The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences of the McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is seeking one part-time, qualified forensic psychologist to join our excellent faculty team at UTHealth Harris County Psychiatric Center. 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:
Proficient knowledge and application of the Specialty Guidelines for Forensic Psychology and the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure.
Conduct competency to stand trial examinations for patients committed to competency restoration within the UTHealth-HCPC inpatient and outpatient competency restoration programs.
Provide recommendations and/or consultation to interdisciplinary treatment teams for individualized competency restoration and treatment planning in accordance with ethical standards regarding separation of treatment services and forensic evaluation services.
Proficient assessment administration and interpretation related to malingering, personality, serious mental illness, and dual diagnoses.
Provide cross-coverage as needed as part of the inpatient adult psychology consult service.
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.
Must possess a PsyD or PhD in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA accredited program.
Be eligible for or maintain a license as a psychologist consistent with the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists.
Meet the qualifications as experts as indicated in Article 46B.022 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, and provide documentation of relevant forensic training.
Must be able to provide two redacted forensic report samples if invited to interview[AE1] .
Faculty appointments at the level of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor are available and offered depending upon the applicant's qualifications and credentials. Salary levels are very competitive in addition to the excellent fringe benefit packages. To apply or learn more about these unique academic opportunities, please email or write to: Jair C. Soares, M.D., Professor and Chair, including a copy of your curriculum vitae and a letter of interest to 1941 East Road, Suite 3206, Houston, Tx 77054, e-mail: Jair.C.Soares@uth.tmc.edu; phone: 713-486-2507; fax: 713-486-2553. The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is an EO/AA employer. M/F/D/V
The Louis A. Faillace, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences of the McGovern Medical School of the University of Texas Health Science Center Houston is currently recruiting for multiple faculty positions based on qualification. Our emerging program is expanding to provide Tele-Psychology services to Inpatient Psychiatric facilities in Texas. Work in the comfort of your own home or local office, with only one trip per month needed to visit the site. Individuals applying for these positions must be licensed by the state of Texas. You will perform psychological testing, examinations, and evaluations including trial competency evaluations (TCE) in conformance with hospital bylaws and operating procedures, SSLC policy, Texas Administrative Code requirements, and applicable state and federal law. You will provide consultation and recommendations to recovery teams and interdisciplinary treatment teams for individualized treatment planning and competency restoration planning in accordance with ethical standards regarding separation of treatment services and forensic evaluation services and provide testimony in court for TCE's as requested by judge. To find out more information about these unique academically-driven positions or to apply to requisition #200000VJ at https://www.uth.edu/careers/ Please forward a CV and letter of interest to Jair C. Soares, M.D., Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Jair.C.Soares@uth.tmc.edu, and Umair Hemani, M.D., Assistant Professor, Director of State Hospital Program, Umair.Hemani@uth.tmc.edu. McGovern Medical School is an EO/AA employer. M/F/D/V
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