Open Rank Clinical Professor - Clinical Director/Psychologist

Chapel Hill
Feb 24, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Type: Permanent Faculty

Department: Psychiatry-TEACCH - 412205

Appointment Type: Fixed Term Faculty

Vacancy ID: FAC0001941

Position Summary: The TEACCH Autism Program at the University of North Carolina has an opening for the Clinical Director at a new TEACCH Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. The Clinical Director will hold a position as Clinical Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (fixed-term faculty), depending on experience, in the Department of Psychiatry, UNC School of Medicine. The TEACCH Autism Program began in 1972 as a system of university-based regional centers to serve children, adolescents and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families. As part of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the program has an active clinical, teaching, and research program. TEACCH operates seven community regional clinics across the state and a vocational/residential facility for adults with ASD. Each center offers a set of core services along with unique demonstration programs meeting the needs of individuals with ASD, their families, and professionals across the state of North Carolina. TEACCH is part of the North Carolina Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) program and faculty are actively involved in student and professional training activities within the state, nation, and across the world. All TEACCH programs are coordinated through a central administration and research unit in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The new Raleigh TEACCH Center will provide autism diagnostic services for families in the Eastern half of North Carolina. Responsibilities of the TEACCH Clinical Director involve clinical and administrative management duties including training and supervision of a clinical team composed of psychologists and master's level clinicians. In addition to administrative duties, Clinical Directors maintain a diagnostic and treatment caseload, provide consultation and deliver training programs locally, nationally and internationally. In keeping with the overall mission of TEACCH, the Clinical Director also participates in research or the development of innovative care models in addition to clinical activities. This position is open beginning September 1, 2017 and recruitment is ongoing until filled.

Application Deadline:

Education Requirements: Completion of an APA-accredited PhD/PsyD in clinical, school or related doctoral program, and completion of an APA-accredited internship.

Qualification and Experience: Candidates must be licensed or license-eligible as a psychologist in the state of North Carolina. Must have previous clinical training and experience in assessment and treatment of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Salary will be commensurate with rank and experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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