Assistant Professor, University of Missouri, Columbia

The Department of Psychological Sciences at the University of Missouri, Columbia invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor. The areas of the Department include Clinical, Cognitive/Neuroscience, Developmental, Social/Personality, and Quantitative Psychology. Candidates that conduct research in any of these areas will be considered.

We aim to recruit a faculty member with potential for scholarly excellence in one or more of the department’s training areas who demonstrates a commitment to increasing diversity in education. The ideal candidate will participate in the department’s mission to increasingly incorporate an understanding of diversity/multiculturalism into our teaching and mentoring, to increase access to higher education for underrepresented groups, and to provide high-quality mentoring to a diverse group of students. 

We offer a competitive salary and start-up package, an active doctoral program with institutional support for students, a highly interactive faculty and outstanding core facilities. Columbia, Missouri, is ranked among the top-ten college towns in the U.S.  We are committed to cultural, gender, gender-identity, political, racial, socio-economic, and sexual orientation diversity in our faculty and strongly encourage applications from women and members of underrepresented groups. Candidates who can contribute to the climate of diversity in the Department of Psychological Sciences and College of Arts and Science are particularly encouraged to apply.

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students.  We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.  The University of Missouri is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

Screening of applicants will begin November 3, 2017. Please apply on line at:  Use the online application and be prepared to upload a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a research and teaching statement, and 3-5 representative publications. A diversity statement that describes the candidate’s commitment and goals in regards to incorporating an understanding of diversity/multiculturalism in research, teaching, and mentoring is also required.  Three reference letters are required and should be sent (electronically or hard copy) to the Co-Chair of the search committee, Amanda Rose (; McAlester Hall, Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. 65201).

Applicants may contact the Co-chairs of the Search Committee (Ann Bettencourt:; Amanda Rose: any questions about the position.  Contact Human Resource Services ( for any questions about the application process.

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer

Faculty, Open-Rank, University of Alabama

The Psychology Department at the University of Alabama invites applications for open faculty positions for researchers whose work focuses on the study of health psychology, geropsychology, quantitative psychology, and autism. The autism position is part of a cluster hire for 3 senior positions in psychology, communicative disorders, and special education. Women and minority applicants are especially encouraged to apply. Please see for more details.

Assistant Professor, Tufts University

Tufts University School of Arts and Sciences

 Child Study and Human Development: Child and Family Mental Health and Development
Assistant Professor (tenure-track)

The Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development at Tufts University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Child and Family Mental Health and Development to begin July 1st, 2018.  The successful applicant will have a research program that integrates behavioral and neuro-developmental science with practice-based knowledge to support and enhance the well-being of children and families using a strengths-based approach. Teaching responsibilities will include courses in areas related to the understanding, treatment, and education of children and adolescents with neurodevelopmental disorders in general and Autism Spectrum Disorder in particular, as well as more general courses having to do with child and family mental health and development and children with special needs.

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Pediatric Neuropsychologist, University of Arkansas, Medical Sciences

Pediatric Neuropsychologist Position Available

The UAMS Department of Pediatrics is seeking applicants for a clinical faculty position at the Schmieding Developmental Center in Lowell, AR.  The appointment will be in the Department of Pediatrics at UAMS, the largest Department in the Medical School. Desired applicants will have training in pediatric neuropsychology and/or pediatric psychology with experience in pediatric assessment.  This faculty member will have primary responsibilities for conducting assessment in an outpatient setting with growing opportunity to assist with inpatient consults and the development of multidisciplinary evaluation teams as Arkansas Children’s Hospital opens in Northwest Arkansas.  The program serves a diverse population and accepted referrals include neurological disorders, neurodevelopmental disorders, genetic disorders, complex learning and attention problems, social deficits, and children with chronic medical problems.  This clinic serves children from birth to 21 years of age.  Candidates should be comfortable with all children age 4 and up and willing to extend their skills downward to the evaluation of infants and toddlers. Candidates with a specific interest in a younger age group and comfort with questions related to Autistic Spectrum Disorder are desired.  The faculty position would be at a rank determined by years of experience.  Candidates must have a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from an APA approved program and post-doctoral training in developmental psychology, pediatric psychology, or neuropsychology. 

