Assistant Professor, Applied Psychology

21 Apr 2022
End of advertisement period
19 May 2022
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

The City University of Macau is now inviting applications for the following positions:

  • Assistant Professor in Applied Psychology

City University of Macau is a private but not-for-profit institution. As a comprehensive university in Macau, the University offers an array of Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degree programs as well as professional courses. It is dedicated to academic excellence and strives to provide students with a rich learning experience that will open their door to the international scene through its continuous expansion of global partnerships. The University upholds its mission to nurture outstanding talents and deliver applicable programs that will serve the evolving needs of Macau and the wider region.

Job Description

Candidates are expected to contribute significantly to the faculty program development, successful candidates will be responsible for duties including: (i) conducting research projects and publishing in the expertise fields; (ii) teaching psychology courses; (iii) supervision and coordination of student’s professional practice and dissertations/theses in the relevant fields;

We are looking for capable academics with at least two areas of the following aspects of Applied Psychology:

clinical psychology; clinical health psychology; educational psychology; clinical child psychology; environmental psychology; psychoanalysis and Chinese cultures.

Job Qualifications

  • A PhD degree in the area of Psychology;
  • Viable candidates are expected have a sustained record of internationally recognized research publications and an active research agenda in related field(s);
  • Relevant teaching experience in higher education, teaching effectiveness evidenced in students’ feedback;
  • Evidence of supervising dissertation and/or thesis of students independently to completion;
  • Ability to communicate effectively in Chinese and English;
  • Macau residents will be particularly considered in selection.


The remuneration and appointment rank offered will be competitive and commensurate with the successful applicants’ academic qualifications, current position and professional experience. The compensation/benefits are competitive. The current local maximum income tax rate in Macao is 12% but is effectively around 5% - 7% after various discretionary exemptions.

Application/Nomination Procedures

Applicants should visit for more details, and may apply via the link The above position will remain open until filled.

Review of applications and nominations will commence immediately. Applicants may consider their applications unsuccessful if they were not invited for an interview within 3 months of submission. The successful candidate is expected to assume the position in August 2022.

Informal enquiries please send to Professor Lixian Jin, Dean of FHSS, ; or Professor Shen Heyong other inquiries, please send to

**Personal data provided by applicants will be kept confidential and used for recruitment purpose only.**