Positions at TEACCH

Center Director – Wilmington TEACCH

Center Director – Wilmington TEACCH, TEACCH Autism Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina

The TEACCH Autism Program at the University of North Carolina has an opening for the Center Director at the TEACCH Center in Wilmington, North Carolina.  The Center Director will hold a position as a 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 (including the Wilmington TEACCH Center), a Supported Employment program and a vocational/residential facility for adults with ASD.  Each center offers a set of core services along with unique demonstration programs meeting the needs of individuals with ASD, their families, and professionals across the state of North Carolina. TEACCH is also involved in student and professional training activities within the state, across the nation, and around the world.  All TEACCH programs are coordinated through a central administration and research unit in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Responsibilities of the TEACCH Center Director involve both direct clinical care and clinical administrative duties including staff training and supervision. In addition, the center director will supervise the center’s administrative staff. The center director will maintain a treatment caseload, provide professional development consultation and training programs locally, nationally, and internationally, and support faculty treatment-outcome research activities.   

Minimum requirements for this position include previous clinical training and experience in treatment of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders, completion of a master’s degree in clinical psychology, school psychology, speech language pathology, social work, counseling or related discipline.  Previous management experience in a clinical setting is preferred.   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 6 months of hire.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Interested candidates may apply by going to http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/110355

and attaching a curriculum vitae and a letter of application. In addition, two letters of reference must be submitted to the Chair of the Search Committee, Wilmington TEACCH Center Director Search, 100 Renee Lynne Court, CB#7180, Carrboro, NC 27510 or the letters may be emailed to 

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that welcomes all to apply, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Supported Employment Program

TEACCH's Supported Employment Program provides job coaching and support to adults across the spectrum enabling them to get and keep meaningful employment. The Supported Employment Program has two major service areas, one in the Triangle area and the other in the Triad area. The program supports over 300 adults across the two regions.

The SE Program often has positions available, check the UNC Job Search for any openings - keyword search: Supported Employment

Supported Employment employees are employees of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill which is an equal opportunity employer. For more information on TEACCH's Supported Employment Program, click here.

The Carolina Living and Learning Center

TEACCH's Carolina Living and Learning Center, a vocational and residential facility in Pittsboro, NC,  often has job openings. The CLLC's staff members work directly with residents with autism to improve the quality of their lives and to maximize their ability to function as independently as possible in the community. 

Individuals interested in full-time or part-time employment should contact Tom Wiebe at wiebe@email.unc.edu

CLLC employees are employees of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill which is an equal opportunity employer. For more information on the CLLC, click here.

Clinical Instructor (Autism Specialist)

Clinical Instructor (Autism Specialist) – TEACCH Autism Program, University of North Carolina

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.

Minimum requirements for this position include previous clinical training and experience in assessment and treatment of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders, completion of a master’s degree in clinical psychology, school psychology, speech language pathology, social work, counseling or related discipline. 

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. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Interested candidates may apply by going to http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/110359 and attach an up to date curriculum vitae and a letter of application.  Two letters of reference may be sent to Chair of the Search Committee, Autism Specialist Search, 100 Renee Lynne Court, CB#7180, Carrboro, NC 27510 or the letters may be emailed to Rebecca_Mabe@med.unc.edu

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes all to apply, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Postdoctoral Fellowships

Location: TEACCH Autism Program, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

Position: 2017-2018 Postdoctoral Fellowships in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Description: The TEACCH Autism Program at the University of North Carolina 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 School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the program has an active clinical, teaching, and research program. TEACCH operates 7 community regional centers across the state and a vocational/residential facility for adults with ASD.  TEACCH has a long tradition of training Psychology Interns and Postdoctoral Fellows in state of the art diagnostic and intervention procedures for children and adults with autism and their families. 

Clinical Fellowship: The fellow will participate in a range of clinical activities including diagnostic evaluations, individual sessions, and group treatment activities.  The fellow will also serve as a member of the interdisciplinary team for the Carolina Living and Learning Center, a residential and vocational treatment program for adults with autism. Additional activities may include community activities including school consultation and training workshops for parents and professionals. The fellow will also participate in clinic-based research activities. The fellow will spend 80% time engaged in clinical and 20% time engaged in research activities. Requirements include previous training in clinical assessment and intervention for individuals with ASD and completion of an APA-accredited PhD/PsyD clinical, school or related program and internship.

The starting date for this one-year fellowship is September 1st, 2017. Stipend is commensurate with NIH guidelines, and includes health benefits, paid vacation and sick leave, and time to attend national conferences. A detailed description of university benefits is available at:  http://postdocs.unc.edu/.

Application Process: Applications should include: a current curriculum vitae, a letter describing clinical and research interests and experience, three letters of reference. To apply for the position, submit materials to: http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/108834.  Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2016 and continue until position is filled. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer with a strong institutional commitment to diversity in all areas.

Contact Information: For more information, contact Dr. Laura Klinger by email at laura_klinger@med.unc.edu or via phone at 919-966-8183.