Postdoctoral Fellow Position in Mental Health

The Yale School of Public Health’s Mental Health Training Program is accepting applications for post-doctoral fellowships. Successful applicants will join one of the longest active training programs for mental-health research in the country. 

This interdisciplinary training program is funded by the National Institute of Mental Health. The program’s faculty mentors have expertise in biostatistics, epidemiology, and psychology. Trainees will have the opportunity to learn methods and content related to mental health and develop research projects in areas of faculty strengths:  genetic epidemiology of mental disorders, mental health across the lifespan, psychosocial gerontology, and mental health disparities.

Post-doctoral applicants should have a doctoral degree in psychology, sociology, anthropology, epidemiology, or a related field. Post-doctoral applicants should send a letter specifying the area of mental health research that they would like to pursue, their curriculum vitae, and three reference letters to:  Dr. Heping Zhang, Yale School of Public Health, 60 College Street, PO Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520-8034. 

Applications from minority students are encouraged. Eligibility for the training grant includes U.S. citizens, non-citizen nationals, and permanent residents. The post-doctoral fellowships could start as early as May, 2011. The program will support post-doctoral students with a stipend. Any questions can be sent by e-mail to

Interested applicants should send their curriculum vitae and at least two reference letters to:

Dr. Heping Zhang
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Yale University School of Medicine
60 College Street
New Haven, CT 06520-8034

Yale University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Yale values diversity in its faculty, students, and staff and especially welcomes applications from women and underrepresented minorities.