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The TEACCH Autism Program at the University of North Carolina has an opening for an Autism Specialist at our TEACCH Center in Greensboro, 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, an Employment Services program, and a vocational/residential facility for adults with ASD.

The Greensboro Center is specifically seeking a candidate with mental health experience in addition to autism experience. Responsibilities for this position 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, or related discipline. Previous clinical training and experience in assessment and treatment of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders preferred. Experience treating mental health co-morbidities in ASD is highly desirable. NOTE Only candidates licensed or license eligible as a LCSW, LPC, LMFT, or LPA in the state of North Carolina will be considered for these positions. The license must be obtained no later than within one month of hire.

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. Interested candidates may apply here.

TEACCH Employment Services provides job coaching and support to adults across the spectrum enabling them to get and keep meaningful employment. The 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 ES Program often has positions available, check the UNC Job Search for any openings – keyword search: autism

TEACCH Employment Services employees are employees of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill which is an equal opportunity employer. For more information on TEACCH’s Employment Services 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.

The Carolina Living and Learning Center often has full and part-time positions available, check the UNC Job Search for any openings – keyword search: autism; Department: TEACCH – CLLC

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.