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Staff Psychologist

Sam Houston State University

Last Updated: 2/27/23

Job Description

Department: Dept of Psychology and Philosophy

Full time

Open until filled: Yes

Requisition: 202300080S

Educational and Experience Requirement:

Doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology and licensure as a Psychologist are required. Minimum of three years experience in psychotherapy, crisis intervention, psychological services, and/or psychological assessment. Will consider practicum, internship, and postdoctoral internship as eligible experience. Eligible to conduct forensic assessments.

Nature & Purpose of Position:

To provide supervision of doctoral students and psychological services to the community.

Primary Responsibilities:

Typical areas of responsibility include supervision of assessment with both children and adults. Assessments most commonly include personality, psychodiagnostics, intelligence, and achievement, as well as forensic assessment conducted in conjunction with local legal jurisdictions. The individual would supervise psychotherapy with children, adults, couples, and families. Typical duties may include, but are not necessarily limited to: direct supervision, consultation, treatment planning. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications:

Possess strong skills in the areas of psychotherapy, crisis intervention, and supervision. Familiarity with the Specialty Guidelines for Forensic Psychologists and a commitment to practicing according to those guidelines. Demonstrate strong problem-solving skills and the ability to develop, implement, and evaluate effective treatment plans. Have an ability to work with a diverse population. Availability for some evening hours is desirable.

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

Physical Address:

Human Resources Department

1831 University Ave, John W. Thomason Bldg. Suite 202

P.O. Box 2356

Huntsville, TX 77341-2356

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Huntsville, Texas, United States
A Great Name in Texas Education! Named for Texas’s greatest hero, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) continually honors its historical roots through academic excellence. For more than 140 years, SHSU has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, “The measure of a Life is its Service,” resonates among its approximately 21,612 students, eight college...