Job #:  1606

The School of Graduate Psychology (SGP) in the College of Health Professions at Pacific University Oregon is seeking applicants for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin in Fall 2018. We seek applicants with a doctorate in Community Psychology or Clinical Community Psychology to join the faculty of our MA/MS Program in Applied Psychological Science. Experience in applied research and formulation of collaborative community partnerships is desirable. Individuals with experience or research in diversity issues, including health or healthcare equity, are particularly encouraged to apply.  We are an academic community that is dedicated to cultural infusion and preparation of master’s students in applied psychological science with emphasis in either clinical or community-based research application. The successful candidate will teach, mentor students, offer university service, and conduct and supervise research, including any or all of the following: program evaluations, needs assessments, and community-based participatory projects.

Review of applications will begin in November 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.  Applicants submit a detailed letter of interest and competencies, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, reprints or preprints (if available), and names of three referees to Dr. Lisa Christiansen either via email to or by surface mail to School of Graduate Psychology at Pacific University; 190 SE 8th Avenue, Hillsboro, Oregon 97123-4216.

The School of Graduate Psychology has three academic programs: MA/MS in Applied Psychological Science, PhD in Clinical Psychology, and PsyD in Clinical Psychology, and is housed within the College of Health Professions, also home to programs in physical therapy, audiology, occupational therapy, physician assistant studies, dental health science, pharmacy, athletic training, and healthcare administration.  Opportunities for interprofessional collaboration are plentiful and encouraged.  Pacific University’s Health Professions campus, located in downtown Hillsboro, OR, is 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 diverse variety of recreational activities.


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