Assistant Professor of Clinical Child Psychiatry

Yale University

Description

The Yale Child Study Center has an opening for a half-time board certified or board eligible child and adolescent psychiatrist dedicated to a career in academic medicine.  The mission of the Yale Child Study Center is to improve the mental health of children and families, advance understanding of their psychological and developmental needs, and treat and prevent childhood mental illness through the integration of research, clinical practice, and professional training. 

This clinical ladder track faculty position will be at the level of Assistant Professor.    The position involves providing support to the medical staff around issues of diagnostic clarity and medication management.  The child psychiatrist will hold collaborative office rounds on a weekly basis, provide psychiatric evaluations, follow patients for short term adjustment of medications, and support the PCP in their medication management of their patients.  Medical education is a critical part of this role, providing skills to medical students, residents and fellows regarding diagnosis and medication management of youth.

Yale University provides a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including the Yale Home Buyers program, a scholarship program for dependents at any college, and a 5% match to contributions to your Yale retirement account.

Qualifications

Successful candidates will be excellent clinicians and educators with interest and experience practicing in primary care consultation and service delivery.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit a CV, three letters of reference, and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience, including provision of services in hospital-based and outpatient child and adolescent mental health services. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.