Canadian Chair Professor

Marine Environmental Protection

The Professor, Marine Environmental Protection(Canadian Chair), is responsible, under the supervision of the Vice President Academic Affairs, for the coordination and delivery of ocean law and/or management and marine spatial planning fields, including teaching, research and student supervisory programmes.

As a member of the faculty and professional staff at WMU, the incumbent will work to keep WMU positioned as an academic institution of excellence, help advance the institution and build its reputation in the relevant field of expertise.

Application

The position offers an attractive salary (P4 Grade of the ICSC salary scale), free of income tax in Sweden, a benefits package and relocation expenses. Applicants must fill in the Personal history form and send a letter of interest, a complete CV, and the contact information of three referees to Marco Batista, Head of Human Resources (mb@wmu.se).

This position is open strictly to citizens of Canada

Deadline for applications:
25
June
2021
Vacancy Notice (more detailed information)

Research Associate - Project Position

ICAPFISH Project

The Research Associate will undertake research required to create an inter-agency capacity-building and development project to progress the implementation of international instruments to combat IUU fishing (ICAPFISH).

The project will require identification, review, and collation of the extensive information relevant to the regulation of IUU fishing (literature, reports, legislation, training material). Much of this will come from the UN agencies. This will be combined with related academic outputs and material from other international partners.

Application

The Post-Doctoral / Researcher position provides for a monthly stipend of 42 000 SEK (free of income tax in Sweden) and medical and life insurance coverage by Cigna International.  

Applicants must fill in the Personal History Form, provide a letter of interest, a complete CV, list of publications, copies of degree certificates, and the contact information of three referees to Marco Batista, Head of Human Resources (mb@wmu.se).

Deadline for applications:
21
May
2021
Vacancy Notice (more detailed information)

Assistant Professor, Marine Technology

The incumbent will work under the overall supervision of the Vice-President (Academic Affairs), and functionally under the Head of Maritime Safety and Environmental Administration (MSEA). As a faculty member at the World Maritime University, the Assistant Professor is expected to provide teaching/mentoring and research and publication and promote inter-university cooperation in areas related to marine technology.

Application

The position offers an attractive salary (P-2 Grade of the ICSC salary scale), free of income tax in Sweden, a benefits package and relocation expenses. Applicants must fill in the Personal History Form, provide a letter of interest, a complete CV, 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.

Deadline for applications:
31
August
2021
Vacancy Notice (more detailed information)

Post-Doctoral Fellowship, WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute

MAIN PURPOSE

The Post-doctoral Fellow/Researcher will work with the Principle Investigator (PI) and will undertake research and capacity-building initiatives assigned by the PI, Director and the Head of Research at theWorld Maritime University in Malmö, Sweden, as well as in the field in the Eastern Caribbean.

Kindly find the link for the Closing the Circle Programme website to familiarize with the programme information and thematic areas.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The successful candidate will have expertise in MSP, be expected to demonstrate capacity for high impact, and ideally interdisciplinary research activity both within and across groups in academic and/or industry settings. The candidate must have a research profile in MSP evidenced by publications in leading journals in the field, presentations at international conferences and strong endorsements by referees.

At WMU, the candidate should expect to:

  • Lead and co-supervise the research undertaken within the project, particularly relating to MSP in the context of the Eastern Caribbean Region for:
    o Internal purposes (guidance for overall strategic direction of the project´s research, guidance for PhD candidates)
    o External purpose (partake in outreach activities, such as partnership meetings, conferences and online learning activities)
  • Develop and partake in science communication and publishing endeavours of the project team;
  • Develop the relevant content of an online learning and knowledge management platform, in particular relating to the design of e-lessons and webinars, curricula, related to MSP to serve the needs of a diverse set of stakeholders;
  • Publish high-impact, peer-reviewed scholarly articles;
  • Perform any other tasks relating to research, education or capacity building as may be required;
  • Undertake special projects and other duties as may be assigned by the PI and the Head of Research.

Application

The full-time position offers a stipend of SEK 32,000 per month free of income tax in Sweden. A part-time and remote working arrangement may be considered, in which case, the monthly stipend shall be pro rata.

Applicants must apply by sending their complete application including all documentation to Head of Human Resource Mr. Marco Batista on mb@wmu.se with copy to goisecretariat@wmu.se.

