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Postgraduate Research Associate on Quality Improvement in Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital

The Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital (YNHPH) is 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 and access to Interventional Psychiatric Services including ECT, Ketamine and TMS. The hospital consistently ranks among the best hospitals in the United States (ranked number 9 by U.S. World and News in 2019-2020), and its educational programs in psychiatry and psychology are in the top 4 in the country.

The Quality Improvement Program at the YNHPH is growing and seeks a postgraduate research associate for a 1-year term. The research associate will report directly to Frank Fortunati, MD, JD, the vice chief of psychiatry at YNHH and medical director of YNHPH, and will also work with Luming Li, MD, the associate medical director for quality in psychiatry. The research associate will work on projects related to suicide prevention, aggression management, optimizing hospital time, and patient safety in psychiatric care. Examples of prior projects include implementation of an evidence-based suicide risk assessment tool, development of visual management tool for daily rounding, and creation of a framework for educational innovation in quality improvement in psychiatry.

In this role, the postgraduate associate will be able to gain skills in data analysis, quality improvement methods, implementation science, psychiatric metric monitoring, and educational program development, as well as hone skills in research and writing. The postgraduate associate will have opportunities to attend departmental Grand Rounds and educational meetings as part of the Yale Department of Psychiatry and broader Yale School of Medicine and have mentorship and support for career development.

Qualifications

Education, Knowledge and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or above, in a social sciences or health sciences field
  • Excellent communication, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Capable of working independently
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well in teams
  • Preferred: knowledge with working on data management systems and statistical software programs

Interested candidates should email their CV, cover letter, and two references to Dr. Frank Fortunati at frank.fortunati@yale.edu.

Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine Psychologist, Yale Cancer Center/Smilow Cancer Hospital Yale New Haven Hospital

The Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine seeks a licensed clinical psychologist or clinical health psychologist with experience in psychosocial oncology to join a growing interdisciplinary team of professionals providing outpatient services to patients and families at the Yale Cancer Center/Smilow Cancer Hospital.

Yale Cancer Center is Connecticut's only cancer center designated as a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute—and one of only 49 in the nation. Smilow Cancer Hospital provides patients with novel, state-of-the art cancer detection and treatment options within the context of patient-centered expert care.

The position involves the provision of direct patient care, collaboration with multidisciplinary teams, and participation in the development of a novel collaborative care delivery model. The position also 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.

Qualified candidates should have experience working within a cancer setting providing psychological assessment and intervention services to a broad range of diagnostically and demographically-diverse adults with cancer.

Strong candidates will also possess expertise in the provision of evidence-based treatments (such as CBT, CBT-I, ACT, MCP) for depression, anxiety, pain and sleep, as well as experience with addictions. Strong candidates should also have interest and experience supervising predoctoral psychology interns and/or practicum students in behavioral medicine.

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.

Please apply through Interfolio using this link. You will be asked to upload a cover letter, curriculum vita, and three letters of recommendation. If you have any questions about this position please contact Dr. Dwain Fehon, Chief Psychologist, 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.

Assistant Professor – Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Yale New Haven Health System

The Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, seeks two Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists to serve on Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital (YNHPH) Adolescent Service.

Yale New Haven Hospital is the major teaching and clinical research facility of the Yale 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. The Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital is 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 and access to Interventional Psychiatric Services including ECT and Ketamine. 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.

One Position will be on the Adolescent inpatient unit which is the largest single provider of inpatient psychiatry services for adolescents in CT. It is a main teaching site for Child/Adolescent training for Yale Psychiatry Residents.

The second position is in Adolescent ambulatory services with the potential to follow adolescent patients receiving care at Smilow Cancer Hospital.

The successful candidates will have completed a residency in psychiatry leading to board eligibility or board certification and will have also completed a child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship in addition to being licensed (or license eligible) within the State of Connecticut.

Applicants should upload a cover letter, curriculum vita, and three letters of recommendation to Interfolio using this link.

If you have questions about these job opportunities, please contact Frank Fortunati, Medical Director, via email at frank.fortunati@yale.edu for more information.

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

Assistant Professor - Psychiatrist Yale New Haven Health System

The Yale School of Medicine seeks applicants for a full-time faculty position that will carry an academic appointment at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Psychiatry, Interventional Psychiatry/Yale Depression Research Program. The faculty member will play an integral role in the active clinical and research programs within the Interventional Psychiatry and Depression Research Program. The faculty member will provide evaluations and treatments in clinical and clinical research protocols conducted through the programs and assist in the coverage of the inpatient mood disorders unit. Candidates are required to have clinical experience with electroconvulsive therapy, and ideally will also have prior experience with ketamine/esketamine or transcranial magnet stimulation (TMS) treatments of mood disorders. Previous experience in clinical research, and inpatient psychiatry is highly desired.

Applicants must be a licensed physician in CT and be legally employable. Applicants should upload a cover letter, curriculum vita, and three letters of recommendation to Interfolio using this link.

If you have questions about this job opportunity please contact Frank Fortunati, Medical Director, via email at frank.fortunati@yale.edu for more information.

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.

Assistant/Associate Professor - Psychiatrist Yale New Haven Health System

The Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine seeks Board Certified/Board Eligible candidates pursuing academic careers to become affiliated with the largest provider of hospital based psychiatric services in Connecticut, Yale New Haven Health System. Opportunities are available for adult, child and adolescent, addiction, and geriatric physicians in inpatient, emergency services, consultation-liaison (C-L), telepsychiatry, and ambulatory programs. Positions may be tailored to combine these clinical opportunities to a candidate’s interest, and may be combined with research/grant funded projects. 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.

Applicants must be a licensed physician in CT and be legally employable.

Applicants should upload a cover letter, curriculum vita, and three letters of recommendation to Interfolio using this link.

