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Job title: Associate Professor, Maritime Safety and Environmental Administration
Organizational Unit: Faculty, Maritime Safety and Environmental Administration Specialization
Duty Station: Malmö, Sweden
Duration of contract: Two-year fixed-term appointment
1. Organizational setting
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 Associate Professor position is located in the Faculty unit at WMU’s headquarters in Malmö, Sweden.
2. Main purpose
The position works under the supervision of the Vice President Academic, and functionally with the Head of the MSc. Specialization – Maritime Safety and Environmental Administration (MSEA). As a faculty member at the World Maritime University, the Associate Professor is expected to provide teaching/mentoring, undertake research, publish and promote interuniversity cooperation on maritime related matters.
The Associate Professor (MSEA), will focus on areas related to IMO legal instruments on maritime safety and the reduction of marine pollution by ships. The candidate for this position must be knowledgeable on and supportive of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and their relationship to IMO and to the university’s mandate and goals.
Work involves teaching regularly both introductory and specialization courses, mentoring PhD and M.Sc. students, serving on committees and panels, and delivering distance learning programmes as well as technical assistance, as required, to WMU, IMO, and the maritime and oceans community.
As a member of the faculty and professional staff at WMU, he/she will work to keep WMU positioned as an academic institution of excellence and help advance the institution, encourage inter-university research cooperation, and build its reputation in the field of expertise relating to this job description.
3. Working relationships
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 the global maritime, ocean and industry communities, research organizations, intergovernmental organizations, non-governmental organizations, as well as with scientific journals and publishing entities.
4. Duties, responsibilities
The Associate Professor is expected, under the functional supervision of the Head of the MSEA specialization to be engaged in:
5. Minimum requirements – education, experience and language skills
6. Knowledge and skills
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 (P3 Grade of the ICSC salary scale), free of income tax in Sweden, a benefits package and relocation expenses. Applicants must fill in the application form, which can be found at http://wmu.se/vacancies. Should send a letter of interest and the contact information of three referees to Marco Batista, Head of Human Resources (email@example.com).
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline for Applications: 31 October 2018.Continue reading
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