Professorship of Sport Didactics : TU Dortmund University (GER)

With 6,300 employees in research, teaching and administration and its unique profile, TU Dortmund University shapes prospects for the future: the interaction between engineering and natural sciences as well as social and cultural studies drives both technological innovations and progress in knowledge and methodology. It is not only the roughly 34,300 students who benefit from this.

The Faculty of Arts and Sports Sciences at TU Dortmund University is seeking to fill the position of a Professor (W2) in Sport Didactics commencing as soon as possible.The successful candidate will specialize in research and teaching in the field of Sport Didactics.

TU Dortmund University is seeking an outstanding individual and established researcher in the field of didactics in school sport/empirical research in school sport with relevant national and international publications in recognized journals, including those with peer review.

Applicants should complement the research activities of the Faculty of Arts and Sports Sciences and contribute to interdisciplinary collaborative research projects within and outside TU Dortmund University (e.g. Dortmund Center for Research in School Sport).

Experience in raising third-party funds is expected.

It is a precondition that the applicant participates appropriately in teaching on the programs offered by the Department of Sports and Sports Science. This includes accompanying and organizing the internship semester.

The successful candidate will possess social and leadership skills and be willing to be involved in academic self-governance.

Preconditions for employment are specified in § 36 and § 37 HG NRW (law governing universities in NRW).

TU Dortmund University strives to increase the number of women in academic research and teaching and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply.

TU Dortmund University is an equal opportunity employer and gives preference to candidates with disabilities if equally qualified.

TU Dortmund University supports the compatibility of work and family life and promotes gender equality in science.

Please send your application, including the usual documents (CV, list of publications, certificates, etc.), by either regular mail or e-mail (preferred, in one pdf-file) to the following address by 30.09.2020

Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sports Sciences Professor Dr. Gudrun M. König TU Dortmund University 44221 Dortmund – Germany tel.: 0049 231 755 – 4111 fax: 0049 231 755 – 4506 e-mail:

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