Department Psychiatry-TEACCH - 412205
Posting Open Date 05/05/2021
Open Until Filled Yes
Position Type Permanent Faculty
Working Title Charlotte Center Director - Clinical Faculty (Open Rank)
Appointment Type Fixed Term Faculty
Vacancy ID FAC0003510
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent
Hours per week
Hiring Range Dependent on Qualifications
Proposed Start Date 09/01/2021
Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The TEACCH Autism Program at the University of North Carolina is seeking a
Clinic Director for our TEACCH Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Clinic
Director will hold a position as Clinical Assistant, Associate or Full
Professor (fixed-term faculty), depending on experience, in the Department
of Psychiatry, UNC School of Medicine.
The TEACCH Autism Program began in 1972 as a system of university-based
regional clinics 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, a vocational/residential facility for adults with ASD and an Employment
Services program. Each clinic offers a set of core services along with unique
programs meeting the needs of individuals with ASD, their families, and
professionals across the state of North Carolina. 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
The Charlotte TEACCH Center provides autism diagnostic and treatment services
for families in Charlotte and the surrounding counties. Responsibilities of
the TEACCH Clinic Director involve clinical and administrative management
duties including training and supervision of a clinical team composed of
psychologists and master's level clinicians. In addition to administrative
duties, Clinic Directors maintain a diagnostic and treatment caseload, provide
consultation and deliver training programs locally, nationally and
internationally. In keeping with the overall mission of TEACCH, the Clinic
Director also participates in research and/or the development of innovative
care models in addition to clinical activities. Recruitment is ongoing until
filled. The ideal candidate will start on or before September 1, 2021.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Completion of an APA-accredited PhD/PsyD in clinical, school or related
doctoral program, and completion of an APA-accredited internship.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Candidates must be licensed – or license eligible – as a psychologist in the
state of North Carolina and credentialed within 30 days of hire. Salary will
be commensurate with rank and experience. Must have previous clinical training
and experience in assessment and treatment of individuals with Autism Spectrum
Disorder. Salary will be commensurate with rank and experience.
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities
Interested candidates may apply by going to
https: // unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/191908
and attaching an up to date curriculum vitae and a letter of application. In
addition, three letters of reference should be submitted to the Chair of the
Search Committee, Charlotte TEACCH Center Director Search, TEACCH Autism
Program, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB#7180, Chapel
Hill, NC 27599-7180 or the letters may be emailed to Jessie Bishop at
Quick Link https: // unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/191908
Department Contact Name and Title Jessie Bishop
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the application process, please contact the University's Executive Vice
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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.
Curriculum Vitae / Resume
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