Kotka Maritime Research Center is seeking a
to play a pivotal role in research coordination and implementation in the KMRC focusing on the above outlined KMRC research topics.
The Research Director will act as a member of the KMRC Executive Board and will work actively with Prof. Pentti Kujala (Aalto University), Prof. Osiris Valdez Banda (Aalto University), Prof. Sakari Kuikka (University of Helsinki), Prof. Tommi Inkinen (University of Turku) and Research Managers Olli-Pekka Brunila and Justiina Halonen (South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Science). Active collaboration with research teams of named universities is necessary.
The successful candidate will work closely with the KMRC research teams to: (i) plan the interdisciplinary research by combining the knowledge and skills of research teams; (ii) identify knowledge gaps and research priorities; (iii) produce competitive and relevant research project applications conducting interdisciplinary research; (iv) write and coordinate joint publications and by this highlight the expertise of KMRC research.
The position is permanent and available as agreed. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position is mainly funded through KMRC basic funding.