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 programs, 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 (EQUIS and AACSB).

We are looking for a Professor of Business Administration with a focus on ownership and/or family business


The position is connected to Center for Family Enterprise and Ownership (CeFEO) at Jönköping International Business School (JIBS), Jönköping University (JU) in Sweden. Since its inception in 2005, CeFEO has been at the forefront of research on ownership and family business and is composed by scholars from different countries and backgrounds. Several rankings consistently place CeFEO as the leading research center in Europe and among the top three research centers, globally. While having a specific focus on ownership and family business issues, researchers associated with CeFEO also conduct research on topics like strategy, entrepreneurship, governance, innovation, and internationalization, which are very much in line with the focus of JU and JIBS.


The new professor is expected to contribute to the overall development of CeFEO and JIBS and commit to research, teaching and outreach activities in the broad areas of ownership and family business. The position also has a particular focus on engaged scholarship, which means that experience from and interest in pursuing research projects with impact on practice is important. 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. The ideal candidate has the ability in developing new research projects in collaboration with industry and the public sector; such as companies and organizations with an interest in ownership and family business issues. The recruitment is essential for CeFEO and JIBS to reach its high ambitions of impact, relevance and collaboration with industry and practice. You will be able to contribute to a dynamic academic environment, including being present at JIBS throughout the year.

Fluency in written and spoken English is a prerequisite and it is meritorious if you have basic understanding of one of the Scandinavian languages, or a willingness to learn Swedish.

For full eligibility requirements see ‘Regulations for Appointment of Teachers at Jönköping University’.


The position is full-time and a permanent position. Starting date is according to agreement.

For further enquiries about the position, please contact Dean Jerker Moodysson or the chair of recruitment group Mattias Nordqvist. Union representatives are Olof Brunninge (Saco-S) or Barbara Eklöf (ST). All contacts can be reached at phone number +46 36 10 10 00.


Your application should include

  • a personal cover letter,
  • a complete CV including attested credentials,
  • name and contact details for three references
  • a complete publication list,
  • statement of teaching experience,
  • statement of research leadership, and
  • statement of experience in cooperation.

Deadline for applying is September 30, 2018.


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 January 1, 2019
Löneform monthly
Antal lediga befattningar 1
Sysselsättningsgrad 100%
Ort Jönköping
Län Jönköpings län
Land Sverige
Referensnummer 2018/2328-221
Publicerat 2018-07-04
Sista ansökningsdag 2018-10-17

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