Jönköping International Business School, Faculty

Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) is one of four schools within Jönköping University (JU). It is recognized as the most international business school in Sweden and one of the most international in the world. 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.  For more information please visit www.jibs.se.

In 2015, JIBS was the first business school in Sweden to receive double accreditation from both AACSB and EQUIS. In March 2018, JIBS was awarded a 5-year EQUIS accreditation. Recent assessments of research productivity and impact ranks JIBS first in Sweden in business administration and economics and first in Europe and second in the world in entrepreneurship.
MMTC was established in 2003 with the aim of becoming a knowledge hub on the transformation of the media industries. Since then, its strategic scope was broadened to study the impact of the driving forces digitalization, sustainability and globalization on the transformation of businesses and industries. For more information please visit MMTC - Jönköping University

We are looking for a Post-Doctoral Researcher who will investigate the interplay between digitalization, sustainability and/or globalization. 

To further strengthen our leading position in business and industry transformation research, we are looking for a Post-Doctoral Researcher who will investigate the interplay of at least two of the three driving forces listed about in their role for industry and/or business transformation at JIBS’ Media, Management and Transformation Centre (MMTC). The position is for two years with a possible extension.

The position requires a PhD degree from a reputable university in a relevant discipline, for instance, business administration, economics, innovation studies, economic history, psychology, information technology or sociology.

As a Post-Doctoral Researcher, we offer you full-time employment. Most of your time will be devoted to conduct research and take an active role in the continued development of MMTC (80%). The remaining time is allocated for teaching (20%).

We seek candidates who have a strong wish to conduct high-quality academic scholarship within the scope of MMTC’s research areas. The main language of research and teaching at JIBS is English. You must be fluent in both written and spoken English to be an eligible candidate. Skills in other languages, including Swedish, are a merit, but not a requirement.

The candidate is expected to have a strong international orientation. In making the selection, importance will be given to applicant’s qualifications in the following areas:

  • Capacity and interest to engage in academic research at the highest level.
  • A record of publications, especially in journals ranked in the ABS list, or a promising pipeline of papers targeted for publication in such journals.
  • Personal networks and collaborations with researchers in an international context.
  • Openness to engage in joint projects and activities with colleagues at MMTC and JIBS.

Interest and ability to teach university courses at different levels and to communicate with academic and professional audiences.

For more information about the position, please contact Professor Leona Achtenhagen acle@ju.se (Director of MMTC) or Assistant Professor Emilia Florin Samuelsson floemi@ju.se (Co-Director of MMTC).

Employment starts as soon as possible, to be agreed upon.

Union representatives are Andreas Stephan (SACO-s) and Barbara Eklöf (ST).
Contact phone number for them all is +46 36 10 10 00

APPLICATION Your application must include:

  • A letter of interest explaining why you are applying to the position and why you think you will be a good fit for MMTC and JIBS.

  • A description of yourself including your background and main interests.
    A research agenda (max. 3000 words), expressing your present research interest in the area.

  • CV and attested documents (transcript, diploma).

  • A complete list of publications and of teaching experiences.

  • Up to 5 of your most important scientific contributions as well as your doctoral dissertation.

  • The name and phone numbers of at least 2 references.

Send in your application electronically before November 1st, 2019.
Incomplete applications will not be processed. 

Please quote reference number 2019/3724-221 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. We offer an equal and inclusive workplace and we welcome applicants with diverse backgrounds. For more information, visit JU.se

Anställningsform Visstidsanställning längre än 6 månader
Anställningens omfattning Heltid
Tillträde Starts as soon as possible, to be agreed upon
Löneform Monthly
Antal lediga befattningar 1
Sysselsättningsgrad 100%
Ort Jönköping
Län Jönköpings län
Land Sverige
Referensnummer 2019/3724-221
Publicerat 2019-09-30
Sista ansökningsdag 2019-11-01