Clinical Instructor - Taking Care of Our Own Program

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
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Posting Information
Posting Information

Department Psychiatry - General - 412202
Posting Open Date 03/22/2024
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
Position Type Permanent Faculty
Working Title Clinical Instructor - Taking Care of Our Own Program
Appointment Type Fixed Term Faculty
Vacancy ID FAC0005012
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent
Hours per week 40
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range
Proposed Start Date 09/03/2024

Position Information

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A global higher education leader in innovative teaching, research and public service, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill consistently ranks as one of the nation’s top public universities . Known for its beautiful campus, world-class medical care, commitment to the arts and top athletic programs, Carolina is an ideal place to teach, work and learn.
One of the best college towns and best places to live in the United States, Chapel Hill has diverse social, cultural, recreation and professional opportunities that span the campus and community.
University employees can choose from a wide range of professional training opportunities for career growth, skill development and lifelong learning and enjoy exclusive perks for numerous retail, restaurant and performing arts discounts, savings on local child care centers and special rates on select campus events. UNC-Chapel Hill offers full-time employees a comprehensive benefits package , paid leave, and a variety of health, life and retirement plans and additional programs that support a healthy work/life balance.
Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The UNC School of Medicine has a rich tradition of excellence and care. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of North Carolinians, and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. We strive to promote faculty, staff, and learner development in a diverse, respectful environment where our colleagues demonstrate professionalism, enhance learning, and create personal and professional sustainability. We optimize our partnership with the UNC Health System through close collaboration and commitment to service.
Our vision is to be the nation’s leading public school of medicine. We are ranked 2nd in primary care education among all US schools of medicine and 5th among public peers in NIH research funding. Our Allied Health Department is home to five top-ranked divisions, and we are home to 18 top-ranked clinical and basic science departments in NIH research funding.
Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research.
Patient Care: We will promote health and provide superb clinical care while maintaining our strong tradition of reaching underserved populations and reducing health disparities across North Carolina and beyond.
Education: We will prepare tomorrow’s health care professionals and biomedical researchers by facilitating learning within innovative curricula and team-oriented interprofessional education. We will cultivate outstanding teaching and research faculty, and we will recruit outstanding students and trainees from highly diverse backgrounds to create a socially responsible, highly skilled workforce.
Research: We will develop and support a rich array of outstanding health sciences research programs, centers, and resources. We will provide infrastructure and opportunities for collaboration among disciplines throughout and beyond our University to support outstanding research. We will foster programs in the areas of basic, translational, mechanistic, and population research.
Position Summary
The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Department of Psychiatry invites applications for a full-time, fixed-term clinical instructor. The successful candidate will join a team of clinicians who are providing mental health support within the Taking Care of Our Own Program. This division of the program will serve to support the mental health needs and well-being services for UNC medical students, attending the UNC School of Medicine. The physical location of the position will be in Chapel Hill, NC, with the majority of services currently delivered via telehealth modalities.
The primary clinical responsibility will include providing and assisting in the provision of treatment, recovery and support services (individual and possibly group at times), as well as for systematic monitoring of service delivery and timely adjustment of the treatment plan to meet changing client needs.
Areas of specific clinical interests for growth in the department include providers with experiences in marriage and family counseling, trauma therapies, as well as grief counseling.
Additionally, providing psychoeducational services to the medical student population to promote mental health and over all well-being would be a responsibility of this role.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
* Applicant must hold a Master’s degree in Social Work or related degree
* Strong therapy skills with multiple modalities including cognitive behavioral therapy as well as trauma informed care
* Ability to work well in a multidisciplinary environment and with a multidisciplinary team
* Interest in working with health care providers
* Interest in working with well-being initiatives
* North Carolina Licensed at time of hire
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Ideally candidates will have a minimum of five years of clinical practice.
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

Special Instructions
Interested candidates may apply by going to and attaching a curriculum vitae and letter of application. Please include the names of 2-3 references.
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Department Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Carla Feuerstein
Department Contact Telephone or Email [email protected]
Academic Personnel Office Contact Information

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Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
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.

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