Jönköping International Business School, Professor

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 or Senior Associate Professor in Business Administration with focus on Supply Chain Management.

We offer an internationally leading academic environment within entrepreneurship, renewal and ownership. We offer you a friendly and stimulating workplace where you will be a vital contributor to education activities, research, and service to JIBS. The new professor is expected to contribute to the overall development of JIBS and commit to research, teaching and outreach activities relating to JIBS focus areas, with a specific emphasis on Supply Chain Management.

We are looking for candidates with experience of teaching and research in different areas of Supply Chain Management such as operations management, stakeholder relationship management and logistics management.

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. We are looking for ambitious and motivated candidates that demonstrates excellence in research and teaching with a track record in attracting external funding and engaging with different stakeholders. Experience from and interest in pursuing research projects with impact on practice is important.

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. Teaching is performed in English and distributed over the academic year. 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;
  • be academically skilled with respect to independent research initiatives, have been the leader of a research team, have the ability to plan and lead research and the ability to communicate research to the surrounding society;
  • demonstrate teaching expertise through pedagogic development work and/or course development;
  • demonstrate documented experience from principal 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 the ability to lead activities and staff, make decisions, assume responsibility and also motivate and provide others with the preconditions required 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:

  • knowledge in any of the Nordic languages;
  • experience from research and/or teaching on the influence of digitalization on supply chain management; IoT, machine learning, Big Data and block chain technology;
  • experience in collaborating 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 Supply Chain Management 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 employments start 1st of August 2020 or as agreed upon.

Your application should include:

  • a personal cover letter motivating your interest and suitability for the position;
  • a complete academic CV including attested certificates/diplomas 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).

Deadline for applying is January 31, 2020.

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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 August 1, 2020 or as agreed upon
Löneform Monthly
Antal lediga befattningar 1
Sysselsättningsgrad 100 %
Ort Jönköping
Län Jönköpings län
Land Sverige
Referensnummer 2019/4472-221
  • Jerker Moodysson, Dean and Academic leader, +46 36-10 1000
  • Anette Johansson, Associate Dean of Faculty, +46 36-10 1722
Facklig företrädare
  • Andreas Stephan, Saco-S, +46 36-10 1000
  • Barbara Eklöf, ST, +46 36-10 1000
Publicerat 2019-11-28
Sista ansökningsdag 2020-01-31

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