Assistant Professor of Oncology Psychology

Yale University

United States


The Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine seeks a licensed clinical psychologist or clinical health psychologist with experience in psychosocial oncology to join a growing interdisciplinary team of professionals providing outpatient services to patients and families at the Yale Cancer Center/Smilow Cancer Hospital.

Yale Cancer Center is Connecticut's only cancer center designated as a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute—and one of only 49 in the nation. Smilow Cancer Hospital provides patients with novel, state-of-the art cancer detection and treatment options within the context of patient-centered expert care.

The position involves the provision of direct patient care, collaboration with multidisciplinary teams, and participation in the development of a novel collaborative care delivery model.

The position also carries a full-time faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor within the Department of Psychiatry, and includes participation in the Department’s APA-accredited Doctoral Psychology Internship Program.


Qualified candidates should have experience working within a cancer setting providing psychological assessment and intervention services to a broad range of diagnostically and demographically-diverse adults with cancer.

Strong candidates will also possess expertise in the provision of evidence-based treatments (such as CBT, CBT-I, ACT, MCP) for depression, anxiety, pain and sleep, as well as experience with addictions. Stong candidates should also have interest and experience supervising predoctoral psychology interns and/or practicum students in behavioral medicine. 

Candidates must be licensed (or licensed eligible) within the State of Connecticut and have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to function well as part of a collaborative multi-disciplinary team of psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and nurses.

Application Instructions

Please apply through Interfolio using this link  You will be asked to upload a cover letter, curriculum vita, and three letters of recommendation.  If you have any questions about this position please contact Dr. Dwain Fehon, Chief Psychologist, Yale New Haven Hospital (  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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