October 20, 2014

Postdoc at Yale Child Study Center

Yale University Child Study Center announces a postdoctoral position in the area of clinical child psychology beginning in the summer of 2015. This position is associated with an NIMH-funded R01 study of neural mechanisms of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for children with aggressive behavior. The position requires a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from an APA-approved program and completion of an APA-approved internship. Primary responsibilities will include providing treatment and conducting evaluations of children and adolescents who participate in this clinical study. Clinical training will include weekly supervision, didactic seminars and participation in clinical team meetings. This position will allow the fellow to develop expertise in evidence-based psychosocial interventions for disruptive behavior in children across psychiatric disorders. Additional specialized training will also be available in evidence-based behavioral interventions for children with neurodevelopmental disorders including autism, Tourette syndrome, ADHD and OCD.  The post-doctoral fellow will have access to a wide range of learning opportunities at Yale Child Study Center including grand rounds, clinical and research seminars, and lectures at the Yale School of Medicine. This position will provide excellent opportunities for learning about neuroscience-based clinical research, collaboration with a multidisciplinary team of cognitive neuroscientists, and participation in data analysis and paper writing.  Please submit an application and inquiries to Denis Sukhodolsky, Ph.D., denis.sukhodolsky@yale.edu  . The application should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin 10/30/2014 and will continue until the position is filled. For information about Yale Child Study Center, please visit our website: http://childstudycenter.yale.edu/index.aspx
Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from women and minority candidates and individuals with disabilities.

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