With 17.800 students and 3.800 staff members, Technische Universität Braunschweig is the largest Institute of Technology in Northern Germany. It stands for a strategic and achievement-oriented way of thinking and acting, relevant research, exceptional teaching and the successful transfer of knowledge and technologies to industry and society. We consistently advocate family friendliness and equal opportunities.   

We focus our research on mobility, infections and therapeutics, metrology, and future city. Our core disciplines include a comprehensive engineering branch and a strong natural sciences branch, closely linked with business sciences, social sciences, humanities and educational sciences.

Our campus is located at the heart of one of Europe’s most active research regions. We cooperate closely and successfully with more than 20 research institutions right on our doorstep and maintain strong relationships with our partner universities all over the world.

Institut of Sport Science and Movement Pedagogy

We offer a

Juniorprofessorship for
„Sport Science/Movement and training science“
Salary-Gr. W 1 TT 2

The earliest appointment is possible from 2023-04-01 on.


We are looking for a personality representing the fields of training and movement science in research and teaching. Within this task, the target groups and activity fields of the institute's profile (school sports and sports for all, children and youth sports) are at least proportionally to be taken into account. Teaching tasks concern science-oriented and behavioral scientific modules as well as methodological training in the BA and MA study programs of the institute. Knowledge in sports-related practical fields is explicitly desired.

Our expectations

  • Proven experience in empirically oriented training and movement science research.
  • Systematic development and establishment of a training and movement science research-oriented work area
  • Experience in securing and willingness to secure third-party funding
  • Proven experience in university teaching in sport education
  • Willingness to interdisciplinary cooperate with STEM subject paedagogy, the Research Institute of Teacher Education, the specialist institutes of TU Braunschweig, the sports center of TU Braunschweig, the research foci of the TU Braunschweig, and non-university research institutions
  • Active participation in academic self-administration as well as in scientific organisations
  • Coordinating a quality circle on the "theory and practice of movement fields".
  • supporting junior researchers
  • Willingness to participate in the internationalization of the university as well as in research and teaching

Requirements, § 30 NHG

  • Completed university studies
  • proof of pedagogic-didactic suitability
  • special qualification for deepened independent scientific work, which is usually demonstrated by an above-average doctorate and
  • max. 4 years after defense in the doctoral procedure at the time of appointment

The employment is initially for a period of three years in a temporary civil servant relationship, provided that the general service law requirements are fulfilled. In the event of a successful interim evaluation in accordance with § 30 Para. 4 S. 2 NHG, the professorship will be extended by a further three years. After positive outcome of the procedure regulated in the tenure track regulations of the TU Braunschweig, an appointment to a permanent professorship in grade W2 NBesO will be made without further advertisement.


At TU Braunschweig, we aim to increase the share of women in academic positions and therefore particularly welcome applications from women. Where candidates have equivalent qualifications, preference will be given to female candidates. Applications from international scientists are welcome. A part-time appointment may be possible on request. Where candidates have the same qualifications, preference will be given to disabled candidates.

Application from international scientists are welcome.

We are looking forward to your application!

Applicants are requested to attach a brief overview of their personal data to the usual documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Academic background (curriculum vitae)
  • Academic certificates and diplomas (degrees)
  • List of publications incl. copies of 3 selected publications
  • List of third-party funds
  • List of courses, including results of course evaluation
  • Research and teaching concept


Deadline for application

The application deadline is 2022-07-15


Questions about the professorship will be answered by

Prof. Dr. Esther Serwe-Pandrick
T + 49 531 391 2821

If you have any questions regarding personnel law matters, please contact

Nicole Brückner,
T + 49 531 391 14143

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