Post Doctoral Fellow

Updated: 2 days ago
Location: Houston, TEXAS

Post Doctoral Fellow - (STA007497) Post Doctoral Fellow 
: H0220 Counseling & Psychologic Svcs 



Possesses, understands, and applies a comprehensive knowledge in area of specialization. Develops understanding and skills to allow for completion of assignments that cross fields of specialization. Develops leadership and management skills.

  • Receives/Reviews progress and evaluates results of experiments or projects under control or supervisory responsibility.
  • Recommends changes in research, testing or experimental procedures.
  • May be responsible for a single highly technical and complex piece of research equipment.
  • May review and evaluate the effectiveness of personnel.
  • May plan for and assign personnel to projects under control.
  • Operates with latitude for unreviewed action.
  • May receive general supervision conferring with higher levels only in unusual situations.
  • Performs other job-related duties as required.






Doctoral and No experience.

Requires singular knowledge of a specialized advanced professional discipline or the highest level of general business knowledge, normally acquired through attainment of a directly job-related terminal degree or equivalent formal training in a recognized field of specialization that is directly related to the type of work being performed.No experience is required.

Additional Information:





A one-year, benefits-eligible position commencing August 09, 2021.


Minimum qualifications:


A doctorate in Counseling or Clinical Psychology. Must have completed an APA-Accredited doctoral psychology internship. The successful candidate will have strong attention and motivation to multicultural competence, demonstrated by awareness of their areas for multicultural growth, an openness to working with a wide range of diverse clients, and the pursuit of continued education.


Desired Qualifications:


Candidates who have experience and expertise in one or more of the following areas: single session therapy (SST), men’s issues, sexual and gender diversity, ability differences, crisis intervention, and outreach programming.


General responsibilities :


Provide multi-culturally competent individual, couples, and group services within a short-term therapy framework; facilitate workshops on coping skills for anxiety and depression; adhere to stepped care principles in assessing a student’s fit for services; perform crisis intervention and assessment, engage in consultation and outreach; provide training and supervision for doctoral interns and practicum students; and perform additional duties as assigned by the Director.


About CAPS:


CAPS is currently one of six interconnected departments within the Health & Well-Being portfolio of the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services. These departments include, University Health Services, Campus Recreation, UH Wellness, the Center for Students with DisABILITIES, and Cougars in Recovery. CAPS engages with all Health & Well-Being departments to provide continuity of care for our students. This can be via collaborative programming, cross-referrals, consultation support, and treatment. Specifically, CAPS is charged with serving the mental health needs of the campus community. CAPS is accredited by the International Accreditation of Counseling Services and also offers an APA accredited internship in Health Service Psychology.  The staff consists of licensed psychologists, doctoral and masters level mental health professionals, and advanced graduate trainees in counseling and clinical psychologyCAPS mirrors the racial and ethnic diversity of the UH student body, however, CAPS clients are even more diverse than the general student body with respect to religious diversity; sexual, gender, relationship diversity; and ability differences.


About the University of Houston


It is only one of three Tier One public research institutions in the nation designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U. S. Department of Education Office of Postsecondary Education. It is also designated as an Asian-American Serving Institution (U. S. Department of Education, 2012).

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.


Note: We will notify you in advance of making contact with any of your references. References may be contacted prior to an invitation for a campus visit.



Salary: 3,223.00 - 4,834.00 
Required Attachments by Candidate: Resume 
Employee Status
: Regular/Benefits 
Job Posting
: Jun 8, 2021, 2:52:22 PM
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