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Postdoctoral Associate, Intimate Partner Violence, Yale University

The Family Violence Research Lab, headed by Tami P. Sullivan, Ph.D., studies individual- and system-level factors that affect the wellbeing of victims of intimate partner violence (IPV), with specific attention to daily processes and micro-longitudinal designs. At the individual level, research aims to advance understanding of the relationships among IPV and its highly prevalent negative outcomes such as posttraumatic stress, substance use, and sexual risk in an effort to develop preventive interventions that promote safety and resilience. At the systems-level, the lab conducts IPV research and evaluation within the criminal justice system, HIV service system, and other service systems. Research focuses on the impact of the system’s response on victims’ wellbeing including the ways in which it promotes or impedes victims’ safety, recovery and resilience. Research is developed and conducted in collaboration with community partners.

The postdoctoral associate will act as a project director for multiple grant-funded studies on IPV and will be responsible for conducting and overseeing research central to the Lab’s focus, including supervising staff; developing quality assurance and improvement reports for each project and utilize data to drive decision-making processes; assist in the preparation of grant applications or other funding opportunities; and with the Principal Investigator and other contributors, author peer-reviewed research publications. The Associate will receive strong mentorship in further developing their own, independent program of research, manuscript development and grant development. The candidate should have demonstrated experience collecting original data, advanced quantitative analytic skills, experience in database management, and experience engaging in efforts to promote resilience among victims of IPV. Qualifications include a PhD in psychology, social work or related clinical discipline. Applicants must be licensed/license eligible and a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.

Yale values diversity in its faculty, staff, trainees, and students and especially encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans and underrepresented minorities. Yale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The start date is negotiable and can range from December 1, 2019 to July 1, 2020. To apply, please send a single PDF documenting the following to tami.sullivan@yale.edu

  • Combined cover letter/research statement detailing previous research experience, interests, and career goals
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three representative publications
  • Names and full contact information of three academic references familiar with the applicant’s research skills and experience (reference letters are not needed at this time).

Academic Positions Affiliated With Yale New Haven Hospital

The Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine is currently recruiting for several academic positions affiliated with Yale New Haven Hospital.

Yale-New Haven Hospital is the major teaching and clinical research facility of the Yale University School of Medicine and consistently ranks among the best hospitals in the United States. Yale-New Haven Hospital encompasses the Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital a 118 bed, acute care, psychiatric facility that consists of five main inpatient programs and several specialized step-down intensive outpatient/day hospital programs for adolescents and adults across two hospital campus locations. These positions carry a faculty appointment within the Department of Psychiatry at the assistant or associate professor level depending upon the candidate’s qualifications and experience. For more information about the following positions click on the link associated with the position:

  • Inpatient Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist to join the adolescent service at Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital. The successful candidate will be BE/BC in child and adolescent psychiatry, strong clinical and teaching skills, and demonstrated ability for scholarship.
  • Inpatient Child and Adolescent Unit Chief to lead the 23-bed inpatient adolescent unit, which also serves as the main teaching site for Child/Adolescent training for Yale Psychiatry Residents. The successful candidate will be BC in child and adolescent psychiatry with a minimum of 5 years-experience, strong clinical and teaching skills, demonstrated ability for scholarship, and a minimum of 3 years in a leadership role.
  • Emergency Psychiatrist to provide emergency psychiatry care throughout the YNHH system. The successful candidate will be BE/BC, addictions fellowship preferred, with an interest in developing scholarship in areas related to emergency psychiatry and the provision of MAT in the psychiatric emergency setting. Opportunities to expand the role beyond the emergency department exists.
  • Psychosomatic Medicine psychiatrist to provide C/L services and utilize the Behavioral Intervention Team proactive model of psychiatric consultation at the 1500 bed YNHH. The successful candidate will have completed a fellowship in psychosomatic medicine.
  • Psychiatrist with expertise in neuromodulation, treatment of mood disorders, and experience with ketamine to provide clinical care in the YNHH Interventional Psychiatry program. The successful candidate will be BC with significant experience with ECT, rTMS, and ketamine; clinical trial experience with experimental therapeutics, and demonstrated ability for scholarship.

