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Doctoral student in Pedagogy, specializing in language and litterature

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The School of Education and Communication

Information about the CuEEd-LL graduate school

The graduate school’s overall aim is to strengthen Swedish teacher education by developing culturally empowering teaching that focuses on language and literature. Teachers at all stages and in all subjects need good skills in language and literature to develop communicative practices that include heterogeneous groups – in other words, all school pupils. 

The doctoral student projects at CuEEd-LL explore how both language and literature can support cultural understanding, literacy and values in today’s digitalised Swedish schools. Different stages of school and subject areas can be the focus of doctoral student projects, which must refer to how language and literature are used in meaning-making, communication and identity positioning. The graduate school is to support comparable, high-quality education and participation in a globalised and digitalised world. 

We encourage those with an interest in language and literature from various subject areas that are relevant to teacher education to apply. Your project should contribute with a literary orientation that takes language and media aspects into account.

The following are examples of areas that could be explored in connection with CuEEd-LL’s themes: 

  • The use of language and literature in teaching and in teacher education 
  • The role of culture in relation to language and literature in different teacher education programmes 
  • Opportunities and challenges in the use of language and literature in teaching and in teacher education 
  • Multilingualism, literacy and literature in cross-cultural contexts – historical and contemporary perspectives 
  • Reading and writing conditions for children at various ages and adults 
  • The impact of digital processes on communication, culture and diversity in various fields of education.  

At CuEEd-LL, doctoral students are part of a dynamic, multilingual and international research environment with established researchers from five continents. The study programme includes a number of residential schools with international guests and a study trip to South Africa.  

Participating universities collaborate in offering the following compulsory courses at CuEEd-LL: 

  1. Culturally Empowering Education for a Global 21st Century: Research and Practice (5 credits) 
  2. Decolonizing and Southern Theories: Implications for Swedish Education (7.5 credits) 
  3. Rethinking Methodology in Language and Literature Educational Research (7.5 credits) 
  4. Ethical Research Design for a Postdigital and Globalized Era (7.5 credits) 
  5. Guiding and Mentoring Practitioner Research (2.5 credits) . 

CuEEd-LL is led by School of Education and Communication’s (HLK) Communication, Culture, and Diversity (CDD) research environment. CCD’s activities will become a natural part of the term of your doctoral studies and give you the opportunity to take on responsible roles that promote your research career and support the development of your educational skills. CCD includes representatives from different fields of research in language, multilingualism, literature, diversity and media.

More about CuEEd-LL- https://ju.se/forskning/forskarutbildning/forskarskolor-i-samarbete/forskarskolan-cueed-ll.html

The doctoral studentship will belong to the Department of Language, Aesthetic Learning and Literature (SEL) at The School of Education and Communication (HLK), which conducts teaching in the subject areas Swedish, Swedish as a second language, English, aesthetic subjects and literature. The doctoral student teaches mainly in various teacher education programmes, freestanding courses, and contract education courses.

Duties

The main duty of a doctoral student is to engage in research studies. Based on an individual study plan, this includes writing a doctoral thesis within the above-mentioned graduate school in Swedish or English and completing the prescribed third-cycle courses.

You are expected to be physically present in the workplace, interact actively in and contribute to the doctoral education environment through, for example, participation in doctoral seminars, participation in joint activities, as well as teaching through active participation in, for example, course team meetings and the subject area’s faculty meeting.

You are also expected to contribute to the focus area formulated by the graduate school, and the research should have a practical approach.

Qualifications

To qualify for the position, you must have completed a degree at advanced level, completed course requirements of at least 240 credits, of which at least 60 credits at advanced level, or in some other way within or outside the country acquired equivalent knowledge. You have also completed 90 credits in pedagogy or equivalent with relevance to the graduate school’s specialization. 

It is an advantage if you have a teaching degree and/or professional experience from primary or secondary school or adult education. Experience of research-related activities, such as data collection, analysis procedure and report and article writing are seen as meritorious.

You have a good ability to apply a reflective and analytical approach to the work.

In the assessment of applications, personal suitability for the position will weigh heavily. We are looking for applicants who have the ability work well as part of a team, are communicative and are keen to take initiatives.

