Postdoctoral Fellowships

Medical Student | Duke Autism

The Duke Center for Autism and Brain Development offers Postdoctoral Fellowships involving half time clinical practice and half time clinical research with children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The Clinical Postdoctoral Fellowship is a one- to two-year position. Clinical responsibilities will include participating in an interdisciplinary, team-based treatment program at the Duke Center for Autism that is dedicated to providing high-quality, comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services to individuals with ASD (infancy through young adult) and their families and supervising clinical psychology graduate students in training. Research responsibilities will include conducting clinical assessments of children with ASD as part of an interdisciplinary research team that is conducting a wide range of longitudinal assessments, including diagnostic, observational, eye-tracking, and EEG measures.

Applicants must have a doctoral degree in clinical psychology or related field from an APA-accredited doctoral program. Clinical experience with children with autism spectrum disorders is required.

How to Apply
Email letter of interest, CV, and names and contact information for three references to Geraldine Dawson, PhD at

Contact Name
Geraldine Dawson, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Professor of Pediatrics, Psychology and Neuroscience
Director, Duke Center for Autism and Brain Development

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Deadline to Apply
Applications accepted on a rolling basis