Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship opportunity!

June 12, 2019

Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship in Developmental Pathways in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Applications are invited for a 12-month Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship under the supervision of Dr. Eric Duku and Dr. Stelios Georgiades who are located at McMaster University, Canada’s most research-intensive university.

The position is based at the Offord Centre for Child Studies in Hamilton, Ontario. The start date for the position is September 2019. Candidates are not expected to teach and remuneration is based on the guidelines provided by McMaster University and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. The fellow will work on the Pathways in ASD study (, which is a large sample, multi-method, multi-informant longitudinal study examining the developmental pathways in children with ASD. Data collection began at age of diagnosis and children are currently being followed into early adulthood. Our research team includes psychologists, psychiatrists, pediatricians, speech pathologists, epidemiologists, and statisticians.

Requirements include:

  1. A completed doctoral degree in clinical or developmental psychology, epidemiology, health sciences, or statistics
  2. Demonstrated interest in childhood disabilities
  3. Demonstrated strong quantitative and analytic skills using SPSS, Mplus software

Applications will be reviewed starting July 1st 2019 and accepted until the position is filled.

Salary will range between $50,000 to $60,000 Canadian Dollars. Successful candidates will have an opportunity to apply for a 1-year renewal based on performance and productivity.

Interested candidates should send their curriculum vitae, statement of research, and three letters of recommendation to the Pathways in ASD National Coordinator, Mike Chalupka ().

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