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Full Professorship (W3) for Sportscience with focus on Science of Training- and Movement Sciences

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The University of Freiburg’s human resources policy is oriented toward the principles of equal opportunity and diversity. The university is committed to the goal of creating a family-friendly university.

The Faculty of Economics and Behavioral Sciences of the University of Freiburg invites applications for a

Full Professorship (W3) for Sportscience with focus on Science of Training- and Movement Sciences (Succession: Prof. Dr. Albert Gollhofer)

in the Department of of Sport and Exercise Science to be filled by 1st. April 2022.

The professor is expected to research functional adaptation processes to training and exercise and the biomechanics of the musculoskeletal system in sports and represent these fields in teaching. The research should be able to transfer from basic research to applications in sports and exercise.

An internationally network researcher with proven expertise in sport-related movement research with detailed knowledge in biomechanical and exercise science methodological fields is sought. It is expected that the professor will develop collaborations with other research centers and groups at the University and the University Hospital.

The Professor* is expected to provide exercise and movement science and biomechanical teaching in the bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in sports science.

Prerequisites for the employment of Professors are a university degree, an outstanding dissertation and an excellent publication record. Substantial achievements and experience in academic research and teaching, at the level of a Habilitation according to the German academic system, are expected.

We are particularly pleased to receive applications from women for the position advertised here. The following application documents are to be submitted:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Certificates of degrees and academic qualifications
  • Complete list of papers and invited lectures specifying the 5 most important publications

Please send your application including supporting documents mentioned above and the application form (http://www.zuv.uni-freiburg.de/formulare/bewerbungsbogen_englisch.pdf) citing the reference number 00001595, by 28.06.2021 at the latest.

Please send your application to the following address in written or electronic form:

An den Vorsitzenden der Berufungskommission Prodekan Prof. Dr. Markus Heinrichs
Dekanat der Wirtschafts- und Verhaltenswissenschaftlichen Fakultät Rempartstraße 10-16 Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg

D-79085 Freiburg
E-Mail: laetitia.laqua@wvf.uni-freiburg.de (per Email in one pdf file)

Further information on the appointment procedure can be found in the Procedure Governing Appoint- ments to Professorships at the University of Freiburg, available under http://www.zuv.uni-freiburg.de/for- mulare/berufungsleitfaden-en.pdf

General and legal remarks:

Full-time positions may generally be split up into two or more part-time positions, provided that there are no formal or legal barriers. Candidates are selected in accordance with the provisions of the AGG (Allge- meines Gleichbehandlungsgesetz – German General Equal Treatment Act).

Applicants with disabilities (Schwerbehinderte Menschen) will be given preferential consideration in case of equal qualification.

The department offering the position is liable for the content of this job posting. Textual errors do not constitute a basis for any claims or rights. The relevant human resources department has sole respon- sibility for all legal transactions made within the context of the selection and hiring process.

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