Monday, May 28, 2012

Seaver Autism Center and F•E•G•S, New York, NY, USA - 1 Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Seaver Autism Center at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and F•E•G•S Health and Human Services System are seeking qualified applicants for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in clinical psychology.

The Seaver Center and F•E•G•S have partnered to develop a unique clinical and research opportunity for candidates interested in improving the functional outcomes for adults with autism spectrum disorders. The successful candidate will receive joint training at the Seaver Autism Center and F•E•G•S Day Services. F•E•G•S provides day and residential services to adults with developmental services including ASD in Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island.

The Seaver Center is a multi-disciplinary research center with research programs in genetics, neuroimaging, and treatments for individuals with autism spectrum disorder. At the Seaver Autism Center, fellows will receive training in clinical research and evaluation methods utilized with children and adults with autism. At F•E•G•S, the candidate will be expected to oversee ASD-classrooms for consumers in two locations (Bronx and Manhattan), conduct assessments to evaluate individuals’ progress in the programs, provide staff training, and provide consultation for problem behaviors across F•E•G•S programs.

Qualified applicants should have broad training in behavioral interventions, community mental health services, as well as evaluation and testing of individuals with ASDs. Salaries are competitive with medical school/hospital benefits. The position is available starting in August/September 2012 and will remain open until filled. Interested applicants may send inquiries and application (CV + 2 letters of recommendation) to: Michelle Gorenstein, Psy.D. Seaver Autism Center Department of Psychiatry, Box 1230Mount Sinai School of MedicineOne Gustave L. Levy PlaceNew York, N.Y. 10029Phone: 212-241-9193 Fax: 212-987-4031