Tenured Professor of Nautical Sciences

Tenured Professor of Nautical Sciences

TalTech - Tallinn University of Technology

Tallinn, Estonia

JOB DESCRIPTION

The objective of the professorship is to lead research and development activities in nautical sciences, with international visibility. Main focus areas are:

  • technological developments and human factor connections (incl. human-machine interaction, artificial Intelligence and crew activities);
  • shiphandling and operational risk analysis (incl. decision support systems);
  • ergonomics of ship bridges and ship operation.

The professor will:

  • Establish, lead, and manage a high-level research group in the field of nautical sciences;
  • Engage in balanced teaching, research and development activities according to TalTech Academic Career Management Regulation:
    • Initiate high-level scientific research with Estonian and international leading partners through competitive research grant applications;
    • Undertake research activities, including the development and implementation of experimental research platforms and simulators (e.g. remote control centre);
    • Participate in the development of study programs at all levels;
    • Involve students (BSc, MSc, PhD) into research and development projects, teach at all levels and supervise MSc and PhD theses.
  • Publish its research in highly visible journals and conferences with large impact;
  • Cooperate with other research groups in Estonian Maritime Academy, and TalTech, as well as contribute to building a network of academic, industrial, and governmental partners in Estonia, Baltic region, EU and beyond;
  • Be a leading spokesperson in their field in Estonia as well as coordinator of cross-sector cooperation.

EDUCATION

  • Doctoral degree and completed post-doctoral studies in related field.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Previous international experience in the research field;
  • Experience as an applicant of research and development projects and as PI;
  • Record of publications in reputable journals with level and citation at a comparable level as the professors in TalTech reference universities;
  • Successful supervision of PhD theses;
  • Track record of documented interdisciplinary collaboration (e.g. joint publications across disciplines).

LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • Excellent English.

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