The Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Stanford University is offering a one-year postdoctoral fellowship focused on clinical care in the field of autism and developmental disorders. The fellowship is designed to provide advanced training in the clinical care of families and children with autism spectrum disorders including diagnostic assessment, behavioral treatment and parent training practices. The position 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). Supervision will be provided by core psychology and psychiatry faculty. Fellows may elect to participate in active clinical research projects and to complete a scholarly project during the year. Fellows will also gain exposure to the wide range of scholarly and community outreach activities within the Stanford Autism Center at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford, which sponsors campus-wide research and clinical working groups, parent education and support activities, as well as an annual research update conference.

All applicants must have: 1) experience with autism spectrum disorders; 2) attended APA-accredited graduate program in clinical or counseling psychology or equivalent; 3) completed APA-accredited internship; 3) completed all requirements for their Ph.D. prior to beginning the appointment. Expected start date is September 1, 2016. We are currently accepting applications and review will continue on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women and members of minority groups, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference via e-mail to:

Grace Gengoux, PhD, BCBA-D
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