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. 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.

The disciplines of Economics and Business Administration at JIBS offer opportunities to develop in a truly international environment which attracts talented staff and motivated students from all around the world. The research group of Finance at JIBS is expanding and provide unique possibilities for new colleagues to contribute to the development. The research of the finance group at JIBS is covering areas such as sustainable finance, ownership and corporate governance, banking and regulation, real estate economics and finance, behavioural finance, entrepreneurial finance, computational finance and asset pricing.

JIBS offer an environment which values high quality teaching and research. JIBS is seeking a candidate for full-time permanent position as Assistant Professor with focus on Finance, starting as soon as possible. The candidate should have a strong interest in teaching and in doing research influencing both academics and practitioners. Candidates should have excellent communication skills, as well as a clear vocation for academia.

The holder of the position will be a part of JIBS faculty. The work tasks contain teaching activities at Bachelor and Master level, research and other services to JIBS that are related to the position. The position is teaching oriented, and teaching is distributed over the different parts of the academic year and performed primarily in English. The Finance group delivers courses in particular for the master program International Financial Analysis and offer courses for other study programs in Economics and Business Administration, e.g., Corporate Finance, Business Valuation, Portfolio Management, Financial Contracts and Derivative Securities.

The holder of the position is expected to apply for externally funded research grants and contribute new knowledge that strengthen JIBS. Research and education in Economics and Business Administration are oriented towards JIBS focus areas (entrepreneurship, ownership and renewal). It is of high priority to have a strong academic and collegial milieu at JIBS, and presence at the job is expected.

You hold a PhD in Business Administration, Economics or Finance (or an equivalent academic competence). You have documented teaching expertise and experience and have taken a course in teaching and learning in higher education (or acquired the knowledge through experience). You have a strong research profile. Furthermore, you have proven abilities to interact with business and society and have demonstrated an ability to plan, organize and prioritize work effectively. You are fluent in written and spoken English and have excellent communicating skills.

It’s meritorious if you have:

  • Teaching experience equal to 1 year FTE.
  • Computational and programming skills
  • Experience from practice in academia or industry/public sector
  • Course coordination and development
  • Experience from applying for and obtaining external funding
  • Fluence in written and spoken Swedish

In the selection process, we will put emphasis on the person’s ability to taking initiatives, being autonomous and flexible as well as having the ability to co-operate with colleagues. You should be willing to contribute to a dynamic academic environment by spending the majority of working time at JIBS and be willing to get established in Jönköping.

For full eligibility requirements, see "Appointment Procedure at Jönköping University".

The positions are permanent and full-time with an initial probationary period, starting as soon as possible or as agreed upon.

Deadline for applying is 12 January 2020.

Your application should include;

  • personal cover letter that describes your interest for the position. (max 1 page);
  • complete CV and publication list, including contact information for three professional references;
  • copy of PhD thesis;
  • attested copy of PhD degree certificate/diploma;
  • a description/declaration of your research interest and profile. (max 2 pages); include your five (maximum) most relevant publications;
  • description of relevant teaching experience (max 2 pages), including sessions and courses (in all levels and types of education), personal teaching approach, style or philosophy and contributions to innovations in education.
  • if the doctor degree is not yet completed: include an approved statement from the Dean/MD of the institution that will grant the doctor degree verifying that there is a decision of the date for when the doctor degree (dissertation) will be completed.

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 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 2019/4365-221
  • Lars Pettersson, +46 36-10 1000
Facklig företrädare
  • Thomas Axelsson, ST, +46 36-10 1076
  • Andreas Stephan, Saco-S, +46 36-10 1000
Publicerat 2019-11-19
Sista ansökningsdag 2020-01-12

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