Associate or Full Professor of Professional Psychology

Job #1139

The School of Professional Psychology (SPP) at Pacific University is seeking applicants for a tenure track position at the Associate or Full Professor level as the Director for its APA-accredited PsyD Program, beginning July 1, 2015. SPP is housed within the College of Health Professions of Pacific University and is located in downtown Hillsboro, adjacent to Tuality Community Hospital. The College of Health Professions is 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.

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical or counseling psychology and must be licensed or license eligible in the state of Oregon.  Duties include overseeing the day-to-day operations and directing APA-accreditation activities related to the APA-accredited PsyD Program. The ideal candidate will have experience with all aspects of program administration (including but not limited to curriculum development/refinement, student recruitment and retention, addressing student concerns, and leading program orientations) and innovative ideas about how to sustain quality training, community and clinical service, and clinical research.

The search will continue until the position is filled; review of applications will begin November 1, 2014. Applicants should submit a detailed letter of interest and competencies, curriculum vita, and names of three referees to Christiane Brems, PhD, ABPP; Dean; School of Professional Psychology at Pacific University; 190 SE 8th Avenue, Hillsboro, Oregon 97123-4218. Materials may also be submitted electronically to

Discover Pacific University, a small place where big ideas are developed through a distinctive combination of learning opportunities, diverse perspectives and civic engagement. Pacific University was founded in 1849 and now has three campuses in Oregon. We celebrate a rich liberal arts tradition in the College of Arts & Sciences alongside our acclaimed colleges of Education, Business, Health Professions and Optometry. Today, we offer a distinctive combination of learning opportunities, diverse perspectives and civic engagement.  At the historic Forest Grove campus, Pacific students pursue bachelor's degrees in more than 36 majors, as well as graduate and master's degrees. At the Eugene campus we offer undergraduate and graduate degrees in our College of Education. And, at our state-of-the-art College of Health Professions campus in downtown Hillsboro, we offer professional programs in dental health science, gerontology, healthcare administration, occupational and physical therapy, pharmacy, professional psychology, physician assistant studies and Audiology.  Pacific University’s Health Professions campus, located in Hillsboro, OR, is 15 miles west of Downtown Portland and easily accessible by public transit.

Pacific University also offers healthcare services throughout the Portland metropolitan area, caring for the patients we serve and the healthcare and optometry students we train. Additional facilities in Portland support the clinical programs of the College of Optometry and the School of Professional Psychology. We remain committed to a tradition of service and support to the community, offering service learning, international education, internships, research opportunities and co-curricular activities to students and faculty.  With a rich history to build on and a strong future ahead, our 3,350 students enjoy a rigorous academic experience, professors who love to teach and a warm, friendly atmosphere. Our alumni go on to become life-long learners and engaged citizens of the world.

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