International Search for Academic Positions

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. 304 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.

To develop a faculty team with international academic influence, the following units are now inviting applications from those with excellent academic achievements:

  • Faculty of Arts and Humanities
  • State Key Laboratory of Internet of Things for Smart City (University of Macau)
  • Faculty of Business Administration
  • State Key Laboratory of Analog and Mixed-Signal VLSI (University of Macau)
  • Faculty of Education
  • State Key Laboratory of Quality Research in Chinese Medicine (University of Macau)
  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Institute of Applied Physics and Materials Engineering
  • Faculty of Law
  • Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Institute of Microelectronics
  • Faculty of Science and Technology
  • Institute of Collaborative Innovation
  • Residential Colleges
  • Institute of Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences

Our current job openings are available at Kindly apply online through the E-application system.

The taxable annual remuneration for the positions of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor starts from MOP828,100 (approximately USD102,230), MOP1,019,200 (approximately USD125,830) and MOP1,210,300 (approximately USD149,420) respectively, which 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. 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:

Human Resources Section, Office of Administration

University of Macau, Av. da Universidade, Taipa, Macau, China

Tel: +853 8822 8509;
Fax: +853 8822 2412

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