Tekniska Högskolan i Jönköping

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 conducts education and research in areas such as product development, production development and industrial design. The department is responsible for five educational programmes at Campus in Jönköping. In addition, the department is responsible for two education programmes 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.

We are looking for an assistant professor or an associate professor in product development.

The work consists mainly of teaching and related management and development activities at our Master's degree programs or our Civilingenjörsprogram. Teaching at our other engineering programs is also part of the job. Teaching is mainly within the product development area but could also be within production development depending on experiences and background.

Examples of courses includes: Thesis work advanced level, Integrated product development I and II, Programming for automated design, Advanced CAD, Introduction to product development, Machine elements, Sustainable product development as well as applied project courses. For a qualified candidate, appointment as program manager could be considered.

Research activities are also part of the work and are expected to increase. This includes work in research projects, publications and supervision of doctoral students as well as work with applications for research funding.

Collaboration with industry in both education and research is part of the work.

We are looking for candidates with a doctoral degree in product development, engineering design, machine design or equivalent. We like you to have knowledge on product development and mechanical engineering. You need to have both theoretical and practical experience in relevant fields, experience in teaching at university level and experience of publishing at high quality conferences as main author and in international journals. You should also have experience from work in research projects in collaboration with industry.

As a person you are 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. Driver’s license is a requirement for the position.

It is meritorious if you have been working as Associate professor. It is also meritorious if you have experience of course development and pedagogical development. Furthermore, documented educational skills and experience of publishing in international journals as main author are meritorious.

It is also meritorious if you have experience of work with research project applications in collaboration with industry and experience from project management of externally granted research projects including industry collaboration

It is positive and meritorious to have knowledge in at least one of the following areas:

  • CAD
  • Computer programming
  • Mechanical design Methodology

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

There are two (2) permanent positions available, full time (100%) with an initial probationary period. The employment starts 1 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 27th of September 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 https://ju.se/en.html

Anställningsform Tillsvidareanställning
Anställningens omfattning Heltid
Tillträde 1 November 2019 or as agreed on.
Löneform Monthly
Antal lediga befattningar 2
Sysselsättningsgrad 100%
Ort Jönköping
Län Jönköpings län
Land Sverige
Referensnummer 2019/2219-221
  • Olof Granath, +46 36-10 1749
Facklig företrädare
  • Mikael Palmgren, Saco-S, +46 36-10 1647
Publicerat 2019-05-28
Sista ansökningsdag 2019-09-28

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