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Junior Professorship (W2) for Sports Psychology
Published(73 days ago)
Humboldt-Universität zu BerlinBerlin
The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Institute of Sports Science, invites applications for a
Junior Professorship for ‘Sports Psychology‘
starting as soon as possible. This is a W2 tenure track position. In order to verify whether the individual performance meets the requirements of a permanent employment, an evaluation process will be opened not later than after five years of service. The professorship will be funded by the „Bund-Länder-Programm zur Förderung des wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchses.“ The aim of the programme is to pave the way for a secure career in academia for early stage researchers. Tenure track professors at the HU Berlin are expected to carry out research and teach, as well as be active on various university committees and acquire leadership and management skills. The concrete requirements out of the framework catalogue [https://hu.berlin/tenuretrack_katalog] will be specified in the course of the appointment process.
The future job holder has to represent sports psychology in research and teaching. Expected are interdisciplinary, internationally compatible and empirically-oriented research priorities (for example in the fields of education research, teaching-learning research, mental health, competitive sports, behavioral science). Involvement in international research proven by publications in peer-reviewed journals and experience in third-party funding are expected. In terms of teaching, the future job holder should strengthen the content of the sport-psychological aspects of sports science studies in the teacher degree courses, particularly in the training of primary school teachers, as well as in the institute‘s Bachelor‘s and Master‘s programs. It is also desirable that the future job holder develops training concepts for teachers in the subject of sports and for trainers in recreational and high-performance sports.
Applicants must meet the legal requirements for professorial appointments in accordance with § 102 c combined with § 102 a of the ‘Berliner Hochschulgesetz‘.
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin is seeking to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and specifically encourages qualified female scholars to apply. Researchers from abroad are welcome to apply. Severely disabled applicants with equivalent qualifications will be given preferential consideration. People with a migration background are specifically encouraged to apply.
Please send your application (including a publication list, a complete list of taught courses, information on both past and current research projects, and a 2-page synopsis of the research profile) within 4 weeks, quoting the reference number JP/025/18 to: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Prof. Kassung, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin or preferably in electronic form in one single pdf file to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Since we will not return your documents, please submit copies in the application only.
Please visit our website www.hu-berlin.de/stellenangebote, which gives you access to the legally binding German version.