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Faculty Positions

We are proud to offer teaching, clinical, and research positions in child mental, developmental, and behavioral health. You can learn more about all that we do here.

Below are our current faculty opportunities:

Assistant Professor of Clinical Child Psychiatry - 50% FTE

New Haven Primary Care Consortium, CSC-100

The Yale Child Study Center has an opening for a half-time board certified or board eligible child and adolescent psychiatrist dedicated to a career in academic medicine. This clinical ladder track faculty position involves providing support to the medical staff around issues of diagnostic clarity and medication management. The child psychiatrist will hold collaborative office rounds on a weekly basis, provide psychiatric evaluations, follow patients for short term adjustment of medications, and support the PCP in their medication management of their patients. Medical education is a critical part of this role, providing skills to medical students, residents and fellows regarding diagnosis and medication management of youth.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Child Psychology

New Haven Primary Care Consortium, CSC-105

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, nonpharmacological pain management, etc.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Child Psychology with ABC-CT

Autism Biomarkers Consortium for Clinical Trials (ABC-CT), CSC-332

The Autism Biomarkers Consortium for Clinical Trials (ABC-CT) seeks a highly qualified clinician for an Assistant Professor in the Clinical Track to participate in cutting-edge clinical research on autism spectrum disorder (ASD) at the Yale Child Study Center. The ABC-CT is a network of leading scientists at five sites (Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard University, University of Washington/Seattle Children’s Research Institute, Duke University, University of California – Los Angeles, and Yale University). The goal of this consortium is to generate a set of reliable behavioral and psychophysiological tools for use in clinical trials with children with ASD. Specifically, we will be working to integrate diagnostic, behavioral, EEG, and eye tracking methods to create biomarkers that can be used to reduce the heterogeneity of autism and indicate efficacy of treatments. Responsibilities will include conducting diagnostic and clinical assessments of children with ASD and providing oral and written clinical feedback to families participating in the ABC-CT as well as other research studies within the Yale Autism Program. Applicant should have experience in the clinical and diagnostic assessment of children with ASD and other developmental disabilities.

As part of the broader study, clinicians will be part of an interdisciplinary research team conducting a wide range of longitudinal assessments, including diagnostic, observational, eye-tracking, and EEG measures.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Child Psychology

Inpatient Unit, CSC-272

The Yale Child Study Center has an opening for a full-time board certified or board eligible child and adolescent psychiatrist dedicated to a career in academic medicine. This clinical ladder track faculty position will be at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. Successful candidates will be excellent clinicians and educators with interest and experience in inpatient child psychiatry including working on an inpatient child psychiatry unit, emergency service consultations, and from time to time consultations to the pediatric inpatient units. Specific clinical services include psychiatric evaluations, medication management, clinical consultation with interdisciplinary team members, and provision of teaching to trainees and professionals of multiple disciplines. Medical education is a critical part of this role, providing skills to medical students, residents and fellows regarding diagnosis, medication management, and inpatient care of youth.

Intensive In-home Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Services (IICAPS)

IICAPS clinicians work in teams to provide child and family focused mental health treatment to meet the comprehensive needs of children from 4 to 18 years of age who have been discharged from psychiatric hospitals, prevented from entry into hospital or require more than weekly community-based care to treat their severe emotional disorders. Clinicians work in each family’s home and community; each clinician team carries 8 cases and is expected to hold individual child, parents and family sessions each week. Services to be provided include individual and family evaluation, assessment and treatment, clinical collaboration and care coordination, crisis management and intervention. Must have own car. Clinicians with bilingual capacity in Spanish are encouraged to apply. Experience with children, families, emotional disorders, and/ or substance abuse preferred.

Outpatient Clinical Services

Clinicians provide a range of mental health treatment services to youth up to 18 years of age and their families. Many of the families served come from economically disadvantaged areas of Connecticut. These youth and families are often at high risk for mental health difficulties. Outpatient services include assessment, crisis intervention, individual psychotherapy, family treatment, group therapy, parental guidance, education and skills training, advocacy and linkage to other services. Clinicians work closely with the youth, parents or other primary caretakers, and significant family members to address problems related to the youth’s behavior, social emotional needs and level of functioning. Clinicians will recognize and treat symptoms of anxiety, depression, PTSD, aggression and other psychological disorders with appropriate treatment modalities, including the implementation of evidence-based treatments. As necessary, clinicians work with other professionals involved with the youth and family (e.g. school, pediatrician, DCF worker, Probation officer, other providers, etc.).

Licensed or license-eligible clinicians with the following skills or experience are encouraged to apply:

  • Treatment experience with young children (0-6), Autism, Medically Complex Children, and/or DBT
  • Two or more years of experience in a youth mental health setting
  • Bilingual clinicians able to provide treatment in Spanish