Assistant Professor With A Focus On Sport Psychology

Masaryk University
August 05, 2024
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The Dean of the Faculty of Sports Studies at Masaryk University announces a selection procedure for an academic position: Assistant Professor with a focus on sport psychology

The Department of Physical Education and Social Sciences is seeking a new colleague interested in research and teaching in the field of sport psychology, considering current and future trends.

Faculty of Sport Studies is a smaller, progressively developing faculty. Its mission is to contribute to physically active and healthy lifestyles for all age and performance groups of the population, as well as to advance knowledge in the field of sport and physical activity. The faculty is located in a modern university campus in Brno-Bohunice.

Job Description:

  • Teaching subjects with a focus on psychology and sport psychology (e.g., Psychology, Sport Psychology and Coaching, Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, etc.).
  • Engaging in research, project work, and publication activities.
  • Supervising and evaluating diploma and bachelor theses.
  • Contributing to the University's role in popularizing science and research.
  • Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Holds a Master's degree in psychology.
  • Has a Ph.D. with a focus on sport psychology.
  • Possesses at least 3 years of teaching experience at a university.
  • Demonstrates excellent knowledge of the Czech language and active proficiency in English (both written and verbal).
  • Exhibits strong communication skills, an active attitude, and a willingness to pursue further education.
  • We value:

  • Previous project and publication activities.
  • Further education in the field of physical education/sports.
  • Active membership in professional psychological organizations.
  • Personal experience in sport psychology.
  • We offer:

  • Full-time employment (40 hours/week).
  • Stability and prestige of Masaryk University.
  • Employee benefits (8 weeks of vacation, pension contribution, meal allowance, Multisport card, vaccination allowance, discounted mobile operator tariffs, access to university libraries, sports activities, and the possibility of using the children's group Elánek).
  • Further training and development opportunities (professional training, language courses, Erasmus+).
  • Flexible working hours.
  • A friendly team.
  • Place of work: Brno.
  • Starting on 1 September 2024, or by agreement.
  • Please submit your application by 5 August 2024 at the latest via the e-application form (link: Find the right job for you Masaryk University (muni.cz) and attach all required documents. Upon successful submission, you will receive an automatic confirmation of acceptance to your email address.

    The following documents are required as part of your application:

  • A structured CV, including a summary of scientific and publication activities.
  • A motivation letter.
  • Photocopies of evidence of qualifications.
  • Contact details of two individuals who can provide references (name, position, telephone number).
  • Additional information can be found on the websites of Masaryk University or the Faculty of Sports Studies. If you have any questions, please contact [email protected].

    In justified cases, the advertiser may extend, suspend, or cancel the selection procedure. University rules for selection procedures are available on the MU official notice board.

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