Assistant Professor of Clinical Child Psychiatry

Location
Connecticut
Posted
19 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
03 Sep 2021
Ref
78559
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

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.

Application Process
This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
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. 

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