Postdoctoral Fellow

Job description

Position Title:

Postdoctoral Fellow

Vacancy ID:



TEACCH - 427401

Position Type:

Postdoctoral Scholar

Salary Range:

$47,476 - $51,000


Full Time



Proposed Start Date:


Estimated Duration of Appointment:

12 Months

Posting Open Date:


Posting Close Date:


Open Until Filled:


Work Location:

Chapel Hill, NC

Position Summary:

The TEACCH Autism Program at the University of North Carolina 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 School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the program has an active clinical, teaching, and research program.

TEACCH operates 7 community regional centers across the state and a vocational/residential facility for adults with ASD. TEACCH has along tradition of training Psychology Interns and Postdoctoral Fellows in both clinical and research activities. More information about TEACCH is available via our website

The selected candidate for the fellowship will engage in a combination of clinical and research activities. Clinical opportunities include diagnostic evaluations, individual sessions, and group treatment activities for individuals with ASD across the lifespan. Research opportunities include examining the efficacy of TEACCH clinical (e.g., early intervention, transition to adulthood) and training (e.g., professional development) programs. The starting date for this one-year fellowship is Sept. 1, 2021. Stipend is commensurate with NIH guidelines, and includes health benefits, paid vacation and sick leave, and time to attend national conferences. A detailed description of university benefits is available at:

Educational Requirements:

Completion of a Ph.D./Psy.D. in clinical, school, or developmental psychology, education, speech-language pathology, or related discipline.

Qualifications and Experience:

Requirements include previous training in clinical and/or research activities in the ASD field. Qualified applicants will have a strong background in Clinical/School Psychology and will have completed their doctoral training and internship at APA-accredited programs by the start of the fellowship year.

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, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Instructions:

Applications should include: a current curriculum vitae, a letter describing clinical and/or research interests, and postdoctoral fellowship goals. Additionally, three letters of reference may be sent to the Executive Assistant to the Chair of the Search Committee, Jessie Bishop, at [email protected] or by mail at 100 Renee Lynee Court, Carrboro, NC 27510.

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Job No:
Posted: 11/17/2020
Application Due: 12/2/2020
Work Type: Full Time