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The Mount Sinai Health System POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW in New York, New York

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • The Seaver Autism Center for Research and Treatment is seeking one full-time Clinical Research Postdoctoral Fellow to join the team at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City. The Seaver Autism Center leads a progressive research program while providing comprehensive, personalized care to children and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and rare genetic syndromes associated with ASD (e.g., Phelan-McDermid syndrome, FOXP1 syndrome, ADNP syndrome, DDX3X syndrome, Fragile X syndrome). Our multidisciplinary team of clinical and preclinical faculty seek to identify the causes of neurodevelopmental disorders and advance effective treatments.Clinical Responsibilities: The fellow will actively participate in multidisciplinary diagnostic evaluations of research participants to complete hours for clinical psychology licensure. Experience with all modules of the ADOS-2, ADI-R, and cognitive assessments is preferred. The fellow will also assist with report writing. Seeking applicants with excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to collaborate with families and multidisciplinary teams. The fellow will be involved in the supervision and mentorship of psychology graduate students and post-baccalaureate research coordinators. Additional clinical experiences (e.g., treatment cases, neuropsychological testing) and involvement in the Seaver Center’s Community Outreach Program (e.g., social skills groups) are possible for interested candidates.Research Responsibilities: The fellow will be involved in a variety of cutting-edge research studies ranging from natural history studies to clinical trials. The fellow will also play a critical role in phenotyping for the Center’s Rare Disease Program. Additional opportunities include participation in weekly multidisciplinary research meetings, manuscript preparation, and presentations at national and international conferences. There is also the opportunity to develop projects related to personal research interests. Interdisciplinary collaboration is available and encouraged.Applicants with a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited program will be considered for this fully funded two-year position. The start date is Summer 2020, with some flexibility.Interested candidates should e-mail a CV, statement of interest, and contact information for three references to and Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. For more information about the Seaver Center, visit: Siper, Ph.D.Chief Psychologist, Seaver Autism Center for Research and Treatment Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai


  • doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited program

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity, equity and inclusion are drivers for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education, and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together and participate actively as a leader within the Mount Sinai Health System by:

  • Serving as the primary resource management representative of the Mount Sinai leadership teams, committees, etc., and acting as the primary executive leader interface between Mount Sinai and key executives from the health systems’ vendors and partners.

  • Engaging with relevant thought leaders and policy-makers at the federal and state levels, and representing the Health System as assigned.

  • Using a lens of equity in establishing and promoting policies and procedures and providing opportunities for all to thrive.

  • Confronting racist, sexist or other inappropriate behavior and challenges exclusionary organizational practices and serving as a role model to promote anti-racist behaviors.

  • Inspiring and fostering an environment of anti-racist behaviors among and between departments and co-workers.

We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care.

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Who We Are

Over 42,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.

Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai Morningside (formerly Mount Sinai St. Luke’s), and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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