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.