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 Postdoctoral 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 spectrum disorder (ASD) 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 ASD. The position entails the provision of direct clinical services, which will include psychological and multidisciplinary assessments, individual and family therapy sessions, school and community 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 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 caregiver coaching sessions with families using the Early Start Denver Model.
The ideal candidate for this position will have a strong background in the assessment of ASD, including the use of the ADOS-2 and ADI-R, and the application of evidenced-based intervention approaches. The Fellow will be expected to work well with families and effectively collaborate with members of an interdisciplinary team.
Start Date: July 1 or September 1, 2018.
Application Deadline: December 31, 2017.
Minimum requirements: Applicants must have a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited program and possess or be eligible for a New York state limited permit, minus the supervision hours.
Interested candidates are invited to email a curriculum vitae, at least 2 letters of recommendation, and a statement of professional interest to:
Weill Cornell Medical College
Department of Psychiatry