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 recruiting one Assistant Professor (Universitetslektor) in Informatics/ Information Systems to teach within the master program of IT, Management and Innovation. The topics that build the core of the master program are information management, IT governance, digital innovation and project management. More information about our master program is presented at the JU website.

Working tasks

The position includes teaching at, research, and service to JIBS, including assignment related to management of education programs and education planning. Teaching is performed primarily in English, and distributed over the different parts of the academic year.

Besides teaching, the holder of the position must be able to position their present or aspired research orientation within JIBS focus areas (Entrepreneurship, Ownership and Renewal). All colleagues at JIBS are expected to do research, apply for externally funded research grants, as well as be engaged with business and society at large, to improve JIBS footprint in the broader society.  

JIBS is notably international in all that it does - more than half of its faculty are from outside Sweden and the working language is English. Teaching and research are dominated by a teambased approach.


The following qualifications are mandatory for all applicants:

  • Doctoral degree in Informatics, Information Systems or related fields. You may apply when a date is set for your final defense of the thesis.
  • Proven experience of teaching in Informatics/Information Systems amounting to at least one year full-time teaching.
  • Pedagogical education (equivalent to at least 7.5 credits of “högskolepedagogik”), as well as evidence of pedagogical skills.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Swedish
  • Good ability to cooperate with colleagues within your own discipline and between disciplines.
  • Ability to create and withhold national and international networks
  • Ability to individually structure and complete administrative work

The following are considered as merits for the position:

  • Documented research within the any of the areas included in the master program.
  • Track record of excellence in teaching within your specific focus area.
  • Documented academic leadership (e.g. Programme coordinator, Director of Studies, Department head, Research project leader, Doctoral representative or engaged in other organizational committees).

In the selection process we will put great value on your personal qualifications to be able to match our needs in the discipline and for JIBS overall. This means you should be willing and able to contribute to a dynamic academic environment, including being present at JIBS throughout the year.


Starting date is as soon as possible, to be agreed upon.

For further enquiries about the positions, please contact Professor Christina Keller (Head of Discipline) or Lars Pettersson (Associate Dean of Faculty). Union representatives are Olof Brunninge (Saco-S) and Barbara Eklöf (ST). All contacts can be reached at phone number +46 36 10 10 00.


Your application should include;

  • Complete CV and Publication list, including contact information for professional references. We will only contact your references if you are shortlisted for the position and with your permission.
  • A personal cover letter that describes your motivation for the position, description of your teaching, research and engagement profile and intentions for the future. (maximum 2 pages)
  • 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.
  • Your five (maximum) most relevant publications. Please also include an argument for why these are your most relevant publications (max 1 page).
  • Copy of PhD thesis, and attested copy of PhD degree certificate/diploma. For applicants applying when the data for final defense of the thesis is decided we require the thesis manuscript and a verified decision on the date.
  • Link to verified Google Scholar profile.

Deadline for applying is 11 August 2017.

Anställningsform Tillsvidareanställning
Anställningens omfattning Heltid
Tillträde To be agreed upon
Löneform Månadslön
Antal lediga befattningar 1
Sysselsättningsgrad 100 %
Ort Jönköping
Län Jönköpings län
Land Sverige
Referensnummer 2017/1639-221
  • Christina Keller, 036-101000
  • Lars Pettersson, 036-101000
Facklig företrädare
  • Barbara Eklöf, ST, 036-10 10 00
  • Olof Brunninge, SACO, 036-10 10 00
Publicerat 2017-05-15
Sista ansökningsdag 2017-08-11

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