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Welcome To The Child Study Center

Employment & Trainee Opportunities

Welcome to the Yale Child Study Center, where we are proud to offer a variety of opportunities for talented individuals to join our team and support our mission. Please view the links below for open academic listings and other faculty positions. All available staff openings are listed on the University’s on-line hiring and recruitment system (enter “child study” into the search box). A variety of excellent benefits and rewards packages are offered for faculty and staff.

The YCSC also offers a range of clinical and research training opportunities in mental health fields including psychiatry, psychology, and social work for graduate trainees. For undergraduate students, a summer Developmental Science Internship is available each year, with applications due in January. Postgraduate and postdoctoral associate positions/fellowships are also available annually with the Chawarska Lab, Cho Lab, Hoffman Lab, McPartland Lab, Sukhodolsky Lab, Vaccarino Lab, and more. To learn more about these opportunities, please visit the lab or program page and reach out to the individual contacts. If you have been directed to apply for a position, please visit Yale’s Office for Postdoctoral Affairs site to search and apply for postdoctoral and postgraduate openings.

Affirmative Action Statement

Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from sex discrimination in educational programs and activities at institutions that receive federal financial assistance. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the University’s Title IX Coordinator, at, or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor, Five Post Office Square, Boston MA 02109-3921. Telephone: 617.289.0111, Fax: 617.289.0150, TDD: 800.877.8339, or email