To apply to this position please use this link. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. If you have questions about any of these job opportunities, please email amy.bradley@yale.edu for more information.

Yale University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, members of minority groups, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are especially encouraged to apply.

Yale Faculty Position in Addictions Treatment Development Research

Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, seeks psychiatrist or psychologist to participate in a multi-disciplinary faculty level research training program in treatment development for addictions. Position is supported by NIDA K12 training grant with protected research time and funds for research. For more information, click here.

This position carries an academic appointment with the anticipated rank of Associate Research Scientist or Assistant Professor. This training program aims to launch independent research careers in drug abuse treatment development. Training faculty interests include evaluation of innovative behavioral and pharmacological treatments, health services research, psychiatric epidemiology, pharmacological challenges, behavioral pharmacology and genetic and neuroimaging approaches to investigating mechanisms underlying treatments for addictions.

A strong background in addiction, pain research, experimental research, neuroimmunology, developmental research, opioid research, treatment development research (transcranial stimulation, psychopharmacology, psychotherapy or other approaches) and clinical training preferred.

Required qualifications include: M.D. or Ph.D. degree, completion of specialty training, commitment to a career in drug addiction research and U.S. Citizenship or non-citizen national.

Please apply to this position through Interfolio using this link. Please provide a curriculum vitae and a one-page research and training proposal. Review of applications will begin immediately with a closing date for receipt of materials by March 15, 2019. The Anticipated start date will be July 1 or September 1, 2019, with some flexibility. The term of appointment is anticipated to be for three years with the possibility for competitive annual renewal for up to a maximum of five years of support. For further information contact: Marc Potenza, M.D., Ph.D., telephone 203-737-3553, marc.potenza@yale.edu.

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.

Assistant/Associate Professor, Law & Psychiatry Division of Connecticut Mental Health Center, Yale Department of Psychiatry

The Yale University School of Medicine seeks applicants for a full-time Consulting Forensic Psychiatrist or Psychologist. This position will carry the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor at the Medical School. The successful candidate will provide independent forensic based consultation to the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS), reporting to supervisors within the Yale Department of Psychiatry. Responsibilities include providing expert opinions regarding complex clinical cases in behavioral health and forensic behavioral health to agencies within DMHAS as determined by the Director of the Division of Forensic Services or designee.

The Principal Responsibilities of the position include preparing written reports on complex clinical matters and directly answering questions, providing case conferences to mental health professionals regarding safe management of patients under their care, providing expert witness testimony to state courts and the Psychiatric Security Review Board, participating in forensic evaluations, such as competency to stand trial examinations, through DMHAS. In addition, the position requires attendance and participation in all required meetings, engaging in the teaching and supervision of Yale Psychiatry Residents and Yale Forensic Fellows, and meeting with clinical teams and address risk concerns regarding their patients.

Required Education and Experience:
Psychiatrist licensed to practice in Connecticut. Preferences for position include Board Certification in Psychiatry and Neurology, Subspecialty Board Certification in Forensic Psychiatry, and forensic experience;
or
Psychologist licensed to practice in Connecticut. Preferences for position include Board Certification in Clinical Psychology, Specialty Board Certification in Forensic Psychology, and forensic experience.

Applicants for this position should upload a cover letter, curriculum vita, and three letters of recommendation to Interfolio using this link this link. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

If you have questions about this position, please email Dr. Michael Norko at michael.norko@yale.edu for more information.

Yale values diversity in its faculty, staff and students and especially encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans and underrepresented minorities. Yale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Director of Psychological Assessment Services, Yale New Haven Hospital

The Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine seeks a licensed clinical psychologist to serve as the Director of Psychological Assessment Services, with expertise in neurocognitive/neuropsychological testing and evaluation, within Yale New Haven Hospital’s Psychiatric Services. The position carries a full-time faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor within the Department of Psychiatry, and includes participation in the Department’s APA-accredited Doctoral Psychology Internship Program. Funding for the position starts July 1, 2019.

