Job Announcement (open rank): University of Basel

Professor of “Sport Pedagogy and Health Development” (open-rank)
Starting July 1, 2024 or by appointment
The Medical Faculty of the University of Basel invites applications for the position of Professor of Sport Pedagogy and Health Development

At the end of December 2023, the professorship of sports science will become vacant due to the retirement of the incumbent. The professorship is part of the Department of Sport, Exercise and Health (DSBG) at the Medical Faculty of the University of Basel. The DSBG focuses on research, teaching and services in the area of “Exercise, sport and health across the lifespan”. It examines from different perspectives how exercise and sport affect physical and mental health in different phases of life.

For further information, please contact the Chair of the Academic Recruitment Committee, Prof. Eva Scheurer (Phone: +41 61 267 38 73; email: or the Scientific Coordinator of Academic Recruitment, Dr. Simone Neu (Phone: +41 61 207 61 64; email:

Applications must be submitted by November 23, 2023. We kindly ask you to apply only via the online application platform of the University of Basel as described in the

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