Associate / Assistant Professor in Mathematics 

Macau (MO)
03 May 2019
End of advertisement period
02 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Associate / Assistant Professor in Mathematics 
(Ref. No.: FST/MAT/AAP/03/2018)

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 Mathematics of the Faculty of Science and Technology invites applications for the position of Associate Professor or Assistant Professor in the following disciplines:

  • Statistics related areas, including Data Mining, Statistics Learning, or Nonparametric Statistics; Applied Statistics related areas, including Design and Analysis of Experiments, Data-driven Sampling Methods, Applied Regression Analysis, or Programming in Statistics.

Currently, there are 17 faculty members in the Department of Mathematics. Their research areas include Probability and Statistics, Financial Mathematics, Computational Mathematics, Mathematical Physics, etc. The department offers Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD degree programmes. The BSc degree program includes two streams: Mathematics and Applications and Statistics and Data Science. The Department is also responsible for the mathematics courses for the engineering programs of various engineering departments in the Faculty of Science and Technology, and the general education programme. 

The candidates must have an earned PhD degree in related areas. Preference will be given to candidates with extensive research and teaching experience at the tertiary education level. 

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in August 2019 or January 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 for more details, and apply ONLINE. Review of applications will commence in late May/early June 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:;  Email: 
Tel: +853 8822 8574;  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**