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Clinical Assistant or Clinical Associate Professor - Pediatrics, Division of Developmental Medicine

University of Washington
Seattle, Washington State
Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Date posted
Feb 16, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Pediatrics
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Division of Pediatric Developmental Medicine, at the University of Washington School of Medicine is seeking a full-time Clinical Psychologist at the level of Clinical Assistant Professor, or Clinical Associate Professor, on the academic clinician pathway, specializing in autism and developmental disabilities to join the Clinical Training Unit at the Institute on Human Development and Disability (IHDD) in Seattle Washington. We aim to provide a welcoming and inclusive environment to the ethnically, racially, and socioeconomically diverse children, adolescents, and young adults and their families we serve. We focus on providing neurodiversity-affirming clinical care, and work alongside family and self-advocates in our training program.

Clinical Assistant and Clinical Associate Professors hold annual appointments that align with a 12 month service period (July 1 - June 30) and may be reappointed to subsequent annual terms. Faculty with 12-month service periods are paid for 11 months of service over a 12-month period (July - June), meaning the equivalent of one month is available for paid time off. 

The base salary range for this position will be: Clinical Assistant Professors $7,164 - $10,745 per month ($85,966 - $128,948 annually), Clinical Associate Professors $9,095 - $15,000 per month ($109,142 - $180,000 annually), commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination. 

This range is inclusive of base salary provided through the Children’s University Medical Group (CUMG) practice plan, in addition to base salary provided by the University. Please note that only compensation provided by the University is included in University benefit determinations and calculations. Compensation provided by Children’s University Medical Group (CUMG) practice plan may provide eligibility for separate benefits offered by that organization.

Other compensation associated with this position may include incentive through Children’s University Medical Group practice plan. Additional administrative responsibilities may be offered to a specific candidate with appropriate experience and qualifications which may result in an administrative supplement (ADS).

This position is full-time at the Clinical Assistant Professor or Clinical Associate Professor level.

 This position will include the following duties: 

Join the Psychology faculty discipline in the UW Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) program. Co-lead seminars and workshops, work alongside family and self-advocates, and provide mentorship to trainees.  

·      Conduct neurodevelopmental diagnostic evaluations (including ASD and I/DD) as part of the Child Development Clinic at IHDD with children, adolescents, and young adults as part of an interdisciplinary diagnostic team (e.g., speech and language, developmental pediatrics, physical therapy, occupational therapy, nutrition, social work, audiology, and family advocate). 

·      Conduct developmental evaluations using the Bayley-4, WPPSI-IV, DAS-II, or other appropriate assessment tools with children referred due to prematurity, low birth weight, or other high-risk birth conditions as part of the Infant Development Follow-Up Clinics

·      Conduct developmental evaluations using the Bayley-4, WPPSI-IV, DAS-II, or other appropriate assessment tools with children referred due to complex congenital cardiac disease as part of the Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Clinic.  

·      Supervise psychology trainees (i.e., post-doctoral fellows, psychology interns, and practicum students) during neurodevelopmental and developmental evaluations.  

·      Other responsibilities as assigned by the Chair/Director by mutual agreement. 

Anticipated start date is Spring – Summer 2024.

All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.


Applicants must have a doctoral degree (or foreign equivalent) in clinical or school psychology, an internship from an APA-approved program (or foreign equivalent), and be licensed or license eligible as a Psychologist in Washington State, and have completed a US accredited postdoctoral fellowship.

 The ideal candidate must have the following clinical experiences:

Extensive clinical experience in developmental disabilities, including autism.

Proficiency with the Bayley-4, cognitive assessments, and ADOS-2.

  • Experience with toddlers through young adults.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should submit via Interfolio, a current curriculum vitae, a personal cover letter, and a diversity statement of past and planned contributions. The diversity statement should address current and/or future commitments to and experiences with equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

Benefits Information

A summary of benefits associated with this title/rank can be found at Appointees solely employed and paid directly by a non-UW entity are not UW employees and are not eligible for UW or Washington State employee benefits.

Commitment to Diversity

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint ( Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (

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Disability Services

To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or

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