The TEACCH Autism Program at the University of North Carolina invites applicants for a tenure- track faculty position. The successful candidate will have experience as an autism researcher with expertise in the areas of Dissemination and/or Implementation Science. This is a full-time, tenure track, research faculty position with rank commensurate with background and experience in the Department of Psychiatry, UNC School of Medicine.
TEACCH is specifically seeking a Dissemination and/or Implementation Scientist to engage in community-based autism diagnostic and/or intervention research capitalizing upon the strengths of TEACCH’s statewide autism services. Research activities may include developing and testing dissemination and/or implementation strategies, observational studies of real-world implementation, hybrid clinical effectiveness trials and preliminary research on barriers and/or facilitators to dissemination and implementation. This position is open beginning January 1, 2020. Recruitment is ongoing until filled. The ideal candidate will start on or before September 1, 2020.
Interested candidates may apply by going to http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/171153 and attaching an up to date curriculum vitae and a letter of application. In addition, four letters of reference should be submitted to the Chair of the Search Committee, TEACCH Research Faculty Search, TEACCH Autism Program, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB#7180, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7180 or the letters may be emailed to Jessie Bishop at firstname.lastname@example.org .
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.
Minimum requirements for this position include completion of a PhD or similar doctoral degree in Psychology or related Health Sciences discipline with an established track-record in autism and dissemination/implementation research. The successful candidate should have experience and expertise in developing and translating evidenced-based interventions to practice and/or policies in community settings. Salary will be commensurate with rank and experience.
Internal Number: FAC0002985
About UNC TEACCH Autism Program
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 program has an active clinical, teaching, and research program. TEACCH operates seven community regional clinics across the state and a vocational/residential facility for adults with ASD. Each center offers a set of core services along with unique programs meeting the needs of individuals with ASD, their families, and professionals across the state of North Carolina. TEACCH is part of the North Carolina Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) program and faculty are actively involved in student and professional training activities within the state, nation, and across the world. All TEACCH programs are coordinated through a central administration and research unit in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.