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Career Level:
Career Group D, Grade 5
Doctorate or PhD
Job type:
Full time
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22 Nov, 2017

Assistant Professor in Business Administration - Jönköping International Business School

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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 an Assistant Professor in Business Administration with focus on Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

The position comprises research and education activities at Bachelor and Master level over the different parts of the academic year. You will strengthen our teaching in logistics and supply chain management possibly including purchasing and sales, distribution, logistics services, humanitarian logistics and supervision of bachelor and master theses in supply chain management. 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.
  • You have experience of teaching in Business Administration amounting to at least one-year full-time teaching.
  • You have pedagogic education and evidence of pedagogical skills.
  • You have ability to create and develop national and international networks.
  • You have experience of obtaining research funding and can contribute new knowledge that strengthens JIBS reputation in the focus areas.
  • You are fluent in written and spoken English.
  • You have experience of academic leadership.
  • You are a team player, able to cooperate both within your own discipline and between disciplines.
  • You have the ability to individually structure and complete administrative work.
In the selection process, we will put great value on your personal qualifications matching our needs in the discipline and for JIBS overall. This means you should be willing and able to contribute to a dynamic academic environment, which includes being present at JIBS.

Starting date is according to agreement, but before August 2018.

For further enquiries about the position, please contact Associate Dean of Faculty Lars Pettersson or Assistant Professor Leif-Magnus Jensen. Union representatives are Barbara Eklöf (ST) or Anders Adolfsson (Saco-S). All contacts can be reached at phone number +46 36 10 10 00.

Your application should include a personal cover letter, a complete CV including references, a description of teaching experience, a description if research interest and approach (maximum 1 page) and a list of your 5 most relevant publications. Please also attach a copy of your PhD thesis.

Deadline for applying is November 22, 2017.

Please quote the reference number 2017/3920-221 clearly on your application.

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