Autism Spectrum Disorder Post-Doctoral Research Associate

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Posting Number: 0622467 Position Type: Professional Research Staff Employment Posting Category: Professional Research Staff Type of Application:
(required to apply for this posting) Candidate Profile Organization (Position Organization): 31155 CU-Curr Instr & Sp Ed Department: Curry School of Education Location: Charlottesville Working Title: Autism Spectrum Disorder Post-Doctoral Research Associate Anticipated Hiring Range: Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? No End Date of Position: Posting Date: 11-09-2018 Posting Summary:
Click here for an example. The Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia (UVA) seeks applicants for multiple Special Education Post-doctoral Research Associate positions focused on autism spectrum disorder (ASD). These positions are part of the newly launched Supporting Transformative Autism Research (STAR) initiative, which represents a significant investment in advancing cutting-edge autism research, training, and clinical services at the University of Virginia.

The post-doctoral training experience will emphasize specialized ASD assessment, intervention, research, and interdisciplinary collaboration. Training and research activities will occur in local schools and at the Sheila C. Johnson Center (SCJC) for Human Services, a state-of-the-art Center providing integrated multidisciplinary services for individuals of all ages. The positions will involve active interdisciplinary training and collaboration with Curry's Clinical and School Psychology program and community partners such as the Virginia Institute of Autism.

Incumbents will participate in comprehensive interdisciplinary evaluations and evidence-based intervention for ASD and other disabilities. They will also collaborate on interdisciplinary research projects focused on assessment development and empirical evaluation of academic and behavioral interventions for 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 students in Curry's new BCBA® certification program) and community-based training.

An earned doctorate in Special Education or related field, with autism teaching and research experience is required by the start date of the position. Preference will be given to candidates with BCBA® certification.

Charlottesville and central Virginia offer a distinctive community for both personal and professional activities. A strong sense of community exists in the region along with excellent educational systems for adults and children. Charlottesville is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and is consistently listed among the top cities in national rankings of the most desirable places to live. It offers a thriving community, highlighted by regular literary, film, musical, theatrical, and historical festivals.

To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0622467. Complete a Candidate Profile online and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interest, and contact information for three references. Research associates are appointed annually and continuation is dependent upon satisfactory performance and the availability of funding. Review of applications will begin January 23, 2018 and continue until the positions are filled.

For questions about the position, please contact Bill Therrien, PhD, BCBA, Professor of Special Education 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. Closing Date: Open Until Filled Required Applicant Documents: CV / Resume
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