The postdoctoral fellowship in neurodevelopment involves assessment, treatment, and research activities primarily within the Autism Program at the CDRC. Core assessment duties involve participation in interdisciplinary autism diagnostic clinic, providing differential diagnosis and treatment recommendations for children and youth (ages 1-18 years) with a referral question of Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Up to one-third of the fellow\u2019s time may be spent in other assessment or treatment activities, such as program development, inpatient consultation, behavioral treatment, parent training, or cognitive-behavioral individual/group/family treatment.
Research activities include participation on existing grant projects as well as developing new and unique research projects based on area of interest and expertise.
The postdoctoral fellow will have access to a multitude of career development opportunities through the CDRC and OHSU, including a full range of didactic offerings. Opportunities to offer community based trainings to parents and service providers are available.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and r...esearch. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm