The TEACCH Autism Program at the University of North Carolina has openings for two Autism Specialists at our TEACCH Center in Greensboro, NC.   The Autism Specialists 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.

The Greensboro Center is specifically seeking one candidate with birth to age five experience and one candidate with experience treating adolescents and adults. Responsibilities for these positions include developing and implementing diagnostic, intervention, and/or consultation programs for individuals with ASD. The position may also include providing professional development training and consultation programs locally, nationally, and internationally depending on the interests of the selected candidates.

Requires completion of a master’s degree in social work, counseling, speech-language pathology, occupational therapy, or related discipline.  Previous clinical training and experience in the assessment and treatment of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders.  Individuals with BCBA certification in addition to required licensure is highly desirable.

Experience treating mental health co-morbidities in adolescents and adults with ASD is highly desirable.

*NOTE* Only candidates licensed or license eligible as an LCSW, LPC, LMFT, SLP, OT, or LPA in the state of North Carolina will be considered for these positions. The license must be obtained 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/168415

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 Jessie_Bishop@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.

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.

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 Amy Baker

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.