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Hiring Opportunity for Research Fellowships, Yale Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine. The Yale Early Social Cognition Lab at the Yale Child Study Center is interested in recruiting highly qualified students for exciting pre-doctoral fellowships for current graduates or graduating seniors.  The positions will commence July 2018.

  1. Yale Fellowship in Developmental Psychopathology and Social Neuroscience

Successful applicants will be involved in a 2-year training program involving clinical research experience. The primary training experience will be in daily activities related to behavioral, psychophysiological, eye-tracking and neuroimaging studies of infants and toddlers with and without autism. With research mentorship, selected applicants will be expected to guide a pre-determined project of research from the point of data collection through analysis and publication of results.

Interested students should send cover page, CV, official transcripts, and personal statements no later than January 15, 2018 in order to be considered for the position. Letters of recommendation are due by January 29, 2018.  Additional information about the lab can be found on our website:  http://www.childstudycenter.yale.edu/yescog/Questions regarding the Yale Fellowship in Developmental Psychopathology and Social Neuroscience may be directed to Dr. Suzanne Macari at yescog@yale.edu.

  1. Yale Fellowship in Translational Technologies in Development

The recipient of the fellowship will be involved in a 2-year training program in data science, cutting-edge computational technologies in a clinically based developmental disabilities research lab.  The primary experience will be in daily activities related to training in rapid prototyping and robust development of translational technologies, which may include eye-tracking technologies, image processing, physiological sensing technologies, machine learning projects and experimental paradigms. With research mentorship, selected applicants will be expected to guide a pre-determined project of research from the point of data collection through analysis and publication of results.

Interested students should send cover page, CV, official transcripts, and personal statements no later than January 15, 2018 in order to be considered for the position. Letters of recommendation are due by January 29, 2018.  Additional information about the lab can be found on our website:  http://www.childstudycenter.yale.edu/yescog/Questions regarding the Yale Fellowship in Translational Technologies in Development may be directed to Dr. Quan Wang at quan.wang@yale.edu.


The Marcus Autism Center, in conjunction with the Emory University School of Medicine and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, is offering three fellowships: the Cohen Fellowship in Developmental Social Neuroscience, the Marcus Fellowship in Speech Science and Engineering, and the Simons Fellowship in Computational Neuroscience. Students who will receive a bachelor’s degree by June 2018 will be eligible for the positions. The fellowships will commence in July 2018, and they are 2 years in duration. Students can find further details at: cohenfellowship.org and simonsfellowship.org.


Salisbury Behavioral Health, Inc. is accepting applications for a Full Time Blended Case Manager for our Blended Case Management program which serves adults and children in Lehigh and Northampton Counties with behavioral, psychological or developmental challenges.  There are three positions presently available--looking for college graduates with a BA.  Kevin Stank is the supervisor who is accepting applications and his email is: kstank@salisb.com.  His work number is:704-773-2750
https://www.indeed.com/cmp/Salisbury-Behavioral-Health,-Inc./jobs/Blended-Case-Manager-d628381a56a41771?q=Blended+case+manager


Research Assistant in the Language and Learning Lab, Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute (MRRI), Philadelphia/Elkins Park, PA.

Dr. Erica Middleton, Director of the Language and Learning Lab of Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute (http://mrri.org/language-and-learning-lab/), announces a new opening for a BA/BS-level research assistant supporting research on language processing in typical speakers and those with post-stroke aphasia. The Language and Learning Lab focuses on advancing an understanding of the cognitive basis of aphasia and mechanisms of language change in the service of promoting effective rehabilitation. With appropriate training and supervision, the candidate will administer diagnostic tests; conduct experimental studies with patients as participants; process and analyze behavioral data; gain experience disseminating research via manuscript preparation and presentation at professional conferences. 

Applicants should have a strong academic background in cognitive psychology, psycholinguistics, linguistics, and/or neuroscience, with coursework in statistics and research methods. Preference will be given to applicants with prior research experience in relevant areas. MRRI and Moss Rehab are part of the Einstein Healthcare Network. The position offers competitive salary and benefits (medical, dental, vision, tuition reimbursement). Send cover letter, C.V. (including a list of relevant coursework), and two letters of reference (including details of performance in prior research roles) to Dr. Julia Schuchard at: schuchaj@einstein.edu. Position is available immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Kessler Foundation RA positions:  Please find information about Kessler Foundation job opportunities here.