Jönköping University
Assistant Professors in Strategy, Organization and Leadership
Jönköping University
Jönköping University is one of the top universities in international student exchange and among the best in Sweden in terms of attracting tuition fee paying students.
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Application deadline: Jan 14
Location: Jönköping, Sweden
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Assistant Professors in Strategy, Organization and Leadership

Jönköping International Business School

Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) is one of four schools within Jönköping University. We offer an international and team-oriented workplace with competitive education programmes, across Bachelor, Master and Doctoral levels, as well as a thriving research environment and many opportunities for personal development. Our mission is to advance the theory and practice of business, with specific focus on entrepreneurship, ownership and renewal. Our guiding principles are: international at heart, entrepreneurial in mind and responsible in action. JIBS is double-accredited, by EQUIS and AACSB.

JIBS is recruiting two Assistant Professors in Business Administration with a focus on Strategy, Organization and Leadership.


The positions comprise research and education activities at Bachelor and Master level over the different parts of the academic year. You will strengthen our research and teaching in strategy, organization and leadership. Besides teaching and research, the holder of the position is expected to engage in the development of JIBS and to be engaged with business and society at large.


  • You have a PhD within Business Administration or equivalent academic competence (or have a set date for your final dissertation defense).
  • You have pedagogical education as well as evidence of pedagogical skills
  • You have experience of teaching in Business Administration amounting to at least one year of full-time teaching
  • You are fluent in written and spoken English, because the teaching is performed primarily in English

We are particularly interested in candidates with teaching experience in project management, in HRM, as well as in ethics/sustainability, but we also welcome applications from candidates with other specializations.

It’s meritorious if you have

  • Practical experience within entrepreneurship and/or working in industry
  • A strong publication track record
  • An ability to create and develop national and international networks
  • Experience of obtaining research funding
  • Experience of academic leadership

In the selection process, we will put great value on your aptness to the organization, including communication skills, flexibility, willingness to develop a personal teaching and research profile in line with the focus areas of JIBS, and an ability to collaborate and work independently. You should be willing and able to contribute to a dynamic academic environment, including being present at JIBS throughout the year.

We emphasize an even gender distribution.


  • Starting date is according to agreement, but preferably 1st August 2018, at the latest.
  • For further enquiries about the position, please contact Dean of Faculty Lars Pettersson, or Associate Professor Olof Brunninge.
    Union representatives are Barbara Eklöf (ST) or Anders Adolfsson (Saco-S). All contacts can be reached at phone number +46 36 10 1000.
  • Your application should include a personal cover letter, a complete CV including professional references, a description of your teaching philosophy and experience (max 1 page), a description of your research interest and approach (max 1 page), copies of the five most relevant publications, a copy of your PhD thesis, verification of your PhD degree, link to verified Google Scholar profile.
  • Deadline for applying is January 14, 2018.

Jönköping University is a modern institution, characterized by internationalization and an entrepreneurial spirit. We attract highly qualified, inventive and enterprising people from all around the world. We develop new knowledge and share our expertise through solid collaborations with industry and business, the public sector and other higher education institutions. For more information, visit

Type of employment                                     Permanent position

Contract type                                                 Full time

First day of employment                               according to agreement, but preferably 1st August 2018

Salary                                                             monthly salary

Number of positions                                     2

Working hours                                              100%

City                                                                 Jönköping

County                                                           Jönköpings län

Country                                                          Sweden

Reference number                                        2017/4731-221

Published                                                      29.Nov.2017

Last application date                                    14.Jan.2018 11:59 PM CET

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