Child and Adolescent Psychologist - Open Rank

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
September 21, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:fixed term (clinical
Working Time:Full time
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Posting Information

Department Psychiatry - General - 412202

Posting Open Date 05/09/2023 Application Deadline Open Until Filled Yes Position Type Permanent Faculty Working Title Child and Adolescent Psychologist - Open Rank Appointment Type Fixed Term Faculty Vacancy ID FAC0004522 Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent Hours per week 40 FTE 1 Position Location North Carolina, US Hiring Range Proposed Start Date 08/01/2023

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 Department of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Medicine, seeks to hire a full-time child and adolescent psychology faculty member to focus on working with younger adolescents and children. The psychologist will be clinically based in Butner, NC at the Youth Behavioral Hospital (YBH) with occasional time also spent in a training and teaching capacity at the Department of Psychiatry Chapel Hill. YBH is a newly established and innovative 50 plus patient child and adolescent psychiatric hospital with four individual specialized units serving the children and families. This is a full-time fixed term (clinical) position with the University of North Carolina Department of Psychiatry. The rank will be based on the qualifications of the applicant. The Department of Psychiatry faculty is committed to clinical service, teaching, and research and to the service of people of North Carolina.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

  • A doctoral degree in psychology, preferably Clinical or Counseling Psychology
  • A minimum of three years of experience in the field
  • Experience and success working well in a multidisciplinary environment
  • Interest and experience working with underserved hospitalized youth and their families
  • North Carolina Licensure, Psychology, HSP
  • Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

  • Training in child and adolescent or family mental health, including prior completion of an APA-approved internship specifically in a child training track, and a child and adolescent fellowship or an equivalent.
  • Experience with programming and individual therapies for children and adolescents who require hospitalization
  • Training and experience with models of family therapy and specialized behavioral plans
  • Experience in providing services from a trauma informed care model in an inpatient or more intensive psychiatric setting
  • Knowledge of parent child models of therapy particularly attachment focused therapies are important to this position in that the position will involve implementing interventions on the unit and teaching nursing and interdisciplinary staff
  • Experience with parent management, circle of security, and parent child interactive therapies
  • Special Physical/Mental Requirements Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

    Not Applicable.

    Special Instructions

    Interested candidates may apply by going to https: // and attaching a curriculum vitae and letter of application. Please include the names of 2-3 reference writers.

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    Department Contact Information

    Department Contact Name and Title Carla Feuerstein, HR Consultant

    Department Contact Telephone or Email carlafeuer[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.

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