Positions at TEACCH

Postdoctoral Fellowship - Chapel Hill

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

Position: 2018 - 2019 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 both clinical and research activities.   

Fellowship: Fellows will participate in a combination of clinical and research activities depending on the specific training plan goals. Clinical opportunities include diagnostic evaluations, individual sessions, and group treatment activities for individuals with ASD across the lifespan. Research opportunities include working within our early intervention research program under the direction of Dr. Lauren Turner-Brown (Assistant Director of TEACCH) or in our transition to adulthood/adult outcomes research program under the direction of Dr. Laura Klinger (Executive Director of TEACCH).    Requirements include previous training in clinical and/or research activities in the ASD field. Fellows with PhD/PsyD in a variety of disciplines (e.g., clinical, school, or developmental psychology, education, speech language pathology) are encouraged to apply.  

The starting date for this one-year fellowship is September 1st, 2018. 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/or research interests and postdoctoral fellowship goals.  Applications require three letters of reference that may be sent to Chair of the Search Committee, Postdoctoral Fellowship, 100 Renee Lynne Court, Carrboro, NC 27510 or the letters may be emailed to laura_klinger@med.unc.edu.  

To apply for the position, submit materials to: http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/130732.     Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2017 and continue until position is filled.

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.

Contact Information: For more information, contact Dr. Laura Klinger by email at laura_klinger@med.unc.edu or Dr. Lauren Turner-Brown via email at lauren_turner@med.unc.edu.

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) – Wilmington TEACCH Center - Full-time and Part-time openings available

The TEACCH Autism Program at the University of North Carolina has openings for Autism Specialists at our TEACCH Center in Wilmington   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, occupational therapy, social work, counseling or related discipline. 

Candidates must be licensed or license eligible as an LPA, LPC, LCSW, LMFT, SLP, OT or related clinical discipline in the state of North Carolina within six months of hire. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Full-Time position - interested candidates may apply by going to http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/125044

Part-Time position - interested candidates may apply by going to http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/130663

Please 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.

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

The TEACCH Autism Program at the University of North Carolina has openings for Autism Specialists at our TEACCH Center in Asheville, NC. 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, occupational therapy, social work, counseling or related discipline. 

Candidates must be licensed or license eligible as an LPA, LPC, LCSW, LMFT, SLP, OT 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/125599 

Please 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.