To be admitted to third-cycle studies, applicants are required to have the levels of Swedish and English necessary to be able to benefit from the compulsory course components and to participate actively in seminars and the like. If you do not have this level of Swedish, you are expected to learn the language during your third-cycle studies. Your thesis may be written in Swedish or English.Where needed, the school offers introductory courses in Swedish. Skills in additional languages will be viewed as useful additional qualifications. If you have skills in one of the Nordic languages in addition to Swedish, this will also be viewed as positive.

Information

The doctoral position is full-time starting, 2022-09-15 and comprises a total of four years of doctoral studies, however, the employment covers five years as teaching of a maximum of 20% is also included. 

The employment is governed by the collective agreement on fixed-term doctoral studentship position.

Application

Welcome with your application no later than 2022-08-22.

The application can be written in Swedish or English. Attachments are preferred in PDF format and should include the following documents:

  • Personal cover letter Curriculum vitae of maximum two pages
  • Two referees with contact details and relationship to the referees
  • Certified copies of certificates and diplomas
  • Scholarly publications
  • An outline of the intended research project comprising a maximum of five pages which is to include the problem formulation, theoretical and methodological foundations, a preliminary timetable for carrying out the research work, and a clear connection to CuEEd-LL’s themes. This outline is assessed in terms of its originality, scientific relevance and feasibility.

Jönköping University works to promote gender equality and diversity and welcomes applicants with a diverse range of backgrounds and experience.

Jönköping University is a modern institution, characterised by internationalisation 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

Type of employmentTemporary position longer than 6 months
Contract typeFull time
First day of employment2022-09-15
SalaryMonthly salary
Number of positions1
Working hours100%
CityJönköping
CountyJönköpings län
CountrySweden
Reference number2022/2916-211
ContactYlva Lindberg, +4636-101495
Union representativeKristina Wennefors, Lärarförbundet, +4636-5502421Thomas Axelsson, ST, +4636-101076Mikael Gustafsson, Saco-S, +4636-101178
Last application date22.Aug.2022 11:59 PM CEST

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Doctoral student in Materials and Manufacturing

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The School of Engineering, Materials and Manufacturing

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. We have been awarded the accreditation “Engaged University” by the international organization ACEEU (Accreditation Council for Entrepreneurial and Engaged Universities) and in three categories received the highest rating “Excellent”. Working with us, you are close to colleagues in an international environment with great opportunities to influence and develop.

Research in Materials and Manufacturing focuses on material properties and manufacturing processes for cast materials.

The research is experimental and carried in our laboratories as well as at our industrial partners production sites. Our studies are conducted in areas such as kinetics of phase transformation through thermal analysis, relationship between microstructures and mechanical and physical properties, fractography and structural mechanics.

The aim of our research is to develop knowledge about the relationship between material composition, melting quality, process, geometry and defect formation and their relationship to the mechanical and physical properties of the materials and components. This knowledge can then form a basis for mathematical modeling and simulation of cast components. Through modelling and simulation, researchers in materials and manufacturing can investigate different phenomena when it is difficult, or even impossible, to perform relevant physical experiments.

Job description

As a doctoral student at Jönköping University, the working time is devoted primarily to doctoral studies. This includes studying doctoral courses, participating in scientific conferences, publishing scientific papers, writing a licentiate thesis and finally a doctoral dissertation. Up to 20% of the working time may be allocated for teaching and administrative work.

The PhD position is related to a project cleaning molten aluminium to enable the use of aluminium with smaller carbon footprint in critical application. The main issues are oxide and iron bases impurities but also the be able to produce a material that can be used for dilution. Topics related to the problem are, for example: industrial production of aluminium, metallurgy, solidification of metals, heat transfer, and chemical thermodynamics. The research is conducted in collaboration with industry and includes experimental work, data analysis, mathematical modelling, project management and research communication. The experimental work may be conducted both in an industrial setting or a laboratory environment. To ensure industrial relevance, it is important to maintain a wide perspective on the research, including environment, economy, and social impact.

Qualification

To be eligible for the position, you have a Master’s degree or have achieved at least 240 credits/ECTS, of which a minimum of 60 credits/ECTS must have been achieved at second cycle level, or otherwise acquired equivalent knowledge in Sweden or abroad.

For you who are applying for the position, it is important to have knowledge in metallurgy/ chemical thermodynamics, have hands-on experience with some materials characterization methods as well as good collaboration and communication skills, ability to finish dedicated assignments/tasks on time and a good level of the English language, both written and oral, is expected.

