UNIVERSITY OF MACAU

Full / Associate Professor of Japanese 

Location
Macau (MO)
Posted
23 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
23 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Full / Associate Professor of Japanese 
(Ref. No.: FAH/JS/FAP/03/2019)

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 Japanese Studies of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities invites applications for the position of Full / Associate Professor of Japanese in the following discipline:

Japanese Studies: Open Specialization, although Japanese Language and Culture would be preferred. 

The Centre for Japanese Studies is an established and distinguished scholarly community with a strong international tradition for the teaching of Japanese language. In addition to its undergraduate BA programme in Japanese Studies, the Centre offers an undergraduate Minor in Japanese Studies, as well as possible PhD supervision across the range of the department’s expertise. The Centre has particular strengths in Japanese linguistics and approaches to Asian studies. In addition to undergraduate language teaching, graduate-level teaching and supervision may be possible within related areas of study. 

Qualifications
Applicants must hold a PhD in Japanese Studies or in a related area. Applicants should have an excellent record of tertiary teaching and supervision experience and a distinguished record of research and publication at an international level. Academic specialization is open although specializations in Japanese Language and Culture would be preferred. Applicants should have native or near-native fluency in Japanese along with extensive experience in teaching Japanese as a second/foreign language. A good command of English is also preferred. Applicants with administrative experience are also especially welcome. 

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in August 2020.

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 on 1 September 2019 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 8553;  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**