Director of Integrated Behavioral Health @ University of Montana-Missoula

Jan 11, 2018

Director of Integrated Behavioral Health, Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychology, Department of Psychology

The Department of Psychology at THE UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA-Missoula seeks a Clinical Assistant Professor to serve as the University’s Director of Integrated Behavioral Health (IBH) training and educational efforts. This position is funded at half-time for 2 years, and is thus eligible for University benefits. The position would start during the Spring 2018 academic semester.

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Revise and update the IBH curriculum to maximize concordance with core SAMHSA-HRSA IBH competencies and ensure relevance for behavioral health trainees in Psychology, Social Work and Counseling; 
  • Assist with program operations, including trainee supervision, and develop/implement new IBH programs at existing clinical training sites; 
  • Collaborate with new regional IBH partners to expand existing clinical programs and/or create and implement new IBH programming; 
  • Write grants to sustain ongoing and new IBH training and educational opportunities; 
  • Consult with stakeholders regarding ongoing efforts to develop an IBH certificate curriculum for statewide distance-learning delivery; 
  • Conduct program outreach to attract students interested in IBH to UM’s behavioral health training programs; 
  • Broaden exposure of behavioral health faculty to IBH principles and practices. 

Applicants must possess a doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology or a closely related field, and applicants must demonstrate competence in Integrated Care principles and practices. Postdoctoral training specifically in Integrated Care, Health Psychology, or Primary Care Behavioral Health and previous experience with program development, curriculum development, and clinical supervision of trainees is strongly preferred. The ideal candidate would be licensed (or license eligible) as a psychologist or behavioral health care professional in Montana. Salary is competitive in the region.

The UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA-MISSOULA is the only academic institution in the state that trains doctoral level health service psychologists. The UM School of Social Work, Department of Counselor Education, and Department of Psychology educate and train a substantial proportion of the mental health professional workforce in Montana. The UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA is the leading Integrated Behavioral Healthcare training institution in the state. The Psychology Department comprises 21 full-time and part-time faculty members. It confers the B.A. degree in Psychology, Specialist degree in School Psychology (S.S.P.), and Ph.D. degrees in Experimental, School (APA accredited, NASP approved), and Clinical (APA accredited) Psychology. The UM is the state’s primary liberal arts and social sciences University, with a student enrollment of over 11,000.

Missoula boasts small-town charm with big-city sophistication and amenities. The city has a bustling arts and entertainment scene. For the outdoor enthusiast, the region offers abundant wilderness and recreational options. Missoula regularly ranks among the best places in the U.S. for outdoor recreation and quality of life in lists compiled by Outside Magazine and other publications.

Further information about the department is available on our web page at

Application review will begin on 1/22/2018 and continue until the position is filled.

TO APPLY: View full job description, qualifications, and apply online

Applications require a letter of interest that describes the applicant’s interests in and qualifications for the position, a CV or professional resume, and three (3) professional references.

The University of Montana encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. Enrolled members of federally recognized tribes are especially encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/Veteran’s Preference/Disability Employer.

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