Lecturer in Art Therapies and Play Therapy

Opening Date:
10 Jan 2022
Closing Date:
30 Jan 2022
Salary Range:

Lecturer in Arts Therapies and Play Therapy
School of Health Sciences
Division of Occupational Therapy & Arts Therapies
7 hours per week (0.2FTE) Open Ended

Grade 8: £39,739 – £50,296 pro rata (with possible progression to £56,587 pro rata)

Ref: CVAT069A

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join the Arts Therapies cluster. The post-holder will integrate person-centred approaches to research within the Play Therapy programme delivered in collaboration with With Kids and contribute to other arts therapies programmes as required. Applications are welcomed from suitably qualified arts therapists or play therapists who possess practice, education and research experience. You will hold a postgraduate degree; have relevant post qualification experience and evidence of active continuing professional development. You will possess interpersonal skills that will enable you to display leadership and innovation and you will work effectively with colleagues, learners and networks.

This position of Lecturer in Arts Therapies and Play Therapy requires the successful candidate to contribute to the planning, delivery and evaluation of learning, teaching, and assessment in the portfolio of arts therapy and play therapy modules, as well as actively engaging in research and scholarly activities. This will involve flexibility to work between the With Kids teaching base in Glasgow and the arts therapies teams in QMU.

For an informal discussion, please contact Adrienne McDermid-Thomas, Programme Leader, MSc Art Psychotherapy, amcdermid-thomas@qmu.ac.uk or Emma Maclean, Lecturer in Music Therapy and Collaborative Academic Lead for Play Therapy, emaclean@qmu.ac.uk.

Should you wish to apply for the vacancy please visit our vacancies page download the job description and complete an application online.

The closing date for this position is 23:59 on 30th January 2022.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

Queen Margaret University is committed to equality of opportunity for all by providing a supportive, flexible and inclusive working environment, and we welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds. We are proud to hold an Athena SWAN Bronze Award which recognises the advancement of gender equality at QMU. Find out more about Athena SWAN here. We have a number of family friendly policies and are happy to consider job share applications.

We are a Disability Confident Employer, should you require any specific arrangements during the recruitment process please note this on your application form or contact Human Resources on recruitment@qmu.ac.uk