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Application Deadline: April 19, 2023

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry seeks a Psychiatrist for inpatient and outpatient services. In addition, they will participate in scholarly activity, faculty development, patient safety and quality improvement initiatives, prepare and provide didactics, participate in the evaluation of the residents and medical students, and function as a clerkship director for medical student rotations in the 3rd and 4th years of medical school. While previous experience in a residency program teaching role is preferred, individuals just finishing residency/fellowship training are highly encouraged to apply. Working within the UT Health RGV clinical mission, the Department has outstanding educational and scholarly activities for medical students and a growing Psychiatry program. Demonstration of strong commitment to the education of residents and medical students is essential. Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience.

Minimum qualifications include M.D. or equivalent degree, must be licensed or license eligible in the state of Texas, Board Certification or Board Eligibility in General Psychiatry.

EEO Statement 
It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the civil rights act of 1964, the title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non-discrimination in its education programs and activities, including employment. We encourage women, minorities, and differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of interest.

Diversity Statement

UTRGV is a Hispanic-serving Institution dedicated to student success and building a diverse faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment. UTRGV has an NSF ADVANCE grant to increase the representation of women in STEM fields and to promote a positive, family friendly workplace for all faculty. We strongly encourage applications from women and minorities.

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine, established in 2015 and clinical entity UTHealth Rio Grande Valley are in the heart of the Rio Grande Valley of Texas, a semi-tropical area known for rich culture, wildlife, and economical living conditions, is expanding rapidly. The UTRGV SOM prioritizes social responsibility, respect, dignity, advocacy, and community service – with a mission to improve health, and life, at the individual and community levels.

Location Highlights:

  • Excellent cost of living
  • Great public/private schools
  • No state income tax
  • Tort Reform
  • Year-round outdoor activities - golfing, hunting, birding, fishing, boating
  • Short driving distance to Texas beach  - South Padre Island!

For consideration, please forward a copy of your CV and statement of interest to



Contact Information:

Armando Garza
Faculty Recruitment Manager
1201 W University Dr, Edinburg, TX 78539
Edinburg, TX 78539