Autism Spectrum Disorder- Postdoctoral Research Associate - Psychology

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Working Title: Autism Spectrum Disorder- Postdoctoral Research Associate - Psychology

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Curry School of Education

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 11-08-2018

Posting Summary:
The Curry School of Education and Human Development at the University of Virginia seeks applicants for a Postdoctoral Research Associate position focused on autism spectrum disorder (ASD) beginning in Summer or Fall 2019. This position is part of the Supporting Transformative Autism Research (STAR) Program, which represents a significant investment in advancing cutting-edge autism research, training, and clinical services at the University of Virginia. The postdoctoral training experience will emphasize specialized ASD assessment, intervention, research, and interdisciplinary collaboration. Training activities will occur primarily at the Sheila C. Johnson Center for Human Services (SCJC), a state-of-the-art Center providing integrated multidisciplinary clinical services for individuals of all ages. The SCJC incorporates the expertise of licensed professionals with a diverse graduate training program spanning a broad range of clinical specialties. Collaboration with community partners and programs, including the Virginia Institute on Autism, will also be an essential component of the position.

The Postdoctoral Associate will participate in comprehensive interdisciplinary evaluations and evidence-based intervention for ASD and other developmental disorders. The Postdoctoral Associate will also collaborate on interdisciplinary research projects focused on intervention outcomes, improving access to care, and understanding core and comorbid symptoms in individuals with ASD. There will also be opportunities for manuscript writing, conference presentations, designing and testing new ideas for pilot studies. Other responsibilities may also include supervision of trainees (including graduate students in the Clinical and School Psychology Program) and community-based training.

An earned doctorate in Clinical or School Psychology or related degree, preferably from an APA accredited doctoral program, and completion of internship is required by the start date of the position. Preference will be given to candidates with prior experience in ASD assessment, intervention and/or research. Prior experience with the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2) and/or Autism Diagnostic Interview - Revised (ADI-R) is also preferred. Experience may have been gained in a pre-doctoral clinical training program.

To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0624462. Complete a Candidate Profile online and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. Applicant screening begins December 17, 2018 and the position is open until filled.

For questions about the position, please contact Micah Mazurek, PhD, Associate Professor and Director of the STAR Program, at [email protected] For questions about the application process, please contact Bethany Case, Recruiter, at [email protected]

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician's Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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Posted: 11/9/2018
Application Due: 1/4/2019
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