Research Assistant position involving autistic children

The Center for Autism and the Developing Brain (CADB) at Weill Cornell Medical College (White Plains, NY), directed by Dr. Catherine Lord, is seeking a full time research assistant.

The RA will work on a clinical intervention trial targeting language development in minimally verbal children with autism spectrum disorder. Responsibilities include: providing behavioral interventions to school-aged children with ASD, assisting with assessment, recruitment and outreach, and data coordination. Additional responsibilities may include supervising interns, maintaining the IRB, data entry, and giving presentations.

Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree in psychology or a related field, and have some relevant experience. Transportation is required for local travel. Candidates with previous research experience, as well as experience with autism or other developmental disabilities are preferred. Ability to speak Spanish is also strongly preferred.

The anticipated start date is early summer. Please send a cover letter and resume/CV to Kyle Frost (kyf2001@med.cornell.edu) by May 15th if you are interested in this position.

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