Job Details

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
  • Position Number: 2520171
  • Location: Edinburg, TX
  • Position Type: Liberal Arts - Psychology

Clinical Assistant Professor (Clinical Psychologist) in Psychological Science/College of Liberal Arts

Job Class Code:
Posting Number: FRGV1113
Location: Rio Grande Valley
Division/Organization: Provost - Academic Affairs
Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position: 3 years
Tenure Status: Non Tenure Track
FTE: 1.0

Scope of Job:
We seek applicants who are dedicated to serving The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's diverse student body as an Assistant Clinical Professor(Clinical Psychologist) of Psychological Science to join the psychology training clinic of the doctoral training program. The position is for an entry-level bilingual English/Spanish clinical psychologist with a range of responsibilities: (1) to provide psychological services including evaluations and counseling to individuals across the lifespan 2) to provide direct clinical supervision of student trainees and post-doctoral fellows and conduct didactic training seminars, and (3) to coordinate with the DCT and clinic director community outreach for externships as well as, research and clinical training opportunities.
Interested candidates should send CV, letter of interest (highlighting how experiences, past and desired, fit with the description, and outlining professional goals),a letter describing approach to supervision to be uploaded as additional documents, and names of three references. Applications will only be accepted via the UTRGV online application portal. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
About UTRGV:
It is UTRGV's Vision To be one of the nation's leaders in higher education, its premier Hispanic-serving institution, and a highly engaged bilingual university, with exceptional educational, research, and creative opportunities that serve as catalysts for transformation in the Rio Grande Valley and beyond. As such, UTRGV is committed to building a diverse faculty and staff that can contribute to an enriching learning environment that strives for more equitable outcomes for student success.
UTRGV is a distributed campus, one university spanning four counties and multiple locations. Our purpose is to be a university for the entire Rio Grande Valley and beyond. Over 91% of the students enrolled at UTRGV identify as Hispanic, making UTRGV one of the top 3 universities with the highest percentage of Hispanic students.
Thanks to a steadfast commitment to safety and success, UTRGV yielded record-breaking outcomes in enrollment and student success in the fall 2020 semester. For additional information, please visit our website. (

Minimum Qualifications:
1) A Ph.D. in clinical psychology from an APA accredited program. Evidence of potential to supervise and mentor clinical activities of students.

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:
Licensure as a Texas Psychologist
Grant funded position

Preferred Qualification:
Licensure as a Texas Psychologist must be obtained by time of appointment. Language skills in English and Spanish. Experience supervising graduate level students in clinical placements and some clinical research experience.

Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience
License or Certification Required?: Yes
Number of Vacancies: 2
Desired Start Date: 12/01/2021

EEO Statement:
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the civil rights act of 1964, the title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non discrimination in its education programs and activities, including employment.

Open Date: 09/14/2021

Special Instructions to Applicants:
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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