Staff Psychologist (Clinical Faculty - Fixed Term)

University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill

United States

November 10, 2021


Posting Information Department Psychiatry-TEACCH - 412205

Posting Open Date 06/09/2021 Application Deadline 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 FTE Position Location Hiring Range Dependent on Qualifications Proposed Start Date 01/01/2022

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

Position Summary

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 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, 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 and experience.

Special Physical/Mental Requirements Campus Security Authority Responsibilities Special Instructions

Interested candidates may apply by going to https: // 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 . The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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Department Contact Name and Title Gina Austen, HR Consultant

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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

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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

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • What is your highest degree?
  • PhD
  • MD
  • PharmD
  • DDS
  • DVM
  • JD
  • Masters
  • Other
  • How many years experience do you have in assessment and treatment of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder?
  • 0-2 yrs
  • 2+ to 5 yrs
  • More than 5 yrs
  • Please list the assessment instruments that you are competent to administer.
  • (Open Ended Question)