Assistant Professor - Yale University in New Haven Connecticut

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Yale University

New Haven, Connecticut 06511

United States


Detailed Job Description

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 informed programs of clinical care to clients 18 to 25 years of age with complex psychiatric presentations. 

The individual selected for this position will (a) lead the development of a behavioral consultation service, (b) develop programs of behavioral intervention for young adult clients in inpatient and residential programs, (c) consult with clinical and residential providers concerning the management of high-risk behavior in young adult clients, (d) coordinate psychological testing for young adult clients, (e) provide clinical services to young adult clients, (f) assist with the development of pre and postdoctoral psychology training programs, (g) supervise psychology interns and postdoctoral psychology fellows, (h) assist in the training of other mental health professionals, and (h) develop a program of related scholarly activity.  The ideal candidate will have (a) a doctoral degree in clinical psychology from an APA-approved graduate program with completion of an APA-approved internship, (b) expertise in behavioral assessment and intervention, (c) knowledge of psychological testing with adolescents and young adults, (d) previous experience providing clinical services to high-risk young adult clients, (e) a developmental perspective on the assessment and treatment of psychopathology, (f) a strong commitment to graduate psychology training in an applied setting with previous experience supervising psychology interns, and (g) relevant presentations and publications that reflect promise to develop a nationally recognized program of scholarly activity involving the psychological assessment and treatment of young adults with serious psychiatric difficulty.  All candidates must be licensed or license-eligible in the state of Connecticut.  This is a full-time position with the potential for academic promotion. Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, covered veterans, and members of minority groups. For more information about the Psychology Section in the Department of Psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine, please visit  Applicants should send (a) a letter of application, (b) curriculum vitae, (c) statement of professional interests, (d) two work samples including a comprehensive behavioral assessment, and (e) contact information for three professional references to Jacob K. Tebes, PhD, Yale University School of Medicine, The Consultation Center, 389 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Keyword Phrases

  • Young Adult Service
  • Assistant Professor
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Writing Samples
Best if Apply By 4/14/2014