Current Open Positions

1790-Research Assistant, Pharmacy

Job #:  1790

The Research Assistant reports to the Research Lab Manager and will assist in the daily operations of the pharmaceutical science laboratory at Pacific University School of Pharmacy. This individual will work with multiple faculty members to perform a variety of research techniques and will be involved in the supervision of undergraduate and professional students in the laboratory. In addition, the Research Assistant will connect with other staff and faculty members of the School of Pharmacy by serving as a voting staff member to a School of Pharmacy’s standing committee or assigned to other clerical duties by the Research Lab Manager.

1792-Facilities Engineer

Job #:  1792

Performs skilled work in maintaining, operating, and repairing of all campus buildings and facilities.  Inspect, repair, install, and maintain physical facilities requiring skilled mechanical and trade work.  Requires a good well-rounded working knowledge in all fields such as electrical, carpentry, welding, plumbing, etc.  Performs work in the inspection, repair, construction and documentation of all work, systems, and hazardous conditions.

1773-Assistant/Associate Professor-Pharmaceutical Sciences

Job #:  1773

The School of Pharmacy at Pacific University Oregon invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in the pharmaceutical sciences. The University values primacy in teaching with an increasing focus on research. The approximated allocation of effort is 60% teaching, 30% research, 10% service. The ideal candidate has teaching experience in cardiovascular and renal pharmacology and physiology; the ability to teach immunology, pharmaceutics and/or pharmacokinetics is a bonus. Other areas of interest will be considered as well, according to our curricular needs and the applicant’s overall fit within the program. The faculty member will be involved in basic science or translational research and is expected to involve and mentor PharmD, MS, and undergraduate students in research. In addition, the faculty member is expected to seek external funding and the potential to collaborate with other faculty members of the School of Pharmacy in scholarship is an advantage. The faculty member will be actively engaged in the service mission of Pacific University and serve on various committees within the School of Pharmacy and the University. The position is a tenure track position and the faculty member will report to the Assistant Dean for Pharmaceutical Sciences

1788-Office Manager, EyeClinic Portland, OR

Job #:  1788

   Responsible for supervision of the clinic office staff and the financial and business office operations at the designated Pacific University Eye Clinic.

1784-Assistant or Associate Professor Operations Management

Job #:  1784

The College of Business at Pacific University, Forest Grove, Oregon invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Operations Management to serve the undergraduate and graduate business program beginning Fall 2019.

1785-Admissions Counselor

Job #:  1785

The Admission Counselor of Undergraduate Admissions serves the office of undergraduate admissions.  Reporting to the Asst. VP of Enrollment for undergraduate admissions, the Admission Counselor will be assigned key recruitment territories, play a role in daily office procedures, and assist the Asst. VP of Enrollment and the undergraduate admissions team in planning and implementing of undergraduate recruitment programs and strategies at the University.

1786-Research Training Manager

Job #:  1786

Under the general supervision of the Dean of the School of Graduate Psychology(or designee, e.g., the Director of Research), this position is responsible for all research training management practices for masters and doctoral programs for the School of Graduate Psychology, including data entry and management related to flow of thesis and dissertation paperwork, tracking of dissertation milestones, support of the thesis and dissertation mentor/mentee match process, document readiness checks, editing for professional and library formatting requirements, and retrieval of research training data for accreditation and similar purposes.  This position description is not intended to be all-inclusive and will have additional responsibilities as required and assigned. 

1782-Coordinator, Student Multicultural Center

Job #:  1782

The Coordinator for the Student Multicultural Center (SMC) is responsible for visionary leadership in the development, implementation and coordination of a student-centered involvement, retention, and success program to address needs that are common to students from underrepresented or historically non-dominant cultures and ethnic identities. This position will provide leadership to the institution on programs and services that support diverse student populations. The coordinator supervises student employees and student leaders working with the operation and programming of the SMC.

