UNIVERSITY OF MACAU

Research Assistant for the Public Administration Training Centre

Location
Macau, China
Posted
16 May 2022
End of advertisement period
15 Jul 2022
Ref
CCE/PATC/RA/05/2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

(Ref. No.: CCE/PATC/RA/05/2022)

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.

The Public Administration Training Centre (PATC) invites applications for the position of Research Assistant. The Research Assistant will assist in research and projects related to public administration training strategies, trends and developments, system and framework, as well as patterns and methods, etc.. He/She will be required to collect and analyze research data and assist in the compilation of research outputs and reports, in addition to the supporting for the course development and activities for the training programmes organized by PATC.

Initial appointment is up to 12 months with a possibility of renewal subject to funding availability and mutual agreement.

Qualifications

  • Holder of Bachelor degree or above, and it’s considered an advantage if an applicant majors in Public Administration; 
  • Demonstrating relevant working experience;
  • Strong sense of responsibility, good interpersonal skills, proactive, and detail-oriented;
  • Good command of written and spoken Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin) and English skills;
  • Good knowledge of application software (MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.).

 The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in July, 2022.

Remuneration

A taxable monthly remuneration starting from MOP13,000 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.

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 8699;
Fax: +853 8822 2412

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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