Inpatient Psychologist (Clinical Faculty) - Louis A. Faillace, MD, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, McGovern Medical School

Houston, TX

Inpatient Psychologist (Clinical Faculty) - Louis A. Faillace, MD, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, McGovern Medical School

Location: Houston, Texas

Category: Faculty

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 2400004K

Louis A. Faillace, MD, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences of McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston is seeking qualified psychologists to join our excellent faculty team at UTHealth Houston Harris County Psychiatric Center (HCPC) and the newly openedJohn S. Dunn Behavioral Sciences Center at UTHealth Houston. The position also provides opportunities for exceptional teaching and clinical supervision for psychology predoctoral interns, postdoctoral fellows, practicum students, and psychiatry residents. Be a part of a robust collegial atmosphere that fosters collaboration, innovation, and teamwork!

Position Key Accountabilities:

  • Administer proficiently psychological measures such as the MMPI, PAI, WAIS/WISC, and other tests to patients and completion of assessment reports promptly.

  • Conduct group therapy and short-term solution-focused individual therapy using a variety of evidence-based modalities for depression, anxiety, substance use, psychosis, personality disorders, and crisis management.

  • Supervise and teach psychology trainees including interns, practicum students, fellows, and psychiatry residents.

  • Provide staff training and milieu consultation as needed.

  • Participate in clinical, research, and educational missions of the department.

  • Work effectively within a multidisciplinary setting.


  • PsyD or Ph.D. in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA-accredited program.

  • Licensed (or eligible to be licensed) as a psychologist consistent with the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists.

  • Clinical experience with both adults and children/adolescents preferred.

  • Experience with Serious Mental Illness (SMI) is a plus!

Faculty appointments at the level of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor are available and offered depending on the applicant’s qualifications and credentials.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth Houston is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth Houston includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits

UTHealth Houston offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Houston Office of Benefits Website.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

UTHealth Houston is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth Houston policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.

UTHealth Houston has adopted a policy consistent with CMS regulations to protect our patients and university community from exposure to COVID-19. This policy affects all employees, residents, fellows, students, contractors, new hires, visiting scholars program participants, adjunct faculty, and volunteers who work, train, or collaborate at the John S. Dunn Behavioral Science Center.

In addition, all UTHealth Houston ​​​​​​​employees who are assigned to work at a location that is subject to the affiliated partner’s hospital, clinical offices, or agency are required to abide by UTHealth’s Houston rules and regulations, as well as the affiliate’s rules and regulations, including COVID-19 vaccination and safety requirements.

Work location is based on the needs of the department and may be adjusted.