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Clinical Health Psychologist, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati puts education into action, ranking among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion.


At UC, today’s possibilities spark tomorrow’s reality.


About the Department

The Department is nationally recognized as a leader in advancing the diagnosis and treatment of behavioral disorders. Recognized by Best Doctors in America and Top Doctors in Cincinnati, our expert clinicians are committed to using cutting-edge scientific advancements to provide the best mental-health treatment available to our patients. The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience provides psychotherapy services to adults, adolescents, children, couples and families who are experiencing emotional difficulties due to stress, behavioral problems, grief or a variety of other life events. We provide evaluation and diagnosis for each patient, along with treatment that can include psychological testing, psychotherapy, psychopharmacology management and other various treatment options based on each individuals unique situation. Consistent with the mission of UC Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, clinical services, research, education, and training are integral parts of this clinic.


For additional information, you may visit or contact Dr. Melissa P. DelBello, Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Cincinnati, 260 Stetson Street, Suite 3200, Cincinnati, OH, 45219, or via email to

Job Overview

The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, is recruiting for a full-time clinical health psychologist (clinical-track) to provide mental health services for our growing department at the Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor level. The Department is dedicated to excellence in patient care, high quality trainee education and is also committed to advancing the science of psychiatry and behavioral neurosciences through clinical trials and ongoing collaborative research. The rank of the appointment is open and will be commensurate with the experience and professional accomplishments of the selected applicant.


This faculty position will provide evidence-based mental health care services on an inpatient and/or outpatient basis to patients with medical conditions.  The Clinical Health Psychologist identifies, assesses, triages, and assists in the management of patients with medical and behavioral health problems.


Essential Functions

Responsibilities will include:

  • Direct patient care and may include teaching of graduate students and research/academic work in a variety of mental health specialties.
  • Offer assessment, treatment planning, and intervention based services based on the unique needs of the patient. Outpatient programs may include both individual and group therapy.  Inpatient services are focused on evaluation and consultation with limited follow-up treatment. 
  • Act as a consultant to staff, patients and families specializing in chronic and/or acute illness and disability. 

Required Education

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Psychology (PsyD) in Clinical Psychology or related field. 

Required Trainings/Certifications

Current licensure, or eligible for licensure in the State of Ohio.

Required Experience

One year of post-doc experience in the area of Behavioral Health. 

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.




The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 81066


Clinical Health Psychologist, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience

Date:  Jun 5, 2022

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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