Jönköping University

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 a specific focus on entrepreneurship, ownership and renewal. Our guiding principles are: international at heart, entrepreneurial in mind and responsible in action. In the latest Financial Times European Business School ranking, JIBS was ranked among the top 100, and we are ranked among the best in the world for the research conducted in its focus areas. The quality of our education, research and operations is verified by double international accreditations granted by EQUIS and AACSB. We operate as a limited company owned by the Jönköping University Foundation. At JIBS, there are 2000 students studying at Bachelor and Master levels, 50 PhD students, and 120 faculty and staff.

Welcome to a great academic leadership position at Jönköping International Business School, Jönköping University. Your mission is to lead the organization into the future and position Jönköping International Business School at the forefront both nationally and internationally. You are expected to build a sustainable research environment and make profound contributions to JIBS' strong standing and reputation, not only in the scientific and educational communities, but also in business and society.

You are responsible for the school's academic leadership and oversight, including all aspects of teaching, research, funding, and knowledge transfer. Another important task is the management of external stakeholders in an extensive network of partners and funding stakeholders. Furthermore, you will have overall responsibility for the administrative supervision, the recruitment of faculty and the school’s work environment.

The Dean and MD is responsible for the school’s operations, finances and results and reports to the Jönköping University President. As a member of Jönköping University Executive Team, you will contribute to the management and development of Jönköping University as a whole.


To succeed in this role, you must be a full professor with an international profile in a relevant field for JIBS. You also need solid management experience as a head of department within an academic institution or other similar position, with full responsibility for operations, resources, and employees. You have experience in attracting and managing fruitful collaborations within both business and academic communities.

Your leadership is characterized by the ability to listen, communicate, and make decisions with integrity and assertiveness. You also have the experience of leading a management team and leaders, leading change, and being a present leader with interest in people.


More about Jönköping University

Jönköping University has 12,000 students, of which 1,850 are international students, 850 faculty and staff and collaborates with 350 international partner universities and 800 host companies.

For more information, visit www.ju.se


Will this be your next challenge?
Find out more and submit your application (cover letter and CV) on our website, www.asb-executive.se, no later than 31 August, 2023. If you have any questions, please contact our consultant Jan Schröder, +46 706 181161, jan.schroder@asb-executive.se.


Anställningsform Tillsvidareanställning
Anställningens omfattning Heltid
Tillträde Enligt överenskommelse
Löneform Månadslön
Antal lediga befattningar 1
Sysselsättningsgrad 100%
Ort Jönköping
Län Jönköpings län
Land Sverige
Referensnummer 2023/1371-211
Facklig företrädare
  • Thomas Axelsson, ST, +4636-101076
  • Thomas Cyron, Saco-s, +4636-101767
  • Vaida Staberg, Saco-s, +4636-101899
Publicerat 2023-06-01
Sista ansökningsdag 2023-08-31

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