Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) is a private, global research university and stands among the world’s most renowned educational institutions. CMU has been a birthplace of innovation since 1900 and in 2004 at the invitation of Qatar Foundation Carnegie Mellon University Qatar (CMU-Q) was established to carry on this tradition of innovation and transformative education. Students who attend CMU-Q have identical graduation requirements and receive degrees as those on the main campus in Pittsburgh, USA. The CMU-Q student body is exceptionally diverse, representing 35 nations. Students form a busy and active community, participating in clubs, organizing large-scale events, traveling for service and academics, and competing in local and international contests. Likewise, our employees enjoy a dynamic and exciting work environment where their contributions are valued and diversity is championed.
Carnegie Mellon University Qatar (CMU-Q) department of Student Affairs is searching for an engaged, energetic and collaborative licensed Psychologist to join our dynamic team in Doha, Qatar. This is an excellent opportunity to join a multidisciplinary team professionals in a department whose importance is underscored by the tremendous investment of university resources in its programs and staff as well as an unwavering commitment to serving our student’s wellness needs. Although you will be primarily responsible for providing individual psychotherapy and a range of clinical services for our diverse student body, with a strong appreciation for working in a team environment, we will look for you to support our model of engaging with our team of highly dedicated staff toward delivering an inter-professional approach to care and services.
Other core responsibilities will include:
Providing individual counseling;
Performing psychological evaluations for undergraduate students;
Consulting with students, faculty, staff, families/parents, and other providers regarding mental health issues or concerns;
Maintaining accurate clinical records and necessary statistics of psychotherapeutic and other client contacts, in compliance with ethics, law, and best practices;
Leading prevention and consultation services efforts for the university community;
Providing crisis intervention services including participation in the on-call after hour's rotation and back-up triage services;
Assisting in the training of students, staff and faculty functioning in support roles; and
Delivering outreach programming and consultation to the campus community.
You should have a deep passion for the work we do, recognize the value of an inter-disciplinary approach, and be dedicated to helping serve our student population. Additionally, inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies at CMU. Further, we espouse a deep commitment to meeting the physical, psychological, and behavioral health needs of our students, staff and faculty as well as embrace a culture of respect and dignity for all. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who is able to effectively serve our diverse, multi-cultural community with the highest level of integrity, excellence and compassion.
To be successful in this role, we will also look for you to:
Demonstrate the ability to provide superior psychotherapy services, provide sound and effective crisis intervention and properly use diagnostic assessments;
Display a deep knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders in addition to applicable laws and regulations;
Have a proven record of success and dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including the capability to work well with and communicate effectively with a globally diverse student population;
Possess a strong capacity for public speaking, programming and educational outreach;
Excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and social skills including the ability to manage conflict, maintain clear professional boundaries, and work collegially and reciprocally in an interdisciplinary team process; and
Maintain a focus on making a lasting, positive difference for the university community.
You should be able to travel both domestically and internationally and be willing to work outside of normal business hours as needed.
This position is for a three (3) year contract with the potential for renewal.
Applications containing a cover letter detailing interest in the role and a resume will be given top consideration.
Bachelor degree in the field of psychology or related field And Postgraduate Doctoral degree (example: Ph.D., Psy.D., Ed.D., D. Clin.Psy) from an accredited psychology or related program.
Minimum three (3) years' experience working as a provider in a university counseling centers required.
Successful completion of a supervised doctoral internship accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) with a minimum of 2000 hours preferred.
Licensed or license-eligible in professional discipline. If not currently licensed, must be independently licensed in professional discipline within six months from the date of hire.
Proven experience in diagnostic assessment, crisis intervention and risk assessment, and brief psychotherapy is a must.
Additional Salary Information: A listing of employee benefits is available at: www.cmu.edu/jobs/benefits-at-a-glance/.
Internal Number: 2013655
About Carnegie Mellon University Qatar
About Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar
As a global leader in education, Carnegie Mellon University is known for its creativity, collaboration across disciplines and top programs in business, technology and the arts. The university has been home to some of the world’s most important thinkers, among them 19 Nobel Laureates and 11 Turing Award winners.
In 2004, Qatar Foundation invited Carnegie Mellon to join Education City, a groundbreaking center for scholarship and research. As Carnegie Mellon Qatar celebrates its 10th anniversary, the campus continues to grow, providing a prestigious education to 400 students from 42 countries. The university offers five undergraduate degree programs in Biological Sciences, Business Administration, Computational Biology, Computer Science and Information Systems.
Students in Qatar join more than 12,000 Carnegie Mellon students across the globe, who will become the next generation of leaders tackling tomorrow’s challenges. The university’s 90,000 alumni are recruited by some of the world’s most innovative organizations.
Carnegie Mellon University is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer.