disorders, and the wider academic and professional communities. Erikson Scholars engage in interdisciplinary work that spans a broad range of psychiatric, social, cultural and theoretical issues.

Scholars become part of the clinical and intellectual life of the Center through work on a proposed project, and presentations to practitioners and scholars in the community. Applications from the fields of medicine, psychiatry, genomics, psychoanalysis, neuroscience, anthropology, history, law, literary criticism, political science, sociology and other disciplines in the arts and sciences are welcome. The term is for 3.5 months in the fall semester and includes housing, a stipend, administrative support, and access to the Center’s library.


To Apply, Please Send:

A letter of interest

Curriculum vitae

Two letters of recommendation

Proposed project description

A recent publication related to the project

A statement indicating how interaction with ARC’s clinical work would be important to the project’s development


For further information, or to submit an application, please email or send your application to:


Austen Riggs Center

c/o Erikson Scholar Search Committee

PO Box 962

Stockbridge, MA 01262


NOTE: Applications for Fall 2023 residence are due by March 1st, 2023.



The Austen Riggs Center is a not-for-profit Private Psychiatric Hospital in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. The Erikson Institute for Education and Research is the education, training and outreach arm of the institution.
This employer does prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation/preference.
This employer does prohibit discrimination based on gender identity/expression.
This employer does not offer health insurance benefits to eligible partners.
This employer does not appear on the AAUP list of censured institutions.

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