The School of Engineering, Computer Science and Informatics

The School of Engineering is one of four schools within Jönköping University. We offer attractive education at undergraduate and graduate levels and conduct research in several areas. As a collaborative school, we spread knowledge to the surrounding society and co-develop new technology. We have been awarded the accreditation "Engaged University" by the international organization ACEEU (Accreditation Council for Entrepreneurial and Engaged Universities).

The Department of Computer Science and Informatics (CSI), is one of two departments within IT and provides academic programmes in subjects ranging from software engineering and embedded systems to user experience design and cyber security, and is also conducting research in associated areas. Our education programmes are developed in close collaboration with the surrounding industry and have a yearly intake of about 300 students. To further support interdisciplinary research, the department maintains a close relationship with its sister department: the Department of Computing, which includes the Jönköping AI Lab (JAIL). IT is an expanding area at School of Engineering, and we are hiring several assistant and associate professors.

Read more about our department: The Department of Computer Science and Informatics

For this position we are looking for an Associate or Assistant Professor in Computer Engineering with a specialization in Software Engineering to join our team.


Job description

In the employment as assistant/associate professor, you will perform teaching and research with a focus on Software Engineering (SE) in a broad sense. Depending on the applicant’s background, the teaching may be centred around Software Engineering Methods, Software Development, Web Development, App Development, Operating Systems or Embedded Systems.

You are expected to build and maintain an academic and industrial network, actively apply for research funding, and play a key role in establishing and conducting research projects. You will keep yourself updated on your research area and the industrial and societal development of relevance for our department and keep our courses and programmes up to date. You are also expected to collaborate with other departments and schools at Jönköping University.



You should have a PhD in a relevant area and pedagogical merits according to the Appointments Procedure at Jönköping University. The candidate must have documented skills in teaching in English. You should also have a track record in attracting research funding.

We especially like you to have knowledge and implementation skills in DevOps and Software Development respectively Development for Mobile Platforms.

You should be development and quality-oriented, responsible, and pedagogically skilled. It is also advantageous if you perform well in an interdisciplinary environment.

It is meritorious if you have:

  • Ability to teach in Swedish
  • Industrial experience
  • Experience from research in cooperation with industry

The ability to teach in other areas relevant to the department (Web Development, Object-Oriented Development, Electronics, Embedded Systems etc.)

For complete eligibility requirements for a position as an Assistant/Associate Professor at Jönköping University, see the applicable parts of  the Regulations for the employment of teachers at Jönköping University.


What we offer

  •  A permanent position in a dynamic working environment at a collaborative, internationally connected and globally oriented university;
  • A possibility for a leading role in research projects and a career development plan;
  • Teaching in programmes with a close connection to the industry where all students gain experience from internships; 
  • Time for research:
    • Year 1: 40% guaranteed
    • Year 2: 20% guaranteed
    • We will promote up to 80% with external funding
  • A workplace in the city centre of Jönköping, surrounded by nature, and lakes, but also near several airports and public transport;
  • Help to relocate and settle in Jönköping.



The position is a permanent employment of 100%, starting 1st of January 2023 or by agreement. Collective agreements and individual wage apply. We do especially encourage females to apply for this position.

This recruitment will be coordinated by Programme Manager Jasmin Jakupovic.

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.



Welcome with your application, no later than 2022-08-22.

Your application is preferred in PDF form and should include:

  • Cover letter;
  • CV; 
  • publication list;
  • pedagogical portfolio;
  • attested copy of PhD degree certificate;
  • research and education statement (future research plan and education interest);
  • any other document needed to prove the qualifications according to the Appointment Procedure at JU.

We firmly decline all contact with staffing and recruitment agencies and job ad salespersons.


Jönköping University is a modern institution, characterised by internationalisation 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 2023-01-01, or as agreed upon.
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100%
City Jönköping
County Jönköpings län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2022/2873-211
  • Jasmin Jakupovic, +4636-101216
  • Anders Arvidsson, +4636-101572
Union representative
  • Mikael Palmgren, Saco-S, +4636-101647
  • Thomas Axelsson, ST, +4636-101076
Published 30.Aug.2022
Last application date 05.Sep.2022 11:59 PM CEST

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