Director of Psychology Services - Nemours Autism Center

Nemours Foundation   •  

Wilmington, DE

8 - 10 years

Posted 236 days ago

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We are seeking applicants for a Director of Psychology Services – Nemours Autism Center. We are excited to announce the development of a new comprehensive Autism Center at the Nemours/A. I. duPont Hospital for Children.   The Autism Center will provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment for children up to age 18 years.  Clinical services will be interdisciplinary and collaborative with joint medical and psychology leadership. Growth will be staged over the next 3-5 years

We are seeking a mid or senior career Psychologist with strong background in program development and ASD populations.  The Director of Psychology Services will collaborate with the Medical Director in the development and implementation of integrated evaluation and treatment programs and will oversee other behavioral health providers in the center.  We are particularly interested in individuals with focus and expertise in Autism treatment programs.   As the Director will partner with Behavioral Health Training Directors in providing psychology training in ASD populations at the extern, intern, and fellowship level, prior leadership in psychology training programs is required.  In addition, the Director will support the development of a sustainable, clinically oriented ASD research program and thus, a strong clinical research background evidenced by peer publications and external funding is desired.

Qualifications include a Ph.D. or Psy.D. from an APA-approved clinical psychology program, a pre-doctoral Internship from an APA-approved site, and at least one year of postdoctoral experience in a medical setting.  Training and experience with ASD populations including work with multidisciplinary healthcare teams is required.  Applicants for the Director position should be a minimum of seven years post-licensure, with evidence of prior leadership experience in an academic medical setting.

Send letter of interest and CV to and state Director of Psychology Services in the subject line.    Applications currently are being reviewed and will be accepted until the positions are filled.  Nemours is an open and welcoming place to work, and values diversity in all its forms. Additionally, Nemours aspires to have its workforce and providers reflect the rich diversity of the communities we serve. Candidates of diverse backgrounds, Spanish-speaking applicants, and those committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural issues are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Nemours/A. I. duPont Hospital for Children ( is a state-of-the-art facility and is located in a suburban setting, a half hour from Philadelphia.   The Autism Center will have newly space specifically developed for this program adjacent to the main hospital building and in the same physical space as the rest of Behavioral Health and Developmental Medicine.   Academic appointment through Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University is strongly encouraged and supported.

Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more.  As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.