Clinical Assistant Professor - Department of Psychiatry
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Department of Psychiatry
United States

Clinical Assistant Professor


Position Type Permanent Faculty

Working Title Clinical Assistant Professor

Position Number

Appointment Type Fixed Term Faculty

Salary Range

Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent

If part-time, hours per week


Vacancy ID FAC0002748

Posting Open Date 03/22/2019

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled Yes

Proposed Start Date 09/01/2019

Position Summary

The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Department of Psychiatry invites applications for a full-time, fixed-term pediatric psychologist. The successful candidate will join a team of Pediatric Psychologists who consult to the NC Children’s Hospital inpatient pediatric floors as well as outpatient pediatric specialty clinics.


Clinical responsibilities include providing assessment and treatment in inpatient and outpatient settings with a population of toddlers through young adults with acute and chronic illness. These conditions include children with cystic fibrosis, inflammatory bowel disease, chronic kidney disease, lupus, and neurological conditions including seizure disorders and migraines. Children with burn injuries or injuries from motor vehicle accidents are seen for brief intervention to address acute traumatic stress. Children with functional neurological disorders are also frequently referred for consultation.


The successful candidate will provide longer term psychotherapy; strong training in CBT skills, Motivational Interviewing, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy helpful. Teaching activities will include participation in the training of psychology externs/interns, post-doctoral fellow, and pediatric and psychiatry medical residents/fellows. There is also the opportunity for conducting professional lectures and training seminars.


Twenty percent of time will be at the UNC Spine Center providing integrated behavioral health services to adults with a variety of problems including weight management, chronic pain, adjustment and coping with chronic illness, and compliance with medical recommendations.


Educational Requirements
Applicants must hold a PhD in clinical psychology with appropriate training in pediatric psychology and an APA-approved internship and at least one year of supervised post-doctoral fellowship training, preferably in Pediatric Psychology.


Qualifications and Experience
Applicants with strong therapy skills and experience in the treatment of children/adolescents with chronic illness; the ability to work well in a multidisciplinary environment; interest and experience working with under served population; must have a NC license or license eligible.


Equal Opportunity Employer
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.


Special Instructions
Interested candidates may apply by going to and attaching a curriculum vitae and letter of application.


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Department Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Laura Catherine Newton

Department Contact Telephone or Email

Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to


Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.


If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.


Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume

Optional Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Certification/licenses

Supplemental Questions

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