Positions at TEACCH

Open Rank Clinical Professor/Clinical Director Positions

The TEACCH Autism Program at the University of North Carolina has openings for the Clinical Director at the TEACCH Center in Wilmington, North Carolina and at the TEACCH Center in Greenville, North Carolina. The Clinical Director will hold a position as a Clinical Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (fixed-term faculty), depending on experience, 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 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.  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 Clinical Director involve both clinical and administrative management duties including staff training and supervision. In addition to administrative duties, Clinical Directors maintain a diagnostic and treatment caseload, provide consultation and training programs, and participate in treatment-outcomes research. 

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. Candidates must be licensed or license eligible as a psychologist in the state of North Carolina.  Salary will be commensurate with rank and experience.  The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.  Interested candidates may apply by clicking links below.  

WILMINGTON CLINICAL DIRECTOR        GREENVILLE CLINICAL DIRECTOR

Postdoctoral Fellowships - Adult Outcomes

Postdoctoral Fellowships - Adult Outcomes

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

Position: 2016-2017 Postdoctoral Fellowships in Autism, 1-2 years

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 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.  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 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.  There are two positions: a research fellowship and a clinical fellowship. 

Research Fellowship: The research fellow will be involved in treatment-outcome research, longitudinal research on adult outcomes, and basic research on learning styles in ASD.  The fellow will have the opportunity to participate in clinical activities at the Chapel Hill TEACCH Center and the Carolina Living and Learning Center (a residential and vocational treatment program for adults with autism). The fellow will spend 80% time engaged in research and 20% in clinical activities. Requirements include graduate training in psychology, speech-language pathology, or a related discipline; previous research experiences including expertise in ASD is needed. This is a one year position with the opportunity extend to a second year. 

Clinical Fellowship: The clinical 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 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 clinical training and experience in assessing children with ASD, and completion of an APA-accredited PhD/PsyD clinical, school or related program and internship. This is a one year position.

The starting date is September 1st, 2016. 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 clinic position, submit materials here 
  • To apply for the research position, submit materials here 

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2015 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.

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.

Postdoctoral Fellowship - Early Intervention

Postdoctoral Fellowship - Early Intervention

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

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 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the program has an active clinical, teaching, and research program. TEACCH operates seven community regional centers across the state 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 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. 

The research fellow will be involved in early intervention research and have the opportunity to participate in clinical activities at the Chapel Hill TEACCH Center. The fellow will spend 80% time engaged in research and 20% in clinical activities. Requirements include graduate training in psychology, speech-language pathology, or a related discipline; previous research experiences including expertise in ASD and young children is needed. This is a one year position with the opportunity extend to a second year.

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 here

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.

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.