Career Opportunities

Weill Cornell Medicine's Psychiatry Department is experiencing an exciting period of growth and transformation. We are seeking qualified applicants for faculty positions available across our clinical programs.

Weill Cornell Medicine and its affiliate hospital NewYork-Presbyterian (NYP), comprise one of the largest, most prestigious psychiatry programs in the country offering comprehensive behavioral health care across the lifespan and disease spectrum in both the inpatient and ambulatory settings. Weill Cornell Medicine's renowned mental health experts have been at the forefront of psychiatry offering state of the art, patient-centered clinical care; generating pioneering findings of the causes and treatment of mental illness; and training the next generation of clinicians and scientists.

Weill Cornell Medicine's Department of Psychiatry employs 150 full-time faculty that staff our clinical programs including NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center on Manhattan's Upper East Side and the NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester Behavioral Health Center in White Plains, a 250-bed facility just 30 miles north of New York City.

Weill Cornell Medicine is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. The department of psychiatry is committed to professional development and fostering a culture that promotes academic scholarship and research.

We post a list of our current academic staff openings here when available. Clinical positions routinely become available and we invite interested career seekers to contact our clinical leadership to inquire about opportunities:

Lisa Sombrotto, MD  
Vice Chair for Integrated and Collaborative Care
Clinical Director for Psychiatry, NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
lsombrot@med.cornell.edu      

Mark Russ, MD
Medical Director and Vice Chair for Clinical Programs, NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester Behavioral Health Center
mjr9012@med.cornell.edu

Current Faculty Opportunities 

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

No positions are available at this time.

Westchester Behavioral Health Center

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Postdoctoral Fellow Positions

Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Program for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Studies (PATSS)

Weill Cornell Medicine and the Program for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Studies (PATSS) is seeking a fulltime postdoctoral fellow to start immediately. Postdoctoral fellows will participate in clinical and research endeavors targeting survivors of trauma, which may include populations such as healthcare workers caring for COVID-19 patients, MST survivors, active-duty service members, veterans and their family members, and other trauma populations, including burn and World Trade Center survivors.

Training will be provided in state-of-the art-clinical assessment and treatment of trauma-related diagnoses distance technologies for the provision of treatment and virtual reality simulations in the treatment of trauma. Responsibilities include conducting assessments, providing evidence-based treatments, serving as project coordinator, aiding in recruitment, and other clinical and administrative roles. The individual will be an integral member of a vibrant trauma program.

Applicants should have the following qualifications: 1) doctorate from an APA-accredited doctoral program; 2) completion of an APA-accredited internship; 3) eligible for a New York State limited permit or have a New York State psychology license; 4) demonstrated interest in trauma. Interest in CBT, PTSD, and trauma treatment is preferred, as is a strong background in clinical research (scientist-practitioner). We anticipate hiring 1-2 postdoctoral fellows.

Diversity is one of Weill Cornell Medicine’s core values and is essential to achieving excellence in patient care, research, and education. We welcome applications from candidates who share our commitment to fostering a culture of fairness, equity, and belonging. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

Interested parties should:

Apply by emailing the following materials to Research Coordinator Olivia Baryluk: olb4002@med.cornell.edu.
• Cover letter
• CV (with references)
• Two (2) letters of recommendation
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Start date is immediate.

Minimum Stipend: $58,500

Maximum Stipend: $58,500

Weill Cornell Medicine provides the above salary range in compliance with the New York City law on Salary Transparency in Job Advertisements. The salary range listed is for full‐time employment not including bonuses, clinical incentive compensation, or benefits. Actual salaries depend on a variety of factors including but not limited to internal equity, specialty, training, and hospital/community needs.

The above salary range for New York City based roles represents WCM’s good faith and reasonable estimate of possible compensation at the time of posting.

JoAnn Difede, PhD
Director, Program for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Studies Weill Cornell Medicine
525 East 68th Street, Box 200
New York, NY 10065

Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Psychiatry Department at Weill Cornell Medicine

A full-time postdoctoral position is available at Weill Cornell Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, working with healthcare workers, who have had extensive occupational exposure to COVID-19, as well as their family members. Training will be provided in state-of-the-art clinical assessment and treatment of PTSD and other common psychological consequences of trauma. Training will also have an emphasis on using distance technologies for provision of treatment. Responsibilities include conducting assessments, providing evidence based treatments, conducting wellness workshops, and other clinical and administrative roles. Applicants should have the following qualifications: 1) demonstrated interest in trauma, 2) completion of an APA- accredited internship; 3) doctorate from an APA-accredited doctoral program and 4) eligible for New York State limited permit or have a NYS psychology license. CBT training and experience with PTSD preferred. 

Minimum Stipend: $58,500

Maximum Stipend: $58,500

Weill Cornell Medicine provides the above salary range in compliance with the New York City law on Salary Transparency in Job Advertisements. The salary range listed is for full‐time employment not including bonuses, clinical incentive compensation, or benefits. Actual salaries depend on a variety of factors including but not limited to internal equity, specialty, training, and hospital/community needs.

The above salary range for New York City based roles represents WCM’s good faith and reasonable estimate of possible compensation at the time of posting.

Diversity is one of Weill Cornell Medicine’s core values and is essential to achieving excellence in patient care, research, and education. We welcome applications from candidates who share our commitment to fostering a
culture of fairness, equity, and belonging. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information. 

Interested parties should contact (by email only, please):
JoAnn Difede, PhD
Email: jdifede@med.cornell.edu
Director, Program for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Studies
Weill Cornell Medicine
525 East 68th Street, Box 200
New York, NY 10065
Please copy Mariel Emrich (mae2050@med.cornell.edu) on all correspondence.

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity in the Cornell Cognitive Therapy Clinic: NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Weill Cornell Medicine's Department of Psychiatry offers a one-year post-doctoral clinical fellowship for a psychologist, starting September 1, 2023.  The fellowship offers intensive training in individual cognitive-behavior psychotherapy.  The patient population consists of adults with a wide variety of acute emotional and behavioral disorders.  There are many opportunities to participate in, and to develop clinical research studies. Candidates must have Doctorate by start date.

Minimum Stipend: $58,500

Maximum Stipend: $58,500

Weill Cornell Medicine provides the above salary range in compliance with the New York City law on Salary Transparency in Job Advertisements. The salary range listed is for full‐time employment not including bonuses, clinical incentive compensation, or benefits. Actual salaries depend on a variety of factors including but not limited to internal equity, specialty, training, and hospital/community needs.

The above salary range for New York City based roles represents WCM’s good faith and reasonable estimate of possible compensation at the time of posting.

Please send C.V. and letter of interest by December 15, 2022 to:

Susan Evans, Ph.D.
Director of Education in Psychology
425 East 61st Street, PH Floor
New York, NY 10065

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