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Doctorate or PhD
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14 Jan, 2018

Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship/Innovation - 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 a focus on Entrepreneurship/Innovation.


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 entrepreneurship and/or innovation. The holder of the position should be able to position his/her present or aspired research orientation within JIBS focus areas. 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 hold 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 equivalent 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
It’s meritorious if you have

  • Practical experience within entrepreneurship/innovation-related activities
  • A strong publication track record
  • The ability to create and develop national and international networks
  • Documented experience of research grant applications
  • Documented 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 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, Associate Professor Karin Hellerstedt or Professor Francesco Chirico. 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 teaching philosophy and experience (max 1 page), a description of research interest and approach (max 1 page), copies of the five most relevant publications, a copy of PhD thesis, verification of PhD degree, link to verified Google Scholar profile.
  • Deadline for applying is January 14, 2018.
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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. For more information, visit