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Four pediatric psychology positions: Yale Child Study Center

August 17, 2023

In collaboration with Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital, the Yale Child Study Center (YCSC) is seeking applicants for four full-time pediatric psychologist positions; one for the section of Hematology and Oncology, one for the section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, another for the section of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, and one position in Primary Care at the New Haven Primary Care Consortium. Successful candidates will be appointed as Assistant Professor of Child Clinical Psychology on the Academic Clinician tenure track at the Yale School of Medicine.


The successful candidate will provide intervention as part of the interdisciplinary Pediatric Gastroenterology & Hepatology team. In addition, the pediatric psychologist will offer outpatient consultation and treatment to patients and families seen through our General GI clinics as well as our Neurogastroenterology and Motility clinics. Opportunities for cultivation of specialized interests are available and welcomed. Clinical research opportunities available based on applicant interest. Learn more and apply.

Hematology and Oncology

The successful candidate will work collaboratively with the Hematology and Oncology team. 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 general oncology (e.g., leukemias, lymphomas, brain tumors, sarcomas), AYA oncology clinics, and sickle cell disease. Cultivation of specialized interests are available and welcomed. Learn more and apply.


The successful candidate will be fully 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 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. Learn more and apply.

New Haven Primary Care Consortium

The successful candidate will join a team of psychiatrists and mental health clinicians in developing a model of integrated care, providing consultation as well as single session and brief diagnostic evaluation and intervention for behavioral health concerns related to chronic illness, adherence to medication plans, plans for enuresis or encopresis, and addressing parental accommodation of illness. As a primary training site for Yale Pediatrics residents, opportunities for psychoeducation about child development and child mental health may also be provided as part of teaching, consultation, or clinical contact. Learn more and apply.

Job Setting

Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital is the #1 ranked children’s hospital in Connecticut and is consistently ranked among the best in the nation in many pediatric sub-specialties. As faculty embedded within the Yale School of Medicine and practicing in an academic medical center setting, pediatric psychologists interface with a multitude of trainees, faculty, staff, and other allied professionals to improve the health of all patients. The YCSC is committed to recruiting and supporting clinicians, researchers, and leaders representing diverse backgrounds in the field today, as well as those in succeeding generations in the service of its clinical, research, training, policy, and prevention agendas.


Successful candidates must possess an APA accredited doctoral degree in psychology, postdoctoral experience 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 preferred but not required. We welcome applicants with interests in program development, quality improvement, and training.

Application Instructions

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 by applying through the links below.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

Submitted by Crista Marchesseault on August 17, 2023