Professor/Associate/Assistant in Psychology

Macau (MO)
Friday, 18 October 2019
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 18 December 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty Positions in Psychology
(Ref. No.: FSS/DPSY/AAP/10/2019)

The University of Macau (UM) is the only public comprehensive university in Macao. Leveraging this unique advantage, UM aims to establish itself as a world-class university with regional characteristics. English is its working language. In recent years, UM has seen a significant development in and a rising international recognition for its teaching, research, and community service. It has implemented a unique ‘4-in-1’ education model that integrates discipline-specific education, general education, research and internship education, and community and peer education. Combining this model with the largest residential college system in Asia, UM provides all-round education to students. In addition, it recruits outstanding scholars from around the world to create a multilingual and multicultural learning environment for students. With the development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, and the new initiatives of the university to boost cutting-edge research and interdisciplinary programmes, UM embraces unprecedented opportunities for development, and offers bright career prospect to professionals in different areas.

The Department of Psychology is one of the most research active departments in UM. It is ranked 10th in Asia and 151-175 in the world by Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2019 by the subject of Psychology. More information about the department is available at the UM website:

Psychology Faculty Positions
The department is filling several faculty positions primarily at the Associate and Assistant professor ranks, whereas we are seeking the best performing and productive researchers relative to a rank in any field of psychology. Some of the positions, including one center director position at the Chair/Distinguished/Full Professor rank, will be joint appointments with the University’s newly established Centre for Cognitive and Brain Sciences under the Institute of Collaborative Innovation (ICI), which focuses on human cognitive neuroscience research particularly in the area of behavioral addiction. These positions require expertise and experience in cognitive neuroscience including the use of fMRI and other equipment.

Other positions are open rank and open in specialty requirement.

Applicants must have a PhD degree in related areas and exemplary publication records.

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in August 2020 or

A taxable annual remuneration starts from MOP800,800 (approximately USD98,860) for an entry level position Assistant Professor, and that for a Full Professor position starts from MOP1,170,400 (approximately USD 144,490). Appointment rank and salary offered will be commensurate with the successful applicant’s academic achievement, qualifications, and professional experience. The current local maximum income tax rate is 12% but is effectively around 5% - 7% after various discretionary exemptions. Apart from competitive remuneration, UM offers a wide range of benefits, such as medical insurance, provident fund, on campus accommodation/housing allowance and other subsidies. Further details on our package are available at:

Application Procedure
Applicants should visit for more details, and apply ONLINE. Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants may consider their applications not successful if they are not invited for an interview within 3 months of application.

Human Resources Section, Office of Administration
University of Macau, Av. da Universidade, Taipa, Macau, China 

Website:;  Email:
Tel: +853 8822 8578;  Fax: +853 8822 2412 

The effective position and salary index are subject to the Personnel Statute of the University of Macau in force. The University of Macau reserves the right not to appoint a candidate. Applicants with less qualification and experience can be offered lower positions under special circumstances. 

***Personal data provided by applicants will be kept confidential and used for recruitment purpose only*** 
** Under the equal condition of qualifications and experience, priority will be given to Macao permanent residents**