Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine

The Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Psychology Section invites applications for a full-time faculty position as an Assistant Professor at The Consultation Center and the Division of Prevention and Community Research. The individual selected for this position will develop a program of research, teaching, consultation, and community program development focused on children’s mental health and well-being as these relate to educational settings in urban, underrepresented
minority communities.

Specifically, the faculty member will:

(a) develop a program of research that identifies risk and protective factors of child mental health and well-being as it is manifested in one or more of the following areas: academic achievement and engagement, school readiness, teacher effectiveness, socio-emotional competence, and classroom environments, and potentially, the relationship
of these areas to parenting and family functioning;

(b) develop community-based interventions in collaboration with school and community stakeholders to promote child mental health and well-being;

(c) collaborate with other faculty at The Consultation Center and the Division of Prevention and Community Research, Department of Psychiatry to conduct school-based mental health and substance abuse prevention research;

(d) participate in teaching an advanced data analytic methods seminar for postdoctoral fellows in prevention research; and

(e) supervise postdoctoral fellows in prevention research and doctoral fellows in school- and community-based interventions.

The ideal candidate will have:

(a) a doctoral degree in clinical/community psychology, clinical psychology, or counseling psychology from an APA-approved graduate program;

(b) expertise in school-based mental health research and interventions;

(c) expertise in teaching advanced longitudinal data analytic methods used in prevention research; and

(d) a strong commitment to doctoral and postdoctoral training.

All candidates must be license-eligible in the State of Connecticut. Applicants should send (a) a letter of application, (b) curriculum vitae, (c) statement of professional interests, (d) two work samples, and (e) contact information for three professional references to jacob.tebes@yale.edu or mail 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. Yale University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and members of underrepresented minority groups are encouraged to apply.

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