Job title Associate Professor, Port Management and Operations
Organizational Unit: Faculty, Port Management
Duty Station: Malmö, Sweden
Duration of contract: Two-year fixed-term appointment
1. Organizational setting
The World Maritime University (WMU) is a postgraduate, education and research university established in 1983 by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), a specialized agency of the United Nations. WMU’s mandate is to build global capacity in maritime and ocean areas. The University 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 and a strong record of publications across the maritime and ocean fields.
The Associate Professor position falls within the Faculty Unit at WMU’s headquarters in Malmö, Sweden.
2. Main purpose
The incumbent will work under the supervision of the Vice-President (Academic Affairs), 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.
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 scientific and industry communities, research organizations, intergovernmental organizations, non-governmental organizations, and engages with scientific journals and publishing entities.
4. Duties, responsibilities
The Associate Professor is expected, under the supervision of the Vice-President (Academic Affairs) to be engaged in:
5. Minimum requirements – education, experience and language skills
6. Knowledge and skills
Knowledge and skills Essential
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, a complete CV, and the contact information of three referees to Marco Batista, Head of Human Resources (email@example.com).
Deadline for Applications: 31 August 2020.
|Location:||Malmö - Sweden|
|Placed On:||30th July 2020|
|Closes:||31st August 2020|
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