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Director of Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities (CADD)

Job Number: 513312
Categories: Faculty / Physician
Dallas, TX

Department: Multiple Locations
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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:

To the extent provided by applicable law, no person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any program or activity sponsored or conducted by The University of Texas System or any of its component institutions, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, or disability.

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