Associate Professor in Industrial Design Jönköping University, Technology School of Engineering

Technology is one of four schools at Jönköping University. We offer attractive technical courses at undergraduate and graduate levels and conducts advanced research in a number of technology. Technology has graduated rights for graduate studies in the overall direction industrial product. Through collaboration, we are developing new technology and spreading knowledge to strengthen the company's competitiveness. With us, you work close to your colleagues in an international environment with great opportunities to influence and develop. 

Department for product research and education at the Technical University in Jönköping in areas such as product development, industrial design, Production Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Computer aided design and simulation and optimization. The department is responsible for four programs at Campus in Jonkoping. In addition, the department is responsible for two training programs located in Nässjö and Värnamo.




We are looking for someone who wants to teach and conduct research in the areas of Industrial design with a focus on Product. Instruction is given in both Swedish and English, both at undergraduate or advanced level. You will also work with the educational development of courses for our students, primarily under the Program for Industrial Design.


We encourage research in the context of the service. Research is conducted exclusively in collaborative projects with companies in the region and you must then actively participate in the project applications. The service may include project management and budget responsibility. Part of the work is also about interacting with the community in order to keep teaching closely linked to business development and vice versa.




You need to have a masterexexamina in Industrial Design or equivalent. You need to be a good teacher, preferably with proven experience and educational training. You should be able to express yourself well in speech and writing in both Swedish and English.


Experience in Industrial design is a plus.


Experience of research and scientific approach is desirable. For a post as a university lecturer, you need to have a doctorate degree in the relevant field.


You need to be responsible, organized, driven and with good interpersonal skills. You also need to have the ability to adapt your teaching to students with different subject backgrounds.


Technical högkolan has high ambitions when it comes to diversity of talent and thus welcomes applicants who will add to institution regarding equality and diversity.




The position is valid until further notice, 100%, starting 2018-01-01 or by appointment.


Collective, individual salaries and probationary applied.




For more information about this service, please get in touch with Olof Granath, Head of Department,, 036-10 1749 or Professor and Program Director Lars Eriksson,, 036-10 1668.


Union representatives are Mikael Palmgren for Saco's or Thomas Axelsson OFR. All reached via switch 10 036-10 00th




Please send your application containing personal letter, CV, two references and excerpts from your industrial portfolio, last 2017-08-11.





  • Olof Granath, 036-10 1749

Union representative

  • Mikael Palmgren, SACO, 036-10 16:47
  • Thomas Axelsson, ST, 036-10 10 76

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