Full-time Psychologist, Florida Tech

The Scott Center for Autism Treatment at Florida Tech is seeking a full-time Psychologist to lead our Pediatric Diagnostic Clinic.

This individual will be responsible for diagnostic evaluations for childhood disorders, primarily autism spectrum and related disorders, as well as the assessment of psychological, educational, and social, emotional, and behavioral concerns (i.e., comprehensive psychoeducational evaluations). The position also offers opportunities for case management of early intervention clients, involvement in therapeutic programs (e.g., social skills training), and supervision and training of graduate students. The ideal candidate will be a licensed or license eligible psychologist in the state of Florida and a BCBA-D. Questions may be directed to Dr. Kim Sloman, ksloman@fit.edu

Interested applicants please visit:
https://fit.hiretouch.com/home/jobs-board/job-details?jobID=52670&job=psychologist

NIH-Funded Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of South Carolina

Dr. Jane Roberts and the Neurodevelopmental Disorders Lab at the University of South Carolina are pleased to announce the availability of one full-time NIH-funded postdoctoral fellowship position. The fellow will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of ongoing projects focused on early development in fragile X syndrome, autism, Down syndrome, and siblings of children with autism. 

Specialized training in the following domains will be offered:

·       Advanced physiological methods (e.g., heart activity, EEG/ERP, salivary cortisol)

·       Autism diagnosis (e.g., ADOS-2 research reliability)

·       Professional development (e.g., design of new studies, manuscript preparation, student mentorship, grant preparation, and the transition to independence)

The fellow will be encouraged to submit their own application for external funding to a major federal agency or private foundation. Dr. Roberts’ postdoctoral fellows have a history of external funding success, particularly with NIH F32 and Loan Repayment Program (LRP) applications.

Applicants with expertise in neurodevelopmental disorders will be considered. Our group is multidisciplinary and includes faculty, staff, and students with training in Communication Sciences and Disorders as well as Clinical, School, and Developmental Psychology. While this fellowship has a primary focus on research, there will be many clinical training opportunities, and clinical supervision can be provided by our team’s licensed child psychologist.

The start date is Fall 2019, with some flexibility as needed. This is a two-year position, with possibility of extension.

For more information, visit www.uscdevlab.com.

Please e-mail a CV and statement of interest to:

Jane E. Roberts, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Psychology
Jane.Roberts@sc.edu"

 

Clinical Psychologist, Tewksbury Hospital, MA

Contract Position at Tewksbury Hospital, Department of Public Health (36 hrs/wk):

 Clinical Psychologist

Tewksbury Hospital is seeking a licensed clinical psychologist to join the Department of Public Health (DPH) Psychology Department.  DPH Psychologists provide a wide array of interventions across seven inpatient medical rehabilitation units for patients with complex medical conditions. Applicants with special interest in working with individuals with developmental disabilities are encouraged to apply.  Other populations served include individuals with Huntington’s Disease, traumatic/acquired brain injury, substance use disorders, dementia, among other neurological and physical disorders.  Psychological services include consultation to interdisciplinary treatment teams, individual and group psychotherapy, crisis intervention, behavior support planning, and neuropsychological, psychological, and medical decision making capacity assessment.  Tewksbury Hospital houses an APA accredited internship with three interns yearly; prospective applicants must have interest in training committee involvement and supervision of doctoral level interns. 

Duties:

·      Consultant on DPH treatment teams for medically involved patients with serious mental illness, developmental disability, substance use disorder, traumatic brain injury, and other mental health concerns

·      Provide individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, and crisis intervention with high-risk patients

·      Conduct psychological assessment, risk assessment, and assessment of medical decision making capacity- as well as provide feedback and recommendations to patients and caregivers/teams

·      Prepare and maintain records of consultations, initial evaluations, treatment plans, psychotherapy progress notes, behavioral plans, psychological and neuropsychological assessment reports and other records of clinical activities

·      Serve as faculty and supervisor for Tewksbury Hospital’s American Psychological Association Doctoral Internship Program

Qualifications:

·       Applicants must have a doctorate-level degree in Psychology from an APA-Accredited program.

