Lecturer in business administration with specialisation in entrepreneurship

Linnaeus University
September 22, 2022
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Welcome to Linnaeus University! We meet the societal challenges of today and tomorrow in a spirit of openness, curiosity and creativity. By creating arenas for exchange of knowledge from different subjects, fields and cultures, we open up for new ideas and create new opportunities for long-term sustainable societal development. Linnaeus University – where people grow.

The School of Business and Economics, one of Linnaeus University's five faculties, offers several business administration and economics programmes at both bachelor's and master's level, a large number of single-subject courses, as well as PhD education. We offer programmes within a number of different fields like leadership, entrepreneurship and tourism studies. The school has its activities in both Kalmar and Växjö, and web-based.

The School of business and economics is in an expansive phase recruiting multiple staff for building and developing several research areas, education and collaborations with the surrounding society.

The position in question lies within the frame of the field "Entrepreneurship and social change" at the School of Business and Economics". Entrepreneurship is a prioritized field at Linnaeus University with a large number of courses and programmes on both second- and first-cycle level. The research environment consists of professor, guest professor, associate professor, a group of Ph.Ds and Ph.D candidates. The concept entrepreneurship should here have a broad interpretation, including innovative activities within the frame of all different types of organizations and sectors in society, with particular focus on social, economic, and ecological sustainability. The everyday practice of entrepreneurship and collaboration with the surrounding society are also part of the field of knowledge in question.

Field of subject for the appointment: Business administration with specialisation in entrepreneurship

Placement city: The position is at the School of Business and Economics, the Department of Organisation and Entrepreneurship in Kalmar or Växjö.

Scope of appointment: 70%, for 6 months. Access by agreement.

Job tasks The appointment comprises planning, teaching single-subject courses and take part in research projects.

Active participation in the research environment is a condition, as is the initiation and pursuit of research of relevance to the subject field. Collaboration

with the surrounding community nationally and internationally is expected, as well as active participation in the department's internal and external affairs. It is important to have the ability to collaborate and be flexible in the relation to students and colleagues as well as in research environments and external relations. Great importance will be attached to the applicant's interest in participating in the daily work at the department.

Requirements Qualified for completed master's degree in business administration, focusing on entrepreneurship, communicate well both orally and in writing in both Swedish and English as well as documented very good collaborative skills

Assessment criteria As assessment criteria for appointment as a lecturer, the level of skills considered a requirement to be qualified for the appointment is to be in force. The trial of the pedagogical skills is to be given as great importance as the trial of the scientific skills. Other assessment criteria are:

  • Demonstrated scientific skills of relevance for entrepreneurship, according to definition above.
  • Experience of collaboration with the surrounding community, practical professional experience within a field relevant for the position and/or experience of practical leadership development work.
  • Good language skills in Swedish and English
  • The last day for application is 2022-09-22.


    Åsa Gustafsson, head of department, phone: +46470-70 89 95, asa.gustafsson@lnu.se

    Kristofer Stahl, HR-partner kristofer.stahl@lnu.se +46703-878036

    Linnaeus University has the ambition to utilize the qualities that an even gender distribution and diversity brings to the organization.

    Please apply by clicking on the "Apply" button at the bottom of the ad. Your application should be designed according to the Template for application which can be found in the Guide to Appointment procedures under important documents below the ad. The credentials you invoke must be verified with certification and they must be attached digitally in your application. Other documents, including various types of scientific works, must be submitted digitally along with the application. The application and other documents to be marked with the reference number. All documents cited must be received by the University no later than 24.00 (Local time in Sweden) on the closing day.

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