UNIVERSITY OF MACAU

Associate/Assistant Professor in Chinese Medicinal Science

Location
Macau, China
Posted
Friday, 18 June 2021
End of advertisement period
Tuesday, 17 August 2021
Ref
ICMS/AAP/06/2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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 Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences (ICMS) invites applications for the position of Associate/Assistant Professor in the following disciplines:

  1. Pharmacology and therapeutics
  2. Immunology and microbiology
  3. Drug discovery and development
  4. Bioinformatics and Artificial Intelligence in Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Studies
  5. Neuroscience (Neurodegenerative Disorders and Neuropharmacology)
  6. Geriatrics

Established in 2002, ICMS is an academic centre of excellence in biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences in the region. It hosts the State Key Laboratory of Quality Research in Chinese Medicine, which is China’s first and only state key Laboratory in the field of Chinese medical sciences. Over the past decade, the Institute has established an international reputation in conducting high-quality research with special emphasis on quality control of Chinese medicine, drug discovery & development, systems pharmacology and molecular pharmaceutics. It has secured outstanding funding support from both national and regional governments and built long-term strategic collaborations with top academic organizations around the world. More details about the Institute are available at https://sklqrcm.um.edu.mo/.

Qualifications

Applicants should possess PhD/MD degree in biomedical sciences, traditional Chinese medicine or related disciplines, postdoctoral research experience from globally renowned universities, and should have a distinguished track record of internationally-recognized research publications. Priority consideration will be given to those with sustained high-quality research/teaching/clinical practice experience in traditional Chinese medicine or major fields of biomedical sciences and pharmaceutical sciences.

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

Remuneration

A taxable annual remuneration starting from MOP 828,100 (approximately USD 102,230) 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. experience. 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 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: https://career.admo.um.edu.mo/; Email: vacancy@um.edu.mo
Tel: +853 8822 8509;  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.