·       Applicants must have a valid Psychologist license to practice in Massachusetts. 

Please send a letter of interest and CV to the following email:

Tanya Pospisil, PhD
Director of Psychology
Director of Training
Clinical Neuropsychologist
Department of Public Health
Tanya.Pospisil@state.ma.us
978-851-7321      x2233

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Cincinnati Children's Hospital

Down Syndrome Research Post-doctoral opportunity - Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Dr. Anna Esbensen and the Division of Developmental Disabilities and Behavioral Pediatrics has an opening for a Postdoctoral Fellowship position focused on measurement research with children and adolescents with Down Syndrome (DS). This federally-funded research fellowship will provide advanced training in working with individuals with developmental disabilities, and specifically on research on DS. The fellow will be involved in several studies, including measuring cognitive or language outcomes in preschool to school-age children with Down syndrome and a study developing a novel behavioral outcome measure for use with individuals with DS. Fellows will be exposed to qualitative (i.e., focus group administration and coding) and quantitative (i.e., scale development, measurement evaluation) methods. Additional opportunities are available to be involved in randomized clinical trial interventions, with exposure to quantitative analysis methods. Other opportunities include participating in the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) program and in national clinical trial networks. Access to multiple datasets will contribute to publication and presentation opportunities, and fellows will have protected time for their own research interests, including grant writing. There may also be the opportunity to provide community outreach activities.

Requirements: PhD, MD or equivalent degree in a field related to developmental disabilities.

Please submit your application to Dr. Esbensen with the following information: cover letter, CV and contact details for 3 referees.

Contact: Anna Esbensen, PhD                            E-mail Address:Anna.Esbensen@cchmc.org

Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of South Carolina

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Autism and Fragile X Syndrome

Seeking Applications for a 2-year NIH-Funded Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of South Carolina

The lab of Dr. Klusek (SCFamilyStudy.com) is pleased to announce the availability of a full-time, two-year NIH-funded postdoctoral fellowship. The focus of the position is on autism and fragile X-associated conditions. The fellow will contribute to several ongoing NIH-funded studies in the lab, which focus broadly on language and communication phenotypes in autism, the broad autism phenotype, fragile X syndrome, and the FMR1 premutation. Dr. Klusek also conducts research on psychiatric, physiological, and genetic correlates of communication ability across these neurodevelopmental conditions. 

Opportunities for the fellow include:
ADOS-2 research reliability training.
Significant emphasis on manuscript preparation.
Advance ongoing projects and collaborate with Dr. Klusek to develop new studies.
 Hands-on experience conducting clinical studies of individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders and their families.
 Receive mentorship in grant writing, lab management, and mentoring students.
Fellow will be encouraged to submit own grant application for external funding to a major federal agency or private foundation (e.g., NIH, Autism Speaks).

Dr. Klusek’s research is interdisciplinary and this opportunity is appropriate for applicants with backgrounds in psychology, speech-language pathology, health and human development, or other related disciplines. The start date is flexible, beginning summer 2019.

Interested candidates are invited to contact:

Jessica Klusek, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Assistant Professor
Dept. Communication Sciences and Disorders
Arnold School of Public Health
University of South Carolina
KLUSEK@sc.edu

 

Post-Doctoral Research Associate, University of Virginia

AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

The Curry School of Education and Human Development at the University of Virginia seeks applicants for a Postdoctoral Research Associate position focused on autism spectrum disorder (ASD) beginning in Summer or Fall 2019. This position is part of the Supporting Transformative Autism Research (STAR) Program, which represents a significant investment in advancing cutting-edge autism research, training, and clinical services at the University of Virginia. The postdoctoral training experience will emphasize specialized ASD assessment, intervention, research, and interdisciplinary collaboration. Training activities will occur primarily at the Sheila C. Johnson Center for Human Services (SCJC), a state-of-the-art Center providing integrated multidisciplinary clinical services for individuals of all ages. The SCJC incorporates the expertise of licensed professionals with a diverse graduate training program spanning a broad range of clinical specialties. Collaboration with community partners and programs, including the Virginia Institute on Autism, will also be an essential component of the position.

