in Economics »
Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) invites candidates to positions as academic leaders in Economics (one full professor and one associate professor). Candidates to the first position should satisfy criteria for full professorship, and are expected to possess a strong and active research record. The holder of the position should have the ability to contribute to the development of the theoretical and empirical knowledge in economics at JIBS, to manage research and education activities, and to interact with society at large. The holder of the position is expected to conduct research and to engage in both undergraduate and graduate teaching. The assessment of applications will focus on academic skills as well as on teaching skills. Administrative competence/experience is also valued.
The second position as associate professor is intended to complement the position as professor to allow for a wider spectrum of economic theory at the department.
Inquiries about the positions can be made to Professor Börje Johansson, Head of Department, phone:
+ 46 (0)705 46 67 35 email@example.com and Lars Pettersson, Deputy Head of Department, phone + 46 (0)36 15 51 19 firstname.lastname@example.org
Union representatives are Duncan Levinsohn (SACO-s)saco.ihh.@jibs.hj.se and Barbara Eklöf (ST) email@example.com. Contact phone number is +46 36 10 10 00.
Please submit, in 3 copies, your letter of application and CV, copies of all scientific contributions (in full text), a detailed description of your teaching credentials ,and a description of your experience to Jönköping International Business School, Att. Registrar, P.O. Box 1026
SE-551 11 Jönköping, Sweden, no later than October 10, 2012. E-mail applications will not be accepted.
Professor in Economics, reference number: IHH 12/094-7.2.2
Associate professor in Economics, reference number: IHH 12/093-7.2.2
[Please quote reference number clearly on your application.]
in Business Administration, with a focus on Business Logistics and Supply Chain Management »
The Jönköping region is an important and very expansive node for logistics and supply chain management in Sweden. Supply chain management and business logistics research and teaching has been an important part of JIBS’ activities during the last years, and the department for Marketing and Logistics has a strong research focus in the areas for the position. A Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management (CeLS) has also been formed together with regional, national and international stakeholders, and we expect the assistant professor to be active in the centre.
The department of Marketing and Logistics will employ an Assistant Professor (universitetslektor) in Business Administration with a focus on Business Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
Position and Qualifications
To continue the successful growth and development of the field at JIBS is now looking for an assistant professor with the right experience, profile and networks. The position is full time and comprises research, teaching and supervising basic and advanced level courses (including PhD), close collaboration with different stakeholders and active participation in continuing to develop CeLS into an internationally recognized leader in its field.
The position requires a PhD degree with documented achievements and experiences of the applicant in the following areas: (1) research focusing on business logistics and supply chain management; (2) experiences of teaching and supervising at different levels and to different audiences. Further, the applicant's (3) ability to attract research funding; (4) experiences in collaborating with different stakeholders; (5) ability to adapt and take on teaching responsibilities within the existing courses in logistics and supply chain management.
A professional command of English is required. A good working command of Swedish is an advantage.
Enquiries about the position can be made to Professor Susanne Hertz, Director of CeLS.
Mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org. Union representatives are Duncan Levinson (SACO-s) and Barbara Eklöf (ST). Professor Hertz and the union representatives can be reached on +46 36 10 10 00 (switchboard). For more information, please visit our homepage www.jibs.se and www.cels.se.
Please submit, in 3 copies, your letter of application and CV, copies of maximum 5 selected scientific contributions (in full text), a detailed description of your teaching credentials, and a description of your experience in working with the industry and all other credentials you want to refer to, no later than September 30, 2012, to Jönköping International Business School, Att: Registrar, P.O. Box 1026, SE-551 11 Jönköping
E-mail applications will not be accepted.
[Please indicate reference number – IHH 12/090-7.2.2. – on your application.]
in Business Administration with a focus on Family
Business and Ownership »
Thanks to a generous donation from the Carl-Olof and Jenz Hamrin Foundation and as a part of our strategy to further strengthen our leading position in family business and ownership research, we seek a Research Fellow who would like to conduct post-doctoral research at the Center for Family Enterprise and Ownership (CeFEO). The position is for 3 years, with a first evaluation after 2 years.
CeFEO is an internationally leading research center for family business and ownership issues; currently the largest in the world and ranked first in Europe and fourth globally for research publications. CeFEO was established in 2005 and has grown into a genuinely interdisciplinary and international research center with around 30 senior and junior researchers and regular visiting scholars. CeFEO is committed to “Academic Excellence and Practical Relevance” and active in the areas of research, education and outreach activities.
Please visit www.cefeo.se for more information about our activities and faculty.
Working Task / Qualification
The Research Fellow will conduct research and play an active role in the continued development of CeFEO. Furthermore, on about 20% of full time the candidate is expected to teach on undergraduate and graduate levels and possibly supervise doctoral students.
The position is full time and requires a PhD degree in a relevant discipline for advanced family business research, such as business administration (entrepreneurship, strategic management, accounting, marketing, etc), economics, economic history, psychology and/or (family) sociology.
Post doc academic performance is an additional qualification. The candidate is expected to have a strong international orientation. We require professional command of English.
In making the selection, importance will be given to achievements, experiences and/or ambitions of the applicant in the following areas:
- Capacity and interest to engage in academic research at the highest level and an emergent record of international publications (especially in internationally recognized, peer-reviewed journals).
- Research experience with issues related to one or several of the following broad areas of family business; entrepreneurship, succession, governance, leadership, strategic development, internationalization, innovation and growth.
- Interest in building networks and collaborate with researchers/research centers in several countries.
- Ability and willingness to engage in joint research projects and team activities.
- Experience of teaching and ability to communicate with academic and professional audiences (especially family business owners/managers, and advisors).
For more information about the position, please contact Professor Leif Melin email@example.com, Director of CeFEO or Professor Mattias Nordqvist firstname.lastname@example.org, Co-director of CeFEO.
Union representatives are Duncan Levinsohn (SACO-s)saco.ihh.@ihh.hj.se and Barbara
Eklöf (ST) email@example.com. Contact phone number for them all is +46 36 10 10 00
Please submit your application, no later than September 30, 2012, to the following
The application should include:
- A letter of application that includes a description of your personal and research experience as well as your motivation for applying to this position including reasons why you believe JIBS and CeFEO is the right place for you. The letter should also describe your present ideas for your future research
- Your CV
- Up to 5 of your most important scientific contributions as well as your doctoral dissertation
- A description and evidence of your teaching credentials and of other relevant work experience from the academic sector
- Names and contact details of three reference persons
[Please indicate reference number – IHH 12/096-7.2.2 – on your application.]
Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) creates value in society by excellent education and research. We are committed to advance entrepreneurship and business renewal. We are international at heart and entrepreneurial in mind. JIBS has about 200 employees and 2200 students, and it is one of four schools within Jönköping University.