Director of Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities (CADD)
Categories: Faculty / Physician
Department: Multiple Locations
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Department of Psychiatry announces an opening for the Director of the Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities (CADD). CADD is a joint program between UT Southwestern Medical Center and Children’s Medical Center. Its missions are threefold: 1) to provide state-of-the-art medical and behavioral intervention for Autism and other neurodevelopmental disabilities; 2) to provide clinical education for medical students, residents and graduate students in order to prepare them to deliver services to developmentally disabled individuals over the course of their careers; and 3) to conduct research aimed at developing new knowledge about the genetic, neural system, and neurobehavioral deficits associated with neurodevelopmental disorders, while testing new drug treatment strategies.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following qualifications:
1) an excellent track record of funded research and publications in the areas of Autism and/or related Developmental Disabilities
2) proven clinical and clinical-teaching skills
3) experience in medical program administration, community relations, supervision, program development and quality improvement
The selected candidate must hold a Ph.D./Psy.D., and/or M.D./D.O., and be a Psychologist or Board Certified Physician and must have (or be able to obtain prior to hire) a Texas medical license or Texas psychology license. Academic rank will be determined by the selected candidate’s qualifications. This is a high profile position that offers great opportunity for program development and career enhancement.
Interested applicants should submit curriculum vitae, a letter of interest, and names of three references to: PsychRecruit@utsouthwestern.edu
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