Research Postdoctoral fellowship at the ASD & Developmental Science Lab
(PI: Kim), Center for Autism and the Developing Brain (CADB)
at Weill Cornell Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine is seeking candidates for a two-year postdoctoral research fellowship beginning July, 2021 and based at the Center for Autism and the Developing Brain (CADB). CADB is a state-of-the art clinical and research program and a collaborative program of NewYork-Presbyterian, Weill Cornell Medicine, and Columbia Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and in partnership with NEXT for Autism. CADB is located on the campus of New York-Presbyterian Westchester Behavioral Health Center in White Plains, New York. The Center provides comprehensive assessment and clinical services for hundreds of patients annually.
The Research Postdoctoral Fellow will work under the supervision and mentorship of Dr. So Hyun “Sophy” Kim, to support projects funded by NIH and Simons Foundation examining early behavioral features and trajectories of with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and a study examining executive function and school readiness in children with ASD at CADB’s ASD & Developmental Science Lab (PI: Kim). Responsibilities will include data collection (e.g., conducting developmental and diagnostic assessments for children with ASD, delivering evidence-based interventions), preparation of manuscripts and grant applications, and training research assistants. The Fellow will also have opportunities for clinical training to get licensed under the supervision of licensed clinicians.
The ideal candidate will be interested in pursuing an academic career as a clinical researcher or a clinician in an academic medicine setting. To support career development in research, the Fellow will also receive protected research time and grant-writing mentorship. The Fellow will be encouraged to accrue clinical hours for their New York State Psychology license by delivering interventions (e.g., naturalistic developmental behavioral interventions in preschool classroom setting) and/or diagnostic and developmental assessments.
Applicants should have earned a Ph.D. in clinical psychology or other related disciplines (e.g., developmental psychology). Applicants who are completing the APA accredited internship and are eligible for a New York State limited permit or license are preferred.
The stipend is competitive with health benefits and vacation. Position will start sometime in July-September, 2021. Interested applicants should email a CV and statement of interest to Dr. Sophy Kim at email@example.com. Application deadline: April 2nd, 2021.