UNIVERSITY OF MACAU

Visiting Assistant Professor in Educational Psychology

Location
Macau (MO)
Posted
19 Feb 2021
End of advertisement period
19 Apr 2021
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Visiting Assistant Professor in Educational Psychology 
(Ref. No.: FED/VAP/EP/02/2021)

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 Faculty of Education invites applications for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor in Educational Psychology with a one-year contract.

The Faculty of Education offers Bachelor, Master, and Ph.D. programmes in various areas of education. Details about the Faculty of Education are available at https://www.um.edu.mo/fed/. The Faculty of Education strives to become a leading institution for teacher education and educational research in Macao, the Greater China Region, and beyond.

Qualifications 
An earned doctorate degree in Educational Psychology or a doctorate in a closely-related discipline with solid evidence for teaching/research/service. Preference will be given to the candidates with a sustained record of high quality research in the relevant expertise areas. Priority consideration will be given to those with a strong record of publications in competitive refereed journals (e.g., SSCI, SCI or A&HCI indexed journals) in the relevant disciplines.

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in August 2021.

Remuneration 
The taxable monthly remuneration of the Visiting Assistant Professor shall to be determined according to the successful applicant’s academic qualification and relevant professional experience, ranging from MOP50,277 to MOP65,747 (USD1 approx. = MOP8). The current local maximum income tax rate is 12% but is effectively around 5% - 7% after various discretionary exemptions. Basic medical benefits are available at a low cost.

Application Procedure
Applicants should visit https://career.admo.um.edu.mo/ for more details and apply ONLINE. Review of applications will commence in March 2021. 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**