UNIVERSITY OF MACAU

Associate/Assistant Professor of Political Science

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Location
Macau (MO)
Posted
Monday, 8 March 2021
End of advertisement period
Saturday, 8 May 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Associate/Assistant Professor of Political Science
Public Administration

 (Ref. No.: FSS/DGPA/PA/AAP/03/2021)

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 Department of Government and Public Administration of the Faculty of Social Sciences is inviting applications for academic positions at the rank of Associate/Assistant Professor in the discipline of public administration and public policy. The Department offers programmes leading to Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD degrees. Faculty members actively engage in research with particular focus on comparative politics, public administration and policy, international relations, and studies of the greater China regions. More information about the Department is available at the UM website: http://www.um.edu.mo/fss/pa/.

Qualifications 
The required area of specialization is public administration, broadly defined to include sub-areas of new/collaborative governance, public policy analysis, smart city management, E-government/governance, government-society interactions, big data and new technological innovation, governance in the Greater China region, and other subjects related to governance and policy-making of public affairs. Appointment may be at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor. Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant field and a proven record of publication in high calibre international journals and presses. Applicants should document excellence in high quality research and scholarship. They should also demonstrate strong commitment to teaching courses in new governance, public policy analysis, new technologies and innovations in governance, research methods in governance, etc. at both the graduate and undergraduate levels in English and preferably also in Chinese. The Department runs two Chinese-taught postgraduate programmes - the Master of Social Sciences in Public Administration (MPA) and the Doctoral of Public Administration (DPA).

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

Remuneration 
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: https://career.admo.um.edu.mo/learn-more/.

Application Procedure
Applicants should visit https://career.admo.um.edu.mo/ 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: https://career.admo.um.edu.mo/; Email: vacancy@um.edu.mo 
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** 

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