Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology

Yale University Department of Psychiatry

Description

The Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine seeks a half-time licensed clinical psychologist for the adult outpatient Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) program of Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital (YNHPH).

The candidate will assist in the day to day clinical operations of the adult outpatient and intensive outpatient DBT services at YNHPH, provide direct clinical care (individual and group therapy) to patients, and provide support and supervision to advanced doctoral psychology interns and practicum students.

The position carries a clinical faculty appointment within the Department of Psychiatry, and includes participation in the Department’s APA-accredited Doctoral Psychology Internship Program.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess exceptional knowledge and skills in conducting individual and group Dialectical Behavior Therapy. They should have expertise in treating individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder and experience providing clinical supervision to doctoral level interns. Interest in teaching and collaboration in clinical research is a plus.

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.

Application Instructions

Applicants should apply through Interfolio using this link apply.interfolio.com/105907.  Please upload a cover letter, curriculum vita, and three letters of recommendation.

If you would like additional information about this position please contact Dr. Dwain Fehon, Chief Psychologist, Psychiatric Services, Yale-New Haven Hospital (dwain.fehon@yale.edu). Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.