Department of Veteran Affairs - Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut
Nov 01, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Counseling
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

VA Connecticut Healthcare System and Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry is recruiting a Psychiatrist with experience and interest in treatment of Serious Mental Illness, psychosis and mood disorders, in general outpatient and telehealth work at VA CT Healthcare System. This position includes an academic appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor at the Yale Department of Psychiatry. Candidates must have clear clinical expertise and extensive training experience in treating serious mental illness, and candidates also must have a track record of research in the area of psychosis, mood disorders or related illnesses. 


Clinical work will include work with a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals in order to care for individuals with serious mental illness as well as those with substance abuse comorbidity. Clinical work will include pharmacotherapy and may include other behavioral treatments such as group-, individual-, couples-, and/or hospital-based interventions using empirically-supported interventions.

She/he will also be responsible for teaching residents, medical students and other trainees, and will be responsible for initiating scholarly work related to teaching or research. Research conducted within this position may involve a wide array of topics, including but not limited to studying psychosis, mood disorders, suicidality and other issues that affect veterans, epidemiology, pharmacologic treatment, psychotherapy development, training, or implementation, and technology-based assessment and treatment approaches. The successful candidate will be expected to obtain research grant funding, conduct independent research, properly manage and administer projects, and collaborate with faculty within VA Connecticut Healthcare System and the Yale Department of Psychiatry.


Applicants must be Board eligible or certified in psychiatry and be legally employable.  Preference will be given to applicants who have relevant clinical experience in treating this population, in treating veterans and a history of academic productivity including publications, independent funding and be in a position to initiate and produce scholarly work. 

To Apply:

Interested applicants may apply thorough Interfolio at or send CV and 3 letters of recommendation to:

Ismene Petrakis, MD Chief of Mental Health Services of VA CT Healthcare System

950 Campbell Ave

West Haven, CT 06516.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Yale values diversity in its faculty, staff and students and especially encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans and underrepresented minorities. Yale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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