1779-Head Coach Men's & Women's Swimming

Job #:  1779

The Head Men’s & Women’s Swimming Coach is responsible for the overall administration of the men’s & women’s swimming programs, including the direction, instruction and supervision of assistant coaches

1766-Co-Faculty VGMC Beaverton Clinic

Job #:  1766

Come join the Primary Care Team at Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center in Beaverton, Oregon. This Primary Care Physician Assistant, Co-faculty position is in collaboration with the School of Physician Assistant Studies (SPA) at Pacific University. This is a full-time clinical position, practicing with the health care team at the Beaverton Health Center: In addition, the successful candidate will coordinate SPA student clinical rotations at the clinic, provide interprofessional case-based learning, and be actively involved in teaching the clinicians of tomorrow.

1763-Circulation Supervisor

Job #:  1763

The purpose of this position is to help manage the day-to-day circulation activities at the Tran Library on the Forest Grove campus, assisting students, faculty, and staff with their library service needs. The Circulation Supervisor possesses a thorough knowledge of established library procedures and technical systems. The Circulation Supervisor, in collaboration with the Circulation Manager, is responsible for training and supervising student employees during all open hours for which the Circulation Supervisor is the lead worker. This position performs independent paraprofessional work and has a thorough knowledge of established library procedures and technical systems; and works collaboratively with Circulation, Interlibrary Loan, Collection Management Services, and Systems staff located on the Forest Grove and Hillsboro campuses in support of library-wide functions and operations. This is a permanent, part-time, benefit-eligible position, working 20 hours per week, with regularly scheduled hours on Friday and Saturday afternoons/evenings. Some hours will also be scheduled during business hours as needed to substitute for other staff members’ absences.

1778-Academic & Clinic Support Coordinator

Job #:  1778

Provide student and program academic and clinical support services, with emphasis in the scheduling areas, that support the mission of the College to produce competent practitioners trained in diverse education.  This is a .80 FTE position (32 hours per week).

1772-Assistant Commissioner, Northwest Conference

Job #:  1772

The Northwest Conference is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Commissioner.  The Northwest Conference is an NCAA Division III conference composed of nine member institutions in the states of Oregon and Washington, along with one affiliate member in California. The position will be located on the Hillsboro campus of Pacific University in Oregon.  The position is full-time, 12 months, and will report directly to the NWC Commissioner.

1726-Assistant Professor Education SLT (Eugene, OR)

Job #:  1726

The School of Learning and Teaching (SLT), a unit within the College of Education (COE) at Pacific University, Oregon, invites applications for appointment to a 10-month, one-year term position, with potential for renewal, to teach across programs within the School. Based out of the Eugene campus of Pacific University, the selected candidate will join a thriving community of teacher-scholars who are committed to the preparation and professional development of outstanding teachers. Alongside teaching duties, the selected candidate will also play a role in developing and integrating EdTPA into the curricula.  

1769-Administrative Specialist

Job #:  1769

The Administrative Specialist for the School of Audiology conducts and coordinates the administrative and business operations activities for the school, provides administrative support to the school’s director, and serves as the primary initial contact for the school with the university community and the public.

1759-Area Coordinator

Job #:  1759

The Area Coordinator is dedicated to student engagement, learning, safety, and principles of community within Pacific University’s residential environment. This person is responsible for overseeing three to four residential communities with a combined total of about 450-600 students and supervises a paraprofessional staff of 9-18 undergraduate students. The Area Coordinator shares responsibility for student support, student employee training, hall budget oversight, programming/outreach development, adjudicating conduct cases, and emergency response, while also contributing to the Department’s mission through projects designed to enhance the quality of student life. This is a full-time, 12-month live-in position.

1750-Healthcare Clinic Technology Manager

Job #:  1750

The Manager of HealthCare Clinic Information Technologies provides leadership and vision to team members in the planning, coordination, production support and other activities in the UIS application environment, with a focus on clinical systems. Responsible for maintaining and interfacing with vendor supplied software and consulting routinely with organization leadership, staff and external agencies to analyze, recommend and implement Healthcare related IT solutions. The manager is a member of the Information Services leadership team.