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Posdoctoral Fellowship, Swank Autism Center at Nemours,

2019-2020 Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Swank Autism Center at Nemours

We are seeking a post-doctoral fellow to join our team at the Swank Autism Center at Nemours.  This fellowship is partially funded by a grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration, "Innovation in Care Integration for Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and Other Developmental Disabilities".  As part of this work, the fellow will be involved in program development focused on refining systems surrounding assessment and evaluation and disseminating early intervention services to families of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in the state of Delaware.  Additionally, this position will involve direct clinical care with ASD as a referral question, including diagnostic evaluations, comprehensive testing, ongoing treatment (both behavior-based and CBT), empirically validated group interventions for children and parents and exposure to patients with ASD in a medical setting.  Applicants ideally will have a documented interest and clinical experience in ASD; although ADOS-2 training is not required, it is preferred.

This fellowships position is also part of The Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) fellowship program.  The LEND program is an interdisciplinary training program for healthcare professionals and family members of children with chronic developmental conditions. Nemours/AIDHC and the University of Delaware, along with other community organizations, have partnered together to develop unique didactic, training, and clinical experiences to create leaders in systems delivery for children with special needs and their families. The program will include specialized didactics, interdisciplinary clinical opportunities in both the medical field and in the community, partnership with families, and a capstone research project. It is anticipated that the four LEND fellows will spend one day a week dedicated to LEND activities. LEND is supported by a grant from the Maternal Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. There are more than 40 LEND programs in the United States, and this is the first LEND program in Delaware.

To Apply:

Please send: 1) letter of interest; 2) CV; 3) two letters of recommendation; and 4) letter from DCT indicating status on track for dissertation defense by start of fellowship to:

Colleen Sherman, PhD, Director of Fellowship Training

colleen.sherman@nemours.org

NICHD Postdoctoral Fellowship, Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Post-Doctoral Training Program in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research


The Waisman Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has an open position in the Post-Doctoral Training Program in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research.  This program has been supported continuously by NICHD since its inception in 1995, and over 95% of former trainees have obtained faculty or research positions relevant to IDD, and the majority have successfully received extramural research funding.

The NICHD-funded multidisciplinary program prepares trainees for research careers focused on genetic conditions such as fragile X syndrome, Down syndrome, autism, and other rare disorders and IDDs of unknown etiology. Faculty use sophisticated statistical approaches, longitudinal research methods, brain imaging methods, GWAS, social genomics, and psychobiology.

To learn about program faculty and research, visit:

https://www.waisman.wisc.edu/administrative-core/postdoctoral-training-program-idd/

To apply and for questions, contact Sigan Hartley (slhartley@wisc.edu)

Sigan L. Hartley, PhD
100 Women Chair in Human Ecology|Associate Professor|Human Development and Family Studies|School of Human Ecology|Waisman Center Investigator|UW-Madison|4101 Nancy Nicholas Hall|1300 Linden Dr, Madison, WI 53706|(608) 265-5424|slhartley@wisc.edu


Full-time Lecturer, Tufts University

MULTIPLE POSITIONS

Tufts University School of Arts and Sciences

ELIOT-PEARSON DEPARTMENT OF CHILD STUDY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
Full-time Lecturer (non-tenure-track)

Position 1: The Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development at Tufts University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Lecturer, starting September 2019. The lecturer will teach courses in introductory research methods and statistics, and courses related to children and families, according to the needs of the department.

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Position 2: The Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development at Tufts University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Lecturer, starting September 2020. The lecturer will teach courses related to applied programs, practice, and policies for children and families, including children with special needs, and other courses according to the needs of the department.

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Psychologist, Ohio State University

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health is seeking applications for a PSYCHOLOGIST to work on our INPATIENT PSYCHIATRY UNITS.

Expertise in providing behavior support of patients with intellectual and developmental disabilities and co-occurring severe psychopathology (e.g., psychosis, mania, suicidality) is desired. Psychologists with board certification in behavior analysis (BCBA) are especially encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be expected to provide excellent inter-professional consultation, training on behavior support, and short-term clinical care for adults and adolescents, develop individualized behavior support plans to be implemented on the inpatient units, and collaborate with the core programming team. Rank for this clinical-track appointment is flexible, dependent on the candidate’s qualifications. Salary and benefits are highly competitive.

