Jönköping International Business School

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 looking for a Full Professor/Senior Associate Professor in Business Administration (or equivalent) with focus on strategy and/or entrepreneurship including family business.

We offer an internationally leading academic environment within our focus areas entrepreneurship, ownership and renewal.  The new Full Professor or Senior Associate Professor is expected to lead and contribute to the overall development of JIBS in one or more of these areas, with a specific emphasis on strategy and entrepreneurship. The successful candidate will be an important contributor to education, research, and service activities at JIBS.

We are looking for ambitious and motivated candidates that demonstrate excellence in research and teaching with a track record in internationally impactful research, attracting external funding and engaging with different stakeholders. Experience from and interest in leading research projects with impact on practice is important. To fit the position, the candidate embraces diversity and collaboration and is willing to join current activities as well as develop and lead new initiatives.

To thrive in the position as Full Professor/Senior Associate Professor at JIBS you should be an individual who sets high goals, works hard to attain them and is driven by results. You are a person who genuinely enjoys cooperation and to build and maintain relationships with colleagues, students and surrounding stakeholders. You also show ability to consider the larger perspective and to think long term. Fluency in written and spoken English and ability to teach and examine courses using English is a prerequisite.

Furthermore, you should:

  • have a PhD degree in Business Administration or an equivalent area of expertise;
  • have significantly contributed to the development of your research field as demonstrated through of high-quality publications in respected international journals and/or other relevant publications;
  • have several years of teaching experience from courses at different levels (bachelor, master and PhD) and demonstrate an ability of pedagogic development work and/or course development;
  • demonstrate documented experience from supervision of doctoral students encompassing a substantial part of the doctoral students’ studies;
  • have taken courses in the supervision of doctoral students or acquired equivalent knowledge in some other way;
  • demonstrate documented experience from academic leadership assignments which includes the ability to plan, organise and prioritise work for an effective use of resources in line with a specific purpose;
  • demonstrate the ability to lead activities and people, and to motivate and provide people with the preconditions to effectively achieve common objectives;
  • have experience of combining theory and research with practical relevance;
  • have experience of building sustainable relationships with practitioners and society at large.

For full eligibility requirements for a position as a Full Professor or Senior Associate Professor see "Appointment Procedure at Jönköping University"

Furthermore, meritorious for the appointment are:

  • an established research profile in the field of ownership and/or family business;
  • experience of executive education;
  • experience of collaboration with industry and public sector;
  • experience from working with, for the position, relevant tasks outside academia;
  • experience of leading international research projects.

The recruitment is essential for JIBS to reach its high ambitions of impact, relevance and collaboration. You are expected to contribute to a dynamic academic environment, including being present at JIBS. If the applicant is from a discipline other than business administration it is important that the candidate clearly outlines the relevance for strategy and entrepreneurship of her/his research and teaching, as well as how the applicant’s discipline background can enrich the teaching, research and outreach activities at JIBS. Focus will be placed on the person’s aptness to the organization.

The position is full-time and permanent. The starting date is to be negotiated. 

Your application should include:

  • a personal cover letter motivating your interest and suitability for the position;
  • a complete academic CV including attested certificates of education and list of publications;
  • a pedagogic portfolio: Description of relevant teaching experience, including Sessions and courses (in all levels and types of education), Personal teaching approach, style or philosophy and Contributions to innovations in education;
  • copies of your 10 most relevant publications. Please also include a brief argument for why each of these is part of your most relevant publications;
  • copy of PhD degree certificate/diploma;
  • name and contact details for three references (including position, e-mail, phone number, and how you know each other);
  • a description of your future research focus.

Deadline for applying is June 23, 2019.

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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 www.ju.se

Anställningsform Tillsvidareanställning
Anställningens omfattning Heltid
Tillträde As agreed upon
Löneform Monthly salary
Antal lediga befattningar 1
Sysselsättningsgrad 100 %
Ort Jönköping
Län Jönköpings län
Land Sverige
Referensnummer 2019/1393-221
  • Jerker Moodysson, Dean, +46 36-10 1000
Facklig företrädare
  • Andreas Stephan, Saco-S, +46 36-10 1000
  • Barbara Eklöf, ST, +46 36-10 1000
Publicerat 2019-04-03
Sista ansökningsdag 2019-07-02

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