Research Assistant Professor for the State Key Laboratory of Internet of Things for Smart City

Macau, China
07 Apr 2022
End of advertisement period
06 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

(Ref. No.: IOTSC/RAP/09/2021)

The University of Macau (UM) is an internationalized public comprehensive university in the Macao Special Administrative Region (MSAR) located at the west bank of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA). The GBA is rapidly developing into one of the leading technology and innovation hubs of the world. UM is placed in 201-250 bracket in the THE World University Rankings and placed No. 322 in the QS World University Rankings in 2022. With a scenic campus of approximately 1 km2 on Hengqin island, UM has achieved significant progress in the past decade as evidenced by its rising international repute, state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities, and the establishment of three State Key Laboratories in microelectronics, Chinese medical sciences, and internet of things for smart city. To support economic diversification of MSAR and deepen collaboration between MSAR and Guangdong Province in Hengqin island, UM will continue to invest in cutting-edge research and develop interdisciplinary programmes in key strategic areas including precision oncology, advanced materials, regional oceanography, artificial intelligence and robotics, data science, cognitive and brain science and economics and finance. Leveraging its ‘4-in-1’ model of education and the largest residential college system in Asia, UM provides all-round undergraduate education, nurturing talent to support social and economic development in MSAR and the GBA as a whole. With unprecedented growth and opportunities for development, UM offers promising career prospects to academics at all levels. It may be noted that English is the working language and the primary medium of instruction at UM.

State Key Laboratory of Internet of Things for Smart City (University of Macau)- SKL-IOTSC

The State Key Laboratory of Internet of Things for Smart City (University of Macau)is expected to promote smart city development in prospective of IoT, Big Data Technology and Engineering in Macao and inject a fresh impetus to the development of the Greater Bay Area by enhancing research and training in the field and providing technical support plans for improving economic performance, people’s quality of life, and social management. More details about the State Key Laboratory are available from

SKL-IOTSC invites applications for the position of Research Assistant Professor in the following disciplines:

  • Intelligent Sensing and Network Communication;
  • Urban Big Data and Intelligent Technology;
  • Smart Energy;
  • Intelligent Transportation;
  • Urban Public Safety and Disaster Prevention.

The first appointment shall be, at maximum, for a period of 2 years. The appointment is renewable upon mutual consent and subject to satisfactory performance, the duration of a renewed contract shall be in accordance with relevant stipulations.


  1. A PhD degree in Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Traffic Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Electromechanical Engineering or related disciplines; 
  2. A distinguished record of recognized research and scholarship;
  3. Demonstrable competence in communication; and
  4. English is the working language, while knowledge in Chinese/Portuguese will be an advantage.

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty as soon as possible.


A taxable annual remuneration starting from MOP546,000 (approximately USD67,400) 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. Basic medical benefits are available at a low cost.

Application Procedure

Applicants should visit for more details, and apply ONLINE, fill in theONLINE application form and upload thefollowing documents: 1) Detailed Curriculum Vitae; 2) Identity Document; 3)Academic certificate; 4) Performance summary form (download here); 5) Researchproposal (download here); 6) Five representative academic publications.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

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.

***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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