Research Fellow / Senior Research Fellow (Maritime Economics)


Job Description

Postdoctoral Researcher in Economics and Computing for Maritime Industry Scenarios

We are seeking a highly motivated Postdoctoral Researcher to join our team and contribute to the field of maritime economics. This position involves an in-depth exploration of disruption scenarios involving the interplay between digital technologies and the maritime industry, with a systems thinking approach. The successful candidate will leverage their expertise in economics, computing, and generative machine learning to construct scenarios semi-automatically.


  • Conduct rigorous research into the impact of digital technologies on the maritime industry.
  • Apply systems thinking methodologies to analyse complex interactions and dependencies.
  • Develop and implement generative machine learning models to generate plausible scenarios.
  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of economists, engineers, and maritime experts.
  • Publish findings in reputable journals and present at conferences.

The postdoctoral fellow shall lead the redaction of a large multidisciplinary project proposal.


  • PhD in Economics or a related field with experience, knowledge, or strong interest in maritime economics
  • Experience or strong interest in computing, including programming (Python, R) and generative machine learning techniques.
  • Strong analytical skills and a systemic perspective on problem-solving.
  • Excellent communication abilities for academic writing and presenting.

Join us in unravelling the maritime industry’s future by examining it through an economic and computational lens. This is a unique opportunity to contribute to cutting-edge research and influence the strategic integration of digitalisation within the maritime sector.

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