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Psychologist/Counselor, University Health Services

University of Cincinnati
Main Campus

Job Details

Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors >

You are invited to submit an application to be included in the general pool of candidates from which qualified faculty roles will be filled. The number of positions varies depending on the needs of the department and there is no guarantee that an open position currently exists. Appointments are renewed based on departmental need and teaching performance. Classes may be day or evening. Rank and compensation are based on experience and academic credentials.

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”

With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.

Job Overview

As one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (COM) has a reputation for training best-in-class health care professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves the health and clinical care of patients. In partnership with the UC Health academic healthcare system and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, College of Medicine’s doctors are transforming the world of medicine every day. The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience is a top-tier department with world-renowned faculty and staff. With world-class research, teaching, and medical practice opportunities, why not choose the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine?

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, in collaboration with University Health Services within The Department of Family and Community Medicine, is recruiting a full-time Clinical Psychologist, Clinical Counselor, or Social Worker to join the faculty that will provide comprehensive clinical, consultative, emergency and psycho-educational services to the diverse student body of the University of Cincinnati. The rank of the appointment is Instructor with opportunities for advancement.

Essential Functions
  • 100% (1.00 FTE) clinical position.
  • Primary clinical service is direct patient care in the form of individual psychotherapy.
  • Provide psychological assessment, diagnosis, consultation, treatment, and related psychological services to students.
  • Apply and supervise (if applicable) the application of psychological procedures and techniques in evaluating, diagnosing, and treating psychological disorders.
  • Provide crisis management and case coordination with interdisciplinary clinic team members.
  • Function as a member of interdisciplinary treatment team.
  • Provide education and support regarding psychosocial and behavioral issues to medical school faculty, attending physicians, nursing staff, residents, interns, medical students and other trainees as requested and/or needed.
  • Participate in regular staff meetings, case conference meetings, and other clinic meetings.
  • Fulfill medical records, billing, HIPAA, and other administrative requirements associated with patient care.
Required Education

Doctoral Degree in Counseling, Social Work, or Clinical Psychology (PhD. Or PsyD.).

Required Trainings/Certifications

Licensed Psychologist, Counselor, or Social Worker or licensed eligible in the State of Ohio.

Required Experience

Three (3) years of clinical counseling experience.

Additional Qualifications Considered
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in a university counseling center or college student health clinic, which may include a pre-doctoral practicum training, a pre-doctoral internship, or post-doctoral training experience.
  • Experience providing individual therapy to international, historically underrepresented, and/or underserved college population.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and a commitment to equity and inclusion.
  • Experience in conducting psychological assessment for ADHD, learning disabilities, and diagnostic clarification.
  • Good interpersonal skills, team oriented, and desire to collaborate in a multidisciplinary setting.

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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