Full Professorship for Sport Science with focus on Science of Training- and Movement
University of Freiburg Faculty of Economics and Behavioral Sciences

The Faculty of Economics and Behavioral Sciences of the University of Freiburg invites applications for a Full Professorship (W 3) for Sportscience with focus on Science of Training- and Movement Sciences (Succession: Prof. Dr. Albert Gollhofer) in the Department of Sport and Exercise Science.
  • Application deadline: 28.06.2021
  • Publication date: 12.05.2021
  • Start-date: 01.04.2022
  • Fulltime position
  • Id no.: 00001595


The professor is expected to research functional adaptation processes to training and exercise and the biomechanics of the musculoskeletal system in sports and represent these fields in teaching. The research should be able to transfer from basic research to applications in sports and exercise.

An internationally network researcher with proven expertise in sport-related movement research with detailed knowledge in biomechanical and exercise science methodological fields is sought. It is expected that the professor will develop collaborations with other research centers and groups at the University and the University Hospital.

The Professor* is expected to provide exercise and movement science and biomechanical teaching in the bachelor's and master's degree programs in sports science.

Prerequisites for the employment of Professors are a university degree, an outstanding dissertation and an excellent publication record. Substantial achievements and experience in academic research and teaching, at the level of a Habilitation according to the German academic system, are expected.

The following application documents are to be submitted:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Certificates of degrees and academic qualifications
  • Complete list of papers and invited lectures specifying the 5 most important publications

We are particularly pleased to receive applications from women for the position advertised here.


Please send your application including supporting documents mentioned above and the application form citing the reference number 00001595, by 28.06.2021 at the latest. Please send your application to the following address in written or electronic form:

Dekanat der Wirtschafts- und Verhaltenswissenschaftlichen Fakultät
z. Hd. Prodekan Prof. Dr. M. Heinrichs
Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Rempartstraße 10-16
79085 Freiburg
E-Mail: laetitia.laqua@wvf.uni-freiburg.de (per Email in one pdf file)

For further information, please contact Herr Prof. Dr. Markus Heinrichs on the phone number +49 761 203-3024 or E-Mail markus.heinrichs@psychologie.uni-freiburg.de. Further information on the appointment procedure can be found in the Code for Practice for professorial appointments.

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