Company Name:

Yale University, School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry


New Haven, Connecticut

Approximate Salary:

Commensurate with Experience

Job Category:

Assistant Professor

Work Setting:

Medical School/Medical Center

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

2 - 5 years

Required Education:


Date Posted:

June 3, 2019

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Assistant Professor

The Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Psychology Section invites applications for a clinical psychologist to fill a full-time faculty position as an Assistant Professor at the Connecticut Mental Health Center providing psychological consultation on the Young Adult Service.

The Connecticut Mental Health Center is a large, urban, academically affiliated community mental health center that provides inpatient, subacute, and ambulatory services to an ethnically diverse population of individuals experiencing serious psychiatric and substance abuse problems. The Young Adult Service provides comprehensive, developmentally oriented, trauma-informed programs of clinical care to clients 18 to 25 years of age with complex psychiatric presentations.

Working as a psychologist within an interprofessional treatment team, the individual selected for this position will (a) consult with clinical and residential providers concerning the management of high-risk behavior in young adult clients, (b) coordinate the development and implementation of comprehensive, developmentally oriented, trauma-informed treatment plans for clients in residential placements, (c) provide clinical and case management services to young adult clients, (d) assist with psychological testing of young adult clients, (e) assist with program development and program evaluation, (f) develop and deliver programs of inservice education for clinical and residential staff, and (g) supervise psychology practicum students, psychology interns, and postdoctoral psychology fellows assigned to the Young Adult Service.

A strong candidate for the position will have (a) a doctoral degree in clinical psychology from an APA-approved graduate program with completion of an APA-approved internship, (b) a developmental perspective on psychopathology, (c) expertise in the assessment and treatment of complex trauma and related conditions, (d) previous experience providing clinical and case management services to adolescents and young adults, (e) knowledge of psychological testing with adolescents and young adults, and (f) a strong commitment to graduate psychology training in an applied setting. All candidates must be licensed in the state of Connecticut.

Applicants can apply to this position through Interfolio using this link Materials required are a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a clinical work sample, and contact information for three professional references. If you have any questions about this position please contact Thomas McMahon, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry and Child Study, at Review of applications will begin immediately and 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.

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