The Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics in collaboration with the Divisions of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) announces the availability of a Research Postdoctoral Fellowship focused on research related to Autism Spectrum Disorders, Fragile X Syndrome, and Angelman Syndrome, within the Divisions of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics as well as Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. This 1-2 year research fellowship position is within the clinical research labs of Dr. Craig Erickson ( and Dr. Lauren Schmitt ( whose research focuses on Autism Spectrum Disorders and Fragile X Syndrome. The fellow will serve as a member of a multidisciplinary research team including child psychiatrists, licensed clinical psychologists, a research nurse, and research coordinators. As this is a research fellowship, clinical training will be provided in the context of research responsibilities and focus diagnostic testing for autism spectrum disorders and developmental and cognitive assessment for a wide range of functioning levels. Opportunities within research are extensive, including electroencephalography (EEG), functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS), eye tracking, heart rate monitoring, neurocognitive measures, and parent-report measures both in the context of behavioral interventions and pharmaceutical drug trials as well as phenotyping studies. Fellowship research training will take place in both outpatient, intensive outpatient, and inpatient settings. For more information, please contact the Lauren Schmitt, Ph.D. at