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Vacancy | 1–2 Postdoctoral Fellows in Sports Science, at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Closing date: March 15, 2020
The positions are not a part of a specific project, but are connected to the research group’s strategic areas of focus in social science: sports psychology, sports sociology, sport pedagogy and physical education, physical activity level in the population, and the importance of gender in physical education, sport, and physical activity. Excellent skills in methods is a prerequisite, as are good communications skills in English, both written and oral.
Jorid Hovden is a Norwegian researcher and professor of sociology at NTNU. She has studied gender and sports since the 1980s. She has repeatedly demonstrated how women are discriminated against and marginalized, both in key roles and in different sports. has been an active athlete, and was inter alia on the Norwegian national team in volleyball in the 1970s.