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Psychologist, Ambulatory Services, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks 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, eight straight years of record enrollment, 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.


Job Overview

The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, is recruiting for a full-time psychologist (clinical-track) to provide outpatient 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 to a variety of patient needs in the ambulatory psychiatric clinic with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience. 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 individual’s 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. 


Signing bonus and relocation remuneration are negotiable. 


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. The psychologist will offer evaluation and treatment of individuals seeking mental health care in a variety of mental health diagnoses, including, but not limited to, mood and anxiety disorders, behavioral disorders, trauma-related disorders, sleep disturbances, sexual health, marital or relationship issues, problems secondary to medical diagnoses, and will be expected to offer individual, couples and group therapy. 

Required Education

Doctorate, Licensed Psychologist in the State of Ohio. Degree must be in Clinical or Counseling Psychology (Doctorate of Psychology)

Required Experience

Experience must include three (3) years clinical/counseling. 

Additional Qualifications Considered

Interest and experience in outpatient clinical settings preferred but not required. 

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: 79121


Psychologist, Ambulatory Services, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience

Date:  Apr 22, 2022

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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