Associate/Assistant Professor in Applied and Computational Mathematics

Macau (MO)
Friday, 26 February 2021
End of advertisement period
Thursday, 29 April 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Associate/Assistant Professor in Applied and Computational Mathematics
(Ref. No.: FST/MAT/AAP/02/2021) 

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 Centre for Applied Mathematics (CAM) of the Faculty of Science and Technology invites applications for the position of an Associate/Assistant Professor in the areas of Applied and Computational Mathematics with emphasis on high performance scientific computing. This position is intended to complement and strengthen the expertise of existing staff members. We are seeking candidates with a proven track record in terms of scientific publications, and a commitment to teaching and student supervision.
CAM members work closely with the Department of Mathematics, which currently has 18 faculty members and offers Bachelor, Master and PhD degree programs and the Bachelor’s degree program has two streams: Applied Mathematics, Statistics and Data Science. CAM provides a platform for its members, students, research assistant, postdoctoral fellows and visitors to interact with each other to conduct research in the area of their specialization. CAM focuses on a few areas including high performance scientific computing, computational mathematics, statistics and applied probabilities, machine learning mathematical research, optimization, and some applied research. It also explores the role of mathematics in smart city development, drug design and development, natural disaster prediction and prevention, etc., as well as actively participate in major technology and engineering projects and seek innovative cooperation with industry.

  • PhD degree holders in Mathematics or related areas;
  • Preference will be given to candidates with specialties in high performance scientific computing.

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in August 2021.

A taxable annual remuneration starting from MOP828,100 (approximately USD102,230) will be commensurate with the successful applicants’ academic qualification and relevant 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 upon receiving applications 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 8574;  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**