Jobs & Internships

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

The following are currently available career development opportunities:


Research Support Specialist at Stony Brook University
Candidates are being considered for two full-time Research Support Specialist positions in Dr. Matthew Lerner’s Social Competence and Treatment Lab in the Department of Psychology at Stony Brook University. The first position is to support a grant-funded study examining a school- and lab-based intervention for social-emotional wellbeing among children with and without autism. The second position is to support a grant-funded research study examining electrophysiological patterns in youth with autism, as well as coordinating outreach activities designed to engage and recruit individuals with autism spectrum disorder across the lifespan. For more information and to apply, please click here (first position) or click here (second position).

Basic Research

Postdoctoral Fellow at Boston University
A postdoctoral position is available at Sargent College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University to be supported by the Hartwell Foundation Biomedical Research Fellowship.  The postdoctoral fellow will work on research examining language development in infants and children with autism and early markers of likelihood for language learning difficulties and/or developmental disabilities. See full job description here. To apply, please email a CV, cover letter, and contact information for three references to Dean Christopher Moore at with the subject line, “Hartwell Fellowship.”


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. 

Child Assessment and Treatment Position in Atlanta, GA
The Atlanta Children’s Center is hiring! We are looking for mental health therapists and/or psychologists to join our growing team in a spacious, new office with room for individual or group services. Opportunities to curate your caseload based on your interests and experience. Flexibility in scheduling and a full caseload available from your start date. Seeking Masters or Doctoral level clinicians, licensed preferred, with experience with children and families with behavioral or social skill challenges, autism spectrum disorder, developmental delays, anxiety, mood problems, or attention concerns. Psychologists may provide psychoeducational evaluations and/or therapy services. Ideally seeking 20 hours per week of direct patient contact. If you would like to learn more about the position and become a part of our team, please submit a letter of interest and your CV to Learn more about our amazing team at

Clinical Psychologist, Wake Forest University School of Medicine
The Section of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics of Wake Forest University School of Medicine ( in beautiful Winston-Salem, NC is looking for a new, full time, clinical psychology colleague to join our growing team. Our position number is 44553, see here for more details. Please send your CV, letter of interest, and references to Christine Erdie-Lalena, MD at Questions can be directed to Cheryl Saylor at  

Division Chief – Developmental and Behavioral Sciences, University of Kansas Medical Center
The Division Chief will lead the clinical, research and educational activities of the Division of Developmental and Behavioral Sciences in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Kansas Medical Center. The Division Chief is accountable to the Chair and Associate Chair of the Department of Pediatrics in fulfilling the mission and values of the Department and the School of Medicine. The successful candidate will interact and collaborate with all levels of the Department of Pediatrics as well as build relationships with partners in other departments on campus. The successful candidate will solidify and expand the division’s current programs, oversee the development of new lines of clinical services as well as mentor faculty in developing their careers. You can learn more about this position and apply at: KU Jobs – Division Chief, Developmental and Behavioral Sciences

Research Assistant Position in Autism and School-Based Intervention Implementation at Children’s National Hospital, Washington DC
The Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders (CASD) at Children’s National Hospital is recruiting a full-time Research Assistant to support the clinical research activities of a NIMH-funded type 1 hybrid effectiveness-implementation trial (R01MH124772) under the mentorship of Dr. Cara Pugliese. Learn more about this position and how to apply here.

Academic Pediatric (Medical) Psychologist, University of Utah School of Medicine
The University Developmental Assessment Clinics (UDAC) in the Division of General Pediatrics at the University of Utah is looking for an outstanding Academic Pediatric (Medical) Psychologist. The Academic Pediatric Psychologist will conduct intakes and assessments through direct patient care to children referred to the University Developmental Assessment Clinics (UDAC). To learn more about this position and how to apply, please visit

Clinical Pediatric Psychologist or Pediatric Neuropsychologist, Penn State Health Children’s Hospital
Penn State Hershey and Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Department of Pediatrics is accepting applications for a highly motivated and dedicated full-time Clinical Pediatric Neuropsychologist or Doctoral level Clinical Psychologist. Interested applicants, please apply here and send CV and cover letter to Anderson Smith at

Behavioral/Developmental Physician, Penn State Health Children’s Hospital
Penn State Health Children’s Hospital Division of Pediatric Developmental Medicine is seeking a Behavioral/Developmental Physician. Join our Division of Pediatric Developmental Medicine now! – We are committed to excellent clinical care, teaching, and research. Interested applicants, please apply here and send CV and cover letter to Anderson Smith at

Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Rutgers University
The LifeSPAN Lab at Rutgers University is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate. Led by Dr. Vanessa Bal, the LifeSPAN lab focuses on advancing understanding of autism in adulthood. The postdoc will gain experience in clinical research, with specific involvement in projects to develop and refine autism diagnostic instruments and adapt mental health treatment programs for autistic individuals. The postdoc is expected to be actively engaged in writing manuscripts and grants, as well as clinical service and supervision. Specific balance of clinical and research responsibilities will depend on a candidate’s previous experience and their training and career goals. Ideal start date is August 1 – September 1, 2022, but please contact Dr. Bal for consideration of a later start date. The official job posting can be found here. For more information, please email Dr. Bal at