Nationwide Children’s Job Opening: Pediatric Neurodevelopmental Psychologists

Specializing in the assessment and treatment of Autism and other Developmental Disabilities

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Nationwide Children’s Hospital is recruiting psychologists in the Child Development Center (CDC). The Child Development Center is an established interdisciplinary program designed to serve the needs of children with intellectual and developmental disabilities including Autism Spectrum Disorders. The Child Development Center is part of Nationwide Children’s Pediatric Behavioral Health program and the Section of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics. Our program is one of 17 sites within the Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network and the Autism Intervention Research Network on Physical Health, and we are participants in a wide range of multi-site clinical research projects.

The Child Development Center is one of the most comprehensive and largest neurodevelopmental psychology departments in the country and is part of one of the largest Pediatric Behavioral Health units. We have new and expanded positions open for individuals who are interested in working in a multi-disciplinary setting focusing on the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of children referred for possible autism and for other developmental delays and disabilities. Our Pediatric Neurodevelopmental Psychologists work with Developmental Behavioral Pediatricians, Neurologists, Speech and Language Pathologists, Psychiatrists, Genetic Counselors, and GI specialists. We have a large and diverse psychology faculty, an APPIC approved internship track, and a well-established post-doctoral fellowship program. Our faculty also participates in graduate student training and development as well as medical education.

We are specifically looking for psychologists interested in one of the two following areas:

  1. Implementing short-term, targeted evidence based treatments for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other neurodevelopmental conditions.
  2. Transition age evaluation and treatment planning for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other neurodevelopmental conditions.

Applicants should have experience in working with children with developmental disabilities and/or autism spectrum disorders. Candidates must possess a doctoral degree in psychology and be license eligible in Ohio. The completion of formal post-doctoral training is highly desirable. We will consider candidates based on strengths in clinical service, clinical supervision, and teaching, as well as their career interests. All positions carry an auxiliary clinical appointment in the Department of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is a “top 10” children’s hospital and provides the majority of pediatric and pediatric behavioral health care services and training opportunities in central and southeastern Ohio, serving a population of over 3 million. Columbus is a rapidly growing, diverse metropolitan area with a population over 1.5 million. For more information about Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Columbus, Ohio, visit us on the Web at A formal application can also be accessed there.

This position will be open until filled and applications will be reviewed immediately. Interested candidates should send a cover letter stating career goals, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to:

Eric M. Butter, Ph.D.
Associate Director and Director of Research and Training
Child Development Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
187 West Schrock Road, Westerville, Ohio, 43081
Phone (614) 355-8315