The Autism Research Lab at Michigan State University will be hiring a HRSA-funded postdoctoral position starting January 1, 2015 to study the efficacy of a telehealth-based parent training intervention for young children with autism spectrum disorder.  The laboratory is currently focused on examining the efficacy, effectiveness, and implementation of psychosocial interventions for children with ASD and their families.  This appointment is for one year with the possibility of renewal pending availability of funds.

Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in psychology, communication disorders, or special education. A strong knowledge of social communication development and experience with the assessment of young children with ASD is required.  A background in community-based intervention and parent and provider training would be highly valuable.  The laboratory is housed in the Department of Psychology.  The post-doc will have the opportunity to participate in MSU’s newly-developed Research in Autism, Intellectual, and Neurodevelopmental Disorders (RAIND) Initiative which supports interdisciplinary research and training in autism and related disorders.  Opportunities are also available for obtaining post-doctoral clinical supervision and/or BCBA supervision.   

Candidates with an interest in this position should send their CV, contact information, statement of research interests, and the names of three references to Brooke Ingersoll ( Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.  

This position is posted on the MSU Applicant Page (MAP), posting0399.  You may view the posting at