Tekniska Högskolan i Jönköping, Produktutveckling

The School of Engineering is one of four schools within Jönköping University. We offer attractive technical education at undergraduate and graduate levels and conduct advanced research in several technological areas. The School of Engineering is able to award doctorates in the area of industrial product realization. We collaborate with the surrounding society to develop new technology and spread knowledge to strengthen the competitiveness of companies. Working with us, you are close to colleagues in an international environment with great opportunities to influence and develop. 

The department of Industrial product development, production and design are looking for an assistant professor in production development. We conducts education and research in areas such as product development, production development and industrial design. The department is responsible for five educational programs at Campus in Jönköping. In addition, the department is responsible for two education programs in Nässjö and Värnamo. The department has a strong engagement in the development of research and education within Knowledge Intensive Product Realisation which is a strategic area at Jönköping University.

Job Description

You will mainly teach in Master's Program in Production Development and Management, secondly in the bachelor program Industrial Economics and Production Management, and similar courses in our MSc/Civilingenjörsprogram. Typical courses are production technology, production development, production management, production strategy, quality strategy. You will also work with administrative tasks and development related to the teaching. 

Research is encouraged within production development and based on organizational and industrial needs. Giving industrial courses might also be in question (for example project PREMIUM 2).


We are looking for you, with an doctoral degree in relevant academic field, who like to teach and have student contact. You need to have documented teaching expertise. Teaching from production development on university level or similar is merited. We like you to have both theoretical and practical experience in relevant fields. 

As a person you are driven, structured, independent and takes responsibility. You have good cooperation skills and have ability and interest in leading teaching.You need to be fluent in written and spoken English and it is meritorious if you have skills in Swedish.

Research experience from production topics is also highly relevant. It is positive and meritorious if you also have industrial experience and taken courses in teaching and learning in higher education. 

Full eligibility requirements for a position as Assistant Professor available in "Appointment Procedure at Jönköping University"


It is a permanent position, full time (100%), with an initial probationary period. The employment start 1 of November 2019 or as agreed on.

If you have questions about the position please contact Olof Granth, Head of department, via mail olof.granath@ju.se or via switchboard +46 (0)36 101000.


Welcome with your application, no later than 10th of October 2019, including:

  • a motivation letter
  • CV
  • a certified diploma of your doctoral degree
  • list of publication
  • pedagogical portfolio


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 1th of Noveber 2019 or as agreed on
Löneform monthly
Antal lediga befattningar 1
Sysselsättningsgrad 100%
Ort Jönköping
Län Jönköpings län
Land Sverige
Referensnummer 2019/2166-221, (ID 829950
  • Olof Granath, +46 36-10 1749
Facklig företrädare
  • Mikael Palmgren, Saco-S, +46 36-10 1647
  • Thomas Axelsson, ST, +46 36-10 1076
Publicerat 2019-05-16
Sista ansökningsdag 2019-10-10

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