Company Name:

Yale School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry


New Haven, Connecticut

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Assistant Professor, Chiefs/Directors/Department Heads, Clinical Neuropsychology, Cognitive Psychology, Neuroscience, Psychiatry

Work Setting:

Medical School/Medical Center

Position Type:

Full Time

Date Posted:

December 14, 2018

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Director of Psychological Assessment Services

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 position please contact Dr. Dwain Fehon, Chief Psychologist, Psychiatric Services, Yale-New Haven Hospital ( 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.

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