December 1, 2014

Post-doctoral Fellow at the Center for Autism and the Developing Brain at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Westchester Division

Weill Cornell Medical College’s Department of Psychiatry is seeking a full-time Post-doctoral Fellow to join our 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 individual will be expected to actively participate in diagnostic assessment and/or implementation of interventions for individuals (all ages) diagnosed or suspected of having an Autism Spectrum Disorder. The Fellow will have the opportunity to receive additional training and specialization in diagnostic instruments and empirically-validated interventions. The Fellow will also be expected to work well with families and collaborate with members of an interdisciplinary team.  The ideal candidate for this position will have a strong background in assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorders, including the use of the ADOS and ADI-R, and the application of evidenced-based intervention approaches.
Minimum requirements:  Applicants must have a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited program and possess or be eligible for NY state licensure, minus the supervision hours.  
Start Date: July 1 or September 1, 2015.
Founded in 1898, and affiliated with what is now New York-Presbyterian Hospital (NYPH) since 1927, Weill Cornell Medical College (WCMC) is among the top-ranked clinical and research centers in the country. Weill Cornell Psychiatry is one of the largest, most prestigious departments in the country, with a long, distinguished history of providing outstanding leadership in clinical care, training, and research in all areas of psychiatric disorders.  Our programs at Payne Whitney Manhattan and New York-Presbyterian-Hospital’s Westchester Division are renowned for the range and quality of our inpatient and outpatient specialty programs and general psychiatric services. The Westchester Division is a 260-bed facility located in White Plains New York has been named a “Planetree Designated Patient-Centered Hospital” – the first behavioral health hospital in the U.S. and one of only 16 hospitals worldwide to receive this distinction.  We are consistently recognized as one of the nation’s best psychiatric hospitals – ranked first in New York and among the top in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. Weill Cornell Medical College is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer.
Interested candidates are invited to e-mail a CV and statement of professional interest to:

Jennifer Walsh
Senior Administrator
Weill Cornell Medical College
Department of Psychiatry

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