The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science is aggressively expanding our clinical and academic footprint in the metro-Atlanta area as part of our strategic plan. We are looking for enthusiastic faculty to and contribute to the department’s education, research, clinical care, and community service missions.
Our department is part of the Brain Health Center, a collaborative five-specialty unit that offers an enriched research environment as well as academic training opportunities in graduate, undergraduate, and professional education. Faculty members have opportunities for clinical, research, and academic collaboration with other Brain Health faculty from Neurology, Neurosurgery, Rehabilitation Medicine, and Sleep Medicine.
We are accepting applications for the position of Licensed Psychologist with a specialization in adult behavioral intervention of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
The successful candidate will serve as the lead clinician of Adult Behavior Intervention Programs to provide supervision and leadership of the clinical, educational, and research operations of adult intervention clinical programs at the Emory Autism Center including the myLIFETM Adult Engagement Social Group Program and the myLIFETM on Campus summer transition program. Also provide and supervise others in individual and family behavior support and/or counseling services. Adult behavioral and psychological assessment and treatment recommendations may also be provided. Experience and expertise in the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) with the use of Positive Behavior Support (PBS) for developing communication, social, engagement, vocational, adaptive, self-determination, and learning skills among adults, and inclusion in community-based settings with same-age peers are important foundational approaches expected. Program documentation, evaluation, and dissemination will be an important aspect of this academic clinical work. Teaching and supervision of professional trainees, providing individual and caregiver support programs, facilitating community inclusion, and contributing to evidence-based research are expected as part of the position.
The candidate must be a doctoral-level Psychologist (PhD/PsyD) and have a current license (or be eligible) to practice Psychology by the GA State Board of Examiners of Psychologists. An active credential as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) is not required, but preferred. The candidate must have an outstanding reputation in the field with potential to lead the development of excellent clinical programs in coordination with the Emory Autism Center leadership team and staff. The candidate must have the ability to successfully work in a team environment and to communicate effectively. Both clinical service and evaluation research and scholarly activities of seeking grants, presenting to professional audiences, and publishing findings are expected to meet the requirements of Emory Faculty in the area of service, teaching, and scholarship. The candidate must have academic qualifications commensurate with an appointment at or above the level of Assistant Professor. Academic Rank at Emory University School of Medicine will be commensurate with experience, training, and achievements.
Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.
Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.