We expect that you have a genuine interest and curiosity in the subject and ability to work both independently and in teams. Furthermore, you should have a flexible work approach, be resilient to external stresses and be able to manage multiple work tasks simultaneously. 

Further competences that are considered meritorious are:

  • have experience working in an international team environment with colleagues from both academy and industry
  • have hands-on experience with metal casting.
  • have hands-on experience with data analysis and model regression
  • have experience publishing in a scientific journal
  • have good skills of communication and oral presentation

The successful candidate have a genuine interest and curiosity in the subject and ability to work both independently and in teams. Furthermore, you should have a flexible work approach, be resilient to external stresses and be able to manage multiple work tasks simultaneously. 

Information

We offer a fully financed full-time position which is limited in accordance with the applicable collective agreement for doctoral students.

The start date of the employment is as soon as possible in 2022 or as agreed upon. The employment as a doctoral student normally covers five years, of which four years (80%) consist of full-time studies. The employment is extended annually based on the individual study plan. The salary is regulated according to a special doctoral student ladder.

The School of Engineeringencourages applications from both female and male applicants. We are actively working to have a more balanced distribution between male and female researchers.

Application

We look forward to receiving your application, no later than 2022-08-15

The applications will be handled on an ongoing basis, whereupon appointments can be made before the last application date.

You submit your application through our recruitment system. Appendences are preferred in PDF form and should include:

  • a cover letter;
  • CV;
  • attested certificates and diploma;
  • references
  • Scientific publications.

We kindly decline all sales and marketing contacts.

Jönköping University is a modern institution, characterised by an international 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

Type of employmentTemporary position longer than 6 months
Contract typeFull time
First day of employmentas soon as possible in 2022 or as agreed upon.
SalaryMonthly salary
Number of positions2
Working hours100%
CityJönköping
CountyJönköpings län
CountrySweden
Reference number2022/2744-211
ContactAnders Jarfors, +4636-101651
Union representativeThomas Axelsson, ST, +4636-101076Mikael Palmgren, Saco-S, +4636-101647
Last application date15.Aug.2022 11:59 PM CEST

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Post Doc in Business Administration focused on Entrepreneurship

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Jönköping International Business School

Great Post Doc opportunity for PhD in entrepreneurship, behavioral economics, or experimental psychology to co-create the Next Big Thing in entrepreneurship!

How entrepreneurs can strategically use environmental changes for entrepreneurial action and success has long been neglected in entrepreneurship and strategy research. The External Enabler (EE) framework addresses this by providing conceptual tools that allow knowledge accumulation across different changes to the business environment. Since its introduction, EE research has created quite a stir with several articles being among the best-cited in leading journals as well as attracting practitioner interest.

JIBS is recruiting two Post Docs to work on this topic with Prof. Per Davidsson, a co-originator of the EE framework and internationally acknowledged as thought leader and top mentor in entrepreneurship.

As a Post-Doctoral Researcher, we offer you full-time employment for two years, with a possibility of one year extension. Most of your time (80%) will be devoted to research while benefitting from and contributing in person to JIBS’ vibrant research environment. The remaining time is allocated for teaching (20%). It is an excellent opportunity to kick-start or boost a successful research career in an active and collegial research environment.

THE SCHOOL

Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) is one of four schools at Jönköping University. We offer an international and team-oriented workplace with competitive education programmes, 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 foci on entrepreneurship, ownership and renewal. Our guiding principles are: international at heart, entrepreneurial in mind and responsible in action. JIBS is double-accredited, by EQUIS and AACSB. Recent independent assessments of research productivity and impact ranks JIBS first in Sweden in economics and business administration and first in Europe and second in the world in entrepreneurship.

The research at JIBS is to a large extent conducted within one or more of our three research centres:

CeFEO – Centre for Family Entrepreneurship and Ownership- https://ju.se/center/cefeo
CEnSE – Centre for Entrepreneurship and Spatial Economics- https://ju.se/center/cense
MMTC – Media, Management and Transformation Centre- https://ju.se/center/mmtc

QUALIFICATIONS

You should hold a PhD degree from a reputable university, completed no more than three years before the last date for application. Individuals close to obtaining their PhD are also welcomed to apply if they have set a date for their dissertation defense.  

We believe particularly suitable backgrounds include business & management or information systems with an entrepreneurship specialization as well as experimental psychology or behavioral economics paired with a strong interest in entrepreneurship.

