Weill Cornell Medical College’s Department of Psychiatry is seeking a two full-time Post-doctoral Fellows to join the clinical and/or research 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 seeking the clinical position 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.
The research fellowship is seeking an individual interested in research of treatment and clinical services with adolescents and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders to join our research 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 develop a fundable small scale research program for adults and adolescents with ASD that includes the study of behaviors, interventions and/or methods that will have immediate impact on the lives of individuals with ASD. The Fellow will have the opportunity to receive additional training and specialization in clinical research methods and design, approaches to statistical design and ASD research in other areas. They will join a small research faculty within CADB and the greater Weill Cornell and Columbia research communities and will have access to training and opportunities through both institutions. The Fellow will have limited clinical responsibilities as part of an interdisciplinary team and is be expected to be able to work well with, individuals with ASD, their families and clinicians. The ideal candidate for this position will have a strong background in Autism Spectrum Disorders or other developmental disorders, have had significant success in research as a graduate student and a commitment to research with adults and adolescents with ASD. Experience with the use of the ADOS and ADI-R, and the application of evidenced-based intervention approaches is a preference.
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.
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Interested candidates are invited to e-mail a CV and statement of professional interest to:
Weill Cornell Medical College
Department of Psychiatry