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01-31-2008, 08:13 AM
Full professorship in human performance and training in sports (W3)

Institute of Sport Science, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster

The Institute of Sport Science at the University of Münster (Germany)
invites applications and nominations for the position of a Full
Professorship in the area of human performance analysis and enhancement in

The successful candidate will have an experiment-oriented research program
on the basis of empirical validated models and uses advanced mathematical
and statistical techniques to describe and explain the effects of training
processes in sports. Furthermore, a strong interest in application-oriented
research would be desirable. The Professor will be the head of the
department “Human Performance and Training in Sports” and is responsible for
the teaching program in this area. The personal teaching obligation will be
9 hours per week.

Required qualifications are a qualified degree on an University Master-level
(M.A., M.S., diploma or equivalent university degrees) as well as a doctoral
degree in an relevant area for this professorship (cp. HFG NRW, § 36), a
strong record of research, a visible international orientation, publications
mainly in international peer reviewed scholarly journals, evidence of
successful grant activities (in particular from the German Research
Foundation (DFG) - or other equivalent National funding agencies outside
from Germany -, and the European Union or other international funding
organizations) as well as, broad teaching and administrative experience at
the university level.

Responsibilities include developing and maintaining a strong independent
research program with interdisciplinary collaborations that merit extramural
funding and publishing in high-impact scholarly journals.

The Institute of Sport Science (www.uni-muenster.de/sportwissenschaft)
houses 7 professors (sport medicine, movement science, human performance and
training in sport, sport psychology, sport sociology, sport pedagogy and
sport history), more than 30 full-time faculty members and nearly 1800
students, and offers B.A., M.Ed. and Ph.D. degrees. The Institute is
currently planning a Master of Science. The successful candidate is
encouraged to contribute to this project.

Knowledge of German language would be desirable, but is not a requirement.
Applications in English or German language are highly welcome. Applications
of women are specially invited. In the case of similar qualification,
competence and specific achievements, women will be considered on
preferential terms within the framework of legal possibilities. Handicapped
candidates with equivalent qualifications will be given preference.

Applications should be received before March 31, 2008 to receive full
consideration; review of applications will follow in 2008.

To apply: Send a CV, a cover letter describing research and teaching
interests, and three sample publications (only journal papers) via postal
services to the head of the Institute of Sport Science Prof. Dr. Michael
Krüger, Institut für Sportwissenschaft, Horstmarer Landweg 62b, 48149
Münster, Germany, mkrueger@uni-muenster.de.