Lecturer in Physical Education and Sports Coaching

LUNEX International University of Health, Exercise and Sports is a young and ambitious private university in Luxembourg attracting students from Europe and beyond. We offer high-quality and innovative teaching and learning in higher education and research.

We are now expanding our team and are looking to recruit an experienced, enthusiastic and versatile professional to work in a permanent position with a minimum 0.5 FTE involvement as Lecturer in Physical Education and Sports Coaching within the Department of Exercise and Sport Science (Prof. Dr. Andreas Mierau).

Candidate’s requirements

Candidates will hold a relevant degree or further professional or academic qualifications at Master level in a related subject. A PhD will be considered an advantage, although not mandatory for this position.

Selection criteria

In rating suitable applicants, the following are considered as essential:

  • Demonstrated experience of working in applied physical education context that will enable contribution to teaching and learning activities in sports didactics and pedagogy. Applicants with extensive experience in coaching one or more sports would be advantageous.
  • Good interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate complex ideas effectively to students using a variety of teaching methods, thereby enhancing the student experience.
  • High level of organisational skills.
  • High level of spoken and written English language skills (English is the language of tuition at LUNEX University).
  • Professional fluency in one of the official languages of Luxembourg is desirable.

Main responsibilities

  • deliver Sport and Exercise Science programmes at undergraduate and post graduate level with a focus on sports didactics and pedagogy;
  • manage, develop and coordinate practical opportunities for students in school and sport organisations across Luxembourg and the Greater Region;
  • coordinate and supervise student internships;
  • develop research activities related to physical education and school sports/sports coaching.

This position offers an excellent opportunity to take part in the shaping of a young & dynamic university with high ambitions in human health and performance related education as well as research with an international and multidisciplinary scope.

We offer a dynamic and stimulating work environment within an international team of experts. We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The salary is competitive and in line with qualifications and experience.

You can send your application to hr@lunex.lu until 30.09.2020.

With your application, you agree to the storage and processing of your data in accordance with our data protection regulations for applicants.


50, avenue du Parc des Sports / 4671 Differdange / Luxembourg

Good to know

Application for a Bachelor’s programme:
1. Fill out our Online Application Form.
2. Take part in one of our Application Days. We will invite you to attend in person.
3. After successful participation in the Application Day we will email you with your study agreement. Please print it out, sign it and then send it to LUNEX by post or by e-mail, along with the evidence documents specified in the email.

Application for a Master’s programme:
1. Fill out our Online Application Form.
2. If you have met all the prerequisites for the Master’s programme, we will email you with your study agreement. Please read it carefully, print it out and sign it.
3. In order to complete your application, please send the signed study agreement along with all other required evidence documents by post to LUNEX.

As an applicant for one of our Bachelor’s programmes, you will be invited to attend an Application Day online. A selection procedure will take place on this day to check whether you meet the necessary prerequisites for the course.

More about the Application Day

The language of instruction in all courses at LUNEX is English. You should therefore be able to speak and understand English well. You have the opportunity to participate in the Pre-Bachelor Foundation Programme and improve your English if your language skills do not meet the entrance requirements for study at Bachelor level.

We will inform you in the course of the application process which supporting documents have to be provided and when. In principle, we need the following documents for your application:

  • Copy of your personal ID
  • Copy of the highest educational and/or vocational qualification
  • Language certificate (if applicable)

Depending on the degree programme (Bachelor/Master) and your country of origin (EU/non-EU), further documents may be required. More details will be provided to you in good time.

To secure a study place, we recommend that you send us your documents as soon as possible – but at the latest two weeks before the start of your studies. If you are an applicant from outside the EU, you should note that the application process for a visa can take four to 60 days. Please make sure you give yourself plenty of time.