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Open Rank Faculty in Clinical Psychology or Counseling Psychology

University of Texas Permian Basin
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Feb 23, 2024

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Open Rank Faculty in Clinical Psychology or Counseling Psychology

Hiring Department

The University of Texas Permian Basin's Department of Psychology welcomes applications for an open rank tenure-track faculty position in Counseling Psychology or Clinical Psychology. The successful candidate is expected hold the Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology or Clinical Psychology and hold licensure as a Licensed Psychologist in Texas or be able to attain licensure in Texas within six months after appointment. Rank is open, and we offer a competitive salary, excellent fringe benefits, and relocation expenses. The anticipated start date is August 2024. Review will occur on a rolling basis.

Salary Range

$95,000 - $130,000 depending on qualifications.

Essential Functions

This position will include practicum supervision and graduate courses such as intellectual and personality assessment, and psychopathology. The faculty member will teach three courses in each of the spring and fall semesters (18 credits per academic year), and a willingness to teach online is desired. The candidate should demonstrate professional competence in clinical supervision and training. The Department of Psychology at UT Permian Basin prides itself on excellence in both teaching and research. Teacher-scholars are especially encouraged to apply.


1. Teach courses based on departmental needs and expertise.
2. Conduct research related to one's expertise and apply for research grants as appropriate
3. Participate in curricular development.
4. Provide direct clinical supervision for trainees in the Clinical Psychology graduate program as an individual supervisor/practicum course instructor. Participate in departmental training, fac-ulty meetings, and other departmental activities. Maintain regular contact with psychology de-partment faculty to coordinate training needs.
5. Conduct regular program development and evaluation in supervision-related activities.
6. Provide support to students in need of academic improvement.
7. Provide service to the university, college, and department.
8. Actively participate in the department's expansion.

Required Qualifications

1. Ph.D. in Clinical, Counseling, or School Psychology or a closely related field from an APA approved program
2. Currently licensed as a psychologist in the State of Texas or eligible for licensure in the State of Texas

Additional Information

From the Department

UT Permian Basin is one of nine academic institutions in The University of Texas System; there are an additional six health science institutions in the UT System. The University of Texas Permian Basin offers the BA online and face-to-face. Both are robust programs. We also offer the MA in Psychology with clinical and experimental concentrations. UT Permian Basin has recently received mental and behavioral health grants that can cover tuition for Clinical Psychology graduate students.

Required Application Materials

1. Letter of interest
2. Curriculum vitae (CV)
3. Research and teaching statement
4. Summary of student course evaluations (if available)
5. List of three (3) references
6. Unofficial transcripts (preferred)

All candidates must complete an employment application. Review will occur on a rolling basis. Questions may be directed to Dr. Wei-Ju Chen at

Conditions of Employment

1. The job description is not a complete list of all responsibilities and duties performed by employees. Employees may perform other related duties as assigned by their immediate supervisor.
2. Employment is subject to an introductory period to monitor employee performance.
3. Once hired, the prospective employee must present documentation within three (3) days of the hire date to establish their identity and employment eligibility as required by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Applicants must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States by time of hire. UTPB participates in e-Verify.
4. Employees must be able and willing to travel and perform duties away from campus as necessary and must be able to operate a licensed motor vehicle, have access to a dependable motor vehicle, and possess a valid state driver's license. Must have and maintain a satisfactory driver's record.
5. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.
6. UT Permian Basin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


Generally, the normal work hours for the university are Monday through Thursday, 7:30 - 5:30 pm; Friday, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm with a one-hour lunch. The individual holding this position may need to be available early morning, evening, and on weekends to meet the needs of the department. Hours worked may differ with some departments.

Standard Working Conditions

1. Able to lift various materials up to 25 pounds on an occasional basis.
2. Able to bend, crouch, and reach continuously.
3. Physically able remain seated, frequently to continuously.
4. Able to remain standing up to 15% of the time.
5. Possesses dexterity abilities required to perform job duties including extensive keyboard work, operating office equipment, performing filing, and other job-related responsibilities that include extensive wrist and hand movement.
6. Standard working conditions may differ depending on department and occupation.

University Benefits

1. UT Permian Basin offers an excellent compensation package including heath, retirement, & fringe benefits for eligible employees.
2. Coverage includes medical, prescriptions, life insurance, AD&D, and matching retirement provided by UTPB.
3. You may also be eligible to add dental, vision, family coverage, & flex-spending accounts, additional retirement, and a few other coverages as options too.
4. Fringe benefits include tuition reimbursement (after one year of service), wellness breaks, employee assistant program (EAP), and meal deals, among other perks and discounts!
5. Our benefits package, along with an ample leave policy, make for a great total compensation package.

About the University

The University of Texas Permian Basin is located in Odessa, Texas. It was authorized by the Texas Legislature in 1969 and founded in 1973. The Permian Basin is one of the fastest-growing, culturally vibrant, economically invigorated regions of the country - full of industry, culture, and wide-open spaces. At the academic heart of this area sits The University of Texas Permian Basin - which every year, delivers smart, savvy leaders across the U.S.

As a regional, comprehensive institution, The University of Texas Permian Basin serves a diverse community of students from the region, the state, and beyond. Through excellence in student-centered teaching, learning, research, and public service, the University cultivates engaged citizens and impacts lives while advancing the technology and public interests of West Texas.

Our vision is that the University of Texas Permian Basin will be an innovative, responsive university that thinks large and lives local. We will lead in advancing education, research, economic competitiveness, and cultural enrichment.
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Thank you for your consideration in today's job market. We look forward to connecting with you more in the future.

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