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Position Description

Assistant Professor
BCM Department Pediatrics
Location Texas Medical Center, Houston
Subsection Psychology
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Posting Number:
280732CK
Employment Duration:
Full-time

Title:  Autism Psychologist

The Autism Center at Texas Children's Hospital and the Department of Pediatrics, Section of Psychology at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) Houston, seek applicants for a psychologist (preferably bilingual – Spanish/English) to provide services within the Autism Center at Texas Children’s Hospital (TCH). 

The psychologist will work full-time in the Autism Center at TCH, which serves children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other neurodevelopmental conditions, as well as their families. The position will include conducting psychological assessments, in many cases as part of an interdisciplinary team. Other responsibilities may include collaborating with research activities. The position comes with an academic appointment at Baylor College of Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics, Section of Psychology. 

Qualified candidates will have a doctoral degree in Clinical, Counseling, or School Psychology from an APA-approved program and will have substantial prior assessment experience with children with ASD. Additionally, applicants must be licensed, or license-eligible, in the state of Texas. Training in the ADOS/ADI-R and at least one year of experience in an interdisciplinary ASD clinic is preferred. Bilingual in English and Spanish is strongly preferred.

For additional information about the TCH Autism Center, please visit the following website: https://www.texaschildrens.org/departments/autism. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary will be commensurate with experience; the position includes a competitive compensation and benefit package.

Applicants must complete this online application and should send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to: M. Douglas Ris, Ph.D. Head, Section of Psychology Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine at dmris@texaschildrens.org