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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. Yale University offers all employees excellent benefits, including the Yale Home Buyers program, a scholarship program for dependents at any college, loan repayment (based on role), and a 5% match to contributions to your Yale retirement account.

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Faculty Position in Outpatient Clinical Services

The Yale Child Study Center Outpatient Clinical Services has an opening for a full-time psychiatric nurse practitioner dedicated to providing integrated mental health supports and services to children, teens, and families. Successful candidates will be appointed as a Clinical Instructor of Child Psychiatric Nursing at Yale School of Medicine. The successful candidate will provide psychiatric evaluations, medication management, and psychotherapy to youth up to 18 years of age and their families. The position includes the opportunity to provide clinical assessments related to clinical trials. The provider will treat children with Tourette syndrome, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, body-focused repetitive behaviors, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Depression and Anxiety. Close collaboration with providers from a range of behavioral health disciplines is an important component of the work. As an academic medical center and a training site for psychiatry, psychology, social work, and nursing students, this position provides opportunities for teaching and precepting.

Successful candidates must have completed training as an APRN or NP in psychiatric nursing with specialized training in the provision of child mental health treatment and be licensed or license-eligible in Connecticut. This position requires expertise in providing direct clinical services to children, adolescents, and their families. Preferred experiences include providing psychotherapy to youth and families and/or some experience in clinical trials research and conducting structured assessments of child psychiatric conditions is preferred. A successful applicant should be a strong role model in terms of service provision.

Applicants should submit a CV and cover letter outlining relevant experience, including provision of services in outpatient mental health settings for children to: YaleChildStudy.ClinicianPositions@yale.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Yale University provides a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including the Yale Home Buyers program, a scholarship program for dependents at any college, and a 5% match to contributions to your Yale retirement account.

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

IICAPS clinicians in the fields of social work, marriage and family therapy, and professional counseling 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.

Applicants should send a cover letter and resume specifying the position of interest to: YaleChildStudy.ClinicianPositions@yale.edu

Outpatient Clinical Faculty Position

Outpatient clinicians in the fields of social work, marriage and family therapy, and professional counseling are sought to 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 diagnose 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:
  • Two or more years of experience in a youth mental health setting
  • Bilingual clinicians able to provide treatment in Spanish
  • Candidates from diverse backgrounds
Applicants should send a cover letter and resume specifying the position of interest to: YaleChildStudy.ClinicianPositions@yale.edu

Assistant Professor of Clinical Child Psychology (Pediatric GI Psychologist)

The Yale Child Study Center, in collaboration with the Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Hepatology, has an opening for a full-time pediatric psychologist to join our growing team of GI psychologists in YNHH Children’s Hospital. The successful candidate will be appointed as Assistant Professor of Child Clinical Psychology on the Clinical track and will provide intervention as part of an interdisciplinary team. Our embedded pediatric psychologists work collaboratively with pediatric sub-specialists, nurses, social workers, and allied professionals. For this role, the pediatric psychologist will offer outpatient consultation and treatment to patients and families seen through our General GI clinics as well as our Motility clinics. 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.

Successful candidates must possess a doctoral degree in psychology, a postdoctoral fellowship in pediatric psychology, and be licensed or license-eligible in Connecticut. Training and experience in collaborative, integrated behavioral health models of service delivery in specialty medical clinics are highly preferred. We welcome applicants with interests in program development, quality improvement, and training. Experience in GI Psychology preferred but not required, as there will be opportunities for training and supervision.

To apply, please 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 to Interfolio.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Child Psychology (Pediatric Hematology and Oncology)

The Yale Child Study Center, in collaboration with the Section of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, has an opening for a full-time pediatric psychologist to join our team. Successful candidates will be appointed as Assistant Professor of Child Clinical Psychology on the Clinical track and will provide intervention as part of an interdisciplinary team. Our embedded pediatric psychologists work collaboratively with pediatric sub-specialists, nurses, social workers, and allied professionals.

For this role, the pediatric psychologist will offer outpatient consultation and treatment to patients and families affected by conditions related to cancer and blood disorders. Program development and clinical care opportunities exist in our oncology clinics, sickle cell disease clinics, and within our palliative care program. 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. There will be opportunities for clinical collaboration and mentorship through our group of pediatric psychologists. Clinical research opportunities available based on applicant interest.

Successful candidates must possess a doctoral degree in psychology, a postdoctoral fellowship in pediatric psychology, and be licensed or license-eligible in Connecticut. Training and experience in collaborative, integrated behavioral health models of service delivery in specialty medical clinics are highly preferred. We welcome applicants with interests in program development, quality improvement, and training. Experience in hematology and oncology is preferred.

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.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Child Psychology (Pediatric Orthopaedics)

The Yale Child Study Center, in collaboration with Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital, has an opening for a full-time pediatric psychologist to be fully embedded in the Section of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation. The pediatric psychologist’s primary clinical responsibilities will be as part of the Yale Limb Restoration and Lengthening Program as well as the Female+ Athlete Program in the field of sports medicine. Services offered include but are not limited to the following: pre-surgical evaluations, acute and chronic pain management, post-operative coping, injury adjustment, and rehabilitation support.

Successful candidates will be appointed as Assistant Professor of Child Clinical Psychology on the Clinical track and will provide intervention as part of an interdisciplinary team. Our embedded pediatric psychologists work collaboratively with pediatric sub-specialists, nurses, social workers, and allied professionals. For this role, the pediatric psychologist will offer outpatient consultation and treatment to patients and families seen through our Section of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation and will be part of our growing Pediatric Psychology Program. 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.

Successful candidates must possess a doctoral degree in psychology, a postdoctoral fellowship in pediatric psychology, and be licensed or license-eligible in Connecticut. Training and experience in collaborative, integrated behavioral health models of service delivery in specialty medical clinics are highly preferred. We welcome applicants with interests in program development, quality improvement, and training.

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.

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