Hälsohögskolan, Avdelningen för rehabilitering

The School of Health and Welfare is one of four schools within Jönköping University and one of the leading institutions in the country for academic studies in health, nursing and social work. We work across disciplines with a focus on practical use. You will work in an organization that gives you skills development and opportunities to be involved and exercise influence.

The Department of Rehabilitation is responsible for educating prosthetist/orthotists, prosthetic and orthotic technicians, and occupational therapists as well as conducting research related to these fields.

The CHILD research group is comprised of an interdisciplinary group of researchers who aim to develop and apply new scientific knowledge which contributes to increased participation in everyday life for children who need extra support, ju.se/CHILD

The Department of Rehabilitation, together with the CHILD research group is looking for a dynamic individual who is interested in joining our team.

Our offer to you

This is a combined teaching and research position. Fifty-percent of the position will be dedicated to teaching subjects related to biomechanics and research methods within the prosthetics and orthotics undergraduate program. Fifty-percent will be dedicated to conducting research within the CHILD research group.

Teaching duties will include assuming responsibility for planning and administration of courses within the program.

Research duties will require the applicant to take a major role in a project which aims to explore physiological measures of engagement. A key element of this project will be exploring the use of functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) as a measure of engagement and understanding the relationship between different measures of engagement.

The position provides good opportunities for a motivated individual to gain teaching and research experience.

Your profile

For this position, it is preferred that the candidate has completed a PhD within the past 3 years, in a relevant field (Rehabilitation science, Human movement science or Biomedical engineering). The candidate should also have completed courses related to pedagogy in higher education or have a willingness to complete such courses. Furthermore, the candidate should have experience in teaching and/or supervising undergraduate students and documented competence in biomechanics of human movement. Knowledge of neuroscience and neuroimaging and/or knowledge and experience from the prosthetics and orthotics field, it is meritorious. It is also meritorious that the applicant has competence in using Matlab.

We expect that the candidate has high level of competence in spoken and written English.

We are looking for an individual who has excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You have organizational and administrative abilities and enjoy working with such tasks. Furthermore, you have the ability to work independently and as a member of a team and have the ability to adapt to dynamic working conditions. We hope that you have personal drive for continuous development.


The position is a general fixed-term contract with a starting date to be agreed upon. This contract is for two calendar years. The scope of employment is full-time.


Your application should include

  • accompanying letter with information about the applicant
  • letter of intent (max 2 pages) (appendix 1)
  • a complete CV including references (appendix 2)
  • validated certificates of completed university education courses (appendix 3)
  • publication list (appendix 4)
  • validated doctoral degree certificate (appendix 5)
  • a more comprehensive account of the merits that will be assessed by experts (appendix 6a, 6b etc)
  • a maximum of five most relevant peer-reviewed publications (appendix 7a, 7b etc.)
  • Copy of PhD thesis

Deadline for application is the 13 of August, 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 Visstidsanställning längre än 6 månader
Anställningens omfattning Heltid
Tillträde to be agreed upon
Löneform monthly salary
Antal lediga befattningar 1
Sysselsättningsgrad 100%
Ort Jönköping
Län Jönköpings län
Land Sverige
Referensnummer 2018/2380-221
  • Petra Wagman, head of department, +46 36-10 1261
  • Nerrolyn Ramstrand, +46 36-10 1271
Facklig företrädare
  • Brittmarie Jacobsson, Saco-S, +46 36-10 1342
  • Thomas Axelsson, ST, +46 36-10 1076
  • Emma Kramer, Lärarförbundet, +46 36-10 1289
Publicerat 2018-07-16
Sista ansökningsdag 2018-08-13

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