Faculty Position: Clinical Director of the Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders Institute

The George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates
Washington D.C.
May 01, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, an independent non-profit clinical practice group affiliated with The George Washington University, is seeking a clinical psychologist for a full-time, tenure track faculty appointment at the rank of assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.

Responsibilities include serving as Clinical Director of the GW Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders Institute (ANDI), led by Dr. Kevin Pelphrey, and helping build a world-class clinical, research, and educational program with a research focus on translational developmental social neuroscience. In collaboration with faculty in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, the ANDI clinical director will develop and lead diagnostic and treatment programs for core social communication deficits in ASD that address the needs of children, adolescents, and adults. The clinical director will also teach medical, graduate, nursing and/or undergraduate students about clinical research and implementation science methods, psychological tests and evaluations, and behavioral intervention techniques. The Institute maintains clinical and research facilities in Ashburn, Virginia and Washington, DC and will provide a start-up package for the clinical director.

Minimum Requirements: The candidate must hold a PhD by the date of appointment in Clinical Psychology with experience in intervention research utilizing fMRI biomarkers and ASD and a track-record of obtaining external funding and philanthropic support for research.

Application Procedure: To be considered, please complete an online faculty application at http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/42341 and upload a curriculum vitae and cover letter. Review of applications will begin May 25th 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.

The George Washington University and the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates are an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.