Postdoctoral Associate Position in New York City

The Esteem Research Group, affiliated with Yale School of Public Health, runs several NIH-funded studies focused on the mental health of sexual and gender minorities. Our office is located in the Flatiron/Gramercy neighborhood of Manhattan, easily accessible by public transportation. Under the direction of the Principal Investigator (PI: John Pachankis), the Postdoctoral Associate will play an integral role in developing and conducting clinically significant psychological research. The Postdoctoral Associate will primarily work on evidence-based treatments adapted to improve the mental, behavioral, and sexual health of sexual and gender minorities.

The primary duties for this position will be split between: (a) project coordination responsibilities on NIH grants, (b) delivery and/or supervision of clinical research protocols to participants, and (c) manuscript and grant writing, data analysis, and pursuing independent research projects related to sexual and gender minority mental health. The position will provide postdoctoral clinical hours and supervision necessary for licensure.

Successful candidates will possess a doctoral degree in clinical psychology, public health, epidemiology, social and behavioral sciences, or related fields. Ideal candidates will possess specialized theoretical and practical knowledge of evidence-based intervention and have experience working with the LGBTQ community.

Interested applicants should submit a copy of their CV; a cover letter detailing research interests, relevant experience, and professional goals; and the contact information of three professional references. Please apply online:

Please direct questions to Dr. John Pachankis (

Anticipated start is Winter/Spring 2018, but flexible for outstanding candidates. Competitive salary and fringe benefits.

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.