UNIL is a leading international teaching and research institution, with over 5,000 employees and 17,000 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 in sport sciences of the University of Lausanne (ISSUL) wishes to expand its team by recruiting a
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (TENURE-TRACK) TO THE RANK OF ASSOCIATE PROFESSORIN PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND LIFE COURSES AREA OF SPECIALISATION: health, mobility and socio-spatial inequalities
In your functions, you will have to do:
Teaching (45%) Six hours a week of teaching on university courses in movement and sports sciences. The successful candidate may also be asked to provide support for teaching in psychology. The post-holder will supervise Master’s dissertations and PhD theses. 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 physical activity in relation to health, mobility, socio-spatial inequalities and life courses, within 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%) In accordance with statutory requirements and in the name of collegiality, the post-holder will take on any administrative tasks that may be assigned to them by the Institute, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University or university decision-making bodies.
PhD (for example, in social sciences or sports science) or equivalent qualification
Academic teaching experience in the field of physical activity in relation to health, mobility, socio-spatial inequalities and research methodology
Proven research record in physical activity in relation to health, mobility and/or socio-spatial inequalities
Proficiency in 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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Contact and Address
Deadline : 30 April 2022
Candidates are invited to submit their application via the online recruitment platform including:
a covering letter,
an academic CV, including a publications list,
copy of diplomas and qualifications;
five main publications in PDF format.
Only applications submitted via the online system will be considered.
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