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 and Part Time

Date Posted:

October 8, 2019

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

Mental Health Professionals Loan Repayment Program Opportunity Available For Eligible Inpatient Faculty!

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences of  the McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is seeking part-time and full-time qualified psychologists to join our excellent inpatient faculty team at the UTHealth Harris County Psychiatric  Center (UTHealth HCPC). 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.”

Position Key Accountabilities: Inpatient psychology faculty provide evidence-based individual and group psychotherapy services and psychological assessments as part of the HCPC Psychology Services team. The position also provides opportunities for exceptional teaching and clinical supervision for psychology predoctoral interns, postdoctoral fellows, practicum students, and psychiatry residents. 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. Be a part of a robust collegial atmosphere that fosters collaboration, innovation, and teamwork!

Qualifications: Qualified applicants must possess a PsyD or PhD in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA accredited program and be licensed, or license eligible, by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists. Depending on qualifications and credentials, faculty appointment at the level of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor will be offered. 

For more information about these unique academically driven positions or to apply for them, please write to Jair C. Soares, M.D., Ph.D. Professor and Chair, and include a copy of your curriculum vitae and a letter of interest to 1941  East Road, Houston, Texas 77054, e-mail:; 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.  EOE/M/F/Disabled/Vet.

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