Postdoctoral Fellowship in Sport Psychology

Oregon State University,

Oregon State University Athletics
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Thu, Dec 1st, '22


For full consideration, please submit application materials by Wednesday, January 4, 2023 at 12:00 pm PST. The position is open until filled.

Start Date:

August 1, 2023 (flexible)

Last Updated:

Thu, Dec 1st, '22


Oregon State University Athletics, in collaboration with Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS), is pleased to announce a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Sport Psychology position for the 2023/24 academic year. The position is a full-time, 12-month appointment with an anticipated start date of August 1, 2023.

This fellowship is intended for an individual who is pursuing licensure as a psychologist and is seeking specialized experience in the provision of mental health, performance enhancement, outreach, and consultation services to student-athletes participating at the NCAA Division I level.  Other responsibilities are assigned in accordance with prior training and experience, clinical interests, and availability. The opportunity to accrue mentored experience hours toward the Certified Mental Performance Consultant┬« credential as administered by the Association for Applied Sport Psychology is available.  

Qualified candidates will display demonstrable commitments to (a) professional ethics and boundaries and (b) multicultural competency and cultural humility. Other essential qualities include self-motivation, robust work ethic, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, flexibility to adapt to change in a dynamic collegiate athletic environment, and a strong clinical skillset.  Experience working with student-athletes and/or college students is preferred though not required.

  • Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA-accredited program. Degree must be conferred by start date.                                                       
  • Successful completion of an APA-accredited doctoral internship.  
  • Experience working with collegiate student-athletes and/or completion of academic coursework in the specialty area of sport psychology.
  • Experience in treating disordered eating/body image concerns.

$42-45,000 plus medical, dental and vision benefits; $1000 for professional development; generous annual vacation/sick/professional development time.


To apply, please submit (a) cover letter explaining how this position fits your professional goals/interests; how your experience and strengths would contribute to the mission and goals of Oregon State University Athletics; (b) current Curriculum Vita; (c) three professional references, at least two of which should come from clinical supervisors who can attest to your clinical skills.  For full consideration, please submit application materials by Wednesday, January 4, 2023 at 12:00 pm PST. The position is open until filled. Please send all application materials electronically to:

Fernando Frias, Psy.D., CMPC | Director of Sport Psychology Services