To be successful you should provide evidence of publishing success, some edge in theoretical and/or methods skills, and compelling ideas for future EE research based on a thorough reading of Davidsson (2015, JBV; 2020 AMD); Davidsson et (2020 AMP), von Briel et al. (2018, ETP) and Kimjeon & Davidsson (2021, ETP) reflected upon through the lens of your own skills, interests and convictions. Referees attesting to your creativity, initiative, work ethic and good organizational citizenship are also helpful.

We expect you to be fluent in English and prefer applicants to have a strong international profile. Practical experience with entrepreneurship is meritorious. We are looking for applicants with a collegial attitude and a willingness in building not only their own CVs, but also contribute to the organization. 

Employment starts September 2022, or as agreed.

INFORMATIONS

Employment starts September 2022, or as agreed. The position is full time (100%) and temporary for a period of at least two and a maximum of three years, provided that the employee has not previously been employed as a Post Doc for more than one year in the same subject area at JU. Collective agreements and individual salary setting are applicable.

Please note that individuals close to obtaining their doctoral degree are also welcome to apply if they have a date set for their dissertation defense.  
JIBS encourages applications of both female and male applicants. We are actively working for a more balanced distribution between male and female researchers.

We kindly decline all sales and marketing services.

For more information about the position, please contact Professor Per Davidsson per.davidsson@ju.se or Kajsa Haag, Associate Dean of Faculty kajsa.haag@ju.se

APPLICATION

The application period is from 2022-03-16 to 2022-08-15, 2022. However, starting from April 15, the selection process takes place on a continuous basis. This implies that we can offer candidates a position before the deadline of applications. We therefor encourage applicants to apply as soon as possible.

All decision will be made and communicated by 2022-09-30 at the latest Your application should include:

  • A cover letter that includes a description of your education and previous experience as well as your motivation for applying to this position, including reasons why you believe JIBS is the right place for you.
  • An outline of possible projects on “external enablement of entrepreneurial action and success” that you find interesting and promising.
  • A full CV, including a full list of publications, teaching experience and practical experience.
  • Contact details for three referees.
  • Attested credentials.
  • Copies of up to 5 of your most important scholarly contributions as well as your doctoral dissertation.

Jönköping University is a modern institution, characterised by internationalisation 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

Type of employmentTemporary position longer than 6 months
Contract typeFull time
First day of employmentSeptember 2022, or as agreed upon
SalaryMonthly salary
Number of positions2
Working hours100%
CityJönköping
CountyJönköpings län
CountrySweden
Reference number2022/1011-211
ContactPer Davidsson, per.davidsson@ju.seKajsa Haag, kajsa.haag@ju.se
Union representativeThomas Cyron, Saco-s, +46 36-10 1767Vaida Staberg, Saco-s, +46 36-10 1899
Last application date15.Aug.2022 11:59 PM CEST

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Ph.D. student in Materials & Manufacturing with focus on Cast Iron alloys

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The School of Engineering, Materials and Manufacturing

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 can award doctorates in 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 department of materials and manufacturing is a vibrant multidisciplinary research environment that advances the state-of-the-art knowledge and fosters the development of highly skilled researchers and professionals. Our research focuses on material properties and manufacturing processes for cast components.

The work at the department is based on the understanding and control of materials microstructures and mechanical and physical properties behavior.

The research at the department is primarily conducted in collaboration with industry and is normally based on experimental work in the laboratory/industry as well as modelling and simulation. The research method is a holistic approach to the entire value-chain of component manufacturing: a synergetic approach includes alloy design, manufacturing process, post-treatments, microstructural study, properties characterization, finishing treatments, and modelling of local performances with the final aim to implement the results into design tools.

The department cooperates with various national and international research institutes as well as industrial partners and is engaged in basic and applied research projects. Coproduction with industrial partners is a strong characteristic of our project portfolio, both with large companies and SMEs.

The department is looking for committed Doctoral students in Materials and Manufacturing with good communication skills.

Job description

As a doctoral student at Jönköping University, the working time is devoted primarily to doctoral studies. This includes studying doctoral courses, participating in scientific conferences, publishing scientific papers, writing a licentiate thesis and finally a doctoral dissertation. Up to 20% of the working time may be allocated for teaching and administrative work.

The PhD positions are connected to a research project focused on industrial problems of controlling properties and defects which result during the manufacturing of cast iron components. Topics related to the problem are, for example: industrial production of cast iron, physical metallurgy, solidification of metals, heat transfer, and thermophysical properties. The research is conducted in collaboration with industry and includes experimental work, data analysis, mathematical modelling, project management and research communication. The experimental work may be conducted both in an industrial setting or a laboratory environment.

