School of Health and Welfare, Department of Rehabilitation

The School of Health and Welfare is one of four schools within Jönköping University and one of the leading institutions in the country for academic studies in health, nursing and social work. We work across disciplines with a focus on practical use. You will work in an organization that gives you skills development and opportunities to be involved and exercise influence.

The Department of Rehabilitation within the School of Health and Welfare is looking for a dynamic individual who is interested in joining our team. The Department is responsible for educating occupational therapists (bachelor and advanced level, campus and web based), prosthetist/ orthotists, prosthetic and orthotic technicians, as well as conducting research related to these areas.

Job description
The main task of the individual to be recruited will be education of students in occupational therapy theory and practice. Teaching duties will include assuming responsibility for planning and administration of courses within the program as well as participating in the development of the program.

Research and grant applications of relevance to occupational therapy will also be included. Other tasks may also be applicable depending on the background of the individual.

The occupational therapy education is provided in English and in Swedish. The position provides good opportunities for a motivated individual to impact upon the education, be a part of an enthusiastic and creative team and be able to influence.

To be eligible for the position you have a doctoral degree in occupational therapy or in another relevant field. You have documented teaching expertise and have completed courses related to pedagogy in higher education or have a willingness to complete such courses. Clinical experience as an occupational therapist within the past five years is meritorious.

We expect you to have high level of competence in spoken and written Swedish and English. You have demonstrated sound leadership skills, have excellent communication skills and the ability to work independently as well as a member in teams. You have a personal drive for continuous development but at the same time you have the ability and willingness to support junior team members. Furthermore, you have demonstrated a sound ability to plan, organize and prioritize the work in an effective way and can adapt to dynamic working conditions. Ability to attract external funding is meritorious.

Starting date is 12 August 2019 or according to agreement. The position is permanent. The scope of employment is full-time or part-time.


Deadline for application is the 12 May 2019.

Your application should include:

  • accompanying letter with information about the applicant
  • letter of intent (max 2 pages) (appendix 1)
  • a complete CV including references (appendix 2)
  • validated doctoral degree certificate (appendix 3)
  • validated certificates of completed university education courses related to pedagogy in higher education (appendix 4)
  • a more comprehensive account of the merits that will be assessed by experts (appendix 5)
  • a maximum of five publications in peer-reviewed journals (appendix 6a, 6b etc)
  • publication list (appendix 7)
Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full-time/Part-time
First day of employment 12 August 2019 or as agreed upon
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100% or 75%
City Jönköping
County Jönköpings län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2019/1602-221
  • Anita Björklund Carlstedt, rekryterande chef , +46 36-10 1266
Union representative
  • Brittmarie Jacobsson, Saco-S, +46 36-10 1342
  • Emma Kramer, Lärarförbundet, +46 36-10 1328
Published 16.Apr.2019
Last application date 22.Aug.2019 11:59 PM CET

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