Clinical Psychologist

Washington, D.C
Sep 16, 2021
Sep 24, 2021
Full Time


As a Clinical Psychologist for the CIA, you will work with highly motivated individuals locally and in an international theatre. Building off your already established clinical competence and desire for continuous learning, you will have the chance to learn additional clinical and operational skills.
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Occasional domestic travel is required and overseas travel is possible.

As part of our team you will receive excellent benefits and a variety of medical and non-medical training will be provided.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential
12 - GS-12, Step 10.


Conditions of Employment

  • US citizenship required (dual national US citizens are eligible).
  • All positions require relocation to the Washington, DC metropolitan area.
  • All applicants must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview, and a comprehensive background investigation.
  • All applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last twelve months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to twelve months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Psychology from an APA accredited institution.
  • Active state license in clinical psychology.
  • At least five (5) years postdoctoral experience.
  • Experience in counseling, forensic psychology, consulting psychology, or employment assessment.
  • Skilled in interviewing, psychological evaluation, and report writing.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience in forensic psychology, neuropsychology, consulting psychology, and/or employment assessments.
  • Experience traveling or living overseas.


  • Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Psychology from an APA accredited institution.

Additional information

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications of the specific position to which you are applying.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Top Secret

Drug test required

Required Documents

The following items must be attached to your on-line application (PDF format preferred):
  • Resume
  • Unofficial transcripts for all degrees
  • Copy of any certifications/licenses
  • At least one professional reference with full name and contact information

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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