Jobs at the University of Houston – Clear Lake
Position Title: Post-Doctoral Fellow in Counselling
The University of Houston–Clear Lake (UHCL) is a four-year state university and one of four distinct institutions in the University of Houston System. Its campus spans 524 acres (2.12 km2) in the cities of Pasadena and Houston, Texas, with a branch campuses in Pearland and Texas Medical Center. In overall, UHCL has an enrollment of nearly 9,000 students for fall 2018. The U.S. News & World Report ranks the university No. 61 in its 2019 Regional Universities (West) rankings.
Roles and responsibilities
In particular, the postdoctoral fellow will perform the following duties
- Provides culturally responsive therapy services to students. Basically, duties include brief individual personal therapy, group therapy, and couples therapy; and crisis intervention services for psychological crises on campus. Maintains appropriate confidential files of counseling clients.
- Plans and implements workshops, seminars, and other structured psycho-educational and outreach programs designed to enhance academic, personal, and career development
- Participates in supervision, case conference, research, and professional development activities to maintain and enhance old skills, learn new skills, and contribute to the counseling profession.
- Also, plans and carries out a special project to enhance programming delivery of counseling services and develop and implement appropriate program evaluation.
- Provides supervision and didactic training to practicum trainees and doctoral interns.
- Furthermore, performs additional tasks as assigned.
In order to qualify for the selection process, candidates must have the following criteria
- Must have completed all requirements for Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical or counseling psychology or related field, including a doctoral internship in Health Service Psychology.
- Experience in providing outpatient therapy and assessment to adults as well as the ability to relate empathically, effectively, and consistently with a diverse student population.
- Solid understanding of evidence-based psychological theory & practice.
- Ability to interact and effectively communicate with students, faculty, staff, and community. Also, the ability to develop, organize, facilitate, and evaluate programs.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Furthermore, the ability and willingness to provide high-quality psychological services to UHCL students inclusive of all cultural identities.