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  • Professorship In Human Performance And Training In Sports,University of Muenster, Germany

    The Institute of Sport Science, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
    (Germany), invites applications for a

    - Professorship In Human Performance And Training In Sports (W2) -

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

    The candidate should possess experiences connecting to the sub-disciplines of
    sport psychology and movement science. Possible themes in research could be
    directed towards expertise in high level sports, or motor learning, or
    attention and perception, or basic neurological principles of moving and

    The successful candidate will have a clear empirical-analytical orientation,
    especially in experiment-oriented research and the use of advanced statistical
    methods. Teaching obligations will be 9 hours per week.

    A doctoral degree in a relevant area for this professorship (cp. HFG NRW, §
    36), preferably in the area of sport science, is required. Other requirements
    include a strong record in research, a visible international orientation,
    publications in international peer reviewed academic journals, successful
    grant applications (particularly from the German Research Foundation (DFG))
    and teaching and administrative experience at the university level.

    Responsibilities include developing and maintaining a strong independent
    research program with interdisciplinary collaborations in particular with the
    department of sport psychology as well as the department of movement science
    that merit extramura funding and publishing in high-impact scholarly journals.
    Courses of studies are offered in the area of teacher programs at the Institute
    of Sport Science. Experience in teaching students pursuing a Bachelor or
    Master of Education is preferred.

    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 12th, 2010 to receive full
    consideration; review of applications will follow in 2010.

    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 Dean of the faculty:

    An den Dekan des Fachbereichs Psychologie und Sportwissenschaft
    Prof. Dr. Bernd Strauß
    Fliednerstr. 21
    48149 Münster

    best regards
    Heiko Wagner

    Prof. Dr. Heiko Wagner
    University of Muenster
    Motion Science
    Horstmarer Landweg 62b
    D – 48149 Muenster

    fon: (0251) 83 32307
    (0251) 83 34811 (Secretary)