Professor of Human Movement and Exercise Biology

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 01 Oct 2021

Duties and responsibilities
  • Teaching in the field of human movement and exercise biology at all levels of higher education, continuous conducting of research-related activities, incl. supervising doctoral students.
  • Specific expectations and tasks: integrated approach to coaching science and exercise biology, elaborating the respective university course(s) at all levels of higher education, if applicable.
  • Further development of knowledge-based high-level methods for health-related physical activity both as the research area and separate study courses.
  • Designing conceptual starting points of continuing education programmes for specialists in the areas of sport and physical activity, proceeding from the needs of the society.

See also job description .

Required qualifications

PhD or an equivalent qualification.

See also requirements for teaching and research staff .

Required experience
  • Expertise in the research field of human movement and exercise biology.
  • Teaching experience at university throughout all study levels.
  • It is recommended to have experience in publishing study aids in the field of coaching and exercise sciences.

Required language skills

Estonian, English.

Starting at 01.09.2022.

Workload: 1,00.

Salary: Remuneration based on UT Salary Rules.

See also UT salary rules .

Additional info

Priit Kaasik, .

Application documents and notification of results

In order to be considered for the position, the candidate must submit to the UT Human Resources Office (email: ; employees of the UT should submit their documents via intranet ) following documents:

  • a letter of application to the Rector,
  • a curriculum vitae  in the established format,
  • a list of research publications (if necessary, enclosing copies or offprints of more important publications),
  • a copy of a document (including its annexes) which shows the candidate to hold the required qualification (with authorized translation into Estonian, English or Russian if the credential is not in Estonian, English, Russian, Finnish, Swedish, French, Italian, Ukrainian and Belarussian languages). A candidate can be required to submit the original or a certified copy of the document (including its annexes) showing the candidate to hold the required qualification. If the candidate has acquired the higher education in question abroad, he or she may be required to submit an assessment issued by the Academic Recognition Information Centre  (the Estonian ENIC/NARIC) of his or her qualification in respect of the qualification requirements for the position;
  • a statement not exceeding 1500 words of the aims to be achieved during the term in the position, and the outline of an action plan for achieving these;
  • other materials considered relevant by the candidate (a list of such materials must be included in the application or annexed to it).
  • Number of copies: 1

    See also Application documents and notification of results

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