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Adjunct Instructor

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Posting Details

Posting Information

Position Type Visiting / Part-time Faculty
Working Title Adjunct Instructor
Department Psychiatry-Wakebrook CAS - 412231
Vacancy ID F001473
Salary Range
Full-time/Part-time Part Time
If part-time, hours per week 16-30
Faculty Posting Category Clinical Faculty (Fixed Term)
Posting Close Date 09/30/2017
Proposed Appointment Date 08/01/2017
Estimated duration of appointment 1 year
Position Summary

The Department of Psychiatry is seeking a part-time faculty member at the rank of Adjunct Instructor to work in the Crisis and Assessment Outpatient Program at the Wakebrook Campus in Raleigh, North Carolina. Treatment services include clinical crisis assessments and referral of consumers of all ages who present with emergent mental health, substance abuse or developmental disability needs to emergency resources. Provide short-term crisis counseling and intervention services making clinical dispositions in conjunction with crisis services physicians, coordinating hospitalizations and urgent outpatient referrals as needed. Duties will include assessing consumer’s level of functioning, mental status, mental health, substance abuse and/or emergent developmental disability needs and available supports. Determine if there are potential medical needs warranting referral to medical staff or a medical facility. Determine if consumer may need hospitalization to protect him/her from harm to self or others. Provide brief solution-focused counseling and referral for immediate medication evaluations to avoid hospitalization when possible. Consult with crisis physician and make arrangements for hospitalization or additional other emergency services as needed. Collaborate with consumer and family and others involved in consumer’s care. Educate family members on available resources. Document all clinical work thoroughly and on required forms or in the EMR within established timeframes; promptly complete consumer eligibility, data entry, and referral and encounter forms as appropriate.

The successful candidate will be covering second shift time slots throughout the week and over the weekend. These times vary with the current need of the unit but consist of 2 pm to 10:30pm shifts and/or 5pm to 10:30 pm shifts.

Education Requirements

Applicants must have a Master’s degree in a human services field (i.e. Masters in Social Work, Counseling, and Psychology) and hold a current North Carolina license for designated human services field.

Qualifications and Experience

The successful candidate should have experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in crisis and emergency environments. The successful candidate will also have experience providing leadership and psychological services as part of a crisis intervention team. Additionally, the successful candidate will have strong clinical and diagnostic skills.

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.

Special Physical and Mental Requirements
Stimulus/ARRA Funded? No
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Interested candidate may apply by going to and attaching a curriculum vitae.

Contact Information

EEO 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

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

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