Postdoctoral Associate- Bereavement Project
- Yale Child Study Center
- Location: New Haven, CT
- Job Number: 7079715
- Posting Date: Jun 10, 2021
- Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionPostdoctoral Associate, Bereavement Project, Yale University
The Yale Child Study Center Bereavement Project is seeking a Postdoctoral Associate to support a grant-funded program which provides training and resources for healthcare professionals on topics related to child and family bereavement. The postdoctoral associate’s primary responsibilities will include (1) adapting training materials and developing curricula for various healthcare audiences on topics including (but not limited to) grief theory, child grief, parental grief, perinatal grief, traumatic grief, and how this impacts healthcare professionals, (2) delivering virtual and in-person trainings to nursing students, medical students, residents, fellows, and faculty (3) tracking and evaluating trainings delivered, (4) researching national climate of grief training in medical settings and applying these findings to further adaptations of the curriculum. Under the leadership of Dr. Amanda Lowell (project director) and Dr. Linda Mayes (PI and director of the Yale Child Study Center), the postdoctoral associate will also have a unique opportunity to select and engage in additional research and/or clinical opportunities of interest.
Qualified candidates are those who have recently completed a PhD in psychology, social work, psychiatric nursing, or related field. Competitive applicants will have demonstrated experience in program development, particularly in university health systems. Preference will be given to candidates with prior experience providing trainings, and those with interest in pediatrics and/or grief. Applicants must have strong interpersonal and public speaking skill, as well as the ability to work both independently and collaboratively. Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States. Applicants need not be licensed in a clinical discipline, as some opportunity for supervised clinical experience will be available if desired.
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.
The anticipated start date is July 2021 (though negotiable). The position may start remotely in accordance with Yale University guidance around COVID-19 until the university resumes regular on-campus operations, which is planned for August 1, 2021 and as determined by the business needs of the department.
In accordance with university requirements for a safe return to in-person university operations, all faculty, staff, and postdoctoral and postgraduate trainees will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by August 1. For additional information, please visit https://your.yale.edu/work-yale/workplace-guidance/workplace-guidance-faqs.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, please send a single PDF documenting the following to firstname.lastname@example.org
1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum vitae
3. Names and contact information of three academic or clinical references familiar with the applicant’s skills and experience (reference letters are not needed at this time)