Jan 14, 2020

Post-Doctoral Training

  • UNLV Medicine
  • Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Postdoc Behavioral Neuroscience Clinical Decision-making Cognitive Neuroscience Developmental Neuroscience Pediatric Pediatric Psychology Postdoctoral

Job Description

POST-DOCTORAL TRAINING OPPORTUNITY

(Start Date: July 1, 2020)

 UNLV ACKERMAN CENTER FOR AUTISM AND NEURODEVELOPMENTAL SOLUTIONS

The UNLV Ackerman Center is a Multidisciplinary Center for the diagnosis, treatment and case management/navigation for children (infants to young adults) and their families with Autism and other Neurodevelopmental Disorders. 

  • Diagnostic Teams: Developmental Pediatrics, Genetics, Neurology, Neuropsychology, Speech/Language, and Behavioral specialties for individual and multidisciplinary evaluations. We have specialty diagnostic clinics for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Complex Autism and Neurodevelopmental Conditions, and Genetics.
  • Treatment Teams include: The Early Start Denver Model for Young children with Autism (birth to 4 years), individual Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) services from 4 to 18 years of age, social skills programs in the center, social skills groups in the community, and Teen Works program for vocational training.
  • Case Management/Navigation: Case Management services for families needing all levels of support services in the community. We also provide Parent Education and Training programs for our families and for the community.
  • Grant-A-Gift Autism Foundation/UNLV Medicine Partnership: There are also opportunities to participate in community outreach and awareness, fundraising activities, and community events.

 Post-Doctoral Training will primarily include: intake, neuropsychological testing and report writing for individuals referred to our center for evaluation.  Post-doctoral fellow will also participate in multidisciplinary diagnostic teams, parent education/training, running a social skills group, and case management.  Additional experiences in treatment teams and/or diagnostic teams will be determined based on the Post-Doctoral Fellow’s training needs.  Supervision and training will include individual, small group and diagnostic teams (and will involve live and video supervision).

 Application Requirements: a letter of interest, a current CV, three letters of recommendation and professional references, a recent de-identified assessment report written by the applicant, and a list of psychological/neuropsychological tests the applicant has experience administering.

Applicant must be authorized to work in the US for any employer

 This is a full-time, grant-funded position with competitive compensation including benefits.  It is a 12-month appointment and begins July 1, 2020.  Julie Foutz Beasley, Ph.D., is the Clinical Director of the center and will serve as the clinical supervisor for the Post-Doctoral Position.  Please contact Dr. Beasley via email to arrange for an interview and for a tour of our center and facilities (julie.beasley@unlv.edu).

UNLV Medicine is an EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer

Employer

UNLV Medicine

Department

ACKERMAN CENTER FOR AUTISM AND NEURODEVELOPMENTAL SOLUTIONS

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