Post-Doctoral Fellow, WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute

The Postdoctoral Fellow will work under the supervision and guidance of the Head of Research, Principal Investigator and will undertake research assigned by the Director and Head of Research as a part of the Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme supporting the “European Horizon 2020
BUGWRIGHT2: Overcoming Regulatory Barriers For Service Robotics in an Ocean Industry Context”, through research, education and capacity building at the GOI, hosted at the World Maritime University in Malmö, Sweden.


Interested applicants are kindly requested to familiarize themselves with the full terms of reference for programme information and thematic areas via this link here: H2020 BUGWRIGHT2 Robotics: Terms of Reference 2020.

Deadline for applications:
18
September
2020
Vacancy Notice (more detailed information)

Associate Professor, Port Management and Operations

(P3)

The incumbent will work under the supervision of the Vice-President (AcademicAffairs), and functionally under the Head of the Specialization Port Management. As a faculty member at WMU, the Associate Professor is expected to provide teaching/mentoring/supervising, conduct research in the fields of shipping/port/logistics, publish outputs at internationally recognized outlets, and promote collaborative research with other institutes and universities.

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. Furthermore, the incumbent is expected to help the University accomplish its mandate and therefore to contribute to the capacity building efforts and missions of WMU within the framework of cooperation between the University, the IMO and other UN and international organizations.

Application

The position offers an attractive salary (P3 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).

Deadline for applications:
31
August
2020
Vacancy Notice (more detailed information)

Henrik Smith Residence Supervisor

(GS-5)

The incumbent reports to the Head of Finance and Administrative Services and ensures an effective and efficient management of the HSR. The incumbent ensures a safe, secure and organized community for WMU students and other residents. The incumbent is responsible for the safety, security and maintenance of HSR.

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:
21
August
2020
Vacancy Notice (more detailed information)

PH.D. SCHOLARSHIP ("CLOSING THE CIRCLE" PROGRAMME)

Marine Debris and Sargassum Threats in the Eastern Caribbean Region

In order to identify, integrate and systematize the complexity of the problem, the research will focus on three interconnected, holistic and multidisciplinary research themes:

  1. Science and technology;
  2. Blue / Green Economics; and
  3. Societal awareness

Adaptive marine spatial planning is considered as a cross-cutting theme for all of the research themes. Against this background,WMU is recruiting Ph.D. candidates, researching each of the research themes respectively. Scholarship research proposals are welcome, canvassing novel interdisciplinary societal, economic and scientific approaches towards increasing the knowledge base of marine debris and cumulative effects of Sargassum with a specific focus on the challenges experienced by SIDS in the Eastern Caribbean region.

Application

For more information about this position and how to apply, please read the Terms of Reference.

Deadline for applications:
31
May
2020
Vacancy Notice (more detailed information)