If you have questions about these job opportunities, please contact Frank Fortunati, Medical Director, via email at frank.fortunati@yale.edu for more information.

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

Assistant/Associate Professor Positions in Psychosomatic Medicine and Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry

The Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine has 2 positions available for Board Certified/Board Eligible psychiatrists with fellowship training in psychosomatic medicine. Candidates should be interested in pursuing an academic career and would be affiliated with the largest provider of hospital based psychiatric services in Connecticut. The first position entails developing and staffing in- and outpatient consultative services to the Yale New Haven Health Cancer Center so experience working with this population is a benefit. The second position is for general consultation-liaison psychiatry and may include half days with specialized clinics at Yale New Haven Health such as the gender clinic, HIV clinic, etc.

The Department of Psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine is one of the top research and clinical centers in the United States. The Yale New Haven Health division is a major teaching and clinical research component of the Department of Psychiatry. Positions carry a full-time faculty appointment within the Department of Psychiatry at the assistant or associate professor level depending upon the candidate.

Applicants must be a licensed physician, or eligible for licensure, in CT and must be legally employable.

To apply to this position please use this link. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For more information about these positions applicants should contact Dr. Frank Fortunati at frank.fortunati@yale.edu.

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.

Assistant/Associate/Professor – BIT Oncology

The Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine has a position available for Board Certified/Board Eligible psychiatrists with fellowship training in psychosomatic medicine with a subspecialty in oncology. Candidates should be interested in pursuing an academic career and would be affiliated with the largest provider of hospital based psychiatric services in Connecticut. The position entails developing and staffing in and outpatient consultative services to the Yale New Haven Health Cancer Center. The potential leadership possibilities are large and evidence of prior leadership roles is a plus. Many of the services are to be developed and the faculty member would be involved in development of the service from ground up.

The Department of Psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine is one of the top research and clinical centers in the United States. The Yale New Haven Health division is a major teaching and clinical research component of the Department of Psychiatry. Positions carry full-time faculty appointment within the Department of Psychiatry at the assistant, associate or full professor level depending upon the candidate.

Applicants must be a licensed physician, or eligible for licensure in CT and be legally employable.

Applicants may apply through Interfolio using this link. Please upload a CV and 3 letters of recommendation. If you have any questions about this position please contact Dr. Frank Fortunati at frank.fortunati@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.

Assistant Professor, Yale School of Medicine/Yale New Haven Hospital

The Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine seeks applicants for a full-time faculty position that will carry an academic appointment at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Psychiatry, Interventional Psychiatry/Yale Depression Research Program. The faculty member will play an integral role in the active clinical and research programs within the Interventional Psychiatry and Depression Research Program. The faculty member will provide evaluations and treatments in clinical and clinical research protocols conducted through the programs and assist in the coverage of the inpatient mood disorders unit.

Candidates are required to have clinical experience with electroconvulsive therapy, and ideally will also have prior experience with ketamine/esketamine or transcranial magnet stimulation (TMS) treatments of mood disorders. Previous experience in clinical research, and inpatient psychiatry is highly desired.

Applicants must be board certified or board eligible in psychiatry, licensed to practice in CT, and legally employable.

Applicants should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to Interfolio using this link.

If you have any questions, please contact Frank Fortunati, Medical Director, via email at frank.fortunati@yale.edu for more information.

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.

Chair of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Greenwich Hospital

The Department of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine and Greenwich Hospital is seeking an experienced psychiatric leader for the position of Chair of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at Greenwich Hospital.

Greenwich Hospital is an affiliate of Yale New Haven Health located in the vibrant New York metropolitan area. The successful candidate will lead the Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Service line at Greenwich Hospital in collaboration with hospital leadership and the vice-chief of psychiatry at Yale New Haven Hospital / Yale New Haven Health. Services at Greenwich Hospital include an Addiction Recovery Center, a Healthy Aging Clinic, a Behavioral and Nutritional Health clinic, an adult psychiatric clinic, a busy consultation liaison program, and emergency services. Opportunities to develop interventional psychiatric services, in collaboration with Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital, are also possible. The successful candidate will have an outstanding record in clinical care with progressively more leadership experience, and exceptional interpersonal skills for leading the multidisciplinary teams in collaboration with hospital partners.

Academic rank at Yale School of Medicine will be commensurate with experience, training, and achievements.

Yale University offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package including health and dental insurance, 403b retirement accounts with matching, eligibility for 457 retirement accounts, and generous time off.

Applicants should apply online at apply.interfolio.com/80303. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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.

Postdoctoral Associate, Intimate Partner Violence Intervention, Yale University

Under the mentorship and direction of Dr. Carla Stover, the postdoctoral associate will act as a project director to a grant-funded randomized controlled trial of two interventions for fathers who have a history of IPV and are involved with the child protection system. The Associate will be trained and supervised in two interventions for IPV (a standard psychoeducational batterer intervention and Fathers for Change). The position will be a balance of providing research interventions and helping coordinate the study. This will include oversight of student research interns in the lab, study recruitment, baseline and follow-up assessments, coding of father-child play assessments, data management, analysis and writing/presenting result for publication and conferences. 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 with clinical populations. Preference will be given to candidates with prior experience with IPV and those with clinical trials experience. 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 April 1, 2020 to July 1, 2020. To apply, please send a single PDF documenting the following to carla.stover@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).

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.

The Department of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine is seeking qualified candidates for Postdoctoral Psychology Associate positions. Postdocs will participate in treatment studies for obesity and binge eating and in diverse clinical and community studies of eating/weight disorders.

Yale School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry invites applications for a full-time, academic tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of genetics underlying psychiatric illness.
Yale School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Yale-New Haven Hospital seeks a General Adult Psychiatrist for full-time, inpatient head of multi-disciplinary team.