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Employment Opportunities

The A.J. Drexel Autism Institute is currently hiring for the following positions. To apply, you must apply directly through https://www.drexeljobs.com. Search by requisition number or for "autism" to find jobs currently posted.

Post Doctoral Fellow

Requisition Number 7542

The Exposure Science lab of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute is recruiting for an early year postdoctoral fellow to conduct research related to quantitative studies of exposure and metabolism. Candidates should be comfortable working at the Drexel Autism Institute with the understanding that the Institute is a multidisciplinary institute emphasizing public health science approaches. Candidates will design, develop, and conduct research on preventable causes of autism. They will receive mentoring on general scientific research with an emphasis on liquid chromatography-high resolution mass spectrometry and advance analytical chemistry. Independence to pursue their own lines of research will be encouraged in addition to the research directions of the laboratory.

Project Director Transition Pathways

Requisition Number 7512

Exciting opportunity to create and lead innovative programs that help teens and young adults on the spectrum. Transition Pathways is an “innovation incubator” intended to implement and pilot test a wide range of community-based, replicable approaches for helping youth with autism transition successfully to young adulthood. The project director will take the lead on planned project activities, including campus based internships for high school students and a two-year college independent living program. These programs would give students the opportunity to realize their own potential in the community and give the community a chance to learn more about neurodiversity and the contributions that everyone can make to society. Transition Pathways is a new initiative at the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute’s Life Course Outcomes research program.

Clinical Psychologist

Requisition Number 7412

The A.J. Drexel Autism Institute is seeking a licensed clinical psychologist to support ongoing autism research evaluations. The successful applicant will be a Pennsylvania state licensed psychologist. Applicants who are Certified School Psychologists, with a PhD in School Psychology, and who possess behavior analytic training or experience are preferred. 

Project Coordinator (Research Associate I)

Requisition Number 7304  

The A.J. Drexel Autism Institute is seeking a Policy Project Coordinator to assist with the policy, program, and systems development efforts for a policy research team. The Policy Project Coordinator will organize and coordinate strategic planning for and execution/dissemination of the development of policy and systems specific projects. These projects will be informed by research and analysis of current issues and topic areas identified by the team. The Policy Project Coordinator will work on projects that reflect a focus on the organization, delivery and financing of health services. The Policy Project Coordinator will also provide support for grant and contract applications. The Coordinator will take initiative with these projects and oversee them to completion. The Policy Project Coordinator will also author publications and written deliverables on relevant policy topics. The Policy Project Coordinator will report directly to the Policy Project Manager. Throughout projects, the Coordinator will communicate and collaborate with the Policy Project Manager, the PI and other members of the team as needed.