Autism Specialist - TEACCH Charlotte

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
June 18, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Posting Information

Posting Information

Department Psychiatry-TEACCH - 412205

Posting Open Date 12/01/2021 Application Deadline Open Until Filled Yes Position Type Permanent Faculty Working Title Autism Specialist - TEACCH Charlotte Appointment Type Faculty Vacancy ID FAC0003810 Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent Hours per week 40 FTE 1 Position Location North Carolina, US Hiring Range Proposed Start Date 09/01/2023

Position Information

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

The UNC School of Medicine has a rich tradition of excellence and care. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of North Carolinians, and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. We strive to promote faculty, staff, and learner development in a diverse, respectful environment where our colleagues demonstrate professionalism, enhance learning, and create personal and professional sustainability. We optimize our partnership with the UNC Health System through close collaboration and commitment to service.

OUR VISION Our vision is to be the nation's leading public school of medicine. We are ranked 2nd in primary care education among all US schools of medicine and 5th among public peers in NIH research funding. Our Allied Health Department is home to five top-ranked divisions, and we are home to 18 top-ranked clinical and basic science departments in NIH research funding.

OUR MISSION Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research.

Patient Care: We will promote health and provide superb clinical care while maintaining our strong tradition of reaching underserved populations and reducing health disparities across North Carolina and beyond.

Education: We will prepare tomorrow's health care professionals and biomedical researchers by facilitating learning within innovative curricula and team-oriented interprofessional education. We will cultivate outstanding teaching and research faculty, and we will recruit outstanding students and trainees from highly diverse backgrounds to create a socially responsible, highly skilled workforce.

Research: We will develop and support a rich array of outstanding health sciences research programs, centers, and resources. We will provide infrastructure and opportunities for collaboration among disciplines throughout and beyond our University to support outstanding research. We will foster programs in the areas of basic, translational, mechanistic, and population research.

Position Summary

The TEACCH Autism Program at the University of North Carolina has an opening for an Autism Specialist at our TEACCH Center in Charlotte, NC. The Autism Specialist 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 these positions include developing and implementing diagnostic, intervention, and/or consultation programs for individuals with ASD. Successful candidates may have an age range specialization (e.g. toddlers) or have broader experience across the lifespan. The position may also include providing professional development training and consultation programs locally, nationally and internationally depending on the interests of the selected candidate.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Completion of a master's degree in clinical psychology, school psychology, speech language pathology, occupational therapy, social work, counseling or related discipline. Minimum requirements for this position include previous clinical training and experience in assessment and treatment of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Candidates must be licensed or license eligible as an LPA, LMHC, LCSW, LMFT, SLP, OT or related clinical discipline in the state of North Carolina within 30 days of hire.

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

Experience treating mental health comorbidities in ASD is highly desirable. Individuals with BCBA certification in addition to licensure as described above is highly desirable.

Special Physical/Mental Requirements Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

Special Instructions

Interested applicants must apply by going to https: // . Along with a formal application, please attach an up-to-date curriculum vitae and a cover letter outlining your interest in the position. In addition, you must have at least two (2) professional contacts provide written letters of reference for you. These must be sent by your references directly via email to [email protected] . Alternatively, they may be mailed to the attention of: Chair of the Search Committee, Autism Specialist Search – Charlotte at 100 Renee Lynne Court, CB#7180, Carrboro, NC 27510.

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Department Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Gina Austen, HR Consultant

Department Contact Telephone or Email ginaa[email protected] Academic Personnel Office Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University's Equal Employment Opportunity office at (919) 966-3576 or send an email to [email protected].

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

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.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

  • List of References
  • Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • What is your highest degree?
  • PhD
  • MD
  • PharmD
  • DDS
  • DVM
  • JD
  • Masters
  • Other
  • Please list the assessment instruments that you are competent to administer.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Please list the therapy approaches that you are competent to administer.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
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