Rio Grande Valley
Jun 29, 2019
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Position Information

Posting NumberSRGV3809Working TitlePOSTDOCTORAL FELLOWNumber of Vacancies1LocationRio Grande ValleyDepartmentCollege of Liberal Arts / Psychological ScienceFTE1.0FLSAExemptScope of Job

The Department of Psychological Science of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) is accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship position in Multicultural Clinical Neuropsychology from applicants who are primarily interested in serving the Spanish/English bilingual community.
This is a two year fellowship appointment that commences on September, 2018 and will be run through the UTRGV doctoral training clinic in conjunction with the Neuroscience Institute of Doctors Hospital at Renaissance.

Description of Duties

Performs teaching and/or research work as required within the classroom and/or project assigned.
This position is for a graduate from an APA accredited program in Clinical Psychology:
The four major components of the postdoctoral program include:
1. Clinical training: Fellows receive advanced training and supervised experience in all aspects of the neuropsychological evaluation. Fellows are expected to conduct neuropsychological evaluations in English and Spanish.
2. Supervision/Evaluation: Regular ongoing individual supervision.
3. Educational/didactical activities: The fellow will take a neuroscience course in the medical school.
4. Research: Opportunity to collaborate with core faculty and participate in ongoing research projects.
Fellows will complete two primary rotations at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Psychology Clinic and in the Department of Neuropsychology at the Neuroscience Institute at Renaissance throughout their two-years of training.

Supervision Received

General direction from the assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given


Required Education

Doctoral degree from an APA-accredited clinical or counseling psychology doctoral program with specialty training in neuropsychology (or foreign equivalent).

Preferred Education




Required Experience


Preferred Experience

Experience completing neuropsychological evaluations in English and Spanish.


Use of personal computer and proficiency in software and research statistical applications.

Working Conditions

Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Standard office environment.



Physical Capabilities


Employment CategoryFull-TimeMinimum SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosted SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosition Available Date03/08/2019Grant Funded PositionNoIf Yes, Provide Grant Expiration Date Posting Detail Information

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.

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

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. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.

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Additional Information

UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.

Quick Link Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a current UTRGV employee?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you now, or previously, employed by The University of Texas System or any of its institutions?
    • Yes - I currently am employed by the UT System or its institutions
    • Yes - I have previously been employed by the UT System or its institutions
    • No - I have never been employed by the UT System or its institutions
  3. * Please select your highest level of completed education.
    • 6th grade education
    • 10th grade education
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Associates Degree, Technical, or Trade School Degree/Certification or 60 Hours of College Hours
    • Bachelors Degree from an accredited university
    • Masters Degree from an accredited university
    • Ph. D. or other terminal degree from an accredited university
    • None of the above
  4. * Please provide the field of study for your education:

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  5. * Please indicate the number of years of full time work experience you have directly related to the position in which you are applying for:
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  6. * Do you meet the minimum requirements for this position?
    • Yes
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Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Reference Letter 1
  5. Reference Letter 2
  6. Reference Letter 3
  7. Certifications and Licenses
  8. Training Certificates
  9. Other Document
  10. List of 3 References
  11. Unofficial Transcripts 2
  12. Unofficial Transcripts 3
  13. Letter of Interest
  14. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
  15. Additional Document

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