President, World Maritime University

The World Maritime University (WMU) was established in 1983 by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the United Nations specialized agency mandated to promote safe, secure, efficient and sustainable shipping on clean oceans. Since its inauguration, WMU has established a reputation for excellence in providing high-level maritime education, training and research to the international maritime community.

WMU is seeking an experienced leader with excellent academic, managerial and fundraising skills to fill the post of President of the University, which is situated in Malmö, Sweden. The President is appointed by the Secretary-General of IMO.

Under the overall supervision, control and direction of the Board of Governors, the Executive Board and the IMO Secretary-General, as appropriate, the President shall direct and administer the University, including the WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute, in accordance with the University's Charter, regulations and rules, strategic directions and plans.

Deadline for applications:
30
October
2022
Vacancy Notice (more detailed information)

Assistant to the Vice-President (Academic Affairs)

The incumbent will report to the Vice-President (Academic Affairs) and will provide administrative and secretarial support to the Vice-President (Academic Affairs). Furthermore, the incumbent will provide administrative and secretarial support to internal projects related to the implementation of the academic agenda and WMU's academic profile in general.

The application has to be submitted in English. Applicants must fill in the Personal History Form, which can be found here, provide a letter of interest, and the contact information of three referees to Marco Batista, Head of Human Resources (mb@wmu.se). Candidates will be contacted if they are short-listed.

This position is only open to persons legally authorized to live and work in Sweden. The selected candidate will be locally recruited. The employment contract offered is in accordance with the United Nations International Civil Service Commission (ICSC) standards for General Service staff in Sweden. The Salary is exempt from Swedish taxation.

Deadline for Applications: 2 January 2023.

Deadline for applications:
2
January
2023
Vacancy Notice (more detailed information)

E-Learning Assistant, E-Learning Solutions Activities & Programmes

Under the overall supervision of the Vice President (International)/Director of Executive Education and Professional Development of WMU, the post-holder is expected to provide e-learning related technical and operational support for the activities of the University’s e-learning solutions activities and programs (Including China-based MSc. and LLM distance learning programs, Postgraduate Diplomas(PgDips) programs, Executive & Professional Development Courses (EPDCs), and E-learning Solutions programs). The post-holder is expected to provide a wide range of technical and operational, support to the VP/Director, required liaison services between various stake-holders and assist in keeping WMU positioned as an academic institution of excellence and help advance the institution and its reputation.

The application has to be submitted in English. Applicants must fill in the Personal History Form, which can be found here, provide a letter of interest, and the contact information of three referees to Marco Batista, Head of Human Resources (mb@wmu.se). Candidates will be contacted if they are short-listed.

This position is only open to persons legally authorized to live and work in Sweden. The selected candidate will be locally recruited. The employment contract offered is in accordance with the United Nations International Civil Service Commission (ICSC) standards for General Service staff in Sweden. The salary is exempt from Swedish taxation.

Deadline for Applications: 2 January 2023.

Deadline for applications:
2
January
2023
Vacancy Notice (more detailed information)