Organizational Unit: Faculty, Shipping Management and Logistics
Duty Station: Malmö, Sweden
Duration of contract: Two-year fixed-term appointment
The World Maritime University (WMU) is a postgraduate and research university established in 1983 by the International Maritime Organization, the maritime agency of the United Nations. WMU offers M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Professional Development Courses (PDCs) with the highest standards in maritime and oceans education and training. WMU also has a highly respected research programme supported by specialized research groups across the maritime and ocean fields.
The Assistant Professor position is located in the Faculty unit at WMU’s headquarters in Malmö, Sweden.
The incumbent will work under the supervision of the Vice President Academic, and functionally under the Head of the MSc. Specialization – Shipping Management and Logistics. As a faculty member at the World Maritime University, the Assistant Professor is expected to provide teaching/mentoring, conduct research, publish and promote inter-university cooperation, including research, in the shipping and port management fields.
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.
Internal contacts – Incumbent liaises and interacts with all faculty members on a regular basis as well as with support staff as required.
External contacts – Incumbent liaises with scientific and industry communities, research organizations, intergovernmental organizations, non-governmental organizations, and engages with scientific journals and publishing entities.
The Assistant Professor is expected, under the supervision of the Vice-President (Academic) to be engaged in:
6. Knowledge and skills
This vacancy is open to male and female candidates. WMU seeks to increase the number of women at all levels and, therefore, qualified women are particularly encouraged to apply. WMU will make every effort to facilitate the employment of persons with disabilities.
The position offers an attractive salary (P2 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 (email@example.com).
Deadline for Applications: 15 August 2017.