Job Description

Extended Job Title
Assistant Professor - Psychiatry - Psychologist

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Contributes to the university’s mission through teaching, research and service, some variation by academic unit.

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Administers neuropsychological testing including, but not limited to WAIS, WAIC, Trails A & B, WCST, clinical dementia rating and projective testing, scoring and evaluation for adult or pediatric psychiatric conditions
  • Provides direct patient care by diagnosing and treating the full spectrum of behavioral health conditions within a multidisciplinary setting
  • Serves as the primary contact for behavioral health rotations of Family and Community Medicine.  These duties include:
    • Clinical behavioral health resource for residents and faculty during patient care sessions
    • Developing the wellness program for residents
    • Resident Wellness Resource - for informal and formal meetings with residents
    • Member of the Clinical Competency Committee
  • Participates in teaching and training Psychology interns, Psychology Post-Doctoral trainees, residents, fellows and medical Students including presentation of lectures
  • Participates in academic research and scholarly activities in the Department of Psychiatry
  • Participates in committees and other administrative duties as assigned
  • Ensures compliance with HIPAA and billing regulation
  • Adheres to institutional and departmental policies and procedures
  • Demonstrates professionalism in accordance with the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine’s Declaration of Faculty Professional Responsibility

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
Salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English)
  • Emerging or established regional or national reputation for rank of associate professor or higher

HSC - El Paso

Psychiatry Dept Elp Genl

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Full Professor


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
  • Ph.D. or Psy.D. from an American Psychology Association accredited college or university with a doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology
  • Successful completion of an internship or residency in psychology accredited by the American Psychological Association
  • Licensed or eligible for licensure as a psychologist by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists

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