Jönköping International Business School, Faculty

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. These principles cut across our mission and all our activities. They signal the role we wish to play in relation to all our stakeholders. JIBS is double-accredited, by EQUIS and AACSB. In the latest Financial Times European Business School ranking, JIBS was ranked among the top 100.


The disciplines of Economics and Business Administration offer a stimulating workplace where you will be a vital contributor to education, research, and outreach activities. JIBS offers opportunities to develop in a truly international environment that attracts talented staff and motivated students worldwide. We are now expanding the disciplines and you have an opportunity to be a part of this.

We are looking for up to three Assistant Professors in Finance to join us. The candidates should have a strong interest in teaching and in doing research influencing both academics and practitioners. The candidates should have excellent communication skills and a clear vocation for academia.



The work tasks comprise teaching activities at bachelor's and master’s levels, research and other services to JIBS that are related to the position. The positions are teaching-oriented with teaching distributed over the academic year, covering a range of topics in finance, and performed primarily in English.

In terms of research, we seek a candidate with research targeted toward high-quality journals but also influences practitioners. The holder of a position is expected to apply for externally funded research grants and contribute with new knowledge that strengthens JIBS.

We highly value and prioritize our strong academic and collegial milieu at JIBS, and physical attendance at the workplace is therefore expected for most of your working time. The positions in Finance are organizationally located at the Faculty of Economics but are highly integrated with teaching and research in Business Administration. A substantial part of the research and education at JIBS are oriented toward our focus areas: entrepreneurship, ownership, and renewal.


In the selection process, we emphasize the person’s ability to take initiative, be autonomous and flexible as well as the ability to co-operate with colleagues. You should be willing to contribute to a dynamic academic environment.

To be eligible for the position, you must hold a PhD in Business Administration, Economics or Finance (or equivalent academic competence). You have documented teaching expertise and experience and have taken a course in teaching and learning in higher education (or acquired the knowledge through experience). You have a strong research profile. Furthermore, you have proven abilities to interact with business and society and have demonstrated an ability to plan, organize and prioritize work effectively. You are fluent in written and spoken English and have excellent communication skills.

It’s meritorious if you have:

  • teaching experience equal to 1 year FTE
  • high-quality research
  • experience in academic leadership
  • professional experience in the industry and/or leadership
  • course coordination and development experience
  • experience in applying for and obtaining external funding
  • experience in societal development and research outreach activities
  • Swedish language skills
  • experience of research related to any of the areas covered by one or several of JIBS’s research centres:







For full eligibility requirements for an Assistant Professor at Jönköping University, see https://ju.se/om-oss/anställningsordning



The positions are permanent and full-time, starting as soon as possible or as agreed upon.

We value having an organization made up of diverse skills, experiences, and abilities, which is why we encourage applications from all backgrounds.  We are committed to equality and diversity within our organization.


You are welcome to submit your application, no later than 2022-08-14.

Attachments are preferred in PDF form and must include:

  • a personal cover letter motivating your suitability and interest in the position.
  • a complete CV including attested credentials, pedagogic experience and a publication list.
  • attested certificates/diplomas.
  • a pedagogic portfolio.
  • course evaluations.
  • contact information to three professional references.
  • five academic publications and your dissertation. 

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Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment As soon as possible, as agreed upon
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 3
Full-time equivalent 100%
City Jönköping
County Jönköpings län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2022/2167-211
  • Lina Bjerke, lina.bjerke@ju.se
Union representative
  • Thomas Cyron, Saco-s, +4636-101767
  • Vaida Staberg, Saco-s, +4636-101899
Published 20.May.2022
Last application date 14.Aug.2022 11:59 PM CEST

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