Following documentation shall be submitted via email with subject line Post-doctoral Fellowship Application: The NF-WMU Closing the Circle Programme

  1. Current CV and UN Personal History form P11 (including contact to three referees)
  2. A statement of purpose/contribution
  3. Certified copies of degree certificates and transcripts
  4. Copy of passport (data page, only for internal record)
Deadline for applications:
30
May
2021
Vacancy Notice (more detailed information)

Project Support Assistant - Project Position

ICAPFISH Project

The Project Support Assistant will support day-to-day activities related to an inter-agency capacity-building and development project to progress the implementation of international instruments to combat IUU fishing (ICAPFISH).

Application

The position provides for a monthly stipend of 24 000 SEK (free of income tax in Sweden) and medical and life insurance coverage by Cigna International.  

Applicants must fill in the Personal History Form, provide a letter of interest, a complete CV and the contact information of three referees to Marco Batista, Head of Human Resources (mb@wmu.se).

This position is only open to persons legally authorized to live and work in Sweden. The selected candidate will be locally recruited. The President reserves the right to cancel or modify the vacancy, subject to organizational needs and funding availability.

Deadline for applications:
21
May
2021
Vacancy Notice (more detailed information)

Administrative Assistant

Office of the President

The Administrative Assistant, Office of the President, provides effective and efficient support to the Manager, Office of the President through management of information and documentation flow, organization of/preparation for meetings and follow-up on actions required and deadlines/commitments made, maintenance of protocol procedures, supporting communications between the Office of the President and other divisions on relevant issues, among others.

Application

Applicants must fill in the Personal history form and send a letter of interest, a complete CV, and the contact information of three referees to Marco Batista, Head of Human Resources (mb@wmu.se).

This position is only open to persons legally authorized to live and work in Sweden. The selected candidate will be locally recruited.

Deadline for applications:
10
June
2021
Vacancy Notice (more detailed information)

Research Associate - Project Position

In the framework of a major EU Horizon 2020 and Nordic Energy Research funded research projects ‘CHEK’ and ‘CAHEMA’ addressing the decarbonization of long distance shipping, WMU is seeking to recruit a full-time Research Associate with expertise in life-cycle assessment (LCA) in the maritime industry. The Research Associate will also be responsible for managing communication and dissemination activities in the project.

The Research Associate will work within an international team of collaborating researchers at WMU, partner universities and innovative companies active in the maritime industry to evaluate new technologies in terms of their climate impact benefits, and to communicate the results to academia, industry, policy makers, and to the wider public.

Application

The position provides for a monthly stipend of 42 000SEK (free of income tax in Sweden) and medical and life insurance coverage by Cigna International.

Applicants must fill in the Personal History Form, provide a letter of interest, a complete CV and the contact information of three referees to Marco Batista, Head of Human Resources (mb@wmu.se).

Deadline for applications:
31
May
2021
Vacancy Notice (more detailed information)

Post Doctorate Position

ITF Project

In the framework of ITF Transport 2040 research project (https://www.wmu.se/research/future-of-work) addressing technology roadmap and future maritime competencies and skills, WMU is seeking to recruit a full-time Researcher with a PhD.

The successful candidate is expected to develop research in the field of technology skills foresight and labour market related issues. The results of the research are expected to be included in technical reports and various communications. The candidate is expected to liaise and maintain relationships with leading international stakeholders as part of the project.The successful applicant will work under the overall supervision of the Principal Investigator (PI), as well as the Director of Maritime Research.

Application

The position provides for a monthly stipend of 42 000 SEK (free of income tax in Sweden) and medical and life insurance coverage by Cigna International.

Applicants must fill in the Personal History Form, provide a letter of interest, a complete CV 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.

Deadline for applications:
18
July
2021
Vacancy Notice (more detailed information)

Senior Registry Assistant

The incumbent will report to the Registrar, and will work closely with all the members of the Registry team to support the programme of work. The post-holder is expected to provide a wide range of operational and administrative support for the Registry, and to collaborate with administrative staff, faculty members and graduates.

Application

Applicants must fill in the Personal history form and send a letter of interest, a complete CV, and the contact information of three referees to Marco Batista, Head of Human Resources (mb@wmu.se).

This position is only open to persons legally authorized to live and work in Sweden. The selected candidate will be locally recruited.

Deadline for applications:
20
October
2021
Vacancy Notice (more detailed information)