Director of Clinical Training

Faculty Position: Director of Clinical Training for Pacific University’s PsyD Program

The School of Graduate Psychology (SGP) in the College of Health Professions at Pacific University Oregon is seeking applicants for a Director of Clinical Training in SGP’s PsyD program (Tenure-track or Extended-Term). This is an 11-month position. We seek applicants with a PhD or PsyD in Clinical Psychology with experience in doctoral clinical training. Come join our committed PsyD program faculty dedicated to the education and training of a vibrant, active, and diverse student body.

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 creates opportunities for students to focus training in health psychology, clinical child, and neuropsychology. Areas of expertise are open, and we welcome applications from psychologists with interest engaging with the local Latin community.

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 work with the PsyD Program Director and other PsyD faculty to oversee practicum experiences and prepare students applying to Pre-doctoral Internships. Candidates must be licensed or license-eligible as a psychologist in Oregon.

Interested applicants should submit the following:

1. Curriculum Vitae

2. Detailed letter of interest and competencies, including your philosophy of teaching/mentoring and how you use a                biopsychosociocultural lens in your work

3. Example syllabi and teaching evaluations

Applicants who progress to the interview stage will be asked to supply names and contact information of three potential references.

Applicants may submit their application materials by visiting the following website:

The search begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding the position should be directed to the PsyD Program Director, Dr. Robert Harris,

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.