Description: Applications are being accepted for a clinical research postdoctoral position in the early detection of autism and ADHD at the UC Davis MIND Institute. The fellow will be involved in an NIMH-funded prospective longitudinal study of infant siblings of children with autism and ADHD that seeks to identify shared and distinct early predictors of, and developmental pathways to, these two conditions.  The fellow will be involved in all aspects of the study including (but not limited to): manuscript preparation and publications, training and supervision of study staff, infant/toddler assessment, and data management and analysis. Opportunities for grant writing and accrual of supervised postdoctoral clinical hours for licensure are also possible.

The MIND Institute is a collaborative, interdisciplinary biomedical research and clinical services center founded at UC Davis in 1998 by parents of individuals with ASD. The MIND Institute is dedicated to understanding the causes and consequences of neurodevelopmental disorders, and to the development of prevention and intervention programs for these disorders. The MIND Institute has both research and outpatient clinic space for children and young adults with neurodevelopmental disorders. MIND Institute researchers span the fields of molecular genetics, psychiatry, immunology, pediatrics, epidemiology, psychology, neurology, epidemiology, and neuroscience. Visit our website for more information http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/mindinstitute/

Requirements: Applicants must have a doctorate in a relevant area of study (e.g., clinical psychology, developmental psychology), excellent oral and written communication skills, and experience in conducting clinical research and data analysis. Prior training in assessment of infants and toddlers is strongly preferred.

Start date for this position is flexible, but no sooner than September, 2017. Salary will be consistent with the NIH postdoctoral NRSA salary scale.

Contact:  Interested applicants should send an email with their curriculum vitae, up to three published research papers, a brief statement of research interests and goals, and contact information for three references to Meghan Miller, Ph.D. at the UC Davis MIND Institute: mrhmiller@ucdavis.edu.