The successful candidate will join a 30+ member Division of Psychology that includes others whose primary work site is the Nisonger Center, a University Center of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD). Our division has robust training opportunities, including a psychology pre-doctoral internship program to: a) provide assessment and treatment; b) participate in the professional education of trainees in psychology and other disciplines; and c) collaborate with other faculty in scholarly activities. Information about OSUWMC can be found at http://wexnermedical.osu.edu/about-us To learn about our rapidly developing department, go to http://psychiatry.osu.edu/. For more information, send an inquiry to the Psychology Division Director (mary.fristad@osumc.edu).

Applications will be reviewed upon arrival and continue until the position is filled. Start date is flexible. Applicants must be from an APA- or CPA-accredited doctoral program (with an accredited clinical internship), have at least one year of relevant post-doctoral experience, and be licensed in Ohio by the time of appointment.

How to Apply: For consideration, please send Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae to: Thomas Klitzka, DASPR Physician and Faculty Recruiter The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Thomas.Klitzka@osumc.edu Ph: (614) 293-3053 - Cell: 614-935-7445 http://www.medicalcenter.osu.edu

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Boston University

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at Boston University

The Families and Autism Research Lab at Boston University invites applications for a post-doctoral research fellow to join research projects focused on contextual aspects of autism spectrum disorder in adolescence and adulthood.

The post-doctoral fellow will have responsibility within two federally funded research grants focused on autism spectrum disorder. One study, funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences examines the transition from high school to adulthood for students on the autism spectrum graduating with a diploma. The second study, funded by NIMH, focuses on the development of a telehealth approach to help adult siblings develop skills and knowledge to work with their families to plan for the future.

The fellow will have the opportunity to participate in qualitative and quantitative data analysis, manuscript and grant preparation, community-based intervention development, and receive mentorship in general professional development. The fellowship is designed to prepare candidates for a research-focused career in academe, a research center, or clinical setting.

Qualified applicants will have an earned PhD in psychology, rehabilitation sciences, special education, or a related field. Strong candidates will have experience working with individuals on the autism spectrum, proficiency with quantitative data analysis and software, excellent oral and written communication skills, and a commitment to publication productivity.

The appointment will be through the College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College at Boston University. Salary is commensurate with NIH guidelines, and benefits are competitive. The initial appointment will be for one year, with the possibility of renewal for an additional year. The preferred start date is between June and August 2019. Applicants should have completed their doctoral degree by the start of employment.  The search will remain open until the position is filled. 

Boston University is an AAU institution with a long and distinguished tradition of dedication to inclusion and social justice. The College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College includes diversity as one of our strategic goals. We are especially committed to increasing the participation of underrepresented groups at BU and throughout professional organizations.

 For more information about the position and to apply, please contact Dr. Gael Orsmond at gorsmond@bu.edu. Interested applicants should send a letter of interest explaining their background and qualifications, curriculum vitae, and up to 3 selected reprints (or other writing samples).

 

Autism Intervention Postdoctoral Fellowship, Cincinnati Children's Hospital

Intervention Research Fellowship Focused on Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) has an opening for a Postdoctoral Fellowship position focused on intervention research with adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). CCHMC is one of the largest children’s hospitals in the country with a reputation for excellence and innovation in research, clinical care, teaching, and training. CCHMC was recently ranked second of pediatric hospitals by the US News & World Report, ranks third among pediatric medical centers in National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding, and hosts one of the nation's largest fellowship training programs in pediatric/child psychology. 

