Psychiatrist/Pediatric Psychopharmacologist

Organizational Summary

The Child Mind Institute is an independent, national nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders. Our teams work every day to deliver the highest standards of care, advance the science of the developing brain and empower parents, professionals and policymakers to support children when and where they need it most. Together with our supporters, we’re helping children reach their full potential in school and in life. We share all of our resources freely and do not accept any funding from the pharmaceutical industry.

Job Summary

Since inception, we have treated more than 7,000 patients from 38 nations, 45 states and Washington DC between the ages of 1 and 24. Our clinicians are experts in the diagnosis and treatment of children and adolescents with emotional, behavioral and developmental problems. We have particular expertise working with children with ADHD and disruptive behavior disorders, anxiety and mood disorders, and learning and developmental disabilities, and provide state-of-the-art diagnostic evaluations and treatment informed by the latest research. We are a multidisciplinary team of psychologists, psychiatrists, neuropsychologists, social workers, speech-language therapists and learning specialists and work closely with each other to ensure that each family gets the care and attention they need. In addition, the Child Mind Institute has robust research initiatives and many comprehensive public education programs including the Healthy Brain Network and #MyYoungerSelf campaign.

We are seeking a child and adolescent psychiatrist with exceptional clinical skills in diagnosis and pediatric psychopharmacology. Ability to teach psychology externs, educators and parents is required. The successful candidate will work collaboratively and effectively with non-medical colleagues.

Reporting to the Medical Director, this is an exempt, full-time position located in our NYC headquarters. We offer competitive salary and benefits.


  • Board eligible/certified in child and adolescent psychiatry
  • New York State Medical License
  • Minimum three years of post residency clinical experience
  • Flexibility to work hours to meet productivity goals and deadlines
  • Team player and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Ability to collaborate with research colleagues in developing clinical research programs

Application Details and Instructions

Click here to apply. Please upload a cover letter and resume/CV as one document in the resume section on the application site.

Child Mind Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to recruiting and maintaining a diverse staff; individuals from all backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

To learn more about the Child Mind Institute, please visit

No phone calls or recruiters, please. This position will remain open until filled.