Post-doctoral Training Position, Boston University

Post-doctoral Training Position at Boston University School of Medicine/Boston University School of Public Health

Research Training in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Boston University School of Medicine invites applications for a HRSA-funded T32 post-doctoral training program. This is an opportunity to join a research team focusing on closing the research-practice gap in Autism Spectrum Disorders, and becoming a part of an NIH-funded Autism Center of Excellence (ACE Center) and the NIMH-funded ASD PEDS Network. We are looking for candidates who are interested in having a highly productive two-year experience with multiple opportunities for data analysis and manuscript submission.

Training is delivered through individually-tailored programs of coursework in Health Services, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and implementation science and mentored research experience. Trainees select multiple mentors from a large and multidisciplinary faculty whose work includes preventive interventions with children and families in settings including schools, health care, patient centered medical home, and community mental health. Emphases include health disparities, implementation science for the adoption and sustainability of interventions in natural service delivery settings, interventions for ethnically diverse populations, and quantitative methods. Training is for a two-year period. For further information, and

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Research Fellow in Applied Statistics, University of Warwick

You will work primarily on CEDAR research projects on children and young people with intellectual disability or autism and their families in collaboration with Professor Richard Hastings and Associate Professor Vaso Totsika and their
research team of PhD students and research assistants. You will work with the
research team to lead on the statistical analysis of quantitative research data, 
including the Cerebra 1000 Families Study, secondary data analysis of national
population studies (e.g., Millennium Cohort Study), and randomised controlled
trials of interventions. You will be a writing team member for high quality peer
review journal papers, including taking the lead authorship role. The post-holder
will also contribute to mentoring, supervision, and bespoke training of PhD
students in the research team. There may also be opportunities to contribute to
other research projects in CEDAR, taking a lead on quantitative data analysis. 
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Postdoctoral Fellowship, Waisman Center at UW-Madison

The Waisman Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is recruiting post-doctoral trainees for its NIH-funded Post-Doctoral Training Program in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research. Appointments will be for 2 years beginning in the summer or early fall of 2018. The program provides multidisciplinary training in social, epidemiological, behavioral, and biobehavioral research on intellectual and developmental disabilities. Its emphasis is on understanding social, affective, communicative, and family processes as they relate to intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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Children's Autism Program Director, Family Service & Guidance Center, Kansas

Children’s Autism Program Director

 Family Service & Guidance Center, one of the Midwest’s leaders and an innovator in children’s mental health care, has an exciting new opportunity available.

FSGC is accepting applications for the position of Children’s Autism Program Director. The program is being implemented to meet a tremendous need for children’s autism services in northeast Kansas.

The Program Director shall be or eligible to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, with a master’s degree in applied behavior analysis, education or a master’s degree in a recognized mental health discipline and have a valid license to practice in the state of Kansas. The Director shall have experience in program development and sustainment to include recruiting staff, identifying funding opportunities and promoting services to develop new service delivery markets. The Children’s Autism Program Director will manage the start-up and ongoing day-to-day operational aspects of the Program and will be a member of Family Service & Guidance Center’s Leadership Team. This positon will provide direct clinical services, clinical supervision and consultative services. Supervisory experience preferred and experience working with autistic children and their families is required. Benefits apply.  

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Postdoctoral Fellow, UC Davis

Postdoctoral Fellow Position, Translational Psychophysiology and Assessment Laboratory (T-PAL), UC Davis MIND Institute and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Sacramento, CA

The UC Davis MIND Institute announces the availability of one full-time NIH-funded post-doctoral position, primarily within the Translational Psychophysiology and Assessment Laboratory (T-PAL), under the direction of Professor David Hessl. T-PAL is focused on assessment and treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders, with current emphasis on fragile X and Down syndromes, autism spectrum disorder, and intellectual disabilities broadly defined. Dr. Hessl also co-directs a longitudinal study focused on trajectories and markers of neurodegeneration in adult carriers of the fragile X premutation, a group at risk for development of a progressive neuro-motor disease, fragile X-associated tremor ataxia syndrome (FXTAS). 

 Minimum requirements: Applicants must have a doctoral degree in psychology, cognitive or affective neuroscience, or other related discipline. If the mechanism of support will be the ARTP fellowship, the fellow must be a U.S. citizen and permanent resident. 

