Assistant Professor

Company:Jönköping International Business School

Location:Sweden / Jönköping

Discipline:Business Administration - Sustainable Business

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


Assistant Professor in Business Administration - Sustainable business

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 professional and personal development.

Our mission is to advance the theory and practice of business, with a 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 a PRME member and was recognized for excellence in reporting 2017. JIBS has developed a unique Bachelor program, called Sustainable Enterprise Development, which is focused on the study of social and sustainable entrepreneurship. Sustainability and CSR are also a core themes in several courses at master level. Our research centers have developed areas related to responsible management, ethics, social entrepreneurship and business sustainability.

JIBS is recruiting assistant professors in Business Administration with focus on sustainable business and responsible management.


We offer you a stimulating workplace where you will be a vital contributor to education activities, research, and service to JIBS. At JIBS we work in an international environment and maintain both national and international networks. Teaching is performed in English and distributed over the academic year.

Besides teaching, the holders of the positions must be able to position their present or aspired research orientation within JIBS focus areas. All assistant professors at JIBS are expected to do research, apply for externally funded research grants, as well as be engaged with business and society at large, to improve JIBS footprint in the broader society.


We are looking for candidates with experience in teaching and research in different areas of business administration with a focus on sustainable business and responsible management, e.g. social innovation and social entrepreneurship.

The selection process will place great value on applicants’ suitability for the position and JIBS, including flexibility, communication skills, quality awareness and ability to collaborate and build relationships. The successful applicants will have the opportunity to develop and lead in education and research and contribute to a dynamic academic environment, including being present at JIBS throughout the year.

Furthermore you should:

  • have a Ph.D. degree in business administration.
  • have documented teaching expertise, minimum one year.
  • have taken a course in teaching and learning in higher education or have acquired equivalent knowledge in some other way or undertake to take a course in teaching and learning in higher education during their first two years of employment.
  • have the potential to develop and lead education and research activities.
  • have demonstrated a sound capacity to interact with surrounding society.
  • have a demonstrated interest in diversity and equity issues

For full eligibility requirements for a position as Assistant Professor see "Appointment Procedure at Jönköping University"

Fluency in written and spoken English is a prerequisite and it is meritorious if you know Swedish.

Furthermore, meritorious for the appointment are:

  • experience from teaching research methods
  • experience from work outside academia.
  • experience from consultative work.
  • established networks relating to outreach and collaborations in research and education


The positions are full-time and permanent. The employment starts 15th of August 2019 or as agreed upon.


Your application should include:

  • a personal cover letter motivating your interest and suitability for the position;
  • a complete academic CV including attested certificates of education and list of publications;
  • name and contact details for three references (including position, e-mail, phone number, and how you know each other);
  • a pedagogic portfolio including teaching experience and responsibilities, e.g. pedagogical training; teaching philosophy, teaching methods, examples of teaching developments and appendices such as student evaluations, examples of syllabi and assignments you have developed.
  • two recent academic articles or the dissertation, if the PhD was awarded in the last three years.

Deadline for applying is March 3, 2019.

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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. We offer an equal and inclusive workplace and we welcome applicants with diverse backgrounds. For more information, visit

Type of employment : Permanent position
Contract type : Full time
First day of employment : 15 August or as agreed upon
Salary : Monthly
Number of positions 2
Working hours : 100%
City : Jönköping
County : Jönköpings län
Country : Sweden
Reference number : 2019/297-221
Contact :
Anette Johansson, +46 36-10 1722
Union representative :
Olof Brunninge, Saco-S, +46 36-10 1000
Barbara Eklöf, ST, +46 36-10 1000
Published : 30.Jan.2019
Last application date : 03.Mar.2019 11:59 PM CET

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