AJ Drexel Autism Institute Seeking Researchers for Early Detection and Intervention Research Program

November 5, 2018

The Early Detection and Intervention Research Program at the AJ Drexel Autism Institute is accepting applications for TWO research positions.

The primary responsibility of the Research Scientist position will be to contribute to current funded studies, including the new Autism Center of Excellence (ACE) Network examining the long-term effects of early detection and treatment, as well as to support grant proposals to develop new/continuing studies and draft manuscripts for submission to peer-reviewed journals. The position includes supervision of staff and trainees, and will support opportunities for ongoing professional development. Qualified applicants will have a doctoral degree in psychology, public health, education, or a related discipline. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The start date is January 2019. See their website for more details.

The Postdoctoral Fellowship position will focus on conducting original research under EDI faculty mentorship as well as supporting data collection for large federally funded studies, including the new Autism Centers of Excellence (ACE) Network. Research and training opportunities will involve access to large datasets, exposure to community-based early detection and intervention programs, use of eye-tracking protocols to investigate early learning, and formal training on evidence-based early intervention models and early detection procedures. Start date will be between July and September 2019. See their website for more details.