Clinical Instructor

University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill

United States

February 6, 2022

Description

Posting Information Department TEACCH - Chapel Hill - 427420

Posting Open Date 01/06/2022 Application Deadline Open Until Filled Yes Position Type Permanent Faculty Working Title Clinical Instructor Appointment Type Fixed Term Faculty Vacancy ID FAC0003863 Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent Hours per week 40 FTE 1 Position Location North Carolina, US Hiring Range Proposed Start Date 07/01/2022

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 Chapel Hill, 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

Requires completion of a master's degree in social work, counseling, or related discipline.

NOTE Candidates licensed or license eligible as a LCSW, LPC, LMFT, LPA, OT or SLP in the state of North Carolina will be considered for this position.

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. 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 at the following link: https: // unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/219034. 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, Autism Specialist Search – Chapel Hill Clinic, 100 Renee Lynne Court, CB#7180, Carrboro, NC 27510 or the letters may be emailed to JessieBishop@med.unc.edu.

Quick Link https: // unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/219034

Department Contact Name and Title Gina Austen, HR Consultant

Department Contact Telephone or Email ginaausten@med.unc.edu 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 facultyrecruitment@unc.edu.

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
  • MLS/MIS
  • 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 & 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