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 recruiting a post doc in media entrepreneurship for its Media, Management and Transformation Centre (visit MMTC - Jönköping University ) for a two-year fulltime position.
We are looking for a candidate with extensive practical experience from the media industries, profound practical as well as theoretical understanding of entrepreneurship and a track record of designing and conducting high-quality research.

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 on the transformation of businesses and industries.

The available position combines a focus on research within the area of media entrepreneurship, the organizing of international workshops and conferences within MMTC’s core areas, teaching within JIBS’ curriculum and in practitioner-oriented seminars, as well as administrative responsibilities to differing degrees.

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 around media entrepreneurship aiming at top level outlets is meritorious.

Extensive practical experience of working in the media industries and with entrepreneurship is considered as a merit.

We prefer applicants to have a strong international profile and established an international research network. As this position includes the responsibility to organize international workshops and conferences, prior experience with organizing events is also a merit.

We expect that you are fluent in English.

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

Employment starts as soon as possible, to be agreed upon. The positions are full time (100%) and temporary for two years.

For further information, contact:
MMTC’s director Leona Achtenhagen (acle@ju.se),
the Saco-S union representative Olof Brunninge (brol@ju.se) or
the ST union representative Barbara Eklöf (ekba@ju.se)

Your application should include:

  • a cover letter that includes a description of your relevant practical 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.

  • up to 5 of your most important scientific contributions as well as your doctoral dissertation.

Deadline for applying is 7 October 2019.

Anställningsform Visstidsanställning längre än 6 månader
Anställningens omfattning Heltid
Tillträde Starts as soon as possible, to be agreed upon
Löneform Monthly
Antal lediga befattningar 1
Sysselsättningsgrad 100%
Ort Jönköping
Län Jönköpings län
Land Sverige
Referensnummer 2019/2014-221
Publicerat 2019-09-20
Sista ansökningsdag 2019-10-10

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