UNIVERSITY OF MACAU

Chair/Distinguished/Full Professor in Public Administration

Location
Macau, China
Posted
Nov 12, 2021
End of advertisement period
Dec 12, 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

The University of Macau (UM) is the only public comprehensive university in the Macao Special Administrative Region (MSAR) located at the west bank of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA). The GBA is rapidly developing into one of the leading technology and innovation hubs of the world. With a scenic campus of approximately 1 km2 on Hengqin island, UM has achieved significant progress in the past decade as evidenced by its rising international repute, state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities, and the establishment of three State Key Laboratories in microelectronics, Chinese medical sciences, and internet of things for smart city. To support economic diversification of MSAR and deepen collaboration between MSAR and Guangdong Province in Hengqin island, UM will continue to invest in cutting-edge research and develop interdisciplinary programmes in key strategic areas including precision oncology, advanced materials, regional oceanography, artificial intelligence and robotics, data science, cognitive and brain science and economics and finance. Leveraging its ‘4-in-1’ model of education and the largest residential college system in Asia, UM provides all-round undergraduate education, nurturing talent to support social and economic development in MSAR and the GBA as a whole. With unprecedented growth and opportunities for development, UM offers promising career prospects to academics at all levels. It may be noted that English is the working language and the primary medium of instruction at UM.

The Department of Government and Public Administration of the Faculty of Social Sciences is inviting applications for academic positions at the rank of Chair/Distinguished/Full 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, including but not limited to sub-areas of new/collaborative governance, public policy analysis, smart governance, E-government, government-society interactions, big data and technological innovation, public administration in China, governance in the Greater China region, and other subjects related to governance, policy-making, and public management. Appointment will be at the rank of Chair Professor, Distinguished Professor or Full Professor, depending on qualification and achievements of the candidate. Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant field and a proven record of publications in high calibre international journals and presses. Applicants should document international 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 2022.

Remuneration

A taxable annual remuneration starting from MOP1,210,300 (approximately USD149,420) 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**