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August 29, 2017

We are looking for a new team member!

The Yale Center for Health & Learning Games/play2PREVENT Lab at the Yale University School of Medicine seeks a motivated Postdoctoral Associate in health, behavioral, or cognitive psychology or Public Health or an individual with a M.P.H. degree (or equivalent) and appropriate experience to take a role in the implementation of a project focused on the development and testing of a virtual reality videogame intervention as well as implementation of a second 2D videogame intervention, both focused on tobacco prevention in adolescents. 

The successful candidate will work in close collaboration with the investigators and research team and participate in all phases of the research project: conceptualization and development of the virtual reality videogame; recruitment of subjects for focus group/playtesting; design and implementation of subsequent pilot/feasibility study; data collection; management and analysis; writing up results; and presenting findings. This one-year, full-time position offers the opportunity to work along side a prolific group of researchers but requires creativity, excellent writing skills, and a strong interest in intellectual collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team. Position available October/November 2017.

To Apply:
Candidates are requested to submit
• A short letter of interest outlining your suitability for the position
• Curriculum Vitae
• 3 references

To: Kimberly Hieftje (


Summer 2016

At the p2P Lab, we work closely with high school, undergraduate, and graduate students from all over the country.  As part of our internship program, we provide students with the opportunity to be actively involved in the research, development, and evaluation of serious videogames through close mentorship of our research team.   We have had some terrific students work with us in the past and are excited about the prospect of future students joining our team!

Thanks to all the amazing interns and employees that have been a part of our team over the past several years!

Tayla Ash

Nick B.

Cecilia Dumouchel

Orli Florsheim

Vanessa H.

Colin Horgan

Tejas Kumar

Justin Mendoza

Christina Mezes

Erika Montanaro

Trena Mukherjee

Anna North

Kevin O’Brien

Michelle Roh

Bethan Shipway

Hannah Slater

Sabrina T.

Rebecca Wolenski