Psychologist-Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities

UT Southwestern Medical Center - Dallas, TX3.9

Job Number: 87441
Category: Faculty and Physicians
Location: 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX
Department: 426026 - PY-Pediatrics
Full/Part Time/PRN: Day Job
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Schedule: Full-time

Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry
The Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities, a collaboration between UT Southwestern Medical Center and Childrens Health, provides comprehensive interdisciplinary care to children with autism spectrum and related neurodevelopmental disorders and their families. The Center maintains a multidisciplinary evaluation and treatment service, including providers from the following disciplines: psychology, neuropsychology, psychiatry, neurodevelopmental neurology, speech pathology, behavior analysis, and social work.
Primary Activities: Clinical responsibilities include participation in psychological and interdisciplinary diagnostic evaluations of children suspected of having an autism spectrum disorder from 1-18 years of age, with a special focus on early diagnosis (0-3). The position will also involve the supervision of clinical psychology practicum and internship students, as well as medical residents and psychiatry fellows. In-service trainings and community outreach activities are also required. Other possible opportunities include providing treatment services within our multidisciplinary clinic.
Qualifications: Candidate must hold a PhD or PsyD in clinical psychology or school psychology from an APA accredited program and be licensed to practice in TX or license eligible. Clinical experience working with children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder is required, as is familiarity and training in the use of gold standard diagnostic tools (ADOS-2; ADI-R). Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience. Consideration may be given to applicants seeking less than a full time schedule.
UT Southwestern Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.