The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine is seeking a full-time psychologist specializing in the assessment and treatment of adults with autism. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience. This faculty member will co-lead clinical program development for adults with autism within the Division of General Psychiatry and Psychology and provide direct clinical care and teaching within the Adult Neurodevelopment Clinic. Responsibilities include conducting outpatient evaluations and treatment (individual, family, and group psychotherapy), as well as supervision and didactics to psychology graduate students, postdoctoral psychology fellows, as well as psychiatry residents and fellows. Novel clinical program development opportunities are available in the context of this position, and there are growing campus-wide autism research working groups at Stanford. Full-time commitment is preferred but part-time engagement will also be considered. This position will include protected time for clinical research related to adults with autism through support by the Stanford Neurodiversity Project (http://med.stanford.edu/neurodiversity.html).
Applicants should have experience in evidence-based assessment and treatment for adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), as well as other neurodevelopmental disorders and related co-morbid conditions. Experience and/or formal training assessing and treating children and adolescents with ASD are preferred. Applicants should have extensive training in Evidenced-Based Practice, such as cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, behavior modification, and mindfulness-based psychotherapy approaches. Experience with group intervention is preferred. The candidate should be able to provide treatment services to adults with a range of conditions associated with autism spectrum disorders, such as anxiety and mood disorders. Qualifications include a Ph.D. or Psy.D. from an APA-accredited clinical psychology program, and completion of an APA-accredited internship. Preference will be given to applicants who have completed the Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology (EPPP) and are currently licensed in the state of California.
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference via e-mail to:
Lawrence Fung, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
401 Quarry Road, Stanford, CA 94305-5717
Phone: (650) 498-7376