UNIVERSITY OF MACAU

Associate/Assistant Professor in Human Cognitive Neuroscience

Location
Macau (MO)
Posted
26 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
25 Sep 2019
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Associate/Assistant Professor in Human Cognitive Neuroscience
(Ref. No.: ICI/CCBS/HCN/07/2019)

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.

Centre for Cognitive and Brain Sciences (ICI-CCBS)
The Centre for Cognitive and Brain Sciences is a newly established centre under the Institute of Collaborative Innovation (ICI). The Centre is dedicated to advancing the study of mind, neuroimaging, brain functions, cognition and brain disorders. The Centre promotes interdisciplinary research in brain cognition and neuroscience, covering humanities, business administration, education, health sciences, law, science and technology, social sciences and other disciplines. The Centre invites applications for Associate/Assistant Professor in the following discipline as a joint appointment with other faculty of the University as appropriate:

Human Cognitive Neuroscience

Qualifications
Applicants must have a PhD degree in related areas, with research focus in the area of cognition and brain science, broadly construed. Preference will be given to applicants with an outstanding record of research in human cognitive neuroscience, particular in addiction, gaming and decision making. Applicants must also have demonstrated capabilities in the multidisciplinary fields of cognition, neuroscience and neuroimaging. 

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in December 2019 or earlier.

Remuneration
A taxable annual remuneration starting from MOP800,800 (approximately USD98,860) and appointment rank offered 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://www.um.edu.mo/admo/vacancy_faq/

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 8577;  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**