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School/CompanyJönköping International Business School
Job TitleAssistant Professor Supply Chain Management
AddressBox 1026
Job categoryAcademic
Career level[not specified]
Desired education levelDoctorate or PhD
Job typeFull-Time
Job description

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 at Bachelor, Master and Doctoral levels, as well as a thriving research environment and excellent opportunities for professional and personal development. JIBS is accredited by EQUIS and AACSB, and in the latest Financial Times European Business School ranking, JIBS was ranked among the top 100.

Our mission is to advance the theory and practice of business and policy, with a specific focus on entrepreneurship, ownership, and renewal. Our guiding principles are: international at heart, entrepreneurial in mind and responsible in action. These principles cut across our mission and all our activities. They signal the role we wish to play in relation to all our stakeholders.

JIBS is recruiting an Assistant Professor in Business Administration specializing in Supply Chain Management. The candidate should have a strong interest in teaching and in doing research that influences both academics and practitioners.

Our offer to you

We offer a stimulating workplace where you will be a vital contributor to education, research and outreach activities. At JIBS we work in an international environment and maintain both national and international networks. Teaching is performed in English, mostly on campus and distributed over the academic year.

All faculty at JIBS are encouraged to engage in research, apply for externally funded research grants, and engage with business and society at large. Our research is to a large extent conducted within our three research centres:

Media, Management and Transformation Centre (MMTC)
Centre for Family Entrepreneurship and Ownership (CeFEO)
Centre for Entrepreneurship and Spatial Economics (CEnSE)

Your profile

We are looking for candidates with experience in education in different areas of supply chain management subjects including supply chain processes, transportation and logistics, inventory and warehouse management, and application of emerging digital technologies and systems in supply chain management. The candidate should have a record of publications in the relevant areas of supply chain management, preferably in journals ranked in the ABS list, and/or a promising pipeline. Practical experience relevant for these fields of research, is considered a merit.

The selection process will place great value on the applicant’s suitability for the position and JIBS, including flexibility; communication skills; quality awareness and ability to collaborate and build relationships with students, colleagues and external stakeholders. The holder of a position at JIBS must be able to position their present or aspired research orientation within JIBS focus areas.

JIBS is a school with an international profile which means you should have experience and willingness to interact with students and colleagues from different cultures. You have a fluency in written and spoken English and it is considered a merit if you know any of the Nordic languages.

For complete eligibility requirements for a position as assistant professor at Jönköping University, see the applicable parts of the "Regulations for the employment of teachers at Jönköping University"-


The position is a permanent full-time position, starting 1st of March 2023 or by agreement.

We value having an organization made up of diverse skills, experiences, and abilities, which is why we encourage applications from all backgrounds. We are committed to equality and diversity within our organization.

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Expiry date2022/10/31