Faculty (Open Rank), Neuropsychology - Neurology, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Faculty (Open Rank), Neuropsychology - Neurology, McGovern Medical School

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Faculty

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 240000KI

McGovern Medical Schoolat UTHealth HoustonDepartment of Neurologyis seeking an experienced full-time neurologist, at the Assistant, Associate, or Professor rank (commensurate with academic accomplishments/experience) for ourClinical Division of Neuropsychology. The candidate will join a busy and growing subspecialty practice and be part of a dynamic department with all neurologic subspecialties represented. We offer an academic environment with ample opportunities for teaching medical and graduate students, residents, and fellows and engagement in research activities. Located in the Texas Medical Center in the heart of Houston, this position is affiliated with the McGovern Medical School, the 6th largest medical school in the nation, a robust Neurology residency program, and a Neuropsychology Fellowship program.

The primary responsibilities of the successful candidate will include:

  • Clinical responsibilities of up to five days of clinic a week, with clinic duties varying depending upon funding support from research grants and other sources

  • Provision of Neuropsychological evaluation services to a socioeconomically, racially/ethnically, and culturally diverse adult population with varied neurological disorders and related diseases as well as functional decline secondary to somatic and related symptoms

  • Service to patients at UT Physicians, as well as Harris Health System, a community-focused academic healthcare system

  • Effective communication of neuropsychological evaluation results to patients and referring providers

  • Assessment of monolingual, non-English speaking patients and patients with limited English proficiency utilizing interpreter services.

  • Teaching, training, and/or supervision of graduate and medical students, medical residents, and medical and clinical neuropsychology fellows.

  • Involvement in collaborative and/or self-initiated research to support departmental commitment to scholarly activity.

  • Maintenance of timely documentation of all services provided, and timely performance of charge capture procedures for all reimbursable services.


  • Graduate of an APA-approved doctoral-level psychology program (Ph.D./PsyD)

  • Completion of an APA-approved pre-doctoral internship in psychology,

  • Two years of relevant post-doctoral experience in Clinical Neuropsychology

  • Bilingual applicants with Professional and/or Native proficiency in Spanish are strongly encouraged to apply.

  • Licensure as a Psychologist in the State of Texas (or eligible to be licensed).

  • Board certification in Clinical Neuropsychology by date of hire or must complete the board certification process through the American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology within five years of hire.

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.


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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.