To ensure industrial relevance, it is important to maintain a wide perspective on the research, including environment, economy, and social impact.

Qualification

To be eligible for the position, you should have a Master’s degree in Metallurgy and Materials Engineering or related topics, including at least 240 credits, of which a minimum of 60 credits must have been achieved at second cycle level, or otherwise acquired equivalent knowledge in Sweden or abroad.

  • be excited to work in an international team environment with colleagues from both academy and industry
  • have a curious and innovative mind-set
  • have knowledge of materials and manufacturing methods
  • are familiar with physical metallurgy or thermodynamics
  • have hands-on experience with some materials characterization methods, such as: metallographic preparation, microscopy, spectroscopy, mechanical testing, and thermal analysis
  • understand measurement, data analysis, and error
  • be familiar with a programming/scripting language

Due to the international working environment, professional ability to express yourself in writing and speaking in English language, is expected. The ability to speak and write in Swedish is meritorious, as the work is in close collaboration with Swedish companies.

To be eligible for the position you should also:

  • have experience working in an international team environment with colleagues from both academy and industry
  • have hands-on experience with metal casting.
  • have hands-on experience with data analysis and model regression
  • be result-oriented, motivated, and willing to face challenges
  • have experience publishing in a scientific journal
  • have good skills of communication and oral presentation

The successful candidate is truly committed, creative and curious. You enjoy collaborations, are capable of actualizing visions and ideas into practically feasible working methods and methodology and you have good communication skills. It is important that you have good analytical and systematical abilities.

Information

The positions are full-time employments and starts as soon as possible within Spring 2022 or as agreed upon. The employment as a doctoral student normally covers five years, of which four years (80%) consist of full-time studies. The employment is extended annually based on the individual study plan. The salary is regulated according to a special doctoral student ladder.

Application

We look forward to receiving your application no later than 2022-09-30

The applications will be handled on an ongoing basis, whereupon appointments can be made before the last application date.

You submit your application through our recruitment system.

Attachments are preferred in PDF form and should include:

  • A cover letter.
  • CV.
  • Attested certificates and diploma.
  • References
  • Copy of your Master Theses
  • Scientific publications

Jönköping University is a modern institution, characterised by internationalisation 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

Type of employmentTemporary position longer than 6 months
Contract typeFull time
First day of employmentAs soon as possible during 2022
SalaryMonthly salary
Number of positions2
Working hours100%
CityJönköping
CountyJönköpings län
CountrySweden
Reference number2021/5610-211
ContactAttila Dioszegi, +4636-101656
Union representativeMikael Palmgren, Saco-S, +4636-101647Thomas Axelsson, ST, +4636-101076
Last application date30.Sep.2022 11:59 PM CEST

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Doctoral student in Business Administration

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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 programmes, 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, by EQUIS and AACSB. In the latest Financial Times European Business School ranking, JIBS was ranked among the top 100.

The position is connected to Centre for Family Entrepreneurship 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 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 family business and ownership issues, researchers associated with CeFEO also conduct research on topics like strategy, entrepreneurship, governance, innovation, internationalization and sustainability which are very much in line with the focus of JU and JIBS.

Working tasks

Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) is hiring a PhD student in Business Administration to join a research project on enterprise foundations. As a PhD student you will be enrolled in a highly qualified education within a thriving research environment. For more information about our PhD program, please visit our information page: https://ju.se/en/research/doctoral-programmes/doctoral-programmes-at-jibs.html

We offer fully financed positions to our doctoral students who receive competitive salaries for their work as employees of JIBS. Most of your time will be devoted to your doctoral studies (80%) which includes coursework and writing a doctoral thesis. The coursework includes both mandatory and elective courses. The remaining time (20%) is allocated for teaching and administrative tasks. You will also get many opportunities for enhancing your teaching skills and for personal development. There are also opportunities to take additional courses in pedagogics for higher education.

This position is made possible due to a grant from the Kamprad Family Foundation and is part of a larger research project. This means that the applicant must be interested in working on the topic of enterprise foundation within the discipline of business administration. The larger project, of which the doctoral research will be part of and contribute to, is described below:

Prerequisites and conditions for entrepreneurship in the form of Enterprise foundations: long-term and sustainable rural development?

