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.

JIBS is recruiting one or two assistant Professors in Business Administration with a focus on Supply Chain Management.



We offer you a stimulating workplace where you will be a vital contributor to education activities, research, and service to JIBS. At JIBS we work in an international environment and maintain both national and international networks. Teaching is performed in English and distributed over the academic year.

Besides teaching, the holder of the position must be able to position their present or aspired research orientation within JIBS focus areas. All assistant professors at JIBS are expected to do research, apply for externally funded research grants, as well as be engaged with business and society at large, and to improve JIBS footprint in the broader society.


We are looking for candidates with experience in education and research in different areas of Supply Chain Management such as industrial marketing, supply management, stakeholder relationship management, sustainability, logistics and operations management. The candidate should have a record of publications, preferably in journals ranked in the ABS list, and/or a promising pipeline.

In the selection process we will place great value on applicants’ suitability for the position and JIBS, including administrative skills, flexibility, communication skills and quality awareness. We also see that you value diversity and have the ability to collaborate and build relationships both with students, colleagues, and external stakeholders.  The successful applicants will have the opportunity to develop and lead in education and research and contribute to a dynamic academic environment, by being present at JIBS throughout the year.

Fluency in written and spoken English is a prerequisite and it is an advantage if you know any of the Nordic languages.

Furthermore, relevant practical experience and experience from research and/or teaching on the influence of digitalization on supply chain management; IoT, machine learning, Big Data and block chain technology is considered an advantage.


For full eligibility requirements for a position as Assistant Professor see "Appointment Procedure at Jönköping University"



The positions are full-time and permanent starting 2022-02-01 or as agreed upon.


Welcome with your application no later than 2021-10-17.

Appendices to the application are preferred in PDF format and should include:

  • a personal cover letter motivating your interest and suitability for the position
  • a complete CV including attested credentials
  • attested certificates and diplomas of education and a list of publications
  • name and contact details for three references (including position, e-mail, phone number, and how you know each other)
  • a pedagogic portfolio including teaching experience and responsibilities
  • five recent academic articles and your dissertation.


We kindly decline all sales and marketing contacts.

Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment 2022-02-01 or as agreed upon
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100%
City Jönköping
County Jönköpings län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2021/3458-211
  • Emilia Florin Samuelsson, +46 36-10 1000
Union representative
  • Barbara Eklöf, ST, +46 36-10 1000
  • Andreas Stephan, Saco-S, +46 36-10 1000
Published 01.Sep.2021
Last application date 17.Oct.2021 11:59 PM CEST

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