Autism Specialist - TEACCH Wilmington

University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill
March 17, 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 11/10/2022 Application Deadline Open Until Filled Yes Position Type Permanent Faculty Working Title Autism Specialist - TEACCH Wilmington Appointment Type Fixed Term Faculty Vacancy ID FAC0004331 Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent Hours per week 40 FTE 1 Position Location North Carolina, US Hiring Range Dependent on Qualifications Proposed Start Date 02/01/2023

Position Information

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

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. 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. Also, part of TEACCH are the Carolina Living and Learning Center, a residential/vocational training facility for autistic adults as well as an Employment Services program providing Job Coaching and related services to adults on the spectrum.

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.

TEACCH provides clinical services such as diagnostic evaluations, psychotherapy, speech language therapy, and parent support groups. In addition, TEACCH conducts training nationally and internationally and provides consultation for teachers, residential care providers, and other professionals from a variety of disciplines. Research activities include clinical trials intervention and implementation studies.

This position is located at the TEACCH clinic in Wilmington, NC.

Position Summary

The TEACCH Autism Program at the University of North Carolina has an opening for an Autism Specialist at our TEACCH Center in Wilmington, NC. The Autism Specialist will hold a position as Clinical Instructor (fixed-term faculty), in the Department of Psychiatry, UNC School of Medicine.

Responsibilities for these positions include 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

Requires completion of a master's degree in social work, counseling, or related discipline. NOTE: Only candidates licensed or license eligible as a LCSW, LCSWA , LPC, LMFT or LPA in the state of North Carolina will be considered for these positions. Candidates must be licensed and credentialed within 30 days of hire.

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, 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.

Special Physical/Mental Requirements Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

Special Instructions

Interested applicants must submit a formal application at: https: // 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, Wilmington – Autism Specialist Search, 100 Renee Lynne Court, CB#7180, Carrboro, NC 27510 or the letters may be emailed to [email protected]

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Department Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Gina Austen, HR Consultant

Department Contact Telephone or Email [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 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.

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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