 The Schmieding Developmental Center currently employs 7 clinicians (1 child and adolescent psychiatrist, 1 psych examiner, a social worker, a Medical Psychologist, 2 neuropsychologists, a psychometrician, and typically one post-doctoral fellow).  The clinic sees over 450 patients per month with additional growth expected.

The UAMS Department of Pediatrics employs over 250 faculty members and 90 residents.  Lowell UAMS occupies a 40,000 square-foot, two-story building, which houses the Schmieding Developmental Center, the Schmieding KIDS FIRST program (a developmental pre-school) and the Arkansas Children’s Northwest Lowell Clinics, with a new children’s hospital scheduled to open January 2018.

Located in the center of the fastest growing area of the state, Northwest Arkansas, and the beautiful Arkansas Ozarks.  The region offers Midwestern family values, affordable housing, the best schools and athletic programs in the state (nationally ranked), a mild climate, excellent cultural and artistic venues, endless outdoor recreational opportunities plus extraordinary natural beauty.  With a population in excess of 480,000, Northwest Arkansas offers the most desirable features of large cities with a small town atmosphere.  Residents of Northwest Arkansas are a diverse mix of people from around the nation and the world. For more information regarding the Department of Pediatrics and the Lowell UAMS programs, see the Department’s web site: For more information on Northwest Arkansas, please visit:

To apply for the position, please send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to:

Mary Ann Scott, Ph.D.
Professor and Pediatric Neuropsychologist
Program Director
Schmieding Developmental Center
519 Latham Drive
Lowell, AR 72745
(479) 750-0125 option 1

Director of Assessment, Synergy Psych, South Carolina

Position Title: Director of Assessment

Practice Summary

Synergy Psych is a rapidly growing group private practice in Greenville, South Carolina seeking licensed psychologist to our join team as the Director of Assessment. Established for 12 years, our practice provides wide breadth of services to children, adolescents, and adults. Services include counseling, group counseling, and assessment. In addition, our other company division Synergy Performance ( offers sport/performance psychology, executive coaching, and organizational development services. We have strong referral relationships throughout the Upstate of South Carolina and consult on a national level with notable companies and athletic departments. This position is an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual to lead our assessment team with autonomy and support. 

Position Summary

Seeking a licensed psychologist experienced working with patient population including children and adolescents. Services provided to include assessment, consultation, and individual counseling (small case load, if desired). 

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Postdoctoral Fellowship, Children's Mercy Kansas City

Clinical Child/Pediatric Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowships for 2018-2019

CMKC has four possible Postdoctoral Psychology Fellowships available for the 2018-2019 training year. Each position provides advanced-level training in a specialized area of practice.

Clinical Child and/or Pediatric Psychology (specialized to the fellow’s interests)

Clinical Child Psychology- Emphasis working with Autism and Special Needs

Pediatric Psychology- Emphasis working with Gastrointestinal Conditions

Children’s Mercy/University of Kansas Medical Center joint research/clinical experience- Emphasis working with endocrine/diabetes, pain management, and weight management

Children’s Mercy Kansas City Division of Developmental and Behavioral Sciences

Children’s Mercy Kansas City invites applications for four postdoctoral fellowships for the2018-2019 academic year. Children’s Mercy serves a diverse population of children, adolescents, and families from a four-state region and is nationally ranked among the best children’s hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. For more information regarding Children’s Mercy, please visit our website at

Psychologist, UCLA Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Job Announcement: Psychologist 2, UCLA Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

The Child and Adult Neurodevelopmental (CAN) Clinic provides multidisciplinary assessments and evidence-based treatment for children, adolescents, and adults with neurodevelopmental conditions and social development impairments related to autism spectrum disorder (ASD), developmental delays, and genetic conditions. The CAN clinic is also the clinical research core for the newly re-funded NIH Autism Center of Excellence at the UCLA Center for Autism Research and Treatment (CART), providing ample opportunity to work collaboratively with leading scientists and clinicians in the field of autism research and treatment. CAN is seeking a licensed clinical psychologist with at least 2 to 3 years of experience in the diagnosis and treatment of individuals with ASD and related disorders. This individual will serve as a leader in the clinic, providing supervision and mentorship to clinical staff, psychology trainees and other trainees rotating in the Clinic, and taking a leading role in the development of a new treatment program for adolescents and young adults with ASD.  There are also multiple opportunities for involvement in a wide variety of research projects. Those interested are encouraged to apply at:

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

Interested candidates should send inquiries to:


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.