The University of Minnesota Department of Pediatrics seeks applicants for a full-time physician in the Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders Clinic in its Division of Clinical Behavioral Neuroscience. Depending on applicant qualifications and experience, this position can be at the Assistant or Associate rank and will be on the Academic Track.
Clinical aspects of the job include experience with and interest in medication management for conditions related to autism, including challenging behaviors and mental health concerns. Additionally, experience in completing medical assessment protocols specific to autism that would result in deciding further referrals (medical tests, additional specialists) is desired. A good candidate will have expertise with complex medical cases (genetics, fragile X), as well as having experience with anxiety and attentional issues in the context of autism. Finally, knowledge of dietary and supplemental interventions is also desired.
In addition to clinical activities, the Autism Physician will be involved with the Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders Clinic programming, assisting with program development, and working on current research projects in the clinic. Research can include being involved with ongoing research and carrying out research protocols, as well as developing research in the area of neurodevelopmental disorders. Interest in submitting proposals to local and federal grants, as well as being open to connecting families to research treatments is desirable.
Essential Qualifications: M.D. or D.O. Psychiatrist, Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician, Neurologist, or Pediatrician with expertise in autism and neurodevelopmental disorders.
Internal Number: 322469
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