Psychologist positions open - The Waisman Center, Madison, WI

Posted: Wednesday, October 7, 2020


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The Waisman Center in Madison, WI is pleased to announce an opening for 1-2 psychologists!

The psychologist is an academic staff member of the University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) and the Developmental Disabilities and Genetics Clinical Services work unit and will be primarily assessment-focused within an interdisciplinary outpatient setting for children referred for neurodevelopmental evaluations. This position may also provide clinical intervention services and behavioral consultation for children and adolescents with developmental disabilities and their families. Other responsibilities may include the supervision of psychology trainees and collaboration on research related to neurodevelopmental disabilities.

Degree and area of specialization:

Doctoral degree in Clinical, School, or Counseling Psychology.


Must be licensed as a psychologist in the State of Wisconsin or eligible to practice in the State of Wisconsin within one year of hire.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Applicants must have the following required experiences and knowledge:

  • Two years of specialized training and experience working with clients with developmental
  • disabilities and their families. The two years of specialized training or experience may be pre-doctoral or post-doctoral but must be intensive (20 hours per week or more) and focused on this client population.
  • Clinical experience working with children and youth with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities and their families, including experience providing assessment and treatment.
  • Assessment skills in the areas of cognitive, adaptive behavior and socio-emotional/behavioral functioning. Substantial experience with autism specific diagnostic measures such as the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, Second Edition (ADOS-2).

Well-qualified applicants will have the following preferred experience:

  • Research reliability on the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, Second Edition (ADOS-2) and/or Autism Diagnostic Interview, Revised (ADI-R).

Note: UW-Madison is an affirmative action/equal employment employer and we encourage women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities to apply.

"Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding applicants must be released upon request.  Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality."

For additional information about the position, please contact Lindsay McCary, PhD.