Start Date: September 1, 2017 for ARTP; earlier start date possible otherwise
Due Date: June 21, 2017 for ARTP fellowship; open application otherwise 

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Pediatric Neurodevelopmental Psychologists, Nationwide Children's Hospital

Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Pediatric Neurodevelopmental Psychologists
Specializing in the assessment and treatment of Autism and other Developmental Disabilities

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is recruiting psychologists in the Child Development Center (CDC). The Child Development Center is an established interdisciplinary program designed to serve the needs of children with intellectual and developmental disabilities including Autism Spectrum Disorders.  The Child Development Center is part of Nationwide Children's Hospital Pediatric Behavioral Health program and collaborates within the Section of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics. Our program is one of 17 sites within the Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network, the Autism Intervention Research Network on Physical Health, the SFARI SPARK Clinical Site Network.  Weparticipate in a wide range of multi-site, externally funded clinical research projects.

The Child Development Center is one of the most comprehensive and largest neurodevelopmental psychology departments in the country and is part of one of the largest Pediatric Behavioral Health units. We have new and expanded positions open for individuals who are interested in working in a multi-disciplinary setting focusing on the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of children referred for possible autism and other developmental delays and disabilities.  Our Pediatric Neurodevelopmental Psychologists work with Developmental Behavioral Pediatricians, Neurologists, Nurse Practitioners, Speech and Language Pathologists, Psychiatrists, Social Workers, Genetic Counselors, and GI specialists.  We have a large and diverse psychology faculty, an APPIC approved internship track, and a well-established post-doctoral fellowship program.  Our faculty also participates in graduate student training and development as well as medical education. 

We are specifically looking for psychologists interested either of the two following areas:

1) Implementing short-term, targeted evidence based treatments for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other neurodevelopmental conditions.

2)  Evidence based psychological testing for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other neurodevelopmental conditions.  We are looking for a colleague interested in developing targeted assessments to re-evaluate progress and design treatment interventions for this population as well as participating in our established diagnostic assessment program. 

Applicants should have experience in working with children with developmental disabilities and/or autism spectrum disorders. Candidates must possess a doctoral degree in psychology and be license eligible in Ohio. The completion of formal post-doctoral training is highly desirable. We will consider candidates based on strengths in clinical service, clinical supervision, teaching, and also their career interests. All positions carry a faculty appointment in the Department of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University (track and rank based upon experience).

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is a “top 10” children’s hospital and provides the majority of pediatric and pediatric behavioral health care services and training opportunities in central and southeastern Ohio, serving a population of over 3 million. We are the nation’s largest and oldest Pediatric Health Accountable Care Organization (ACO).  Columbus is a rapidly growing, diverse metropolitan area with a population around 2 million. Please visit for information about Columbus.   For more information about Nationwide Children’s Hospital visit us on the Web at A formal application can also be accessed there.

This position will be open until filled and applications will be reviewed immediately.  Interested candidates should send a cover letter stating career goals, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to:

David Michalec, PhD
Search Committee Chair
Clinical Director
Developmental Integrated Intervention Programs
Child Development Center
187 W. Schrock Rd, Westerville, OH 43081
Phone: (614) 355-7500

Child & Adolescent Psychologist, Stanford University

Child and Adolescent Psychologist
Clinician Educator Faculty Line
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Autism and Developmental Disorders Clinic
Stanford University School of Medicine

The Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Stanford University is seeking a full-time faculty member in the Clinician Educator line to provide clinical care and teaching in our Autism and Developmental Disorders Clinic.  Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience.  The chosen candidate will serve as an attending psychologist providing direct clinical care as well as supervision and didactics to psychology graduate students and post doctoral psychology, and child psychiatry fellows. Involvement in clinical research projects is available and highly encouraged.

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Clinical Psychologist, Weill Cornell Medical College

Weill Cornell Medical College’s Department of Psychiatry in conjunction with New York-Presbyterian Hospital is seeking a full-time Clinical Psychologist to join our faculty for a position based at the Center for Autism and the Developing Brain (CADB) at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Westchester Division in White Plains, New York.  The individual will be expected to play an integral role in diagnostic assessment and implementation of interventions for children and adolescents diagnosed or suspected of having an Autism Spectrum Disorder.

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Assistant/Associate Professor and Program Director, Drake University

Title: Assistant/Associate Professor and Director of the Master's Program in Applied Behavior Analysis

Description: Drake University invites applications for a consecutive term faculty position with option to convert to tenure track based upon enrollment for an Assistant or Associate Professor and Director of the Master's Program in Applied Behavior Analysis.  This position is in the Leadership and Counseling Department of the School of Education.  The faculty member would contribute to the newly developed Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) program.  A Ph.D. in ABA or closely related field is required prior to the starting date in addition to certification by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board.  Expertise in challenging behavior assessment and treatment is desirable.  Candidates must be committed to excellence in graduate teaching with the opportunity to contribute to the SOE EdD and PhD program.  Primary teaching assignments include principles of behavior, research methods in behavior analysis, behavioral assessment and intervention, and courses within the candidate’s area of expertise.  Supervision of graduate student practicum experiences and collaboration with SOE Counseling and Special Education faculty is expected.  This is a newly developed program with anticipated growth in students and faculty members in the first years. This position is pending funding.

