Lecturer in Dramatherapy

Opening Date:
6 Jun 2022
Closing Date:
19 Jun 2022
Salary Range:

Lecturer in Dramatherapy
Occupational Therapy and Arts Therapies
School of Health Sciences
21 hours per week (0.6 FTE) (2 days per week – 2 days to be Tuesday and Wednesday) Open-ended
Grade 8: £39,739 – £50,296 pro-rata per annum (with possible progression to £56,587 pro-rata per annum)
Ref: CVAT081A

We are seeking an enthusiastic, motivated and experienced individual to join the Dramatherapy programme team at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh. The programme promotes person-centred and psychodynamic ways of working, and is based within a creative, dynamic and forward-thinking Division of Occupational Therapy and Arts Therapies.

Applications are welcomed from suitably qualified dramatherapists with at least five years’ broad practice experience and relevant teaching experience. Applicants will work creatively and effectively with colleagues and students in a person-centred way, sharing responsibility for the continued development of the newly validated MSc Dramatherapy programme.

They will be required to contribute to the programme’s planning, delivery and evaluation as well as support students in all aspects of their learning. They will also show evidence of active continuing professional development and seek to further their own research and scholarship within this role.

For an informal discussion, please contact Stephanie Turner (Programme Leader) sturner@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.

If you have any queries regarding the application process or require any special assistance please contact Human Resources on recruitment@qmu.ac.uk

The closing date for this position is Sunday 19 June 2022.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 6 July or Thursday 7 July 2022.

As a university, we are committed to the Researcher Development Concordat and were, in fact, the first Scottish Higher Education Institute (and part of the first UK cohort of institutes) to publicly declare our commitment to its principles.

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.