Job no: 224994 - AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services

Position Summary:

The Waisman Center is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge about human development, developmental disabilities, and neurodegenerative diseases throughout the lifespan. One of 14 centers of its kind in the United States, the Waisman Center encompasses laboratories for biomedical and behavioral research, a brain imaging center, and a clinical biomanufacturing facility for the production of pharmaceuticals for early stage human clinical trials. In addition to its research efforts, the Center provides an array of services to people with developmental disabilities, offers numerous educational and outreach programs to young children and their families, and trains scientists and clinicians who will serve our nation in the future.

The position is a staff member within 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.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Doctoral degree in Clinical, School, or Counseling Psychology.

Minimum 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:
- Prior experience providing intervention services and conducting behavioral consultation with children and youth with developmental disabilities, especially autism spectrum disorder.
- Research reliability on the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, Second Edition (ADOS-2) and/or Autism Diagnostic Interview, Revised (ADI-R).
- Experience supervising psychology trainees.

License or Certificate:

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.

Additional Information:

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.

Occasional evening and weekend work may be required.

An adjunct clinical appointment is possible depending on qualifications and experience.

Must complete HIPAA training and receive certification within the first 5 days of employment and annually thereafter within 5 days of notification.
- Must complete "Preventing Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence at UW-Madison" training.
- Reporting requirements must be completed in a timely manner, including but not limited to effort reporting and outside activities reporting.
- Maintaining an active WI psychologist license is required.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $75,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To be considered, applications must be submitted online. Please click on the "" button to start the application process. Please upload a cover letter and resume detailing your interest and qualifications as it relates to this position.

Please also highlight and address in your cover letter detailed information regarding assessment tools and populations with which you have knowledge or experience.


Heather Bellamy
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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Applications Open: Oct 6 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Nov 3 2020 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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