Company Name:

University of Texas-Houston


Houston, Texas

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Work Setting:

Medical School/Medical Center

Position Type:

Full Time

Date Posted:

October 19, 2018

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Faculty Position- UTHealth McGovern Medical School Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) has extraordinary opportunities for mental health professionals seeking to develop an academic career in Psychiatry.  We seek psychologists in multiple specialties and sub-specialties to join our diverse, dynamic and thriving department. These positions span various settings, including our 250-bed, inpatient facility, outpatient centers, specialty clinics and community-based integrated care clinics.  We are located in the prestigious and vibrant Texas Medical Center, the largest medical center in the world, and abounding with collaborative and translational opportunities in the health sciences.

Selected candidates will conduct psychological assessments, consultations, develop treatment plans and provide evidence-based individual, family and group therapy in outpatient clinic and hospital settings.

Outpatient Psychologists

Outpatient clinical opportunities for adult, geriatric and child psychologists are available in our private practice and community clinics.

Inpatient Psychologists

Mental Health Professionals Loan Repayment Program may be available for eligible inpatient faculty. We seek psychologists to join the Psychology Services team at UTHealth Harris County Psychiatric Center (HCPC). Psychologists will provide individual and group psychotherapy and psychological assessments at our 250-bed, inpatient facility.  Team members benefit from manageable patient volume and stable caseloads in a robust collegial atmosphere. Affiliated with Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, UTHealth HCPC is the second largest freestanding psychiatric facility in the U.S. The hospital is fully accredited by The Joint Commission, which awarded UTHealth HCPC a “Top Performer in Key Quality Measures.”  


  • PsyD or PhD in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA accredited program
  •  Licensed or eligible for license by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists


Benefits include: 

  • Competitive salary and fringe benefit packages
  • Teaching and clinical supervision opportunities
  •  Career development and mentorship programs

  •  Collaborative opportunities throughout the Texas Medical Center


Depending on qualifications and credentials, faculty appointment at the level of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor will be offered. Selected candidates are expected to contribute to the Department’s mission of education, research and patient care, and to participate in the teaching and clinical supervision of psychology predoctoral interns, postdoctoral fellows, practicum students, and psychiatry residents.



For more information about these unique academically-driven positions or to apply for them, please write to Jair C. Soares, MD, Professor and Chair, and include a copy of your curriculum vitae and a letter of interest to:

1941 East Road

Houston, Texas 77054


Phone: (713) 486-2507

Fax: (713) 486-2553

Interested candidates must apply via the UTHealth Career Webpage at Only electronic applications submitted via the UTHealth online system will be considered.


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