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Lecturer in Biomechanics – University of Giessen, Germany

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  • Lecturer in Biomechanics – University of Giessen, Germany

    At the Departments of Training Sciences and Movement Sciences/Sport Psychology, School of Sports Sciences, Faculty of Psychology and Sports Sciences, applications are invited for a


    The position will be available from 01.04.2016. The position is limited according to § 2 WissZeitVG and § 65 HHG with the opportunity of own scientific training. In agreement with the current regulations, the position is on the TV-H E13 scale (100%) for public employees.

    Scientific employees are – unless the allowed maximum duration of a temporary employment is not exceeded – generally employed for the initial duration of 3 years with the possibility of prolongation for additional 2 years, if the above mentioned requirements are fulfilled.

    Your program: Own scientific training, university didactic qualification, scientific services in research and teaching according to § 65 HHG. Teaching Biomechanics on the Master’s level and on the Bachelor’s level (8 SWS). Teaching language is German or English respectively. Contributions to research activities based on kinematic movement analyses, neuro-muscular control and biomechanical models will be expected.

    Your profile: The candidate should hold a Master of Science degree in Sports Sciences or other relevant fields with respect to biomechanics, excellent knowledge of research methods and measurement skills pertinent to biomechanics or a related discipline. A Ph.D degree is requested.

    The University of Giessen is aiming for higher rates of women in the scientific sector; this is why we explicitly request qualified female scientists to apply. Due to the plan for the promotion of women there is an obligation to raise the rates of women working at the University. The Justus-Liebig-University is a family-friendly university. Applicants with children are welcome.

    Please send your application (not via E-Mail), including two references, stating the reference number 533/93709/06 together with usual documents until 29.01.2016 to the Praesidenten der Justus-Liebig-Universitaet Giessen, Erwin-Stein-Gebaeude, Goethestrasse 58, 35390 Giessen, Germany. Applications of disabled persons are – in case of equal qualification – preferred. We request to send only copies, as these cannot be sent back after completion of the selection.
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