Postdoctoral Fellowship

Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Assessment and Treatment of Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

Location:

Massachusetts, US

Employer:

The Lurie Center, Massachusetts General Hospital 

Contact Info:

Lisa Nowinski, PhD

Description: 

The MGH Lurie Center 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 hold a clinical fellow appointment at 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, rounds, and other didactic experiences available at the Lurie Center 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 July 1, 2015 (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 Dr. Lisa Nowinski at the Lurie Center 1 Maguire Road, Lexington, MA 02421.

To learn about our Neuropsychology Fellowship, please email us at LurieCenter@partners.org. We are now accepting applications for our 2015-16 fellowship with interviews beginning early January 2015.

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