This federally-funded research postdoctoral fellowship will provide advanced training in working with high functioning middle school and high school students with ASD. The fellow will be involved in two studies. One study involves developing, adapting, and testing an intervention to be implemented in the school setting targeting academic executive functions (e.g., organization, planning, and study skills). The second study is testing an intervention targeting daily living skills (e.g., hygiene, cooking, and laundry) as compared to a social skills intervention. Fellows will be exposed to qualitative (i.e., focus group administration and coding) and quantitative (i.e., open trial and/or randomized clinical trial with intervention) methods. Fellows will also become research reliable on the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule or ADOS-2 with a certified ADOS-2 trainer. Other opportunities include (1) assisting with intervention development and adaptation; (2) training and consultation with school personnel who deliver the executive function intervention; (3) supervision of graduate trainees who assist in facilitating the daily living skills and social skills intervention in the clinic setting; and (4) training school personnel on the Behavior Management Principles course offered through The Kelly O’Leary Center for Autism (TKOC). Fellows’ access to multiple datasets will contribute to publication and presentation opportunities, and fellows will have protected time for their own research interests, including grant writing. There may also be the opportunity to provide school and parent consultation and community outreach activities. For questions regarding this position, contact Amie Duncan, Ph.D. (amie.duncan@cchmc.org) or Leanne Tamm, Ph.D. (leanne.tamm@cchmc.org).

The fellowship is part of a network of Psychology Fellowships at CCHMC, with associated didactic and professional development training: https://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/education/clinical/fellowship/beh-med. Applicants must have a doctoral degree in clinical psychology from an APA approved program, completed an APA approved internship, and defended their dissertation prior to beginning the fellowship. The earliest start date is July 3, 2019 (later dates available). Stipends will be at the current NIH levels for each year of training. Across our academic community, there is a strong commitment to recruit, train, and retain trainees and faculty of diverse and underrepresented backgrounds. 

Please visit our website for fellowship information, including application instructions: https://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/education/clinical/fellowship/beh-med/contact/. For general assistance, applicants may contact the Psychology Fellowship Coordinator (Samantha Losekamp, samantha.losekamp@cchmc.org) or Co-Directors of Psychology Fellowship Training, Meg H. Zeller, Ph.D. (meg.zeller@cchmc.org) and Stephen P. Becker, Ph.D. (stephen.becker@cchmc.org). Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

Faculty Clinical Psychologist, NYU


NYU Langone Health Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Faculty Clinical Psychologist, Autism Spectrum Disorder Service

The Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Service at the Child Study Center (CSC) is looking for an energetic, self-motivated, collaborative, and driven clinical psychologist to work at our Manhattan office. The Child Study Center is part of NYU Langone’s Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, which is one of only two independent child and adolescent psychiatry departments within an academic medical center in the nation.

Proficiency in behavioral and cognitive-behavioral therapy, parent management training, social skills training, and diagnostic evaluation of ASD and related disorders is required. Advanced training and/or certification in an evidence-based treatment for ASD or co-occurring disorders (e.g. Early Start Denver Model, Facing Your Fears, PEERS®, JASPER, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, feeding evaluation and treatment, etc.) is preferred. Proficiency on the ADOS-2 and/or ADI-R is a plus. Candidate must be willing to lead social skills group treatments and conduct workshops for parents, school personnel, and others in the community. Candidate must be available for late afternoon and evening clinical appointments. The position reports directly to the Clinical Director for Autism Spectrum Disorder Service. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Evaluating new patients ranging in age from toddlers to adults including:

Use of semi-structured psychiatric interviews, cognitive and developmental assessments, language assessments, adaptive assessments, and ASD diagnostic tools.

In-person feedback sessions and writing comprehensive reports that are completed in a timely manner

Providing evidence–based psychotherapeutic treatments to children, adolescents and their families in individual, parent training, family, and group modalities

Providing consultation to schools and other community institutions

Contributing and/or leading collaborations focused on improving care for children with developmental disabilities

Supervising and teaching of trainees across disciplines

Providing outreach to the professional and lay community

Participating in continuing education such as weekly Case Conference and Grand Rounds

Completing additional responsibilities, as required

Qualifications

Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of health care professionals

PhD or PsyD from an APA-accredited program

Must be license eligible in New York State and must have a New York State license by start date of position

Application Process:

Applications must be submitted through the following Interfolio website: https://apply.interfolio.com/60098

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, Rush Medical Center

Rush University Medical Center
Clinical Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
Department of Psychiatry & Department of Pediatrics

Rush University Medical Center is recruiting for a postdoctoral fellowship designed to provide doctoral level clinical psychology applicants specialized training in neurodevelopmental disabilities within an interdisciplinary clinic, and translational research program. The position provides a joint appointment in the Autism Assessment, Research, Treatment and Services (AARTS) Center in the Department of Psychiatry (75%) and the Department of Pediatrics (25%). The focus on this fellowship will be on diagnostic assessment and treatment of individuals with ASD and related neurodevelopmental disorders.

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Clinical Psychologist, Maine Medical Partners

Maine Medical Partners is seeking a Clinical Psychologist - Pediatric Specialty Care in Portland. This is a doctoral level position providing psychological assessments, consultations, and, if interested, limited treatment, as well as providing teaching to residents, medical students or others as directed by the division Director. The setting is an active Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics program with five psychologists and three developmental behavioral pediatricians, which is part of a multi-specialty pediatric group practice at the largest medical center in the state. The patient mix includes children from infancy through adolescence with Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, developmental and/or cognitive delays, learning disorders, mood and anxiety disorders, behavior problems, sleep disorders, encopresis, and other neurodevelopmental concerns.

Qualifications:
 Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology or related field from an APA/CPA accredited university. 
 Licensed or license-eligible as a Psychologist by the State of Maine.
 Experience and skill working with pediatric patients at risk for and/or diagnosed with neurodevelopmental disabilities, including Autism Spectrum Disorder.
 Training and experience in administering/scoring/interpreting cognitive, developmental, and psychodiagnostic assessment instruments.
 Specialized training/experience with assessment and treatment planning related to Autism Spectrum Disorder, including the ADOS-2.
 Knowledge of diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders. Advanced study of mental health assessment. Knowledge of regulations and laws relating to clinical psychology practice.
 Knowledge of community mental health service delivery systems and other resources.
 Ability to work sensitively with variety of personalities.
 Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with families, colleagues (e.g. physicians, psychologists, social workers, and other team members), community agencies, etc.
 Ability to maintain confidentiality.

About Maine Medical Partners
Founded in 1995, Maine Medical Partners is Maine’s largest multi-specialty medical group, providing a wide range of primary, specialty and sub-specialty care through a network of more than 40 locations in and around Greater Portland. We pride ourselves on improving the health of our community through excellence in clinical care, education and research.

Coastal Maine’s breathtaking bays, ports and ocean beaches provide unique outdoor adventure experiences every season of the year. You can easily enjoy day trips to area towns, explore surrounding parks, hike, ski, swim, bike, sail, golf, or even canoe or kayak Maine’s beautiful rivers and lakes.
Portland offers the best of urban sophistication combined with small town friendliness. Just two hours north of Boston, this is an exceptionally diverse and lively community.

MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.
Here is a link to our website: https://www.careersatmainehealth.org/job/8917901/clinical-psychologist-pediatric-specialty-care/

Autism Program Director, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU)

The Institute on Development and Disability (IDD) within the Department of Pediatrics, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) invites applications for the position of Autism Program Director.

The incoming Program Director will provide leadership by contributing to the mixed mission of OHSU. Importantly, the successful candidate will strengthen partnerships between researchers and clinicians by both establishing a line of clinical research and supporting scholarly activities related to autism and associated conditions through collaborations with other leaders in autism research. To promote critical linkage between clinical and research endeavors, the incoming director will provide patient care through the clinical arm of the Institute on Development and Disability Autism Program Director Position Announcement program. Further, the successful candidate will maintain and build new relationships with community partners (e.g., Autism Society of Oregon). Time devoted to each activity will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

We are seeking a professional with a strong clinical research emphasis, proven track record of securing extramural funding, excellent clinical skills, and demonstrated leadership. As such, candidates at the Associate Professor level may be most competitive. This position is open to individuals with doctoral degrees of various professional backgrounds (e.g., psychology, speech-language pathology, developmental pediatrics). Must be licensed in Oregon or license-eligible and able to attain privileges at OHSU.

