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Department Psychiatry-CIDD - 412206

Posting Open Date 05/12/2023 Application Deadline Open Until Filled Yes Position Type Permanent Faculty Working Title Psychologist Appointment Type Fixed Term Faculty Vacancy ID FAC0004533 Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent Hours per week 40 FTE 1 Position Location North Carolina, US Hiring Range Dependent on Experience and Qualifications Proposed Start Date 07/01/2023

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 UNC Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities are seeking an entry level, licensed psychologist to provide clinical services, lead interdisciplinary clinical teams, supervise and provide clinical training to graduate students, and collaborate with university and state partners. This is a 1.0 FTE fixed term (clinical) position at the Clinical Assistant Professor level. The position is based in the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Applicants must have a doctoral degree (PhD) in an applied area of psychology and be currently licensed in North Carolina. One or more years of postdoctoral training, specializing in intellectual and developmental disabilities is required.

The successful candidate should have expertise in the provision of psychological services to a wide range of individuals with or at-risk for intellectual/developmental disabilities (IDD) and their families. Applicants must have broad clinical experiences and expertise including assessment, intervention, and community-based consultation (e.g., schools, childcare, residential, and hospital settings) with persons who have myriad neurodevelopmental disabilities. Competencies in the area of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are necessary and must include both diagnostic services and evidence-based intervention with children and adults. The candidate must have experience in the early diagnosis/identification of ASD/DD and have appropriate training and certification in validated measures for this population. Further, the successful applicant must have experience with and training in working with individuals who have co-occurring IDD and mental health needs. The applicant should have experience working in an interdisciplinary healthcare setting, preferably in an academic and/or hospital setting, and a record of providing education/training opportunities at the university and in the community.

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

Preference will be given to candidates with dedicated clinical training in the area of intellectual/developmental disabilities, specifically ASD, genetic conditions and co-occurring mental health needs. Experience within LEND and/or UCEDD programs is strongly preferred as is prior teaching and supervision of graduate level students. Applicants with experience in evidence-based interventions (e.g., ESDM, PEERS) and complex behavioral assessment/treatment are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates must demonstrate interest in establishing a related line of clinical care/research in IDD, preferably in the area of feeding difficulties in the IDD population; prior experience working in research settings is necessary.

Lastly, it is strongly preferred that the candidate be fluent in Spanish to enhance the CIDD's cultural and linguistic responsiveness for patients receiving services.

Special Physical/Mental Requirements Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

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Interested applicants can apply by going to https: // and attaching a current curriculum vitae.

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Department Contact Name and Title Allison Williams/HR Consultant

Department Contact Telephone or Email allisonwil[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.

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