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Senior Lecturer in socioeconomics and management of sport

Closing Date
Workplace1015, Synathlon, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland
Duration6 years, renewable
Occupation rate
Job Start01.08.2021

UNIL is a leading international teaching and research institution, with over 5,000 employees and 15,500 students split between its Dorigny campus, CHUV and Epalinges. As an employer, UNIL encourages excellence, individual recognition and responsibility.

The Faculty of Social and Political Sciences and the Institute of Sport Sciences of the University of Lausanne are looking for a position of:



In your functions, you will have to do :

Teaching (50%)

Six hours a week of teaching throughout the year in French, plus supervision of Master’s dissertations.

Research (45%)

The post-holder will pursue their own research in connection with socioeconomic issues and integrity in sport at both the local and global level (with expertise in international sport, in particular). S/he will be expected to produce very high-quality academic publications.

S/he will be expected to participate in the Institute of Sports Sciences (ISSUL).

S/he will seek external funding, in particular from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF).

Administrative responsibilities (5%)


In order to complete our team, we are looking for someone with the following skills :

  • PhD in management or sports science or equivalent qualification
  • Academic teaching experience
  • Proven research record in socioeconomics and issues of integrity in international sport as well as new trends (globalisation and digitalisation of sport, e-sport, security, etc.) impacting the management of public and private-sector participants in the field of sport
  • This position is open to applicants with an interdisciplinary background
  • An interest in issues relating to digitalisation in sports management would be an advantage
  • Good links with international networks
  • Excellent French and good knowledge of English

We offer

We offer a nice working place in a multicultural, diverse and dynamic academic environment. Opportunities for professional training, a lot of activities and other benefits to discover.

Contact and Address

Candidates are invited to submit their application via the online platform containing:

  • a cover letter,
  • academic CV (including publications list),
  • copies of diplomas and qualifications
  • a selection of five main publications in PDF format

Only applications submitted via the online system will be considered.

References: a maximum of 3 names with e-mail addresses is sufficient. There is no need to contact them at this stage of the application process; we will do so directly if necessary.



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