UNIVERSITY OF MACAU

Associate/Assistant Professor in Computer and Information Science

Location
Macau (MO)
Posted
01 Nov 2019
End of advertisement period
01 Jan 2020
Ref
FST/CIS/AAP/11/2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

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 Computer and Information Science of the Faculty of Science and Technology invites applications for the position of Associate/Assistant Professor in the following disciplines: Cloud computing and parallel and distributed system support for big data and artificial intelligence. This position is intended to complement and strengthen existing departmental staff expertise. We are seeking candidate with a proven track record in scientific research, an innovative research vision, and a commitment to education.

The Faculty of Science and Technology (FST) is the oldest and one of the most vibrant faculties at the UM, dedicated to student-centric education and cutting-edge research in engineering and science. All of its bachelor’s degree programmes in engineering and computer science are accredited by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) and recognized worldwide. The University is among the top 1% in Essential Sciences Indicators (ESI) rankings in both Engineering and Computer Science. In the THE World University Rankings, the Engineering and Technology programme is ranked among the top 125 and the Computer Science programme among the top 200, arising from its status of a local community college in less than 10 years.

The Department of Computer and Information Science offers Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD degree programmes. Currently, the Department has 25 academic staff and around 220 undergraduate students, 120 master students and 95 doctoral students. Founded in 1990, the Department of Computer and Information Science provides quality undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, which cover the main aspects of modern computer science and related technologies. The Department has equipped seventeen laboratories with advanced facilities and rich software tools for its students and academic staff to develop their course projects, final year projects and R&D projects. The programmes have extensive collaboration with other institutes around the world.

Qualifications

  • PhD degree in Computer Science or related areas;
  • Preference will be given to candidates with specialties in the areas of Cloud Computing, and Distributed and Parallel Computing Systems;
  • Strong background in Computer Science or related discipline, and extensive research and teaching experience at the tertiary education level;
  • Good team player for participating in various aspects of the activities of the department, faculty, and university and serving the profession.

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

Remuneration

A taxable annual remuneration starting from MOP800,800 (approximately USD98,860) 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 upon receiving applications 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 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**

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