The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is currently recruiting faculty members at the assistant, associate and full professor levels. We are seeking adult, child and geriatric psychiatrists, as well as psychologists in multiple specialties and sub-specialties to join a 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, which is abounding with collaborative opportunities in patient care, research and education.

If you are interested, please contact Jair C. Soares, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chair of psychiatry, at Jair.C.Soares@uth.tmc.edu and include a copy of your curriculum vitae with a letter of interest. You may also apply online using the links below.


Telepsychiatrists

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth is currently recruiting for multiple faculty positions in our telepsychiatry program. This program provides psychiatric services to inpatient facilities throughout Texas.

Benefits include:

  • Working from the comfort your home or local office
  • Minimal travel for site visits
  • Competitive salary and fringe benefit packages
  • Research and teaching opportunities
  • Career development and mentorship programs
  • Collaborative opportunities throughout the Texas Medical Center

Qualifications:

  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in general psychiatry, child & adolescent psychiatry and geriatric psychiatry or have completed an accredited training in these specialty and sub-specialty areas in the United States
  • Licensed or eligible for licensing in the State of Texas
Apply Online

Inpatient Psychiatrists (Adult, Child & Adolescent and Geriatric)

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth is currently recruiting adult, child & adolescent and geriatric psychiatrists to join our 250-bed, inpatient facility at UTHealth Harris County Psychiatric Center (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.”

Benefits include:

  • Generous Physician Education Loan Repayment Program
  • Low call volume, stable caseloads and a robust collegial atmosphere
  • Competitive salary and fringe benefit packages
  • Research and teaching opportunities
  • Career development and mentorship programs
  • Collaborative opportunities throughout the Texas Medical Center

Qualifications:

  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in general psychiatry, child & adolescent psychiatry and geriatric psychiatry or have completed an accredited training in these specialty and sub-specialty areas in the United States
  • Licensed or eligible for licensing in the State of Texas
Apply Online

Outpatient Psychiatrists (Adult and Child & Adolescent)

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth is currently recruiting adult and child & adolescent psychiatrists for multiple outpatient faculty positions at our community-based, integrated care clinics. Positions are currently available throughout the greater Houston area, from The Woodlands and Katy to Sugar Land and Beaumont.

Benefits include:

  • Convenient locations closer to home
  • Competitive salary and fringe benefit packages
  • Research and teaching opportunities
  • Career development and mentorship programs
  • Collaborative opportunities throughout the Texas Medical Center

Qualifications:

  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in general psychiatry, child & adolescent psychiatry and geriatric psychiatry or have completed an accredited training in these specialty and sub-specialty areas in the United States
  • Licensed or eligible for licensing in the State of Texas
Apply Online

Inpatient Psychologists

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth is currently recruiting 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. 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.”

Benefits include:

  • Manageable patient volume, stable caseloads and a robust collegial atmosphere
  • Competitive salary and fringe benefit packages
  • Teaching and clinical supervision opportunities
  • Career development and mentorship programs
  • Collaborative opportunities throughout the Texas Medical Center

Qualifications:

  • 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
Apply Online

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