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Boston University Lecturer, Sport & Performance Psychology, Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development in BOSTON, Massachusetts

The Boston University Wheelock College of Education and Human Development invites applications for a full-time Lecturer in Sport and Performance Psychology, which is 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.


  • Teach graduate level courses, including practicum courses for Master’s and Doctoral students

  • Provide sport and performance psychology supervision to Master’s and Doctoral students

  • Coordinate and oversee sport psychology practicum placements for Master’s and Doctoral students in the Sport/Performance Psychology concentration

  • Direct the BU Sport and Performance Psychology Team, which provides sport and performance psychology services to BU teams and students-athletes and to BU performing arts students

  • Contribute to Sport Psychology program management (e.g., advise Master’s students, assist with admissions)

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

Required Skills

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 and supervising students or professionals in Applied Sport Psychology

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

Review of applications will begin December 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. 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

Please also note that this is one of two open positions for Lecturer of Sport/Performance Psychology at Boston University Wheelock College of Education and Human Development. Applicants will automatically be considered for both positions. A description of the other position can be found here:

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.

Required Experience