The Director of the Psychological Assessment will be responsible for developing, overseeing and maintaining a highly responsive, psychological assessment service geared to meet the needs of an acute care inpatient psychiatric facility and psychiatric consultation service.

Qualified candidates will possess expertise in the provision of rapid symptom and neurocognitive assessments to aid in diagnostic evaluation and treatment planning. Candidates must have the ability to perform diagnostic assessments for complex patients, and have experience working within a fast-paced, multidisciplinary, hospital setting. Strong candidates will possess excellent oral and written communication skills and have experience/expertise with a wide variety of brief symptom and neurocognitive and neuropsychological assessment measures. Candidates should also have interest and experience supervising predoctoral psychology interns and/or practicum students in psychological assessment.

Candidates must be licensed (or licensed eligible) within the State of Connecticut and have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to function well as part of a collaborative multi-disciplinary team of psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and nurses.

Yale New Haven Hospital is the major teaching and clinical research facility of the Yale University School of Medicine and consistently ranks among the best hospitals in the United States. Yale New Haven Hospital encompasses the Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital, a 118 bed, acute care, psychiatric facility that consists of five main inpatient programs and several specialized step-down intensive outpatient/day hospital programs for adolescents and adults across two hospital campus locations.

Please apply to this position through Interfolio using this link. A cover letter, curriculum vita, and three letters of recommendation are required. If you have any questions regarding this postion please contact Dr. Dwain Fehon, Chief Psychologist, Psychiatric Services, Yale New Haven Hospital (dwain.fehon@yale.edu). Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Yale University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, members of minority groups, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are especially encouraged to apply.

Director of Research and Evaluation at the Center on Policy Innovation for Family Mental Health

Job Summary/Focus

The Center on Policy Innovation for Family Mental Health at Yale School of Medicine works with government partners to advance mental health as a pathway to social and economic mobility. Part of this work is replicating the nationally recognized MOMS Partnership® program in new locations. The Center is also engaging government partners to forward the mission in other ways.

Reporting directly to the Director of the Center, the Director of Research and Evaluation will play a critical role in executing on this mission by conducting and eventually overseeing all research and evaluation work of the Center. PhD or equivalent combination of experience and education is preferred.

Examples of Responsibilities

  • Lead the evaluation of the MOMS Partnership program that the Center is scaling through work developing a theory of change, baseline assessments for replication sites, and impact evaluations to measure outputs and outcomes of the MOMS replication.
  • Develop quality assurance and improvement reports for each MOMS Partnership site and utilizes data to drive decision-making processes.
  • Conduct research as part of the Center’s work with government partners on other areas beyond the replication of the MOMS Partnership.
  • Promulgate or assist in the preparation of grant applications or other funding opportunities.
  • With the Principal Investigator and other contributors, author peer-reviewed research publications.

Examples of Skills Sought

  • Advanced quantitative and qualitative analytic skills
  • High degree of competency with data analytic software
  • Experience in database development and management
  • Demonstrated ability to execute with precision and excellence and drive to deliver highest-quality work
  • Experience working with public policy or public programs
  • Experience working with government to support and lead research and evaluation activities, including facilitating data-sharing and data-use agreements
  • Demonstrated ability to work very quickly and embody high standards of customer service internally and externally, including responses to communication within one business day
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to take initiative and as well as direction and correction
  • Demonstrated ability to proactively identify feasible solutions when identifying challenges affecting work streams
  • Experience engaging in efforts advancing racial equity

This position will be based in New Haven, CT, and may require travel up to 10%.

Yale values diversity in its faculty, staff and students and especially encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans and underrepresented minorities. Yale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Contact:
Katherine Klem
Director
Center on Policy Innovation for Family Mental Health
katherine.klem@yale.edu

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