Professor for Exercise Physiology
Deutsche Sporthochschule Köln

In a national and international comparison, the German Sport University (DSHS) in Cologne with over 6000
students from 93 countries constitutes an outstanding university location. The DSHS stands for proven research
with high third-party funding and current as well as international teaching in all social and life science subdisciplines of sport science.

The position of a

“W2- Professor for Exercise Physiology” (male/female/diverse)
at the Institute for Training and Computer Science in Sport at the German Sport University is to be filled as soon as possible.

A scientist with proven international experience and with particular expertise in applied exercise physiology and
training control, both with significant emphasis on high-performance sport is being sought. The candidate should
have proof of having worked with national and international (world-class) association structures in different types of sport. A completed university degree in sport science or related disciplines is a prerequisite. Appropriate
international publications addressing physiological processes for the augmentation and maintaining of physical
condition are expected. Their application and use in competitive sporting practice is also desired. The candidate
should have proof of having experience in control and monitoring training as well as the optimization of
performance in competitive/high-performance sports, preferably in the field of innovative metabolic bio-sensor

In addition to evidence of transfer attempts of scientific findings into training practice, the successful solicitation of competitive and non-competitive fundraising from third-parties as well as an excellent assessment in teaching is presupposed. Besides an interdisciplinary connectivity, experience abroad in academic institutions and Englishspeaking teaching experience is desired. The candidate’s active participation in the Bachelor´s, Master´s and teaching courses of study at the university, particularly in the courses of study for “B.Sc. Sport and Performance“ and ”M.Sc. Performance, Training and Coaching in Elite Sport “is also expected.

Conditions of employment are in accordance with § 36 Higher Education Act NRW i.e.:

• Successful completion of a university degree in sport science or related disciplines,
• Conferral of a doctorate,
• Pedagogic suitability,
• Post-doctoral (habilitation) qualification or equivalent scientific achievements.

The position involves obligatory teaching responsibilities of 9 weekly academic hours (45 mins) per semester (F1).

For applicants of a non-German origin, an adequate knowledge of the German language is a prerequisite as well as the ability to offer courses in German wihtin six semesters.

The German Sport University Cologne strives for an increase in the proportion of women. Applications from
qualified women are therefore expressly desired. Women will be given preferential treatment in accordance with
the State Equality Act.

Applications from persons with severe disabilities or equivalent are warmly welcome. They will be preferentially
treated within the framework of the appropriate legal requirements.
It is the policy of the German Sport University Cologne to support its employees in reconciling family life and work.

Applications are to be submitted - with the usual documents, particularly CV, a description of professional career,
a list of publications and a selection of the most important of these in the form of a pdf-file only and marked with the reference number 1950-Prof-Leistungsphysiologie to the E-mail address by
13th September, 2019 at the latest.

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