Associate professor or tenure-track assistant professor to the rank of an associate professor to the University of Lausanne. Application deadline is October 1, 2018

Area of specialisationManagement/Economics of sport and leisure
Full-time position: 100%


  • Doctorate in management sciences or economics of sport or doctorate in sports science, with focus on the academic disciplines of management and/or economics, or equivalent
  • Academic teaching experience in the field of management/economics of sport and leisure
    • Proven research record in the field of management/economics of sport and leisure
    • Excellent links with international networks.

Teaching (45%)

 Six hours a week of teaching throughout the year:

  • BA and MA courses to be decided, based on the post-holder’s areas of expertise, in the following fields: leisure and sports tourism management; public sports services policy and management in Switzerland; international sports marketing; digital marketing; financial management; project management; economics of international
  • BA or MA seminar related to the post-holder’s area of specialisation

Supervision   of   Master’s dissertations and Ph.D. theses in areas of specialisation in the management/economics of sport and leisure

Research (45%)

The post-holder will work on her/ his own research in the field of management/ economics of sport and leisure. S/he will be expected to produce high-quality academic publications.

S/he must be able to work cooperatively within the Institute of Sports Studies at the University of Lausanne (ISSUL) and develop collaborative relationships with other Faculties as part of Unil’s sports research platform.

S/he will 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.

Institutional environment

The post is located in the Institute of Sports Studies at the University of Lausanne (ISSUL) and the Faculty of Social and political science.


According to the pay scales for Vaud Canton:

Starting date: 1 August 2019

Candidates are invited to submit their application in PDF format via the recruitment system containing a cover letter, academic CV (including publications list), copies of diplomas and qualifications and a selection of five main publications in PDF format. Only applications submitted via the online system will be considered.

Further information can be obtained from Prof. Anne Marcellini (

Deadline for applications: 1 October 2018

The University seeks to promote gender equality and encourages applications from women.

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