Post Doctoral Fellow, WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute

The WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute has partnered the DREAM (Data-driven Robotics for Environment Assessment and Monitoring) Lab at the French campus of the Georgia Institute of Technology, as well as academic, classification society and industry partners in a European Union’s H2020 consortium for a BUGWRIGHT2* Project.

Funded by the H2020 Framework Programme of the European Union, WMU is offering a Ph.D. Scholarship and a PostDoctoral Fellowship Programme (Programme) to support the project team, with a particular focus on overcoming regulatory barriers and societal challenges in the thematic area. The programme aims to examine possible regulatory dimensions in relation to autonomous robots deployed in the ocean shipping domain. The main objective of this programme is to identify and address all existing regulatory barriers through interdisciplinary research that takes into account the progressive developments at the international, regional and national levels with a view to establishing the vital regulatory applications in the context of inspection, cleaning and control, enforcement and compliance under environmental, climate and shipping regulation.


The position offers a monthly stipend of approximately 32,000 SEK free of income tax in Sweden and medical, life and accident insurance coverage by Cigna International. Applicants must apply by sending their complete application including all documentation to Head of Human Resource Mr. Marco Batista on with copy to

Deadline for Applications: 31 January 2020