The Faculty of Psychology and Sports Science invites applications for a
W3 Professorship in Exercise Physiology and Sports Therapy
as of now.
Reference is made to § 61 Para. 7 Hessian Higher Education Act (HHG) and to conditions of employment based on § 62 HHG. Proficient knowledge of German is expected.
The future incumbent will represent the subject area of exercise physiology and sports therapy in research and teaching in its full width and should be a proven expert in the field of exercise physiology or sports medicine. The tasks in teaching include the training in the bachelor and master programs of the institute. It requires research experiences in the basic and application area of sports and exercise-related health research with a focus on the physiology of physical performance in the context of prevention and rehabilitation. A specific focus on orthopedics or neurology is preferred. The successful candidate is also expected to have an outstanding publication record in national and international peer-reviewed journals and to have succeeded in obtaining third-party funding (preferably DFG).
The successful candidate is expected to have a strong commitment to collaborative research demonstrating the ability to connect to the main research themes of the department and to interdisciplinary health science in humans. The ability to teach in English is desired, as well as an effort in establishing new and maintaining extant international collaborations. We also expect the integration of gender aspects to research and teaching.
Justus Liebig University Giessen (JLU) aims to employ more women in academic research. We therefore particularly encourage female candidates to apply. JLU also pursues the goal at faculty leadership level of increased competence in dealing with gender and family-related issues. JLU is regarded as a family-friendly university. Applicants with children are very welcome. Applications from disabled people of equal aptitude will be given preference.
Please send your letter of application (no e-mails, please) with a CV and a documentation of your qualifications and teaching competence to: The President of Justus Liebig University Giessen, Erwin-Stein-Gebaeude, Goethestrasse 58, 35390 Giessen, Germany, quoting reference number 6-20/18. Applications must be received by May 14th, 2018 at the latest.
Candidates are strongly recommended to refer to our webpage on application procedures at http://www.uni-giessen.de/stellenmarkt/merkblatt.pdf. . Please only submit copies of your application documents as they cannot be returned after the application procedure has been completed.