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PostDoc Human Movement Science

15 Dec 2017
15 Dec 2017
Münster, NRW
Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster

The Institute for Sport and Exercise Sciences (Department of Movement Science) at the University of Münster, Germany, invites applications to fill a

Postdoctoral Position 
(salary level 13 TV-L, 100%)
in the MSc programme “Human Movement in Sports and Exercise”

The position is to be filled as of 1 March 2018. The lectureship is offered for 36 months as a full-time position for 100% of the regular weekly working hours of 39 hours and 50 minutes. According to the Law on Part-Time and Restricted Employment (§ 14 Abs. 2 TzBfG (“Teilzeit- und Befristungsgesetz”)) this position can only be offered to applicants who have never before held a restricted or unrestricted job position at the University of Münster, Germany. The position is fully financed by funds from the Masterprogramm of the government of North Rhine-Westphalia.

Job description
Successful candidates will be given teaching responsibilities in the MSc programme “Human Movement in Sports and Exercise” in the field of human movement science and research methods. Seminars will be exclusively conducted in English. Job obligations include teaching 2 four-hour classes per week, responsibility for conducting exams, and additional administrative tasks related to teaching obligations.

Applicants must hold a master’s degree or an equivalent degree in sports or exercise sciences or in related subjects (for example, physics). Applicants are expected to have excellent command of knowledge and skills in research methods, in particular regarding computational modelling in biomechanics and neuroscience as well as experimental design in the field of biomechanics and motor control. Applicants are required to have a very good command of English, both written and spoken. Interest in further academic qualification is appreciated.

The University of Münster is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the proportion of women academics. Consequently, we actively encourage applications by women. Female candidates with equivalent qualifications and academic achievements will be preferentially considered within the framework of the legal possibilities. We also welcome applications from candidates with severe disabilities. Disabled candidates with equivalent qualifications will be preferentially considered.

Applications should be submitted by 31 December 2017 to

Prof Dr Heiko Wagner 
Institute for Sports and Exercise Sciences 
Department of Movement Science
Horstmarer Landweg 62 b
48149 Münster, Germany

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