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 (AFR) at the School of Health and Welfare is responsible for education within Prosthetics & Orthotics (P&O) and Occupational Therapy (OT) at the Bachelor Level, Master of science in Product Development with a specialization in assistive technology (MASTech) and Occupational Therapy at the Masters Level. The department also delivers Prosthetic & Orthotic Technician and Pedorthist educations at the technical diploma level (YH).  Our Bachelor level P&O and MASTech educations are international programs conducted entirely in English. The clinical education in Prosthetics & Orthotics is the only such education offered in Sweden. 

The department is expanding, and we are in need of two lecturers in Prosthetics and Orthotics. One of the positions is a permanent employment and the other a temporary replacement for 1 year.


What can we offer?

You will mainly work with theoretical and practical teaching in the Prosthetics & Orthotics program, Prosthetic & Orthotic technician and Pedorthist educations. The tasks also include course responsibility and course planning as well as participation in the development of the various programs / educations. We offer an open work climate with possibilities for skills development. There are good opportunities to be able to participate and influence the department's operations.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for a certified prosthetist and orthotist with an interest in education and development. You are structured and have a good ability to organize your work. You like to collaborate and appreciate flexible work. You are competent in English, verbally and in writing. Abilities in Swedish are considered a merit. We would like you to have at least two years' experience of having worked clinically as a prosthetist and orthotist. Extra merit with clinical experience of prosthesis supply of lower extremity.

As a lecturer, you also need to have:

  • master's degree or equivalent competence of relevance to the institution.
  • documented pedagogical skills, for example supporting individuals’ and groups learning.
  • good ability to lead teaching and develop education.
  • undergone training in higher education pedagogy or otherwise acquired equivalent knowledge and undertakes to undergo higher education pedagogical training during the first two years of employment.

For full eligibility requirements for a position as Lecturer see Appointment Procedure at Jönköping University.


One of the positions is a permanent employment with a scope of 100%, with a starting date to be agreed upon. A permanent employment normally begins with a six-month probationary period.

The other position is a temporary replacement for 1 year with a scope of 100%, with a starting date to be agreed upon.


Welcome with your application no later than June 20. The application is sent in via our recruitment system. Attachments are preferred in PDF format.

The application must contain:

  • CV and a personal cover letter
  • attested credentials
  • 3 references
  • attested certificates, identification, and diplomas.
Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment As agreed upon
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 2
Working hours 100%
City Jönköping
County Jönköpings län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2021/2003-211
  • Eva-Marie Sundkvist, +46 36-10 1294
Union representative
  • Thomas Axelsson, ST, +46 36-10 1076
  • Fanny Kårelind, +46 36-10 1209
  • Roger Sandberg, Lärarförbundet, +46 36-10 1214
Published 28.May.2021
Last application date 20.Jun.2021 11:59 PM CET

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