The World Maritime University (WMU) in Malmö, Sweden is a postgraduate maritime university founded by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), a specialized agency of the United Nations.
The WMU is seeking a person with an international reputation for academic excellence in ocean governance combined with strong leadership skills, who will complement the existing strengths of the University.
The Head of Research will work with the Director to foster excellence in ocean research, dialogue, capacity building and policy support in meeting ocean obligations, addressing existing and emerging challenges.
The candidate must have a research profile of an internationally competitive calibre, as evidenced by publications in leading journals in the field, presentations at significant conferences, accolades for creative professional/research work, and strong endorsements by referees.
The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate capacity for high impact, integrated research activity both within and across groups in academic and/or industry settings. The candidate must have a research profile as evidenced by publications in leading journals in the field.