Postdoctoral Fellowship in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities and Assessment
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McLean Hospital, a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School
Lisa Nowinski, PhD
McLean Hospital Center for Neurodevelopmental Services seeks up to two full-time, one-year postdoctoral fellowship candidates in neuropsychological assessment and treatment of children, adolescents, and adults with autism spectrum disorders and other neurodevelopmental disabilities. The fellowship is located at the Lurie Center for Autism in Lexington, Massachusetts. Postdoctoral fellows have joint appointments at McLean Hospital and the Massachusetts General Hospital for Children -Lurie Center. The Lurie Center is a multidisciplinary program designed to evaluate and treat children, adolescents, and adults—providing expertise in neurology, developmental pediatrics, gastroenterology, psychiatry, psychology, psychopharmacology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech language pathology. These fellowships will involve working closely with a multidisciplinary team to complete diagnostic and neuropsychological assessments, under the supervision of a licensed clinical psychologist. Postdoctoral fellows will also have the opportunity to provide outpatient therapy and consultation to patients and their families. All postdoctoral fellows will participate in a variety of training and supervision experiences including: weekly supervision, seminars, Grand Rounds, and other didactic experiences available at McLean Hospital and MGH. Opportunities for research and school consultation are available. Strong neuropsychological testing experience and prior training in the assessment of individuals with autism spectrum disorders (including the ADOS) are preferred. Fellowship start date is scheduled for September 1, 2014 (may be negotiable). Applicants must have a PhD/PsyD in Clinical Psychology. Application requires submission of a curriculum vitae, three recommendation letters, two sample assessment reports, and one therapeutic treatment plan. Please address correspondence to Ms. Kelly Madden at Pathways Academy, McLean Hospital, 115 Mill Street, Belmont, MA 02478.
To learn about our Neuropsychology Fellowship, please email us at LurieCenter@partners.org. We are now accepting applications for our 2014-15 fellowship with interviews beginning early January 2014.
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