UNIVERSITY OF MACAU

Associate / Assistant Professor in History of East West Interactions / Maritime History

Location
Macau, China
Posted
28 Oct 2022
End of advertisement period
27 Dec 2022
Ref
FAH/DHIST/AAP/10/2022
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

(Ref. No.: FAH/DHIST/AAP/10/2022)

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. 304 in the QS World University Rankings. 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 Department of History of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities invites applications for the position of Associate/Assistant Professor in History of East West Interactions/Maritime History.

The Department of History includes highly-renowned and innovative senior and junior scholars from Asia, Europe and the United States. The department offers programs leading to BA, MA, and PhD degrees, and provides fellowships for postdoctoral research. The department’s current research emphases include Chinese History and the History of Macau, as well as Maritime History, the History of East-West interactions, and the History of Science and Arts.

Qualifications

Appointment will be at the rank of Associate or Assistant Professor, depending on qualifications. The applicant should specialize in History of East West Interactions/Maritime History. Applicants should have a PhD in hand (by the time of appointment), teaching experience, and a consistent record of research, preferably all in the History of East West Interactions/Maritime Historyor related fields. The medium of instruction at the University of Macau is English. Linguistic proficiency in Chinese, Portuguese, and other languages relevant to the History of East West Interactions/Maritime History, will be favorably considered.

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in August 2023.

Remuneration

A taxable annual remuneration starting from MOP828,100.00 (approximately USD102,230.00) 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. Apart from competitive remuneration, 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:

https://career.admo.um.edu.mo/learn-more/.

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 8578;
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**