Duties: Coordinate the graduate program, teach courses that contribute to the curriculum, provide supervision for graduate students, participate in student recruitment, participate on doctoral committees within the School of Education, and assist with future faculty hires.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in ABA or closely related field is required prior to the starting date in addition to certification by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, additionally demonstrated expertise in the assessment and treatment of challenging behavior.

Interested candidates can review the position and apply here:

Assistant Professor, Wright State University

School of Professional Psychology
Assistant Professor

The School of Professional Psychology at Wright State University (WSU-SOPP) in Dayton, Ohio is an innovator in clinical training, having been among the nation’s first institutions to de­velop a practitioner model program and to confer the Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) degree. We ascribe to a generalist doctoral model of training to prepare psy­chologists to meet the current and future challenges in the field. SOPP also offers emphasis areas in Child, Health/Rehabilitation/Neuropsychology, and Forensic Psychology. WSU-SOPP has continued to evolve over the years, receiving national recognition including APA’s Suinn Award and as a leader in fostering multiculturalism as a fundamental tenet of the doctoral program.

WSU-SOPP is seeking outstanding child and adolescent psychology candidates at the Assistant Professor rank to start as early as July 1, 2017. We are seeking individuals to join our diverse and innovative faculty in our vibrant child emphasis, which is in its fifth year at WSU-SOPP.  Child emphasis faculty are invested in maintaining excellence in training doctoral level child and adolescent psychologists and expanding training and scholarship areas within the emphasis.  The SOPP program is an APA-accredited Psy.D. program in Clinical Psychology.  Required: Applicants must have a doctoral degree from an APA-accredited institution, demonstrated ability to teach practitioner students, and be licensed in Ohio as a psychologist or be able to acquire licensure in Ohio within six months of appointment. We are seeking candidates who possess clinical experience (assessment and therapy), and scholarly activities in child and adolescent psychology.  Preference will be given to applicants who also have pediatric psychology experience. Applicants must also have a broad commitment to the practitioner model of professional education and the School’s mission of integrating diversity into all aspects of our program. All candidates must have documented quality performance in the areas of teaching, scholarship and service consistent with the Assistant Professor rank. For additional requirements and to apply, go to Wright State University: AA/EOE/M/F/Vet/ Disability

Pediatric Neurodevelopmental Psychologists, Nationwide Children's Hospital

Pediatric Neurodevelopmental Psychologists
Specializing in the assessment and treatment of Autism and other Developmental Disabilities

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is recruiting psychologists in the Child Development Center (CDC).

We are specifically looking for psychologists interested the following areas:
1) Implementing short-term, targeted evidence based treatments for children with ASD/IDD. 2) Evidence based psychological testing for children with ASD/IDD.

Applicants who have interest and competency to specialize in identifying and treating co-occurring developmental psychopathologies in the context of autism and other developmental disabilities will be highly competitive applicants.

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Psychologist, Waisman Center, UW-Madison

Psychologist; Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Education: Doctoral degree in clinical, school or counseling psychology required.
Full Time Salary Rate: minimum $70,000 annual – depending on qualifications.
Minimum Number of years or type of relevant work experience:
1) Clinical training and/or experience with assessment and behavioral consultation with children and/or adolescents is required.
2) Assessment skills in areas such as cognitive, adaptive, and socio-emotional/behavioral functioning are required.
3) Pre- or post-doctoral training and/or work experience in human participant research is required. Research experience involving testing with a range of assessment instruments preferred.
- 7 years of related professional work experience required for appointment at the senior level.

Position Description:
The Waisman Center's Clinical Translational Core (CTC) addresses the challenges facing scientists who conduct behavioral and bio-behavioral research on special populations such as individuals with autism, fragile X syndrome (FXS), and Down syndrome (DS). In addition, research programs examine issues such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and stress/trauma related disorders, as well as children at other forms of developmental risk.

The CTC psychologist will 1) provide leadership for the psychological services delivered through the CTC, and 2) provide direct clinical services for the Waisman Center Developmental Disabilities Clinic.