Businesses with local roots are needed for a vibrant countryside. Such companies are often family-owned. They face major challenges, e.g., to retain a skilled workforce, to find profitability without moving and to resist acquisitions. It requires entrepreneurs who prioritize long-term sustainability over short-term profit. Foundations are the most long-term form of organization because they lack owners who can change its purpose. We believe that foundations are an underutilized tool in Swedish business society. In this project, we examine the foundation’s pros and cons as well as their enterprise potential.

The purpose of the project is to study the prerequisites and conditions for entrepreneurship in the form of enterprise foundations. This is done to answer the question of whether and, if so, how a foundation can be used for long-term and responsible ownership of locally based business activities. The project is interdisciplinary and combines law and business administration. We study the regulation of foundations, how foundations are governed and in turn exercise corporate governance, how family businesses’ long-term goals can be preserved through foundation formation and how foundations can contribute to socially sustainable development throughout Sweden.

The project enables that a Swedish long-term knowledge node about enterprise foundations will be created at the Center for Family Entrepreneurship and Ownership (CeFEO) at Jönköping International Business School (JIBS).

The research group will consist of Kajsa Haag, Massimo Baù and Ulf Larsson Olaison at JIBS, Hanna Almlöf at Linköping University, Katarina Olsson at Lund University and two doctoral students, all affiliated with the research centre CeFEO.

Qualifications

A person meets the general entry requirements for third-cycle program at JIBS if he or she has been awarded a second-cycle qualification and has fulfilled the requirements for courses comprising at least 240 credits of which at least 60 credits were awarded in the second-cycle or has acquired substantially equivalent knowledge in some other way in Sweden or abroad.

The main language of research and teaching at JIBS is English. You must be fluent in both written and spoken English to be eligible for our doctoral program.

We seek candidates who have a strong drive to conduct high-quality academic scholarship within one of the focus areas of JIBS: entrepreneurship, ownership, and renewal. The candidate shall have a motivation to use that scholarship to provide proposals of practical relevance, and an ambition to pursue an international research career. 

As an international business school, we value experience with other languages and cultures. Other characteristics valued at JIBS are an international outlook; prior research, teaching and/or professional experience; and an ability to communicate effectively with different stakeholders in and around the university environment. A successful candidate should enjoy and be stimulated by working independently as well as working in teams.

Information

We offer a fully financed full-time position which is limited in accordance with the applicable collective agreement for doctoral students. The start date of the employment is September 1st, 2022.

For questions about the doctoral program and application, Director of PhD candidates, Mohammad Eslami, mohammad.eslami@ju.se
For questions about the enterprise foundation project, contact the project manager,
Kajsa Haag, kajsa.haag@ju.se  

Jönköping International Business School encourages applications from both female and male applicants. We are actively working to have a more balanced distribution between male and female researchers.

Application

The application period is from May 20 to August 20, 2022. However, starting from June 20, the selection process takes place on a continuous basis. This implies that we can offer candidates a position before August 20 which is why interested candidates are recommended to apply at their earliest convenience and not wait until the deadline. 

You submit your application through our recruitment system.
Appendences are preferred in PDF form and should include:

  • A letter of intent, answering the following three questions: Why do you want to be a PhD student? Why do you want to be a PhD student at JIBS? Why should we select you for such a position?
  • A preliminary research proposal (max. 3000 words), describing your present research interest and outlining how you believe your research interest fits the funding project on enterprise foundations and the CeFEO research centre.
  • A copy of your Master thesis (if not finished at the time of application, please send a current draft or an executive summary of it) and, where applicable, other publications.
  • A reference letter of a person who can evaluate your academic potential.
  • Contact information (name, phone numbers and email) of two additional references.

We kindly decline all sales and marketing contacts.

Jönköping University is a modern institution, characterised by internationalisation 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

Type of employmentTemporary position longer than 6 months
Contract typeFull time
First day of employment2022-09-01, or as agreed upon.
SalaryMonthly salary
Number of positions1
Working hours100%
CityJönköping
CountyJönköpings län
CountrySweden
Reference number2022/2359-211
ContactMohammad Eslami, Directorof PhD candidatesKajsa Haag, Project Manager
Union representativeThomas Cyron, Saco-s, +4636-101767Vaida Staberg, Saco-s, +4636-101899
Last application date20.Aug.2022 11:59 PM CEST

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