Department Psychiatry-TEACCH - 412205
Posting Open Date 06/09/2021
Open Until Filled No
Position Type Permanent Faculty
Working Title Staff Psychologist (Clinical Faculty - Fixed Term)
Appointment Type Fixed Term Faculty
Vacancy ID FAC0003537
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent
Hours per week
Hiring Range Dependent on Qualifications
Proposed Start Date 01/01/2022
Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The TEACCH Autism Program at the University of North Carolina has an opening
for a Staff Psychologist at our TEACCH Center in Asheville, North Carolina.
The Staff Psychologist will hold a position as Clinical Assistant Professor
(fixed-term faculty), in the Department of Psychiatry, UNC School of
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 and a vocational/residential facility for adults with ASD. Each center
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 Carolina.
The Asheville Center is specifically seeking a staff psychologist with
significant Diagnostic/Assessment experience. Clinical responsibilities
include a diagnostic and treatment caseload and community consultation.
Responsibilities may also include delivery of local, national, and
international training programs depending on the interests of the candidate.
Clinical supervision may also be expected. In keeping with the overall mission
of TEACCH, the psychologist may also assist in research or the development of
innovative care models in addition to clinical and training activities.
Recruitment is ongoing until filled. The ideal candidate will start on or
before January 1, 2022.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Minimum requirements for this position include previous clinical training and
experience in assessment and treatment of individuals with Autism Spectrum
Disorder, completion of an APA-accredited PhD/PsyD clinical, school or related
doctoral program, and completion of an APA-accredited internship.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Candidates must be licensed and credentialed as a psychologist in the state of
North Carolina within 30 days of hire. Salary will be commensurate with rank
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities
Interested candidates may apply by going to
https: // unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/193869 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, Asheville
TEACCH Staff Psychologist 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 firstname.lastname@example.org . The
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an Equal Employment Opportunity
Quick Link https: // unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/193869
Department Contact Name and Title Gina Austen, HR Consultant
Department Contact Telephone or Email email@example.com
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
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
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
What is your highest degree?
How many years experience do you have in assessment and treatment of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder?
2+ to 5 yrs
More than 5 yrs
Please list the assessment instruments that you are competent to administer.
(Open Ended Question)