Tenure-Track Assistant Professor / Associate Professor in sociology of gender and Sport

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Closing Date
WorkplaceLausanne, Dorigny, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland
Category
Position

Duration

PAST: 2 years, renewable twice. At the end of the 4th year, an evaluation procedure is initiated to tenure at the rank of associate professor (Directive de la Direction 1.4 sur la prétitularisation conditionnelle « tenure track »)/ PAS: 6 years renewable
Occupation rate
100%
Job Start01.08.2025

UNIL is a leading international teaching and research institution, with over 5,000 employees and 17,000 students split between its Dorigny campus, CHUV and Epalinges. As an employer, UNIL encourages excellence, individual recognition and responsibility.

In order to complete our team, the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences and the Institute of Sports Sciences (ISSUL) wishes to expand its team by recruting a
TENURE-TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR AT ASSOCIATE PROFESSORSHIP or ASSOCIATE PROFESSORIN SOCIOLOGY OF GENDER AND SPORT

Description

In your functions, you will have to :

Teaching (45%)

Six hours a week of teaching throughout the year, at Bachelor’s and Master’s level. Additionally supervision of Master’s dissertations and PhD theses.

Research (45%)

The post-holder will pursue research in the sociology of gender and sport. They will also conduct research in conjunction with international sporting organisations, which are well represented in

the local context. They will be expected to produce international-level academic research publications.

The post-holder will also collaborate with the Interdisciplinary Centre for Sports Research (CIR Sport) and the future Global Observatory for Gender Equality & Sport (UNESCO).

They will also seek external funding, in particular from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF).

Administrative responsibilities (10%)

In accordance with statutory requirements and in the name of collegiality, the post-holder will take on any administrative tasks that may be assigned to them by the Institute, Faculty, University or university decision-making bodies.

Requirements

In order to complete our team, we are looking for someone with the following skills :

  • PhD in sociology or equivalent qualification
  • Academic teaching experience in the sociology of gender and sport
  • Proven research record in the sociology of gender and sport
  • Good links with international research networks in the field
  • Ability to attract external research funding
  • Proficiency in French and English, orally and in writing
  • Ability to teach in French within two years.

We offer

Candidates are invited to submit their application via the online recruitment platform, including:

  • a covering letter,
  • a academic CV, including a full publications list,
  • a copy of their diplomas and qualifications;
  • a selection of five publications in the field relevant to the position, in PDF format.

Only applications submitted via the online system will be considered.

References: a maximum of three names with e-mail addresses is sufficient. There is no need to contact them at this stage of the application process; we will do so if necessary.

We thank you for your understanding.

Contact and Address

Candidates are invited to submit their application via the online recruitment platform, including:

  • a covering letter,
  • a academic CV, including a full publications list,
  • a copy of their diplomas and qualifications;
  • a selection of five publications in the field relevant to the position, in PDF format.

Only applications submitted via the online system will be considered.

References: a maximum of three names with e-mail addresses is sufficient. There is no need to contact them at this stage of the application process; we will do so if necessary.

We thank you for your understanding.

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