Clinical Instructor (Autism Specialist) Asheville

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Position TypePermanent Faculty Working TitleClinical Instructor (Autism Specialist) AshevillePosition NumberAppointment TypeFixed Term FacultySalary RangeDependent on Experience and QualificationsFull-time/Part-timeFull-Time TemporaryIf part-time, hours per weekFTE1.0Vacancy IDFAC0002778Posting Open Date04/30/2019Application DeadlineOpen Until FilledYesProposed Start Date06/01/2019Position Summary

The TEACCH Autism Program at the University of North Carolina has an opening for an Autism Specialists at our TEACCH Center in Chapel Hill. 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.

Educational Requirements

Requires completion of a master’s degree in social work, counseling or related discipline.

Qualifications 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.

The center has strong preference to hire a Clinician with experience in the birth to three age range and one clinician with experience treating adolescents and adults.

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.

Special Instructions

Please attach an up to date curriculum vitae and a letter of application. Two letters of reference 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]

Quick Link Department Contact Information

Department Contact Name and TitleJessie Bishop, TEACCH Executive Asst.Department Contact Telephone or [email protected] Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to [email protected]

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. What is your highest degree?
      • PhD
      • MD
      • PharmD
      • DDS
      • DVM
      • JD
      • MLS/MIS
      • Masters
      • Other
    2. How many years experience do you have in the assessment and/or treatment of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder?
      • None
      • 0-2 Years
      • 2-5 Years
      • More than 5 Years
    3. Please list the assessment instruments that you are competent to administer.

      (Open Ended Question)

    4. Please list the therapy approaches that you are competent to administer.

      (Open Ended Question)

    5. Please indicate for which discipline you are currently licensed or license eligible in NC:
      • Psychology
      • Social Work
      • Speech Language Pathology
      • Occupational Therapy
      • Counseling
      • Marriage and Family Therapy
    6. Please specify the age ranges you have assessed and/or treated for Developmental Disabilities and/or Autism.
      • Birth to Five
      • Five to Twelve
      • Twelve to Eighteen
      • Over Eighteen
    7. How many years experience do you have in the assessment and/or treatment of individuals with Developmental Disabilities?
      • None
      • 0-2-years
      • 2-5 years
      • More than 5 years




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    Posted: 5/1/2019
    Application Due: 12/30/2019
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