Job #:  1607

The School of Graduate Psychology (SGP) in the College of Health Professions at Pacific University Oregon is seeking applicants for an extended term position* as a Director of Clinical Training in charge of practicum placements at the Associate Professor or Professor level, beginning Fall 2018. The candidate will work closely with the current Director of Clinical Training to support community placements for three programs:  a PsyD Program and a PhD Program in Clinical Psychology, and the clinical emphasis of an MA Program in Applied Psychological Science.  The individual will also teach and advise students; supervision or research opportunities may be available depending on candidate interests.** We seek applicants with a PhD or PsyD in Clinical Psychology (or closely related field) who have administrative experience, including coordinating clinical-training activities.  Individuals with experience developing and supporting community-based practicum placements and working within accreditation guidelines are particularly encouraged to apply.  We are an academic community that is dedicated to cultural infusion and preparation of clinical psychology doctoral and master’s students to work as health service psychologists, clinical science researchers, or behavioral healthcare providers in a variety of healthcare and academic settings and roles. Candidates must be licensed or license eligible in Oregon as psychologists. 

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.  Applicants should submit a detailed letter of interest and competencies, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, reprints or preprints (if available), and names of three referees to Dr. Genevieve Arnaut at  

The School of Graduate Psychology is housed in the College of Health Professions and is located in downtown Hillsboro, Oregon, adjacent to Tuality Community Hospital . Hillsboro is 15 miles west of downtown Portland and is easily accessible by public transit.  SGP has two integrated health/mental health clinics, the Pacific Psychology and Comprehensive Health Clinics in Downtown Portland and in Hillsboro.  The College of Health Professions is home to schools of physical therapy, audiology, occupational therapy, physician assistant studies, dental hygiene studies, pharmacy, and healthcare administration.  Opportunities for interprofessional collaboration are plentiful and encouraged.  Pacific University’s Health Professions campus, located in 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. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, Pacific University encourages minorities, persons with disabilities, women, and veterans to apply.

* Extended term appointment may hold rank of instructor, assistant professor, associate professor, or professor, and is eligible for promotion and sabbatical, but not tenure status.  **The advertised position is heavily biased toward administration, with limited teaching or research, no required supervision, and no required thesis or dissertation supervision load. However, the faculty member may supervise at our clinic and/or participate in his or her own research activities, if desired and workload permits.


Pacific University is a small but diverse community, where students thrive in a personal academic environment.  Tracing its roots back to 1849, when it began as a school for orphans of the Oregon Trail, Pacific has long been devoted to making a difference in people’s lives.  Nestled in the valley at the base of the coastal range and Mount Hood, the university is only a half hour to the Portland metro center. 

Today, students study in a unique combination of undergraduate, graduate and professional programs in the liberal arts and sciences, optometry, education, health professions and business.  Pacific University has campuses in Forest Grove, Hillsboro, Eugene and Woodburn, Ore., as well as an office in Honolulu.  In addition, a variety of Pacific University health and eye clinics throughout the Portland area serve patients and provide students with practical experience.

At Pacific University, students and faculty engage in discovery through close, nurturing relationships that provide extraordinary learning experiences.  International study, service learning, internships and co-curricular activities have been integral parts of the education of nearly 25,000 alumni worldwide who share in the Boxer spirit.


It is the policy of Pacific University not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion or religious creed, disability or handicap, sex or gender, gender identity and/or expression (including a transgender identity), sexual orientation, military, veteran or Vietnam Era status in admission and access to, or treatment in employment, educational programs or activities as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, or any other classification protected under state or federal law, or city ordinance.  Questions or complaints may be directed to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, 2043 College Way, Forest Grove, OR 97116,