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Post-Doctoral Training Opportunities

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Postdoctoral Fellows in the VA Advanced Fellowship for Mental Illness Treatment and Research – Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Track.

In any given year there are typically a substantial number of Yale or Yale-Affiliated Post-Doctoral Fellowships available for psychologists who have completed their pre-doctoral internship and received their doctoral degree. Posted below is a list of the Fellowships that have been identified. Additional Fellowships are added as information becomes available.

The name of each Fellowship is a link to additional information. Efforts are made to periodically update this information, but it may be outdated, particularly if you are accessing this webpage after positions are filled in the spring and before updated descriptions are posted late fall or earlier winter. For the most up-to-date information, reach out to the contact person listed in the Fellowship description. General questions can be directed to the Department's Psychology section office (

Post-Doctoral Fellowships

Division of Prevention and Community Research and The Consultation Center

Yale School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry

Post-doctoral Research Fellowships in Addictions

Yale Department of Psychiatry offers a number of post-doctoral research fellowships in addictions. Details are provided below.

Binge Eating & Obesity

Yale School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry
Program for Obesity, Weight & Eating Research

Specialized Treatment Early in Psychosis (STEP) Clinic

Yale School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry

Research Training in Functional Disabilities Interventions

Yale School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry

VA Connecticut Fellowships

VA Connecticut Health System, West Haven, CT

Internships and Fellowships

  • Clinical Health Psychology (APA Accredited) - 1 year, typically 4 positions
  • Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Psychosocial Rehabilitation (APA Accredited) – 1 year, 1-2 positions
  • Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Healthcare and Psychosocial Rehabilitation (APA Accredited) – 1 year, typically 1 position
  • Clinical Neuropsychology Postdoctoral Fellowship (APA Accredited) – 2 years, typically 2 positions
  • Advanced Fellowship in Mental Illness Research and Treatment (APA Accredited) – 2 years, typically 2 positions, one focused on substance abuse/dual diagnosis at the Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center, and one focused on PTSD at the National Center for PTSD – Clinical Neurosciences Division
  • Interprofessional Fellowship in Addictions - 2 years, typically 1 position

Other Post-Doctoral Positions

In addition to post-doctoral fellowship programs, research centers and individual faculty also offer post-doctoral associate positions within their research programs and centers. Please contact psychology faculty and individual center directors directly to inquire about upcoming openings for additional post-doctoral opportunities.

APPIC Post-Doctoral Site

Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers

VA Post-Doctoral Fellowships (Nationwide)

Nationwide opportunities

VA Careers

Nationwide jobs