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- The Seaver Autism Center for Research and Treatment is seeking one full-time Clinical Research Postdoctoral Fellow to join the team at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City. The Seaver Autism Center leads a progressive research program while providing comprehensive, personalized care to children and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and rare genetic syndromes associated with ASD (e.g., Phelan-McDermid syndrome, FOXP1 syndrome, ADNP syndrome, DDX3X syndrome, Fragile X syndrome). Our multidisciplinary team of clinical and preclinical faculty seek to identify the causes of neurodevelopmental disorders and advance effective treatments.
Clinical Responsibilities: The fellow will actively participate in multidisciplinary diagnostic evaluations of research participants to complete hours for clinical psychology licensure. Experience with all modules of the ADOS-2, ADI-R, and cognitive assessments is preferred. The fellow will also assist with report writing. Seeking applicants with excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to collaborate with families and multidisciplinary teams. The fellow will be involved in the supervision and mentorship of psychology graduate students and post-baccalaureate research coordinators. Additional clinical experiences (e.g., treatment cases, neuropsychological testing) and involvement in the Seaver Center’s Community Outreach Program (e.g., social skills groups) are possible for interested candidates.
Research Responsibilities: The fellow will be involved in a variety of cutting-edge research studies ranging from natural history studies to clinical trials. The fellow will also play a critical role in phenotyping for the Center’s Rare Disease Program. Additional opportunities include participation in weekly multidisciplinary research meetings, manuscript preparation, and presentations at national and international conferences. There is also the opportunity to develop projects related to personal research interests. Interdisciplinary collaboration is available and encouraged.
Applicants with a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited program will be considered for this fully funded two-year position. The start date is Summer 2020, with some flexibility.
Interested candidates should e-mail a CV, statement of interest, and contact information for three references to Jennifer.email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. For more information about the Seaver Center, visit: https://icahn.mssm.edu/research/seaver.
Paige Siper, Ph.D.
Chief Psychologist, Seaver Autism Center for Research and Treatment Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
- doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited program