Clinic Director

Dec 12, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Clinic Director, Open Rank Professor of Patient Care in Clinical Psychology for the Department of Psychological Science/College of Liberal Arts

Job Class Code: 00000
FLSA: Exempt
Posting Number: FRGV0845
Location: Rio Grande Valley
Division/Organization: Division of Academic Affairs
Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position: 3 years
Tenure Status: Non Tenure Track
FTE: 1.0

Scope of Job:
The Department of Psychological Science at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) invites applications for a Clinic Director for the department's training clinic. This is a non tenured clinical position (open rank). Responsibilities include development and administration of clinic operations, patient care providing clinical training and supervision to graduate students, organizing community practicum placements, and facilitating research through the department's training clinic. The clinic director is also expected to be an active collaborator in clinical research and to submit grants to support the clinic's training goals. Applicants must have a PhD from an APA accredited program in clinical psychology or foreign equivalent. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in clinical supervision, expertise in evidence-based interventions and assessment, and a record of dissemination of clinical science through publications and conference presentations with Mexican American/Spanish speaking populations, as well as those candidates who are bilingual English/Spanish.

UTRGV faculty are expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to student success and to advancing the university, college, and program missions, as well as a commitment to UTRGV's vision, mission and core priorities ( priorities/index.htm).

Minimum Qualifications:
A PhD from an accredited institution in clinical psychology or foreign equivalent.

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:
Experience obtaining grant funding specific to supporting clinical activities.

Licensed or license eligible to practice clinical psychology in the state of Texas required.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter specifying the position and rank for which they are applying, a curriculum vitae, contact information for three letters of reference, and a research and teaching statement. Publications may be asked of the applicant at a later date during the review process.

Preferred Qualification:
Experience teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate level. Experience supervising graduate level clinical work and research.

Evidence of active research that includes publications in peer reviewed journals preferably with Hispanic/Spanish speaking populations. Evidence of potential to supervise and mentor the clinical and research activities of students. Bilingual English/Spanish speaking preferred.

Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience
License or Certification Required?:
Number of Vacancies: 1
Desired Start Date: 02/01/2019

EEO Statement:
EEO Statement
UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Diversity Statement
UTRGV is a Hispanic-serving Institution dedicated to student success and building a diverse faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment. UTRGV has an NSF ADVANCE grant to increase the representation of women in STEM fields and to promote a positive, family friendly workplace for all faculty. We strongly encourage applications from women and minorities.

Open Date: 12/10/2018

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

*Date of Birth
*Social Security Number

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. Complete all sections on the application. If you are applying for the first time please complete all biographical information including address, email and phone. You may update this at any time by selecting to edit your profile in the application. Security sensitive; All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). CBCs will be conducted for all candidates invited for an on-campus interview.

Additional Information:
UTRGV is a distributed institution. As such and as assigned, the position may
require presence at multiple locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley. Work is
performed primarily in a general office environment. This position is security sensitive
and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code
§51.215. The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of
Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least
135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement
Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week
and at least 135 days in length.

Please Note:
Texas law requires faculty members whose primary language is not English to
demonstrate proficiency in English as determined by a satisfactory paper-based
test score of 500 (computer-based of 173 or internet-based of 61) on the Test of
English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a satisfactory test score of 6.0 on the
International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Incomplete applications
will not be considered. All positions are subject to budget approval.

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