1752-Director School of Dental Hygiene Studies

Job #:  1752

INTERNAL CANDIDATES ONLY.  The director provides academic and administrative leadership for the School of Dental Hygiene Studies, and represents the school in the university, the community and the profession.  Application materials will be accepted until June 15, 2018.

1749-Interprofessional Education Outreach Coordinator

Job #:  1749

The Interprofessional Education Outreach Coordinator (IPEOC) provides collaborative leadership for training and outreach efforts to improve health literacy in rural and underserved patient populations in Oregon through (a) the integration of appropriate information resources into patient care, (b) the education of health professions students, faculty, and providers within an interprofessional context, and (c) partnerships between academic and public libraries to improve public access to information that can improve health literacy competencies. This position provides training and develops materials for students, faculty, and providers in accessing/using appropriate patient information materials and in efficient strategies for assessing, and properly responding to, patients’ health literacy levels. This position also develops and delivers outreach activities and programs for health care consumers. As appropriate, National Library of Medicine (NLM) tools and resources are integrated into these activities. In this work, the IPEOC partners with Pacific University’s College of Health Professions schools and interprofessional education program, Pacific University’s interprofessional and disciplinary clinics, community health clinics/organizations, and public libraries. This position also serves as the Oregon liaison to the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region (NN/LM PNR) for the purposes of coordinating training, education services, and programs of the NN/LM PNR in Oregon. The IPEOC works under the direction of the Dean of University Libraries (Project Lead) and supervision of the Health Sciences Librarian (Project Manager). This is a part-time benefit-eligible position, working 34 hours per week. Regular travel within Washington County and throughout the state of Oregon will be required.

Term Position in Philosophy

The Philosophy Department at Pacific University invites applications for a full-time term position for the 2018-19 academic year. The department is searching for a collaborative colleague to teach ethics courses, including “Ethics, Medicine, and Health Care.”  Candidates must be willing to include a substantial civic engagement assignment in “Ethics and Society”, the introductory ethics course.  A candidate who can also teach “Philosophy of Religion” is desirable.  Teaching load is 24 credits. Required: PhD completed by May 2018 and demonstrated experience in teaching.  U.S. work permit also required. Salary and benefits competitive.

1746-Assistant Men's Basketball Coach

Job #:  1746

The Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach will be responsible for serving as Head Coach of the Men’s Basketball Junior Varsity program as well as serving as the primary recruiter for the JV team.  The JV coach will meet target recruitment goals for the program outlined in the JV Program Business Plan.  The Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach will assist the Head Men’s Basketball Coach in other program areas as assigned.

1744-Director, Student Health Center

Job #:  1744

Responsible for operation and oversight of Student Health Centers for provision of quality healthcare to promote academic success and retention of undergraduate and graduate students.  Delivers overall direction and administrative leadership for Student Health Services.  Manages daily clinic operations of two fully-operational health clinics.  Provides direct supervision of nine staff.  Site specialist for electronic health record system and is designated privacy officer for health center records.  Manages program assessment, quality assurance, short and long-term strategic planning, and development of operating procedures and policy. 

1725-Visiting Assistant Professor of History

Job #:  1725

Pacific University, Oregon, invites applications for a full-time, one-year (with possibility of renewal) Visiting Assistant Professor position in Asian history beginning in the Fall of 2018.  The teaching load is 5 courses per year, plus participation in the department’s senior thesis process.  Applicants should have a Ph.D. in history and an ability to teach a survey in East Asian history as well as courses in Japanese history.  Pacific University is a teaching-oriented, private, liberal arts college, located 25 miles west of Portland, Oregon.  Send cover letter addressing the applicant’s fit with a liberal arts university, cv, and contact information for three professional references, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a teaching statement—all in a single PDF to:  Social Sciences Administrative Assistant Rebeka Andrade via

1732-Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology

Job #:  1732

The sociology department at Pacific University invites applications for a full-time, one-year (with possibility of renewal) Visiting Assistant Professor in the undergraduate sociology program beginning in Fall 2018. The teaching load is 24 credits per year, which is typically six four-credit courses. In the first year, these six courses include: two sections of Introduction to Sociology, Qualitative Research Methods (SOC300), Families (SOC309), Gender and Sexuality (SOC316), and a 200-level public sociology course in the candidate’s area of expertise. All areas of expertise will be considered, but preference will be given to candidates with interests that complement the expertise of current faculty members.

