Assistant Professor of Psychology and Counseling

Multnomah University   Portland, OR   Full-time     Education
Posted on August 30, 2022
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Multnomah University


Full Time Faculty, Psychology and Counseling

Assistant Professor of Psychology and Counseling


Position Description:

A full-time faculty position with a course load of 24 credits per year, splitting teaching responsibilities between the traditional undergraduate psychology program and Master of Arts in Counseling program. Additional responsibilities include academic advising and university service. Area of specialization is open, however a research interest in Sports Psychology, Neuropsychology, Psychological Testing, Substance Abuse Counseling, or Trauma Counseling is desired.


Minimum Requirements:

This position requires a minimum of a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Psychology or Counseling (ABD will be considered), LPC license in Oregon (or license eligible) and a desire to teach and mentor both undergraduate and graduate students. Teaching experience is preferred. Applicants are expected to have relevant professional experiences in the field and ongoing research interests. Support of the University mission and doctrinal statement is required.


The preferred candidate will have a doctorate in Counselor Education, experience teaching in a variety of modalities, a strong interest in faith integration, and an active research interest that could potentially involve students.


Institutional Information:

Multnomah University includes undergraduate and graduate programs as well as Multnomah Biblical Seminary located in Portland, OR. All programs are coeducational and interdenominational. Founded in 1936, the college, graduate school, and seminary have established a renowned heritage of excellence in biblical education equipping Christian men and women to transform our culture and the world. The university offers B.A. and B.S. degrees in 19 majors as well as five university M.A. programs and one M.S. program. The seminary offers M.A., M.Div., and D.Min. degrees. Multnomah University is accredited with the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). Multnomah Biblical Seminary is accredited with the Association of Theological Schools (ATS). In addition, Multnomah University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).



Compensation commensurate with education and experience.

Compensation includes Full time benefits, including medical & dental options, vision, life, short and long-term disability policies beginning the first day of the month following one month of employment. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.



Interested candidates should be prepared to attach a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement describing your personal Christian faith when applying online. Find the online application here:



Elliott Lawless, Psy.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology

Phone (503) 251.6430