Full-time, Paid, Fellowship, Autism

January 31, 2022

Fri., Jan. 14

The Yale Child Study Center

Position Description
The Yale Fellowship in Autism Clinical Research and Community Wellness at the Yale Child Study Center is seeking highly qualified students for an intensive pre-doctoral fellowship for current graduating seniors (class of 2022) dedicated to a life-long career serving the greater autism community.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Learning to lead and coordinate multiple pharmaceutical clinical trials involving children and adults with autism
  • Training on assessments used in autism evaluation and observation of clinical evaluation through the Developmental Disabilities Clinic
  • Communicating with families
  • Engaging in community outreach
  • Developing leadership skills
  • Directing organized online social groups for families and individuals with autism
  • Managing an online meetup platform with about 1,500 members including individuals with ASD, parents, students, and professionals

Position Requirements

  • Graduating seniors who will have obtained a bachelor's degree by June 2022
  • United States citizenship
  • Applicants from a wide variety of backgrounds are encouraged
  • Strong skills in using social media platforms a plus
  • Prior autism experience is required
  • Experience in clinical, research, and/or community-based settings a plus

Time Commitment
Full-time, with a two-year commitment starting in June 2022.

$35,700 per year

A complete application includes 1 copy of each of the following items:

  • Resume or CV
  • Transcript
  • A 2-page personal statement containing biographic material, relevant experience, and career goals - can be single or double spaced
  • Two letters of recommendations should be emailed to Cheyanne Sebolt and Aniela Bordofsky. The recommender should include the applicants full name in the subject line. 

Interested students should send their CV, personal statement, and transcript, no later than Monday, January 31, 2022. Letters of recommendation should also arrive no later than Monday, January 31, 2022.