Part-Time Research Assistant (DRIVEN 1)

Closing Date
WorkplaceOdense, Syddanmark, Denmark
The Danish Centre for Motivation and Behaviour Science (DRIVEN) and the Research Unit for Learning & Talent in Sport (LET’S), Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, invites applications for a 6 months part-time position as research assistant (80%) to be filled as of 1 October 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter. 

We are seeking applicants with a Master’s Degree to work on a research project funded by a Canadian funding agency (Partnership for Clean Competition) that aims to update a previous meta-analysis on the psychosocial predictors of doping. The work involves literature search, screening, and data extraction of articles published in English. It would be good, if the applicant has some working knowledge of meta-analysis but it is not essential. The actual analysis will be conducted by someone else.

The department is part of SDU’s strategy and values  SDU’s fundamental narrative . As department, we are recognized for our interdisciplinary research. The scientific, technical and administrative staff supports this through active participation in the department’s professional and social life. We prefer candidates with the ambition to make mutual working relationships thrive.

The place of work is Odense Campus with the possibility of working remotely.

For further information, please contact Professor Nikos Ntoumanis, Head of Centre, e-mail: , Professor Kristoffer Henriksen, Head of Research Unit, e-mail: or Professor Jens Troelsen, Head of Department,

Salary and terms of employment

The successful applicant will be employed in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations).

Applications - including the required attachments - must be sent via the below-mentioned link "Apply online". Only online applications will be accepted. Attached files must be Adobe PDF or Word format. Each field in the application form can contain up to max. 10 Mb.

Only applications written in English will be accepted for evaluation.

The application must include (as PDF- or docx-files):

  • A cover letter
  • A CV
  • Academic Certificates inclusive of Master’s degree diploma
  • An explanation of other qualifications relevant to the position.

Incomplete applications will not be assessed.

Applications may be shortlisted.

(Shortlisted) applications will be assessed by experts within the field.

The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.




Application deadline:


In your application, please refer to and reference JobID 2327355.