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Clinical Instructor (Autism Specialist)

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Posting Information

Position Information

Position Type Permanent Faculty
Working Title Clinical Instructor (Autism Specialist)
Position Number
Appointment Type Fixed Term Faculty
Salary Range Dependent on Experience and Qualifications
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
If part-time, hours per week
Vacancy ID FAC0001850
Posting Open Date 11/28/2016
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
Proposed Start Date 02/01/2017
Position Summary

The TEACCH Autism Program at the University of North Carolina has multiple openings for Autism Specialists at three of our TEACCH Centers (Asheville, Charlotte, and Greenville). 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 the position include developing and implementing diagnostic, intervention, and consultation programs for individuals with ASD across the lifespan. The position also includes providing professional development training and consultation programs locally, nationally and internationally.

Educational Requirements

Completion of a master’s degree in clinical psychology, school psychology, speech language pathology, social work, counseling or related discipline.

Qualifications and Experience

Minimum requirements for this position include previous clinical training and experience in assessment and treatment of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Candidates must be licensed or license eligible as an LPA, LPC, LCSW, LMFT, SLP or related clinical discipline in the state of North Carolina within six months of hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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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Department Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Rebecca Mabe, TEACCH Assistant Director
Department Contact Telephone or Email
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) 962-1092 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.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. What is your highest degree?
    • PhD
    • MD
    • PharmD
    • DDS
    • DVM
    • JD
    • MLS/MIS
    • Masters
    • Other
  2. TEACCH has multiple openings. Please indicate the centers for which you wish to be considered. You may check all.
    • Asheville
    • Charlotte
    • Greenville
  3. 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
  4. Please list the assessment instruments that you are competent to administer.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. Please list the therapy approaches that you are competent to administer.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. Please indicate for which discipline you are currently licensed (or license eligible):
    • Psychology
    • Social Work
    • Speech Language Pathology
    • Marriage and Familty Therapy
    • Counseling
    • Other