Boston University, Wheelock College of Education and Human Development

2057 18735
Position ID:BU-Wheelock College of Education and Human Development-SPORTLEC [#18735]
Position Title: Lecturer in Sport and Performance Psychology
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Sport Psychology
Performance Psychology
Appl Deadline: finished (2021/06/02, finished 2021/09/03)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

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.



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

This Lecturer position begins no later than September 1, 2021. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. 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
  • Applicants from socio-culturally and ethnically diverse groups strongly encouraged to apply.


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


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


Applicants should submit the following documents electronically to

  • Cover letter describing teaching, service, and applied experiences and suitability for the position
  • 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.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
2 Silber Way
Boston, MA 02215

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