Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor

PsyD Clinical Psychology Program

School of Graduate Psychology

Pacific University


The School of Graduate Psychology (SGP) in the College of Health Professions at Pacific University Oregon is seeking an Assistant Professor for its APA-accredited PsyD Program, beginning Fall 2025. This position is an 11-month, tenure-track or extended-term position. We seek applicants with a PhD or PsyD in Clinical Psychology. We are particularly interested in applicants with interests in Latin Mental Health.

The APA-accredited Clinical Psychology PsyD program aims to prepare competent, ethical, and socially responsive practitioner-scholars who are committed to the lifelong learning and collaborative practice of psychology. In addition to the generalist training, the PsyD Program offers opportunities for training in health psychology, clinical child psychology, and neuropsychology.

Consistent with APA’s EDI Framework (2021), we are dedicated to creating a more accessible, equitable, and inclusive community that prepares future health service psychologists to work in a range of settings and roles. The successful candidate will teach and both conduct and mentor scholarship. Candidates must be licensed or license-eligible in Oregon.

Interested applicants should submit the following:

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Detailed letter of interest and competencies that discusses your philosophy of teaching/mentoring, research & scholarship efforts, and an overview of how you use a biopsychosociocultural lens in your work
  3. Example syllabi and teaching evaluations
  4. Reprints or preprints (if available)
  5. Names and contact information of three references

Application materials may be submitted by visiting the following website:

Questions regarding the position should be directed to the PsyD Program Director, Dr. Robert Harris, Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

In addition to the PsyD program, SGP is also home to an MA Program in Applied Clinical Psychology (MPCAC accredited), a Clinical Psychology PhD program (APA accredited), and a doctoral Internship (APA accredited). SGP also has an in-house training clinic, with locations in downtown Portland and Hillsboro. SGP is housed within the College of Health Professions of Pacific University, also home to schools of physical therapy, audiology, occupational therapy, physician assistant studies, dental health science, pharmacy, and health care administration. Opportunities for interprofessional collaboration are plentiful. 

We are located in Hillsboro, OR, 15 miles west of Downtown Portland and easily accessible by public transit. The Portland-metro area consistently ranks among the most livable regions in the U.S., and the surrounding area (e.g., Mt. Hood National Forest, Pacific Ocean, Willamette Valley) provides a wide range of recreational activities. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, Pacific University strongly encourages BIPOC, persons with disabilities, women, and veterans to apply. For more information and to review detailed hiring policies and procedures, go to Salary is commensurate with education and experience.