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The Ohio State University Nisonger Center – UCEDD (https://nisonger.osu.edu) offers interdisciplinary clinical and research postdoctoral training in intellectual disability (ID) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The Nisonger Center offers flexible and individualized interdisciplinary clinical and research training in the areas of ID/ASD. Areas of emphasis can include diagnostics, the co-occurrence of mental health concerns in ID/ASD, transition, health promotion, adult social programs, school consultation, and scale development. Positions also typically include clinical experience in diagnostic clinics, supervised by a licensed clinical psychologist. Experiences are available for both pediatric and adult populations based on the interest of the fellow. Fellows also participate in the interdisciplinary Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and related Disabilities (LEND) program. The postdoctoral fellowship is 12 months – beginning 2 August 2021, with an optional second year pending funding. Postdoctoral fellow annual salary will follow guidelines set in the NIH Guide Notice (NOT-OD-10-047) and will receive OSU benefits as a “postdoctoral researcher.”

The Nisonger Center was founded in 1966 as an interdisciplinary program of The Ohio State University. The Nisonger Center is a federally funded University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities and part of the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. We have an interdisciplinary faculty that includes approximately 120 faculty and staff from more than 15 disciplines including psychology, psychiatry, pediatrics, dentistry, special education, social work, speech and language pathology, early childhood education, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, applied behavior analysis, public health, audiology, and parent advocacy. Our commitment is to excellence in teaching, services, and research.


  • Completed doctoral degree in psychology or a related discipline
  • Demonstrated interest/experience in intellectual disability or autism spectrum disorders

For more information visit our website: https://nisonger.osu.edu and/or contact Andrea Witwer, PhD, (andrea.witwer@osumc.edu) Director of Training, with questions related to the position.

To apply, send your CV, three letters of reference, and a cover letter summarizing your experience and goals to Darlene Byler at Darlene.Byler@osumc.edu.

Deadline for applications is January 8th, 2021.

To build a diverse workforce Ohio State encourages applications from individuals with
disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women. EEO/AA Employer.