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Bilingual Post-Doctoral Psychology Resident

Location: hillsboro
Posted on: May 3, 2021

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Hillsboro Professional Campus - , OR

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 (Sabidura) in the Pacific Psychology and Comprehensive Health (PCH) Clinics, beginning August 2nd 2021. Sabidura: Latinx Psychology Emphasis combines academic and clinical training experiences intended to prepare students to work with the Latinx community. For more information visit our Sabidura website.

The successful candidate must have a PhD or PsyD in clinical or counseling psychology (ABD at time of application is acceptable; degree must be completed at the time of hire) and must demonstrate excellent culturally competent clinical skills working with Latinx adults, children, and families. An advanced level of oral and written abilities in Spanish and English is required. We are seeking a candidate with innovative ideas about fostering community service, outreach, integrated healthcare, and collaboration with the Latinx community.

Duties include:

a) Direct service conducting assessments and psychotherapy with clients at PCH Clinics, with focus on serving Spanish-speaking Latinx adults, children and families.

b) Consultation and supervision to PCH Clinic student clinicians on cross-cultural, diversity, equity and inclusion issues.

c) Coordination, in conjunction with the Director of Sabidura: Latinx Psychology Emphasis, of community requests for clinical services, psychoeducational presentations, community outreach, and service.

d) Lead, with support of Sabidura director, community service and outreach advocacy projects and activities.

d) Participation in the Pacific University Interdisciplinary Diabetes Clinic.

e) Teach, with the support of a faculty mentor, of up to two classes per year focused on Latinx mental health issues.

f) Support of the goals of the Sabidura: Latinx Psychology Emphasis and PCH Clinics.

g) Work one evening per week till 8pm and one Saturday a month.

Applicants should submit a detailed letter of interest and competencies, curriculum vitae and the names of three references when applying using the online portal. Please click on the "Apply Now" button on the right to start your application process.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to the Sabidura Program Director, Dr. Ruth Ziga at rzuniga@pacificu.edu.

Review of applications begins December 1, 2020 and continues until the position is filled.

SGP and the PCH are housed within the College of Health Professions of Pacific University, located in downtown Hillsboro, adjacent to Tuality Community Hospital. The College of Health Professions is also home to Schools of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, Dental Health Science, Pharmacy, and Healthcare Administration, so the 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. Detailed information about all of the SGP programs may be found at http://www.pacificu.edu/sgp

Filling these positions is contingent upon available funding.

We are dedicated to providing services that center student experience and are authentic, holistic, equity minded, integrous and responsive. GBP along with the School of Business continues to develop our equity practices with a particular focus on racial equity.

Studies have shown that women and POC are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet all of the qualifications they find in the job description. We are seeking the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be a person who comes from a less traditional background. We encourage you to apply even if you don't meet every minimum qualification described or are unsure if your experience could be considered related experience.


Pacific University is a small, but diverse learning community, where students thrive in a personal academic environment. Tracing its roots to 1849, when it was chartered as a school for orphans of the Oregon Trail, Pacific has long been devoted to making a difference in the world. Today, students study in a unique combination of undergraduate, graduate and professional programs in the liberal arts and sciences, business, education, health professions and optometry. Located in Oregon, Pacific serves a diverse population of more than 3,900 students, with campuses in Forest Grove, Hillsboro, Eugene and Woodburn. At Pacific University, students and faculty develop close, nurturing relationships that provide an extraordinary educational experience.

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 28,000 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, sex or gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, military, veteran or Vietnam Era status, or any other protected classification recognized by applicable law, in admission, 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 applicable 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, provost@pacificu.edu.

Keywords: PACIFIC UNIVERSITY, Hillsboro , Bilingual Post-Doctoral Psychology Resident, Other , hillsboro, Oregon

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