Jobs & Internships

There are currently no open positions at the Autism Science Foundation.

The following are currently available career development opportunities:


Autism, Neurodevelopmental and Leadership Training at the UC Davis MIND InstituteLEND Program
We invite you to apply for our graduate level, interdisciplinary and leadership training related to Autism and other Neurodevelopmental Disorders within the Northern California Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Other Related Disabilities (LEND) program. Any family members of an individual with disability, advocates with a disability graduate level students, postgraduate professionals, are encouraged to apply. This program will begin September of 2022 and continue through May 2023 for the next cohort of trainees. We are currently accepting applications. Applicants may obtain further information regarding this program and the application process here. Please contact us at for additional information.

Project Manager – SFARI Cohorts at The Simons Foundation, New York, NY
The Simons Foundation is seeking a Project Manager responsible for managing Research Match for the SFARI cohorts, advising on compliance issues, and overseeing the processing of investigator requests. The Project Manager must have experience with IRB procedures and the ethics of human participant research and with HIPAA and/or best practices related to participant privacy and confidentiality. Experience with ticketing systems and research administration and supervision preferred. The job posting is here and a link to apply for the position is here.

Basic Research

Full-Time Research Assistant at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Dr. Brenna Maddox at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill is hiring a full-time Research Assistant for a PCORI-funded study on suicide prevention for adolescents and young adults on the autism spectrum. Ideal start date is late spring/early summer 2022.
More details and application instructions:


Clinical Psychologist/Psychology Postdoc at the ESDI Lab at the University of South Carolina
The Early Social Development and Intervention (ESDI) Lab at the University of South Carolina is seeking a clinical psychologist or psychology postdoc to join our vibrant team of clinicians, students, and scientists engaged in NIH-funded research on infant development and early detection of autism spectrum disorder. Our longitudinal research focuses on quantifying the emergence of, and interrelations between, social behavior, visual attention, and motor skills in neonates, infants, and toddlers at elevated likelihood of ASD and other neurodevelopmental disorders. As a member of the ESDI Lab, the candidate will work closely with the Principal Investigator and research staff and have the opportunity to participate in additional research activities if desired. Work hours are flexible and both part-time and full-time schedules will be considered. Learn more about the position here and more about our research at To apply, please send a CV and Cover Letter to

Clinical Psychologist
 Southwest Behavioral & Health Services is a large and growing, non-profit community-based provider of behavioral health services with locations throughout the Phoenix metropolitan area, rural Maricopa County, Gila, Pinal, Mohave, Coconino, and Yavapai Counties. We are seeking a Clinical Psychologist to join our Southwest Autism Center of Excellence program! . Learn more about the position here or email

Clinical Psychologist at NYU Langone Health
The Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Child Study Center at NYU Langone Health is searching for a Clinical Psychologist to join the Autism Spectrum Disorder Service. Proficiency in behavioral and cognitive-behavioral therapy, parent management training, social skills training, and diagnostic evaluation of ASD and related disorders is required. Advanced training and/or certification in an evidence-based treatment for ASD or co-occurring disorders (e.g. Early Start Denver Model, Facing Your Fears, PEERS®, JASPER, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, feeding evaluation and treatment, etc.) is preferred. Proficiency on the ADOS-2 and/or ADI-R is a plus. Candidate must be willing to lead social skills group treatments and conduct workshops for parents, school personnel, and others in the community. Candidate must be available for late afternoon and evening clinical appointments.  Please see the full job description here Applications must be submitted through Interfolio. Please contact with any questions.