Assistant Professor, Neuropsychology - Neurology, McGovern Medical School

Assistant Professor
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
210000NT Requisition #

The Department of Neurology at the McGovern Medical School, a part of University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHealth) is pleased to announce a full-time Clinical Neuropsychologist position in the department’s Neuropsychology Division.


The Neuropsychology Clinic provides services to a diverse adult patient population with a broad range of disorders, including neurodegenerative disorders, movement disorders, cerebrovascular disease, autoimmune disorders, traumatic brain injury, and functional disorders. Cognitive remediation and psychotherapy services are also offered through the program’s Brain & Behavioral Health Clinic.


Position Key Accountabilites:


  • Clinical Care
  • Clinically-focused research
  • Direct training and supervision of graduate practicu students and postdoctoral fellows



The successful candidate must have a doctoral degree in clinical psychology, counseling psychology, or clinical neuropsychology and have completed a 2-year formal postdoctoral fellowship in neuropsychology. Current licensure as a psychologist is preferred, particularly in Texas, and the candidate should be eligible for board certification in clinical neuropsychology through the American Board of Professional Psychology. This position is anticipated at the Assistant Professor rank. The interested candidate should submit a CV, letter of interest, and three references

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits

UTHealth offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Office of Benefits Website.

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