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.
In order to complete our team, the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences (SSP) and the Institute of Sport Sciences of the Unversity of Lausanne (ISSUL) are looking for a
TENURE-TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR TO THE RANK OF ASSOCIATE PROFESSORSHIP IN SPATIAL EPIDEMIOLOGY OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Teaching (45%) Six hours a week of teaching throughout the year on university courses in movement and sports sciences. The successful candidate may be asked to provide methodological support for teaching in psychology: The post-holder will supervise Master’s dissertations and PhD theses.
Research (45%) The post-holder will pursue their research in the field of spatial epidemiology of physical activity and life courses, in conjunction with the Interdisciplinary Centre on Overcoming Vulnerability: Life Course Perspectives (LIVES Centre). They will seek external funding, in particular from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF). A proven interest in multi- or interdisciplinary research projects is desirable.
Administrative responsibilities (10%)
PhD (for example in social sciences or social epidemiology) or equivalent
Academic teaching experience in the field of spatial epidemiology and research methodology
Proven research record in spatial epidemiology
Proficiency in spatial and longitudinal methodological approaches
Good links with national and international scientific networks
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.
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Candidates are invited to submit their application via the online recruitment platform including
a covering letter,
a curriculum vitae including a publications list,
copies of diplomas and qualifications
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.