Psychologist, 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 $1.9 billion.


Job Overview

As one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (COM) has a reputation for training best-in-class health care professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves the health and clinical care of patients. 


The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience is dedicated to high quality medical student and resident education, excellence in patient care, and advancing the science in psychiatry and behavioral neurosciences through clinical trials and ongoing collaborative research. The department supports clinical care and career development in multiple disciplines, including general psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, forensic psychiatry, consultation-liaison psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry, and neuromodulation including electroconvulsive therapy and transcranial magnetic stimulation.


The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience is recruiting a full-time Clinical Psychologist to join the department that will provide 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.  Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience.

Essential Functions

  • 100% (1.00 FTE) clinical position.
  • Primary clinical service is direct patient care in the form of individual psychotherapy.
  • Provide psychological assessment, diagnosis, consultation, treatment and related psychological services.
  • Apply and supervise (if applicable) the application of psychological procedures and techniques in evaluating, diagnosing, and treating psychological disorders.
  • Provide crisis management and case coordination with interdisciplinary clinic team members. 
  • Function as a member of interdisciplinary treatment team.
  • Provide education and support regarding psychosocial and behavioral issues to medical school faculty, attending physicians, nursing staff, residents, interns, medical students, and other trainees as requested and/or needed.
  • Participate in regular staff meetings, case conference meetings, and other clinic meetings.
  • Fulfill medical records, billing, HIPAA, and other administrative requirements associated with patient care.
  • Perform related duties based on department need.

Required Education

Doctoral Degree in Counseling, Social Work, or Clinical Psychology (PhD. Or PsyD.).

Required Trainings/Certifications

Licensed Psychologist or licensed eligible in the State of Ohio.

Required Experience

Three (3) years of clinical counseling experience.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and a commitment to equity and inclusion.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Team oriented.
  • Desire to collaborate in a multidisciplinary setting.

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: 92811


Psychologist, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience

Date:  Feb 22, 2024

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: Patient Care, Counseling, Behavioral Health, Substance Abuse, Healthcare, Research