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The Family Violence Research Lab in the Division of Prevention and Community Research, Department of Psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine works with community partners to identify individual and system level factors that affect the wellbeing of victims of intimate partner violence (IPV). At the individual level, this research aims to advance understanding of the relationships among IPV and its highly prevalent negative outcomes such as posttraumatic stress, substance use, and sexual risk in an effort to develop preventive interventions that promote safety and resilience. At the systems-level, IPV research and evaluation are conducted within the criminal justice and other service systems to elucidate the impact of the system’s response on victims’ wellbeing including the ways in which it promotes or impedes victims’ safety, recovery and resilience.
Reporting directly to the Director of Family Violence Research (Tami Sullivan, Ph.D.), the Associate Research Scientist will play a critical role in executing the mission of the Research Program. This position carries an academic appointment with the rank of Associate Research Scientist.Qualifications include a PhD in psychology, social work or related clinical discipline. Applicants must be licensed/license eligible and a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.
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Yale values diversity in its faculty, staff, trainees, and students and especially encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans and underrepresented minorities. Yale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Priority will be given to those available for a January 1, 2020 start date. To apply, please send a single PDF documenting the following to firstname.lastname@example.org