Tenure-track assistant professor to the rank of associate professorship in spatial epidemiology of physical activity

 
Published
Closing Date
Workplace1015 Lausanne, Bâtiment Geopolis, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland
Category
Position
Duration2 years, renewable twice
Occupation rate
100%
Job Start01.08.2022 / to be agreed

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

Description

Teaching (45%)
Six hours a week of teaching throughout the year on university courses in movement and sports sciences.

  • Research methodology (Bachelor’s, compulsory course, 1h/year, 3 ECTS credits)
  • Physical activity and health (Bachelor’s, compulsory course, 1h/year, 3 ECTS credits)
  • Spatial epidemiology of physical activity over a lifetime (Master’s, 2h/year, 6 ECTS credits)
  • Demographical trends of physical activity and sports (Master’s, 2h/year, 6 ECTS credits)

Master’s dissertations and PhD theses supervision.

One hour’s release from teaching is granted during the tenure-track period.

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).

Administrative responsibilities (10%)

Requirements

  • 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

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.

UNIL is committed to promoting gender equality and diversity and strongly encourages applications from female candidates.
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Contact and Address

Candidates are invited to submit their application online in PDF format including:

  • covering letter,
  • curriculum vitae including a publications list,
  • copies of diplomas and qualifications
  • five main publications.

Only applications submitted via the online system of University of Lausanne will be considered.

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