Boston University — Lecturer, Sport & Performance Psychology

The Boston University Wheelock College of Education and Human Development invites applications for a full-time Lecturer in Sport and Performance Psychology, a concentration within the EdM and PhD in Counseling Programs. We seek candidates with a background in educating sport psychology graduate students, who have a thorough understanding of the Certified Mental Performance Consultant Certification, and who have experience in applied sport practice. The Department of Counseling Psychology and Applied Human Development, in which this program is housed, is a community of faculty and students who have a strong social justice orientation, and thus we are seeking a faculty member who shares this orientation. We believe that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our programs.  To that end, applicants from socio-culturally and ethnically diverse groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities

  • Teach graduate level courses, including a year-long sport practicum course
  • Provide supervision to master’s and doctoral students
  • Assist with the recruitment and management of sport practicum placements
  • Contribute to running the new Sport and Performance Clinic

This Lecturer position begins August 1, 2022.  Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s or Doctorate in Sport, Exercise, or Performance Psychology or Related Field 
  • CMPC (Certified Mental Performance Consultant – AASP, Association of Applied Sport Psychology)   

Preferred Qualifications

  • Training in and experience providing mental health counseling
  • Established record of teaching courses in Sport Psychology or related fields
  • Established record of mentoring, supervising, or teaching students or professionals in Applied Sport Psychology

Inquiries may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee: Dr. Tina Durand, tdurand@bu.edu.

Review of applications will begin Nov. 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should submit the following documents electronically to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/19912: 

  • Cover letter describing teaching, service, and applied experiences and suitability for the position.  Candidates who substantively address their experiences, strengths, and opportunities for growth regarding diversity and equity will receive strong consideration.
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Names and contact information of 2 references

Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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