Yale Child Study Center (YCSC) faculty positions include teaching, clinical, research, and managerial roles in a variety of areas working with children and families or directly related to child development and behavioral health. Learn more about the varied work and missions of the YCSC. Current faculty opportunities with the YCSC are listed below, along with application instructions.
Yale University provides a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including the Yale Home Buyers program; a scholarship program for dependents at any college; and an automatic 5% contribution to a faculty member’s retirement plan plus a 5% match to individual contributions to a Yale retirement account, providing up to a 10% contribution from Yale.
Yale is also a Public Service Loan Forgiveness site; all Yale faculty are eligible to participate, receiving loan forgiveness after making 120 payments while employed at nonprofits such as Yale. YCSC Outpatient Services serves as a National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment site, and Pediatric Psychologists are eligible for the [National Health Service Specialty Loan Repayment Program. We also are a site for the National Health Service Pediatric Specialty Loan Repayment Program.
The YCSC values Spanish language skills as an important way to meet the needs of the communities served; a Spanish-speaking clinician who becomes certified as a bilingual health provider and provides patient care in Spanish receives a salary supplement.
Child Clinical Psychologist
Yale Child Study Center Outpatient Services has an opening for a full-time child psychologist dedicated to providing mental health supports and services to children, teens, and families. Successful candidates will be appointed as Assistant Professor on the Academic Clinician track at Yale School of Medicine. Primary responsibilities will include providing psychological assessment, participating in multidisciplinary team evaluations, and providing mental health treatment services to youth up to 18 years of age and their families. Learn more and apply at https://apply.interfolio.com/130470.
Intensive In-home Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Services (IICAPS) Clinical Faculty Position
Assistant Professor of Child Psychology (New Haven Primary Care Consortium)
The Yale Child Study Center has an opening for full-time pediatric psychologist dedicated to providing integrated behavioral care to children, teens, and families in the New Haven Primary Care Consortium. This clinical ladder track faculty position will be at the level of Assistant Professor. Our embedded pediatric psychologist will work collaboratively with primary care providers, clinical behavioral health specialists, care coordinators, and allied professionals to provide holistic comprehensive care.
The pediatric psychologist will participate in developing a co-precepting model of integrated care with the pediatric faculty members and provide support to primary care providers on how to approach basic behavioral health issues, such as providing resources and support regarding managing behavioral aspects of chronic illness. The pediatric psychologist will serve as a consultant on the multidisciplinary teams of physicians, nurses, and allied health staff. Medical education is a critical part of this role, providing residents and fellows teaching around issues of attachment and parenting, adjustment to illness, non-pharmacological pain management, etc.
Typical questions for the pediatric psychologist may also involve brief diagnostic evaluation and intervention for behavioral health concerns as they relate to chronic illness, adherence to medication plans, plans for enuresis or encopresis, and addressing parental accommodation of illness. Psychoeducation about child development and child mental health may also be provided as part of teaching, consultation, or clinical contact.
The pediatric psychologist’s role includes providing brief interventions for the behavioral health management of illness. This work may involve single session interventions during or following pediatric visits or referral to services conducted by clinical behavioral health specialists within the PCC for brief treatment and/or the care management team for referral to community providers outside the PCC for more extensive ongoing treatment and services.
Successful candidates must possess a doctoral degree in psychology with training in pediatric psychology and be licensed or license-eligible in Connecticut. A fellowship in Pediatric Psychology is required. Training and experience in collaborative, integrated behavioral health models of service delivery in primary care are highly preferred. We welcome applicants with interests in program development, quality improvement, and training practicum students, psychology interns, and/or postdoctoral fellows, as well as medical students and residents.
Please apply at Interfolio and submit a CV, three letters of reference, and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience, including provision of services in pediatric and consultation-liaison settings for children. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Child Psychology (Pediatric GI Psychologist)
The Yale Child Study Center’s Pediatric Psychology Program, in collaboration with the Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Hepatology, has an opening for a full-time ambulatory pediatric psychologist to join our growing GI Psychology Service in Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital. Successful candidates will be appointed as Assistant Professor of Child Clinical Psychology on the Academic Clinician track. Opportunities for cultivation of specialized interests are available and welcomed. Clinical care will involve a combination of in person visits and telehealth options to reach families across the state of Connecticut.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Child Psychology (Pediatric Hematology and Oncology)
The Yale Child Study Center’s Pediatric Psychology Program, in collaboration with the Section of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, has an opening for a full-time ambulatory pediatric psychologist to join our interdisciplinary team in Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital. The pediatric psychologist will work closely with the hematology/oncology team to improve the quality of life and health outcomes of patients and their families. Successful candidates will be appointed as Assistant Professor of Child Clinical Psychology (Pediatric Psychology Program) on the Academic Clinician track. Opportunities for cultivation of specialized interests are available and welcomed. While not required on the Academic Clinician track, research and quality improvement studies are available and encouraged as part of a collaborative team.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Child Psychology (Pediatric Orthopaedics)
The Yale Child Study Center’s Pediatric Psychology Program, in collaboration with Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital, has an opening for a full-time pediatric psychologist to be embedded in the Section of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation. The pediatric psychologist’s primary clinical responsibilities will be as part of the Yale Limb Restoration and Lengthening Program and the Female+ Athlete Program. The pediatric psychologist in these clinics will join interdisciplinary teams invested in optimizing the patient experience and improving long term quality of life. Successful candidates will be appointed as Assistant Professor of Child Clinical Psychology (Pediatric Psychology Program) on the Academic Clinician track. Opportunities for cultivation of specialized interests are available and welcomed. While not required on the Academic Clinician track, research and quality improvement studies are available and encouraged as part of a collaborative team.
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