Assistant Professors In Business Administration job from Internationella Handelshögskolan i Jönköping AB in Jönköping, Sweden

Friday 6th, May 2022

Internationella Handelshögskolan i Jönköping AB

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Internationella Handelshögskolan i Jönköping AB is a reputed company based in Jönköping. We are looking for talented professional from the field of Education / Higher Education to join our team as Assistant Professors In Business Administration.

Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) is one of four schools within Jönköping University (JU).

We offer an international and team-oriented workplace with competitive education programs, across Bachelor, Master and Doctoral levels, as well as a thriving research environment and many opportunities for personal development. JIBS is double-accredited, by EQUIS and AACSB.

Our mission is to advance the theory and practice of business, with specific focus on entrepreneurship, ownership and renewal and our guiding principles are to be 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 business, science and society, as educator and as employer, as well as what core values we convey to our stakeholders.

The research at JIBS is to a large extent conducted within one of, or across, its three research centres:

CeFEO — Centre for Family Entrepreneurship and Ownership: Its mission is to conduct high-quality research and disseminate knowledge on family businesses, family entrepreneurship, and ownership topics.

CEnSE — Centre for Entrepreneurship and Spatial Economics: Its mission is to organize, support, and carry out innovative, high-quality, basic as well as policy relevant research on entrepreneurship and spatial economics.

MMTC — Media, Management and Transformation Centre: Take interest in the business and industry implications triggered by the driving forces of digitalization, sustainability and globalization. This includes the study of the market dynamics, innovations and strategic responses in the media and other industries.

JIBS is recruiting four (4) Assistant Professors in Business Administration with one or a combination of the following specializations:

  • Strategy
  • Organization
  • Innovation
  • Leadership and HRM
Please describe your profile in relation to these specializations both in terms of contemporary research topics and teaching experience in the cover letter. The positions comprise education activities, research, and service to JIBS. Teaching is performed primarily in English and distributed over the academic year.


To be eligible for a position as an assistant professor at JIBS you must have been awarded a doctor’s degree in a, for the position relevant area and have prior teaching experience in higher education.

All assistant professors at JIBS are expected to do rigorous and relevant research, apply for externally funded research grants, as well as be engaged with business and society at large, to improve JIBS impact in the broader society. The holder of the position must be able to position his/her present or aspired research orientation within JIBS focus areas. You are expected to outline in the cover letter how you align with the focus areas of JIBS: entrepreneurship, ownership, and renewal, and indicate how you will engage in one (or more) of the three research centres (i.e., CeFEO, CEnSE, and MMTC). You also need to demonstrate your ability to perform high-quality research and teaching. We expect you to be fluent in English and prefer applicants to have a strong international profile.

We are looking for applicants with a collegial attitude and a willingness in building not only their own CVs, but also contribute to the organization. It is meritorious if you have a track record of in highly ranked journal (AJG3 or above), or articles in the process of being published in such journals. We see that you have demonstrated your ability to transform your research results into high-quality publications of societal relevance. For full eligibility requirements for a position as Assistant Professor see "Appointment Procedure at Jönköping University".

It also meritorious if you have:
  • a clearly developed research agenda aiming at top level outlets;
  • a strong international profile and international research network;
  • substantial experience from work outside academia in roles connected to the seek education and research profile;
  • abilities of leadership.
In the selection process, we will put great value on your aptness to the organization, including flexibility, communication skills, quality awareness and ability to collaborate and build relationships. Also, we will assess your potential to develop and lead in education and research. You should be willing and able to contribute to a dynamic academic environment, join one or more of the JIBS’ research centres, and being present at JIBS throughout the year.


The position is full time (100%) and employments starts at the earliest convenience. Collective agreements and individual salary setting are applicable.

JIBS encourages applications of both female and male applicants. We are actively working for a more balanced distribution between male and female researchers.

We kindly decline all sales and marketing services.


Welcome with your application, no later than 2022-06-19

Your application is preferred in PDF form and must include:
  • a personal cover letter motivating your interest and suitability for the position;
  • a cv;
  • contact details to three references;
  • attested certificates and diploma;
  • a detailed pedagogic portfolio including pedagogic idea, courses taught, extent, role, level, and evaluations;
  • a publication list;
  • electronic copies of a selection of up to five of your academic articles;
  • an electronic copy of your dissertation.
Jönköping University is a modern institution, characterised by internationalisation 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

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