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Antti Laine works as a Senior researcher and lecturer in sport sociology at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. His research interests focus mainly on sport media, private sport sector (e.g. ice hockey and fitness) and sport as a societal phenomenon. Dr Laine has published numerous articles and acted as an editor in academic publications.
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.
Professor i idrettsvitenskap med innretning mot fagområdene sosiologi og statsvitenskap till UiT, Norges arktiske universitet, Campus Alta. Søknadsfrist 1. april 2020
Ved Det helsevitenskapelige fakultet, Idrettshøgskolen er det ledig fast 100 % stilling som professor i idrettsvitenskap med innretning mot fagområdene sosiologi og statsvitenskap. Idrettshøgskolen har etablert forskningsgrupper innenfor områder som ‘friluftsliv og naturbasert turisme’, ‘fysisk aktivitet og folkehelse’ og ‘analyse av fysisk aktivitet og idrettsprestasjoner’ og ‘Center for Avalanche Research and Education’.
Doctoral studentships in sport sciences, specializing in the humanities and social sciences, at Malmö University, within the Learning in Multicultural Contexts graduate school. Application deadline January 17, 2020
The focus of the sport sciences Ph.D. program lies on the forms of sport and on their past, present and future importance for society. The program comprises a range of areas from competitive, recreational and experience sports to sport as a school subject as well as outdoor activities and physical recreation.
Førsteamanuensis/ førstelektor i samfunnsvitskaplege emner i idrett till Høgskulen på Vestlandet, Campus Sogndal. Søknadsfrist 28. november 2018
Arbeidsoppgåver innan etter- og vidareutdanning- og/eller kurs og oppdragsverksemd kan og vere aktuelt, avhengig av søkaren sin kompetanse og instituttet sine behov. Det er forventa deltaking i forskingsaktiviteten på instituttet/fakultetet. I stillinga inngår ressurs til faglig-administrativt arbeid. Tilsette søkar om tid til forskings- og utviklingsarbeid som er relevant for utdanningane ved instituttet.
Vacancy | Assistant professorship in sport and social science | Aarhus University, Danmark. Apply before August 15, 2018
The Section for Sport Science at Aarhus conducts research in sports-related matters and teaching of sport science students. This position offers good opportunities to develop strong skills in research and teaching in an inspiring and wide-ranging research environment with a strong international profile. The university offers competitive starting packages, depending on qualifications.
Call for Papers | “Football: Politics of the Global Game” | November 15–16, 2018, University of Warsaw. Call ends July 16, 2018
The Conference will focus on football as an important social institution playing a rising role in various fields of human activity, and thus contribute to the increased knowledge among scientists specialising in football, as well as to examine the connections between football and politics or broader - social sciences.
Call for Participation | Exercise, Health and Social Science: Current Approaches, Future Challenges | PhD course at the Dept. of Nutrition, Exercise and Sport, University of Copenhagen. Call ends...
The aim of the course is to provide PhD students with in-depth knowledge about how social scientific inquiry has been used to study the link between sport, exercise and health (e.g. understanding rehabilitation programmes, new public health policy, the link between exercise and medicine, and the role for physical activity and exercise in healthcare).
Call for Papers | Inaugural Meeting of The International Association for the Interdisciplinary Study of Sport | December 2–3, 2017, Vienna, Austria. Call ends August 4, 2017
This symposium aims to bring together a community of scholars and practitioners from a wide range of disciplines who are interested in exploring the significance and meaning of sport within modern societies and who would like to make a contribution to an inter-disciplinary understanding of sport in the twenty first century.
Boyhood Studies | Special issue: Male Youth Sports: Changing Contexts and Emergent Perspectives | Vol. 10, 2017, No. 1
Boyhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal is a peer-reviewed journal providing a forum for the discussion of boyhood, young masculinities, and boys’ lives by exploring the full scale of intricacies, challenges, and legacies that inform male and masculine developments, committed to a critical and international scope.
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