Build a career that changes lives

Our goal is to give children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) the support they need to reach their greatest potential. Everything we do is informed by our guiding principles.

We are:

  • Oriented to children
  • Propelled by people
  • Driven by science
  • Inspired by innovation
  • Connected to dialogue 
  • Guided with compassion
  • Empowered by responsibility

Why Choose Marcus Autism Center

Marcus Autism Center plays an essential role in pediatric autism research and clinical care. We are one of the largest autism centers in the U.S. and one of only five National Institutes of Health (NIH) Autism Centers of Excellence. We offer state-of-the-art, evidence-based assessment, intervention, training and research, and we advocate for children with ASD. The unique skills, expertise and compassion of our employees truly make Marcus Autism Center exceptional. Together, we bring our mission to life and make a difference in the lives of our patients and their families. 

The Marcus Autism Center Experience

Marcus Autism Center employees are as unique and special as our patients, and we consider all the touchpoints of an employee’s journey. Our employees are the most significant influence our mission to maximize the potential of all children today and transform autism for future generations. 

We know that to excel professionally, you need to be taken care of personally, and we promise an environment and experience that delivers on both. This is also a promise to our patients and families to attract, retain and surround them with a leading staff that feels valued, supported and excited to come to work. Our employees are celebrated through employee appreciation events and recognized by system-wide and center-level awards. 

Marcus Autism Center at a Glance 

  • 4,011 children seen in 2018
  • More than 275 employees
  • Currently conducting 15+ research studies
  • 80 attendees at our 2018 Annual Summer Symposium 
  • More than 98 publications by center faculty/staff in the past 2 years

Job opportunities

Marcus Autism Center is a not-for-profit organization and a subsidiary of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. To apply for a job at Marcus Autism Center, all candidates must apply online through the Children's website

After selecting a title category, type "Marcus" into the keywords box and click the "Search for Jobs" button. Call 800-343-0266 with any questions.

Training opportunities 

Marcus Autism Center offers professional training opportunities including internships, fellowships and career-related volunteering options. Learn more about our training programs and view our offerings.

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