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. JIBS is double-accredited, by EQUIS and AACSB.

JIBS is now recruiting a Post doc in entrepreneurship and business development for its Media, Management and Transformation Centre for a two-year, full-time position.



The 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, globalization, and sustainability for the transformation of businesses and industries.

The available position mainly focuses on research, exploring the role of different types and channels of communication for entrepreneurship and business development. It also includes teaching within JIBS' curriculum and in practitioner-oriented seminars. Furthermore, ability to participate in a research project related to media entrepreneurship is requested.

To promote good cooperation and climate at the university, active participation in JIBS’ and JU’s various activities is also included.



You should hold a PhD degree from a reputable university in business administration, completed no more than three years before the last date for application. You should be able to transform your research results into high-quality publications of societal relevance. Therefore, a clearly developed research agenda aiming at top level outlets is meritorious.

Extensive practical experience of working with entrepreneurship is considered as a merit.

We prefer applicants to have a strong international profile and established an international research network. We expect that you are fluent in English and it is meritorious if you have skills in Swedish.

We are looking for applicants with a collegial attitude and a willingness to contribute to the organization.



Employment starts February 2021, or as agreed upon. It is a temporary, full time (100%) position for two years.

Please note that individuals close to obtaining their PhD are also welcomed to apply if they have set a date for their dissertation defense.  



Welcome with your application, no later than 2020-12-28

Your application should include:

  • A cover letter that includes a description of your previous experience as well as your motivation for applying to this position, including reasons why you believe JIBS and MMTC is the right place for you. The letter should also describe your present ideas for your future research.
  • A full CV, including a full list of publications, teaching experience and practical experience.
  • Contact details for three references.
  • Attested credentials.
  • Up to 5 of your most important scientific contributions as well as your doctoral dissertation.


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 Jönköping University/JIBS and MMTC

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment February 2021 or as agreed upon
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Jönköping
County Jönköpings län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2020/4625-221
  • Leona Achtenhagen, +46 36-10 1000
Union representative
  • Barbara Eklöf, ST, +46 36-10 1000
  • Andreas Stephan, Saco-S, +46 36-10 1000
Published 08.Dec.2020
Last application date 28.Dec.2020 11:59 PM CET

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