Clinical Instructor (Autism Specialist) - Raleigh
Position Type: Permanent Faculty
Department: Psychiatry-TEACCH - 412205
Appointment Type: Fixed Term Faculty
Vacancy ID: FAC0002623
Position Summary: The TEACCH Autism Program at the University of North Carolina has openings for two Autism Specialists at our new TEACCH Center in Raleigh. The Autism Specialists will hold a position as Clinical Instructor (fixed-term faculty), 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, TEACCH has active clinical, teaching, and research programs. TEACCH operates 7 community regional clinics across the state, a Supported Employment program and a vocational/residential facility for adults with ASD. Responsibilities for the position include developing and implementing diagnostic, intervention, and consultation programs for individuals with ASD across the lifespan. The position also includes providing professional development training and consultation programs locally, nationally and internationally.
Education Requirements: Requires completion of a master's degree in social work, counseling or related discipline.
Qualification and Experience: Previous clinical training and experience in assessment and treatment of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders preferred. Experience treating mental health comorbidities in ASD is highly desirable. Only candidates licensed or license eligible as LPC, LCSW or LMFT in the state of North Carolina will be considered for these positions. License must be obtained within six months of hire.
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.
Department Contact Name and Title: Jessie Bishop, TEACCH Executive Asst.
Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: [email protected]
Special Instructions for Applicants: Two letters of reference are required and may be sent to Chair of the Search Committee, Autism Specialist Search, 100 Renee Lynne Court, CB#7180, Carrboro, NC 27510 or the letters may be emailed to [email protected]