Assistant Professor in Social Work

Macau (MO)
Wednesday, 15 January 2020
End of advertisement period
Friday, 24 January 2020
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

The City University of Macau is now inviting applications for the following positions:

  • Assistant Professor in Social Work

City University of Macau is a private but not-for-profit institution. As a comprehensive university in Macau, the University offers an array of Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degree programs as well as professional courses. It is dedicated to academic excellence and strives to provide students with a rich learning experience that will open their door to the international scene through its continuous expansion of global partnerships. The University upholds its mission to nurture outstanding talents and deliver applicable programs that will serve the evolving needs of Macau and the wider region.

Job Description

Candidates are expected to contribute significantly to the faculty program development, successful candidates will be responsible in duties included: (i) teaching; (ii) supervision and/or coordination of student’s fieldwork in social service organizations and/or supervision on student’s thesis and (iii) facilitate research activity and exchange relevant to the program.

Job Qualifications

  • Candidates should either a PhD or Doctorate degree holder in social work/social service management or in related field.
  • 3-5 years of professional experience in one or more of the following areas: management in NGOs/NPOs/Community Organizations, mental health, gerontology, rehabilitation, medical social work, and community development, and/or
  • 5 years of prior tertiary teaching experience in college/university is desirable.
  • A strong track record in reputable publications.
  • Experience in collaborating with the international community is preferable.
  • Or professional experience in working at social service organizations in Macau/international community.
  • Good command in English and Chinese language is required.


The remuneration and appointment rank offered will be competitive and commensurate with the successful applicants’ academic qualifications, current position and professional experience. The compensation/benefits are competitive. Currently, the highest marginal personal tax rate in Macao is 12%. But the effective tax rate is around 5% to 7% after various discretionary exemptions.

Application/Nomination Procedures

Applicants should visit for more details, and may apply via the link or send the application by mail to the Human Resources Office, 2/F Administrative Building, Avenida Padre Tomas Pereira Taipa, Macau on or before January 24, 2020.

Review of applications and nominations will commence immediately. Applicants may consider their applications unsuccessful if they were not invited for an interview within 3 months of submission. The successful candidate is expected to assume the position in Aug 2020.

**Personal data provided by applicants will be kept confidential and used for recruitment purpose only.**