George Fox University - Faculty
  • 06-Dec-2022 to 05-Mar-2023 (PST)
  • Department of Undergrad Psychology
  • Newberg, OR, USA
  • 54553-65713 per year
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, dental, life, disability insurance; retirement plan; tuition remission.

George Fox University announces a tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Psychology at the Newberg campus for the 2023-24 academic year. Although the area of specialty is open, preference will be given to either a clinical psychologist or experimental psychologist. Courses may include human development, abnormal psychology, biopsychology, psychological testing, learning, or social psychology.

The Department of Psychology is one of the largest undergraduate majors on campus and offers a B.A. in Psychology as well as a B.S. in Psychological Science with several specialization tracks. The department is a leader in student development with a high percentage of our students going on to graduate programs. We are also committed to positively impacting and serving our community as we develop highly skilled students.

George Fox University, a Christ-centered community, prepares students spiritually, academically, and professionally to think with clarity, act with integrity, and serve with passion. Professors teach all truth as God's truth, integrating all fields of learning around the person and work of Jesus Christ, bringing the divine revelations through sense, reason, and intuition to the confirming test of Scripture. As a Christ- centered community, George Fox University is an institution that values diversity as an essential dimension of God's design for human communities. In seeking to become a more inclusive community, we especially encourage applications from individuals who can help us achieve our diversity goals.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Teaching one General Education course in addition to courses within the Department of Psychology.
  • Advising students.
  • Developing and sustaining a research program that incorporates majors in the research process.
  • Possible course development.
  • Participating in the work of the department and the university, including serving on university committees as needed.


  • Applicants who have a PhD, PsyD or EdD or who are ABD. will be considered, but must have an earned doctorate degree in psychology, or a related field, by the time of appointment.
  • A commitment to working with a diverse population of students; demonstrated experience in this area is preferred.
  • Capable of teaching both in-person and online
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching
  • A record of relevant scholarship for tenure track positions
  • All applicants must express a personal commitment to Jesus Christ and express their Christian testimony in a local church. In addition, professors agree to live in agreement with the Community Lifestyle Statement and affirm the theological commitments expressed in the Statement of Faith.
  • Candidates must have legal authority to permanently work in the U.S.

Salary and Rank

Appointment is at the Assistant Professor level. Salary and benefits are competitive with comparable institutions.

Application Procedures - kindly apply only through this website

When completing the online application, please upload the following as .pdf documents in the section marked Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, and Essay Requirement:

  • Letter of Interest
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Faith and learning essay*
  • Concise description of research plans

Other supporting materials may be requested at a later stage of the review process.

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply at once. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Questions may be directed to: Dr. Chris Koch, Professor of Psychology and Department Chair,

*INTEGRATION OF FAITH AND LEARNING ESSAY George Fox University is committed to the idea that one of the primary responsibilities of Christian higher education is to help students develop a uniquely Christian worldview. As teachers and mentors, it is important for George Fox University faculty members to integrate Christian faith and principles in all aspects of their lives. As an essential part of the application process, the University will carefully consider your response to the following: In a one-page essay (about 300 words) describe your personal Christian faith, as well as how your faith informs your teaching, scholarship, and service (including service and leadership in your church and/or in Christian ministries)

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