Assistant Professor of Clinical Child Psychology

Yale University


The Yale Child Study Center has openings for full-time pediatric psychologists dedicated to providing integrated mental health supports and services to children, teens, and families in ambulatory medical specialty clinics.  Successful candidates will be appointed as Assistant Professor of Child Clinical Psychology on the Clinical track and will provide intervention as part of an interdisciplinary health team.  Our embedded pediatric psychologists work collaboratively with pediatric sub-specialists, nurses, social workers, and allied professionals. 

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.  The Child Study Center is committed to recruiting, supporting and encouraging the most gifted clinicians, researchers, and leaders in the field today as well those in succeeding generations in the service of its clinical, research, training, policy, and prevention agendas. 

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.


Successful candidates must possess a doctoral degree in psychology, a postdoctoral fellowship in pediatric psychology, and be licensed or license-eligible in Connecticut.  Training and experience in collaborative, integrated behavioral health models of service delivery in specialty medical clinics are highly preferred.   We welcome applicants with interests in program development, quality improvement, and training. 

Application Instructions

Please apply at and submit a CV, three letters of reference, and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience, including provision of services in pediatric and consultation-liaison settings for children.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.