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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Company: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: November 14, 2022

Job Description:

Department:TEACCH - 427401Posting Open Date:10/06/2022Open Until Filled:YesPosition Type:Postdoctoral ScholarPosition Title:Postdoctoral Fellowship in Autism Spectrum DisorderVacancy ID:PDS003611Full-time/Part-time:Full-Time TemporaryHours per week:40FTE:1Work Location:Chapel Hill, NCPosition Location:North Carolina, USHiring Range:Dependent on QualificationsProposed Start Date:07/01/2023Estimated Duration of Appointment:12 MonthsPrimary Purpose of Organizational Unit: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 on the autism spectrum 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 on the autism spectrum. TEACCH has a long tradition of training Psychology Interns and Postdoctoral Fellows in both clinical and research activities. More information about TEACCH is available via our website at This position is located at the TEACCH Autism Program office in Carrboro, NC.Position Summary:The selected candidates will engage in a combination of clinical and research activities. Clinical opportunities include diagnostic evaluations, individual therapy sessions, and group treatment activities for individuals on the autism spectrum across the lifespan working within TEACCH outpatient clinics. Intervention experiences include early intervention services, school-based social groups, parent coaching, adult dialectical behavior therapy groups, and adult residential care. Research opportunities include examining the efficacy of TEACCH clinical (e.g., early intervention, transition to adulthood, suicide prevention, aging) and training (e.g., professional development) programs working with Drs. Christina Corsello, Laura Klinger, Brenna Maddox, and/or Brianne Tomaszewski. Position includes health benefits, paid vacation and sick leave, and time to attend national conferences. A detailed description of university benefits is available at: The starting date for this one-year fellowship is flexible but no sooner than July 1st, 2023. This is a one-year appointment. Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:PhD required.Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience:Requirements include previous training in clinical and/or research activities focused on autism. Qualified applicants will have a strong background in Clinical or School Psychology and will have completed their doctoral training and internship at APA-accredited programs by the start of the fellowship year.Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience:Prior experience working in a high-performing clinical and/or research team based setting. Special Instructions:In addition to a formal application to be submitted here:, applications should include a current curriculum vitae and a letter describing research interests and postdoctoral fellowship goals. Additionally, three letters of reference must be sent to Dr. Laura Klinger at information on UNC Postdoctoral Benefits and Services

Keywords: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill , Postdoctoral Fellowship in Autism Spectrum Disorder, Other , Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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