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The University of Lausanne (Switzerland) is offering a position as associate professor in social sciences of sport and adapted physical activity.

Information

  • Expected start date in position: 01.08.2025 – to be agreed
  • Contract length: 6 years, renewable
  • Activity rate: 100 %
  • Workplace: Lausanne-Dorigny

Responsibilities

Teaching (45%)

Six hours a week of teaching throughout the year, at Bachelor’s and Master’s levels. Additionally supervision of Master’s dissertations and PhD theses.

Research (45%)

The post-holder will pursue research in the social sciences of sport and adapted physical activity. They will be expected to produce international-level academic research publications.

The post-holder will be expected to take responsibility for the Adapted Physical Activities (APA) orientation of the Master’s in Human Movement and Sport Sciences.

They will also seek external funding, in particular from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF).

Administrative responsibilities (10%)

In accordance with statutory requirements and the name of collegiality, the post-holder will take on any administrative tasks that may be assigned to them by the Institute, Faculty, University, or university decision-making bodies.

Below is the detailed job description

Qualifications

  • Doctorate in social sciences, sports science or equivalent qualification.
  • Academic teaching experience in the social sciences of sport and adapted physical activity.
  • Proven record of very high-level research in the social sciences of sport and adapted physical activity.
  • Good links with international research networks in the field.
  • Proficiency in French and English, orally and in writing.
Contact for further information

Further information can be obtained from recrutement-enseignant.ssp@unil.ch.

Deadline: 15.08.2024

Information was taken from the following page on the 1st June 2024.

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