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Queen Margaret University Way, Musselburgh EH21 6UU, EH21 6UU
£37,099 - £41,732 per month
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
14 week per week

Assistant Lecturer in Art Psychotherapy

School of Health Sciences

Division of Occupational Therapy & Arts Therapies

14 hours per week (0.4 FTE) – Fixed term for 12 months

Grade 7: £37,099 – £41,732

Ref: CVRG19029A

We are pleased to advertise the opportunity to join our vibrant and innovative team of art therapy lecturers and researchers.

We are looking for an enthusiastic art therapist to join our team and teach on our postgraduate MSc Art Psychotherapy programme.

Working with the arts therapies teams, you will help plan and deliver stimulating and engaging learning experiences, as well as providing academic and pastoral support to our students.

You will be welcomed into our interdisciplinary community of scholars where you can explore options to further your career in the teaching, research/scholarship, and knowledge exchange activities that change people’s lives for the better.

If you are an art therapist with some experience of working with students and you are looking for an opportunity to experience working in higher education as part of a creative and flexible team, then we would love to hear from you.

You will be registered as an art therapist with the Health and Care Professions Council, holding a qualifying degree in art therapy, and have evidence of active continuing professional development. You will possess interpersonal skills that will enable you to work effectively with colleagues, students and networks

For an informal discussion, please contact Adrienne McDermid-Thomas or Dr Duncan Pentland

Should you wish to apply for the vacancy and find out more about the role and working at QMU please visit our vacancies page and complete an application online.

The closing date for this position is 24th May 2024.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

This role does meets the minimum requirements set by UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers.

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 0131 474 0000 or email