Title:  Pediatrics - Psychology (Assistant Professor)

Division:  Pediatrics
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Requisition ID:  11405



The Autism Program at Texas Children's Hospital and the Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), Division of Psychology seek applicants for a psychologist to provide services within the Autism Program at Texas Children's Hospital (TCH). The position comes with an academic appointment (clinician-educator track) at BCM in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Psychology.


The psychologist will work full-time in the Autism Program at TCH, which serves children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other neurodevelopmental conditions, as well as their families. The position will include conducting psychological assessments, in many cases as part of an interdisciplinary team. In addition to patient care and training learners in our internship and fellowship programs, all faculty members are expected to contribute to the College's academic mission. Both independent and collaborative research/scholarship opportunities are available through partnership with other Division members, as well as our subspecialty partners. 


Qualified candidates will have a doctoral degree in Clinical, Counseling, or School Psychology from an APA- or CPA-approved program and will have substantial prior assessment experience with children with ASD. Additionally, applicants must be licensed, or license-eligible, in the state of Texas. Training in the ADOS-2 and at least one year of experience in an interdisciplinary ASD clinic is preferred. A candidate who is bilingual in English and Spanish is strongly preferred but not required.


About the Division of Psychology:

The Division of Psychology within the Department of Pediatrics includes more than 40 pediatric, clinical, and neuropsychologists practicing across subspecialty areas at TCH, providing care in both the inpatient and outpatient environments. BCM, our academic home, is also home to outstanding psychology training programs at the graduate, internship, and postdoctoral levels. 


The Psychology community at BCM/TCH is dedicated to promoting an environment of respect, inclusion, equity, and belongingness. We are committed to the recruitment, retention, development, and promotion of Psychology team members of all backgrounds and experiences. BCM is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer. Bicultural/bilingual individuals and those underrepresented in psychology are encouraged to apply. 


About Texas Children's:

TCH is the largest children's hospital in the United States and the primary teaching/training center for BCM's Department of Pediatrics. TCH is consistently designated by U.S. News and World Report for Honor Roll status in pediatrics, currently ranking 3rd overall, and it is situation in Houston, one of the most diverse and dynamic cities in the country.


For additional information about the TCH Autism Program, please visit the following website: https://www.texaschildrens.org/departments/autism-program.



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Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.