Behavioral Sciences Campus

At the newly opened John S. Dunn Behavioral Sciences Center at UTHealth Houston, dedicated health care teams play an integral role in bolstering the university’s behavioral health initiatives, addressing significant gaps in mental health services, and expanding the continuum of care for patients.

With world-class resources in clinical care and research at both the Dunn Behavioral Sciences Center and the well-established UTHealth Houston Harris County Psychiatric Center, the university offers employees a collaborative environment, meaningful work, and many other rewards and benefits. The professional work environment also encourages personal and professional growth. Learn more about career opportunities to advance behavioral health in our community, and apply today.
Nursing Opportunities
Our Nursing Services Department subscribes to the core values of the nurse/patient relationship, mutual respect for colleagues, and highly competent, compassionate care. As a nurse at John S. Dunn Behavioral Sciences Center at UTHealth, your contribution to quality patient care is encouraged via your active participation with the interdisciplinary treatment team. If you are looking for a new career opportunity, we invite you to reach your full potential here at UTHealth!  
Administrative & Non-Clinical Opportunities
While providing patient care is critical to the mission of the John S. Dunn Behavioral Sciences Center at UTHealth, our administrative and non-clinical roles perform the necessary business and clerical services that enable our daily patient care roles to succeed! If you are seeking an opportunity to show your administrative aptitude in a setting devoted to quality patient care, we invite you to apply for our available openings!
Social Workers / Therapist Opportunities
As we open John S. Dunn Behavioral Sciences Center at UTHealth, we are seeking professionals of all experience levels to become a part of our newly designed inpatient, mental health facility. We will provide both acute and subacute services to this region.  

We are looking for licensed master clinicians (LCSW, LMSW, LPC), as well as certified recreation therapists, chaplains, addictions counselors and Spanish translators. These individuals will work with a highly skilled and trained multi-disciplinary clinical care treatment team to provide the best care possible to our patients
Pharmacy Opportunities
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and the Pharmacy Department are expanding as we open our new state-of-the-art hospital. We are seeking Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians to join our team who will work with a highly skilled multi-disciplinary clinical care treatment team to provide the best care possible to our patients.
Medical Insurance We pay 100% of the medical insurance premiums for our full-time employees and offer competitive rates for part-time team members. We also offer other benefits like vision and dental for both the employee and family members!
Paid Leave When you start with UTHealth Houston, you immediately start accruing both sick and vacation time! In addition to holidays and a preventive day each year, our generous leave accruals make sure you have the WorkLife balance you need!
As an employee of the State of Texas, you’ll be enrolled in the Teacher Retirement System (TRS), a defined contribution plan covering higher education employees! Additionally, we offer voluntary retirement programs to help you plan for retirement!
Well-being Resources
UTHealth Houston supports employee well-being. Our Employee Assistance Programs offers a variety of services including counseling and consultation services with a licensed mental health professional, legal and financial resources, and WorkLife referrals.