The psychologist is responsible for conducting, coordinating and leading behavioral assessments, diagnostic assessments, design of experiments, and psychological consultation through the CTC and will assist investigators in dealing with research problems. The psychologist will also lead and participate in interdisciplinary assessments for children and adolescents with stress-related disorders, family dysfunction, developmental disabilities (especially autism spectrum disorder), genetic disorders (e.g. FXS and DS), and challenging behavioral issues.

For a complete list of duties and summary of the position, please see:

How to Apply: 

To be considered for this position, applicant materials must be submitted online. Applicants will be asked to upload a cover letter and resume detailing their interest and qualifications as it relates to the position.

Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process at the following link:

Applicants with the following experiences should note this in their cover letter (these are not required qualifications):
- Specialized training/experience in developmental disabilities.
- Clinical or research experience with autism specific diagnostic measures, such as the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS).
- Experience providing clinical supervision to graduate trainees.

Questions about the position can also be directed to Choutae Yang at 608-263-5671 or at

To ensure consideration for this position, applications must be received by March 13, 2017.

University of Wisconsin-Madison is an affirmative action/equal employment employer and we encourage women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities to apply.

Research Postdoctoral Fellowship, Weill Cornell Medicine

Postdoctoral fellowship at the Center for Autism and the Developing Brain (CADB) at Weill Cornell Medicine

We are seeking a research postdoctoral fellow with substantial clinical training to work on a project examining the effectiveness of parent-mediated intervention for toddlers with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) under the supervision of Dr. So Hyun “Sophy” Kim and Dr. Catherine Lord. The fellow will be actively involved in research, including the data collection and analyses process, preparations for manuscripts and grant applications, and training research assistants. The fellow will be able to accrue substantial clinical hours through delivering intervention and conducting diagnostic and developmental assessments at the Center for Autism and the Developing Brain (CADB), a state-of-the art center located in the Westchester campus of New York Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell Medical College in White Plains, New York. Our center provides comprehensive clinical services for hundreds of patients annually, and the fellow will have opportunities for extensive clinical training under the supervision of licensed clinicians.

Applicants should have earned a Ph.D. in clinical psychology or other related disciplines (e.g., developmental psychology) and completed a pre-doctoral internship, both from APA accredited programs. Applicants need to be eligible for temporary licensure in New York and will need to obtain the full New York state licensure by the end of the first year fellowship. Candidates with a track record of research productivity are strongly preferred.

Salary is competitive with full health benefits and vacation package included. Position is to start in July, 2017. Interested applicants should email (a) CV, (b) statement of postdoctoral and career goals, (c) writing sample (e.g., published manuscripts), and (d) three letters of reference (sent directly from mentors) to Dr. Sophy Kim at

So Hyun "Sophy" Kim, Ph.D
Assistant Professor
Center for Autism and the Developing Brain
Weill Cornell Medical College/New York Presbyterian Hospital
21 Bloomingdale Road
White Plains, NY 10605

Postdoctoral Fellow, Weill Cornell Medical College

Clinical Postdoctoral Fellow Position, Center for Autism and the Developing Brain, Department of Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College

Weill Cornell Medical College’s Department of Psychiatry is seeking one full-time Post-doctoral Fellow to join the clinical team for 2 years at the Center for Autism and the Developing Brain (CADB) at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Westchester Division in White Plains, New York. The overall emphasis of the fellowship is to train clinical psychologists to provide innovative assessments and efficacious therapeutic interventions to individuals with autism and their families. 

The Fellow will be expected to actively participate in diagnostic assessment and/or implementation of interventions for individuals (all ages) diagnosed or suspected of having an Autism Spectrum Disorder. The position entails the provision of direct clinical services which will include psychological and multidisciplinary assessments, individual and family therapy sessions, school visits, and group based interventions. The Fellow will have the opportunity to receive additional training and specialization in diagnostic instruments (including the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, Second Edition (ADOS-2) and the Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised (ADI-R)) and empirically-validated interventions. The Fellow will also have the opportunity to participate in the CADB Early Intervention program, which includes the delivery of naturalistic behavioral interventions in a preschool classroom setting and individual parent coaching sessions with families using the Early Start Denver Model. The Fellow will also be expected to work well with families and collaborate with members of an interdisciplinary team. The ideal candidate for this position will have a strong background in assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorders, including the use of the ADOS-2 and ADI-R, and the application of evidenced-based intervention approaches.

Minimum requirements:  Applicants must have a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited program and possess or be eligible for a NY state limited permit, minus the supervision hours.  

Start Date: July 1 or September 1, 2017.

Interested candidates are invited to e-mail a CV and statement of professional interest to:
Jennifer Walsh

Senior Administrator
Weill Cornell Medical College, Department of Psychiatry


Post-doctoral Fellows, NIMH



Position Description:
Post-doctoral fellows are sought to be part of a clinical research team focused on developmental and behavioral assessments for the purpose of phenotyping children, adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disability and a variety of other neurodevelopmental disorders studies at NIH. The Neurodevelopmental and Behavioral Phenotyping Service engages in studies on neurodevelopmental disorders, and conducts assessments for collaborative protocols including natural history studies and treatment trials. The fellow will be part of the clinical team and will receive training on a variety of neuropsychological and developmental assessments. Fellows are also encouraged to design their own research investigations, including collaborative studies with scientists inside and outside of NIMH, and are also encouraged to engage in data analysis and manuscript preparation using a data already acquired.

Potential fellows may be neuropsychologists, clinical or developmental psychologists or other professionals with doctorate degrees and expertise in neurodevelopmental disorders.

To Apply:
Please submit application - including CV, 3 letters of reference, and cover letter, to Audrey Thurm, Ph.D. Neurodevelopmental and Behavioral Phenotyping Service, 10 Center Drive-MSC1255, Bethesda MD; phone 301-435-7962 and email:

Application Deadline Date: March 1, 2017

Clinical Research Assistant position, Nisonger Center, Ohio State University

The Nisonger Center is a partner in an NIMH-funded project to adapt a diagnostic interview for youth with intellectual disability and their caregiver. The Clinical Research Assistant will be involved in all parts of the project.  Requirements are a BA/BS degree and coursework in Abnormal Psychology.  See complete details at

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Stanford University


Stanford University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences anticipates one opening for a postdoctoral fellow in Child Clinical Psychology specializing in Autism Spectrum and other Developmental Disorders for the 2017-18 academic year. Clinic-funded fellowships are designed for those seeking careers in clinical practice settings. The fellowship has a major rotation working with patients in the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Clinic and includes experience conducting multi-disciplinary diagnostic assessments using gold-standard instruments as well as providing evidence-based therapies and parent training including Pivotal Response Treatment (PRT).  Minor rotations in the general, anxiety and eating disorder clinics are available. Fellows may elect to participate in active clinical research projects and to complete a scholarly project during the year. Stipends are $51,600 plus benefits. Start date is 9/1/17. REQUIREMENTS: All applicants must have experience with autism spectrum disorders and completed 1) an APA- or CPA-accredited graduate program in clinical, counseling or school psychology; 2) an APA- or CPA-accredited internship; and 3) all requirements for their PhD or PsyD prior to beginning their appointment. Appointments are for one year. Positions are contingent upon funding. Applications are due 12/15/16. Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. TO APPLY: Interested candidates should send a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference via e-mail to:
Sharon Williams, PhD
c/o Elizabeth Archibald
Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
401 Quarry Road, Stanford, CA 94305-5717
Phone: (650) 723-5511; Email:

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Duke University


The Duke Center for Autism and Brain Development (Geraldine Dawson, Director) is offering Postdoctoral Fellowships in research and/or clinical practice.  Clinical fellowship opportunities include the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and involve participating in the interdisciplinary, team-based clinical services program at the Duke Center for Autism and Brain Development. Fellows also may provide mentored supervision of clinical psychology graduate students and other trainees.  

Research opportunities involve participating as part of an interdisciplinary team of scientists conducting clinical trials that are evaluating novel treatments for autism.  The fellowship offers an opportunity to learn about a wide range of cutting-edge methodologies including longitudinal assessments, diagnostic measures, computerized observational methods, eye-tracking, EEG, and MRI/DTI measures. The fellowship is a one- to two-year position. 

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Academic Clinician, Duke University


The Duke Center for Autism and Brain Development (Geraldine Dawson, Director) is seeking a Clinical Psychologist with expertise in the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).  Clinical responsibilities will include participating in an interdisciplinary, team-based treatment program at the Duke Center for Autism that is dedicated to providing high-quality, comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services to individuals with ASD (infancy through young adult) and their families and supervising clinical psychology graduate students in training. Other opportunities may be available for conducting clinical assessments of children with ASD within clinical research studies being conducted at the Duke Center for Autism.  These opportunities involve conducting assessments as part of an interdisciplinary research team that is conducting a wide range of longitudinal assessments, including diagnostic, observational, eye-tracking, EEG, and MRI/DTI measures.  

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