Aug 07, 2019


  • Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Madison, WI, USA
Full time Pediatric Psychology Research

Job Description

University of Wisconsin-Madison PVL # 99078

Working Title:           Psychologist

License/Certification:  Licensure as a psychologist in the State of Wisconsin or eligible for a Wisconsin license is desirable. Supervised post- doctoral hours needed for licensure may be available.

Required Experience:

  • At least one years' experience working with young children and individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

 Preferred Experience:

  • Prior experience working with children in a research setting is highly preferred
  • Research reliability on the ADOS-2 and ADI-R is highly preferred

Position Description:

This position will be a staff member within the Language Processes Laboratory. The Language Processes Laboratory focuses on investigating the developmental course and nature of language processing in typically developing children, late takers, and children with specific language impairment (SLI).

The primary purpose of this position is to provide autism diagnostic evaluations and developmental testing for participants in a research project examining prediction abilities in toddlers with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), directed by Drs. Susan Ellis Weismer and Jenny Saffran. The psychologist is responsible for sharing evaluation results, including a Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition (DSM-5) ASD diagnosis, if appropriate, with the child's parents/guardians and making general treatment recommendations and writing written evaluation reports. Additional duties include recruitment of participants, data analysis, and dissemination of study  results.

Appointment Percent:  50-100%


Choutae Yang

1500 Highland Ave, 251 Waisman Center

Madison, WI 53705-2274

608-263-5671 or

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