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Current status of application procedure

  • Assessment lectures (10./11.12.2020)
The Department of Sports Science at the Faculty of Psychology and Sports Science is seeking to fill a vacancy of a

Junior Professorship (W1 without Tenure Track) for Movement, Performance, Health

at the earliest possible opportunity.

The faculty is looking for an outstanding young scientist to investigate the functional relationships of human movement, performance, and health. Research focus should either address the neurophysiological effects (e.g. neuroplasticity) of physical activity on the development and retention of performance over the life span and/or the development of assistive technologies for people with disabilities.

Expected are a contribution to the current specialisation within the Department of Sports Science and a research-oriented profile that can be linked to the medical faculty. A close cooperation with the Department of Sports Science, the Faculty of Psychology and Sports Science, the Center for Cognitive Interaction Technology (CITEC) and the strategic partner v. Bodelschwingh Foundation (Bethel) on the development of action competences and action-supporting systems is desired.

In teaching, the future position holder is responsible for the medical field, in particular neuroanatomy, performance diagnostics, health, prevention, and rehabilitation, and represents the field in the scientific study programs "Psychology and Movement" (BA), "Intelligence and Movement" (MA) as well as in the teacher training courses.

According to § 36 HG NRW, the prerequisites for employment are a completed university degree and doctorate in a relevant subject, pedagogical qualification, and a special aptitude for scientific work, which is documented by relevant, preferably international scientific publications. Independent project applications are desired. The position of W1 professor is initially limited to three years with the possibility of extension for a further three years after a positive interim evaluation.

Applications from suitably qualified handicapped and severely handicapped persons are explicitly encouraged.

Bielefeld University has received a number of awards for its achievements in the provision of equal opportunity and has been recognized as a family-friendly university. The university welcomes applications from women. This is particularly true with regard both to academic and technical posts as well as positions in Information Technology and Craft. Applications are handled according to the state's equal opportunity statutes.

Applications must include: curriculum vitae, list of publications with the 10 most important publications highlighted, two-page concept of research and teaching, copies of certificates, teaching evaluations, list of courses and lectures given.

Please send your application until September 30, 2020 to:

Bielefeld University
Dean of the Faculty of Psychology and Sports Science
Postfach 10 01 31
D-33501 Bielefeld

Please do not send any originals, as the received documents will be destroyed at the end of the proceedings.