Assistant Professor - Tenure Track

Updated: 4 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 23 Feb 2021

Start date/duration
  • as soon as possible
  • for 6 years, possibility of a qualification agreement

Job profile:

Vacancy Assistant Professor - career track (40 hours / week) At the Institute of Sports Science at the University of Innsbruck seeks applicants for the post of university assistant / university assistant is - (career position) posted at the time being 6 years, starting as soon as possible. A Qualification Agreement for conversion into a permanent position (Assoz.Prof.) can be offered on probation.   Main tasks: • Sports science research in the field of sport pedagogy with a research focus on school sport. • Research-guided teaching in the field of sports science incl. preparation and follow-up as well as examination work. • Supervision of students including mentoring of bachelor / master theses. • Collaboration in the supervision of doctoral, diploma students. • Collaboration on organizational and administrative tasks.   Required qualification: §  Required qualification: Ph.D. or M.D. in Sports Science, Physical Education, Pedagogy, Psychology, Kinesiology, Human Movement or a related field. §  several months of relevant professional experience after the doctorate/Ph.D. (Postdoctoral research experience) §  Research experience in the field of sports pedagogy and school sports / school-related physical education. §  Previous experience with university-level teaching and administrative service. §  Promising publication record and experience in participation in third-party funding (acquisition, management) §  Excellent problem solving ability. §  professional relevant mobility experience during and after the doctorate/Ph.D. §  Team and communication skills. §  German language skills (min. B2 level or willingness to acquire them in 3 years) §  Social skills.   The application must be accompanied by: • Cover Letter. • Curriculum Vitae. • Presentation of the research achievements and future research objectives including the description of a research project at habilitation level. • Statement of teaching philosophy and a teaching proposal.


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The University of Innsbruck is committed to raising the quota of female employees and therefore explicitly welcomes applications from qualified female scientists. In the case of female underrepresentation women with equal qualifications will be given priority.

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