1731-Major Gift Officer

Job #:  1731

As part of a collaborative team working toward a shared goal, manage an assigned pool of prospective donors through the fund-raising continuum from discovery, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship, focusing on prospects capable of five-figure and higher gifts that result in meaningful, specific impact on both the life of the donor and the University.  Gift conversations will include annual fund, endowed, capital, and current restricted and planned gift components.

1723-Assistant Professor or Instructor of Mathematics

Job #:  1723

Applications are invited for a one-year full-time position in mathematics at the instructor or assistant professor level. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. or masters in the mathematical sciences. The teaching load for this position is 3 courses per semester (for 2 semesters). Courses may include mathematics for elementary teachers, precalculus, calculus, or introductory probability and statistics.  

Adjunct Faculty-Organizational Behavior/Human Resource Management

The Pacific University’s College of Business invites applications for adjunct instructors to teach courses in organizational behavior and human resources for Fall 2018.  We are recruiting for candidates with demonstrated teaching experience in higher education.  Preference will be given to candidates with a Master’s Degree or PhD coursework in Management related areas.  We also encourage professionals who have relevant degrees and extensive industry background at a senior management level who may be interested in teaching across business disciplines to apply. 

Adjunct Faculty-Cost/Managerial Accounting

Pacific University’s College of Business invites applications for adjunct instructors to teach introductory and intermediate courses in accounting for Fall 2018. Candidates with a master’s degree in accounting/business or related area with relevant professional (CPA Preferred) and teaching experience at the college level are welcome to apply.  We are seeking instructors for managerial and cost accounting, but will be adding adjuncts in all accounting areas.

ESL Instructor for Bachelor of Vision Science Program, Part-Time

Bachelor of Vision Science Program (BAVS):  The BAVS is a new degree program at Pacific University.  This dual degree program is offered exclusively to students from Pacific’s institutional partners in China and other countries.  BAVS students will begin their optometry studies in China and then come to live and study on the Pacific University campus as they complete the final year of their degree.  Their primary curriculum will be offered through Pacific’s College of Optometry.  Additional ESL courses and ongoing support will be provided by the ESL instructor.

1647-PCH Postdoctoral Resident

Job #:  1647

The School of Graduate Psychology (SGP) at Pacific University is seeking applicants for a full time 12-month Post-Doctoral Psychology Residency Position in its Latinx Psychology Emphasis (Sabiduría) in the Pacific Psychology and Comprehensive Health (PCH) Clinics, beginning August 2018. Sabiduría: Latinx Psychology Emphasis combines academic and clinical training experiences intended to prepare students to work with the Latinx community. For more information visit our website at

1606-Assistant Professor School of Graduate Psychology

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.

1607-Practicum Coordinator

Job #:  1607

The School of Graduate Psychology (SGP) in the College of Health Professions at Pacific University Oregon is accepting applications for a Practicum Coordinator, beginning Fall 2018. The candidate will work closely with the current Directors of Clinical Training for three accredited programs:  APA accredited PsyD and PhD Programs in Clinical Psychology, and an MPCAC accredited MA Program in Applied Psychological Science. 

Part-Time Adjunct Clinical Supervisor-Speech Language Pathology

From time-to-time the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders hires licensed speech-language pathologists in part-time positions to supervise graduate students within one of our community partner sites. Our needs vary with respect to specific clinical populations [range pre-school through geriatrics and diagnoses that include, but are not limited to: childhood speech and language disorders, cleft palate and craniofacial conditions, autism spectrum disorders, bilingual populations (Spanish), brain injury, stroke, dementia, voice and resonance, transgender speech and voice, and more]. Previous experience with supervision of graduate students or clinical fellows preferred.