Full-time, Paid, Fellowship, Autism Clinical Research

April 13, 2020

Position Description
The Yale Fellowship in Austin Clinical Research and Community Wellness at the Yale Study Center is recruiting highly qualified students for an intensive pre-doctoral fellowship for current graduates or graduating seniors interested in a combined clinical and research career in autism intervention. The position will commence in June of 2020. The Yale Child Study Center is a leading institution in autism research. Fellows will have the opportunity to shadow weekly developmental disability clinic rounds, attend Child Study Center Grand Rounds, as well as other departmental Grand Rounds lectures in the School of Medicine.  The fellowship is up to two years in duration, with the second year being conditional on progress made in the first year. The fellowship combines elements of experiential learning with supervision, self-directed learning, and shadowing. 

Responsibilities Include

  • Communicating with parents regarding patient treatment
  • Peer mentoring adults with autism through weekly small group meetings
  • Directing organized social groups for families and individuals living with austism 
  • Managing an online meetup platform with over 1000 members including individuals with ASD, parents, students, and professionals

Position Requirements

  • Must be a college graduate who will have earned their bachelor's degree by June 2020
  • Previous related experience, a plus 

Time Commitment

Fellows starting salary will be $35,700 per year. 

For more specific questions, interested applicants should email Jane Jurayj. Electronic submissions are preferable when possible. A complete application includes 1 copy of each of the following item: resume or CV, college transcripts, a two page personal statement containing biographic material, relevant experience and career goals. Two letters of recommendation should be emailed to [email protected]. Although electronic submissions are preferred, materials may also be mailed to:

Roger Jou, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.
230 South Frontage Rd, Rm G
New Haven, CT 06519