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 psychologists seeking to join our diverse, dynamic and thriving department. 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.
We seek an established Neuroscience scholar with a distinguished research program to join our interdisciplinary team of mental health professionals with the UTHealth Trauma and Resilience Center. This full-time position focuses on scientific research on the effects of trauma, disasters, and stress on individuals, families and communities. The successful candidate will direct independent research as a Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator on trauma, to complement the Department’s research initiatives and to participate in related collaborative research programs.
- PhD in Psychology
- Extensive record of scholarly productivity and extramural funding
- Competitive salary and fringe benefit packages
- Teaching opportunities
- Career development and mentorship programs
- Collaborative opportunities throughout the Texas Medical Center
Depending on qualifications and credentials, faculty appointment at the level of Associate Professor or Professor will be offered. The selected candidate will be 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
hone: (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.