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Sara S. Sparrow Fellowship in Clinical Neuroscience, Yale Child Study Center

Sara S. Sparrow Fellowship in Clinical Neuroscience

 The Sara S. Sparrow Fellowship in Clinical Neuroscience seeks highly qualified college graduates to participate in cutting-edge clinical research on autism spectrum disorder in the McPartland Lab and the Yale Developmental Disabilities Clinic at the Yale Child Study Center. The Child Study Center is a leading institution for clinical research on autism and related disabilities, with a multidisciplinary approach spanning behavioral neuroscience, neuroimaging, genetics, and treatment. Successful applicants will be involved in a two-year program of training incorporating both clinical and research experiences, commencing on or before July 1, 2019.

The primary training experience will be in daily activities related to clinical neuroscience research. The fellowship’s curriculum includes participation in a weekly seminar on autism taught by Drs. James McPartland and Fred Volkmar (1 semester), weekly rounds in the Yale Developmental Disabilities Clinic (year-long), biweekly autism lectures (year-long), weekly lab meetings (year-long), and other didactic experiences at the Yale Child Study Center. Fellows will gain experience working with children and adults with autism and their families, as well as individuals with other neurodevelopmental and psychiatric disorders and with typical development. Training and research opportunities include electrophysiological brain recording using electroencephalography (EEG) and event related potentials (ERP), eye tracking, functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS), transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), positron emission tomography (PET), and behavioral assessment and treatment for ASD, including participation on multidisciplinary clinical teams in the Developmental Disabilities Clinic. Fellows will gain experience and exposure to all aspects of clinical research, from recruiting participants to analyzing data and authoring manuscripts. Fellows will also be provided opportunities to submit research for conference presentation and potential publication. Successful applicants will be directly mentored by Dr. McPartland and be involved in a highly active and productive community of clinical research scientists at Yale and at collaborating groups in the United States and abroad.

Sponsor Institution: Yale Child Study Center, Yale University

Lab Director: James McPartland

Collaborating FacultyFred Volkmar, Kasia Chawarska, George Anderson, Denis Sukhodolsky, Linda Mayes, Flora Vaccarino, Michael Crowley, Pamela Ventola, Wendy Silverman, Julie Wolf, Alan Anticevic, Vinod Srihari, Roger Jou, Joy Hirsch, David Matuskey, David Grodberg, Phil Corlett, James Leckman, Adam Naples 

Award Amount: $30,000 in Year 1; $32,000 in Year 2 (plus full healthcare coverage)

Term of Award: 2 years

Submission Deadline: February 1, 2019

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Child Clinical/Pediatric Psychologist, Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital

Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital (MWPH) is seeking a full time child clinical/pediatric psychologist within our Autism Spectrum Center (ASC). The ASC program resides within the Division of Pediatric Psychology & Neuropsychology at MWPH. The psychologist in this position will be expected to provide diagnostic interviews and psychological evaluations to patients suspected of having autism spectrum disorder (training on the ADOS-2 and other specialty diagnostic measures is required). The psychologist will work on a multidisciplinary team in a fast-paced evaluation clinic, which provides services to patients ranging in age from infancy to late adolescence. The psychologist will also be expected to provide individual and family therapy services to children and adolescents on the autism spectrum, as well as conduct social skills groups. Additionally, the psychologist will participate in the training and supervision of doctoral level externs, interns, and postdoctoral fellows. Additional opportunities may be available, based on the applicant’s interest and needs of the department.

MWPH is a jointly owned corporate affiliate of Johns Hopkins Medicine and the University of Maryland Medical Center, located in Baltimore City, MD. Our catchment area is within inner-city Baltimore and surrounding areas, providing opportunities for working with patients from a variety of racial and ethnic backgrounds, including a large population of African-American, Hispanic, and Orthodox Jewish families. We are also continuing to see an increase in families coming for evaluations from rural areas of Maryland. MWPH is located in the northwest area of the city in the Mt. Washington neighborhood (about 15 minutes from downtown Baltimore), and is just over an hour drive of Washington, DC and about 90 minutes from Philadelphia.

