UNIVERSITY OF MACAU

Assistant Professor in Law

Location
Macau (MO)
Posted
05 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
05 May 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Assistant Professor in Law
Civil Law
(Ref. No.: FLL/AP/04/2019)

The University of Macau (UM) is the flagship public university in Macao, which gives it a unique advantage in pursuing the goal of becoming a world-class university with regional characteristics. English is the working language. In recent years, UM has made significant progress and has gained increasing international recognition for its teaching, research, and community service. To better support higher education development in Macao and to meet society’s ever-increasing demand for high-quality professionals, UM in 2014 relocated to the current campus which covers approximately 1.09 km2.

The large campus, the implementation of Asia’s largest residential college system, the unique ‘4-in-1’ education model combine to provide a multifaceted education to students to help them achieve well-rounded development. In addition to adopting a governance and management system in line with international standards and practices, UM recruits outstanding scholars worldwide to create a multilingual and multicultural learning environment for students. Recently, UM has appointed a world renowned scholar as Rector to lead the University in its next stage of development.  
With the new Rector’s rich experience in higher education management and global vision, as well as the new developments and initiatives of the University, UM is faced with unprecedented opportunities and provides exciting new possibilities for professional development.   

The Faculty of Law (FLL) invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor in the area of Civil Law. 

The Faculty of Law of University of Macau is the oldest law school in Macao and plays a very important role in preparing jurists who are familiar with Macao S.A.R. legal system, as well as, educating jurists who are competent in legal research and practices in Macau law, international law and comparative law. The Faculty of Law presently offers undergraduate degrees and postgraduate degrees to both local and international students. 

Qualifications 
Applications for the post of Assistant Professor must hold a PhD degree in Law. Preference will be given to applicants with teaching experience in tertiary education and strong evidence of research experience in reputed institutions achievement, which shall be substantiated by publication in refereed journals of national and international standing. Applicants must be bilingual and able to teach or do research in Portuguese-English.
The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in August 2019. 

Position and Remuneration 
Remuneration and appointment rank offered will be competitive and commensurate with the successful applicants’ academic qualification, current position and professional experience. The current local maximum income tax rate is 12% but is effectively around 5% - 7% after various discretionary exemptions. 

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 4057;  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**