Tekniska Högskolan i Jönköping, Produktutveckling

The School of Engineering is one of four schools within Jönköping University. We offer attractive technical education at undergraduate and graduate levels and conduct advanced research in several technological areas. The School of Engineering is able to award doctorates in the area of industrial product realization. We collaborate with the surrounding society to develop new technology and spread knowledge to strengthen the competitiveness of companies. Working with us, you are close to colleagues in an international environment with great opportunities to influence and develop.

The new department in product and production development conducts research and education in areas such as Industrial Production, Production Development and Product Development. The department is responsible for five educational programmes at Campus in Jönköping. In addition, the department is responsible for two education programmes in Nässjö and Värnamo. We are now looking for an assistant professor in production development.

Job Description

You will mainly work with teaching, administrative tasks and development related to the teatching. You will primary teach in Master's Program in Production Development and Management, secondly in the bachelor program Industrial Economics and Production Management, and similar courses in our MSc/Civilingenjörsprogram. Typical courses are production technology, production development, production management, production strategy, quality strategy.

Research is encouraged within production development and based on organizational and industrial needs.


We are looking for you, with an doctoral degree in relevant academic field, who like to teach and have student contact. You need to have documented teaching expertise. Teaching from production development on university level or similar is merited. We like you to have both theoretical and practical experience in relevant fields. 

As a person you are driven, structured, independent and takes responsibility. You have good cooperation skills and have ability and interest in leading teaching.You need to be fluent in written and spoken English and it is meritorious if you have skills in Swedish.

Research experience from production topics is also highly relevant. It is positive and meritorious if you also have industrial experience and taken courses in teaching and learning in higher education. 

For full eligibility requirements see "Appointment Procedure at Jönköping University"


It is a permanent position, full time (100%), with an initial probationary period. The employment start 1 October 2018 or as agreed on.

If you have questions about the position please contact Olof Granth, Head of department, via mail olof.granath@ju.se or via switchboard +46 (0)36 101000.


Welcome with your application, no later than 31 August 2018, including:

  • a motivation letter
  • CV
  • a certified diploma of your doctoral degree
  • references

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 1 October 2018 or as agreed on
Löneform monthly
Antal lediga befattningar 1
Sysselsättningsgrad 100%
Ort Jönköping
Län Jönköpings län
Land Sverige
Referensnummer 2018/2403-221
  • Olof Granath, +46 36-10 1749
Facklig företrädare
  • Mikael Palmgren, Saco-S, +46 36-10 1647
  • Thomas Axelsson, ST, +46 36-10 1076
Publicerat 2018-06-25
Sista ansökningsdag 2018-08-31

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