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UT Health Faculty, Clinical Psychologists - Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, McGovern Medical School in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Faculty, Clinical Psychologists - Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 200000VJ

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.

Position Key Accountabilities:

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.”


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

  • Licensed or eligible for license 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. 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.

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


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