Applicants must be licensed in psychology in Maryland and credentialed members of MWPH’s medical staff before being able to commence the position. Competitive salary and full benefits package are available. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and CV to Dr. Kenneth Gelfand, Psychology Manager, via email to kgelfand@mwph.org.

Post-doctoral Fellowship in Autism Treatment, Nationwide Children's Hospital

Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Trueman Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Autism Treatment

The Trueman Fellowship in Autism Treatment is a 2-year post-doctoral psychology training experience based in the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders (CASD) at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.  This fellowship was developed to provide a unique opportunity for advanced training in evidence-based treatments of autism, across a range of ages, treatment modalities, and levels of functioning, and is conducted in a department rich in resources related to professional development.  Our goal is to train psychologists to demonstrate leadership in the areas of service, training, research, and excellence in the provision of care for individuals with autism and their families.

This fellowship is conducted in connection with the well-established Nationwide Children’s Hospital Psychology Post-Doctoral training programs in Pediatric Psychology and in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, and is offered under the auspices of the Section of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics and the Division of Psychology in the Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine at The Ohio State University.  The Hospital is one of the largest pediatric facilities in the United States, and is one of the nation’s largest pediatric providers of mental health services. The Hospital leadership, along with the support of community partners, has selected Behavioral Health to be the focus of the Hospital’s current 5-year strategic plan, and one outcome will be the design and building of a Behavioral Health Pavilion in 2020, which will include acute levels of care, including a DD/IDD inpatient unit. 

The Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders, one program of NCH Behavioral Health, employs 110 staff and faculty all devoted to implementing a wide range of evidence-based interventions for children with ASD and their families.  CASD offers services to children from 18 months to 21 years of age, across the range of the autism spectrum. Services are organized into 4 programs: 

Behavioral Intervention Program: provides early intensive behavioral intervention for both toddlers and young children, behavioral consultation, school consultation, and parent trainingfor all ages

Outpatient Psychotherapy Program: provides individual psychotherapy, family supports, school consultation, social skills groups, and psychotherapy groups to higher functioning clients

Complex Behavior Program: provides both day treatment and community-based behavior support service for individuals with severe problem behavior, with an innovative intensive home-based model of care for families of high-functioning adolescents with complex problem behavior.

Community Outreach Program: provides ASD awareness, seminars, intake and psychoeducational services, group parent training, sibling support, summer camps, and recreational programming.  

This post-doctoral experience will allow for training in this broad range of service options, to provide the fellow with an excellent and broad basis of treatment knowledge (year 1), but also allow for clinical specialization and opportunities to provide supervision and implement program development (year 2).  The Fellowship also allows for additional opportunities to become proficient in diagnostic screening/assessment and cognitive assessment, to conduct research, to perform advocacy and outreach, and to work within a multi-disciplinary team.  

Applicants must have completed all requirements of an APA-approved graduate program specializing in child/adolescence and disabilities experiences, and completed a one-year APA accredited clinical internship. See the APPIC website for more information about the application process at NCH CASD Fellowship info APPIC/UPPD website.

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Autism, Stanford University

PSYCHOLOGY POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN AUTISM

Stanford University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is offering a postdoctoral fellowship in Autism for the 2019-2020 training year.  The fellow will conduct initial evaluations, psychological assessments, individual and family centered therapy and group therapy with patients in the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Clinic. The fellowship will include training 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 $60,000 plus benefits.

Start date is 9/3/19. All applicants must have completed: 1) APA- or CPA-accredited graduate programs in clinical or counseling psychology; 2) APA- or CPA-accredited internships; and 3) all requirements for their PhD or PsyD prior to beginning their appointment. Appointments are for one year. Positions are contingent upon funding. For detailed application information, please go tohttp://psychiatry.stanford.edu/education/post-doc-fellow/. Applications should be submitted through the APPIC Psychology Postdoctoral Application services at https://appicpostdoc.liaisoncas.com . 

APPLICATIONS ARE DUE 12/10/18. Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. The fellowship is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the APA, 750 1st Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002, (202) 336-5979, apaaccred@apa.org.