Associate / Assistant Professor in Psychology
(Ref. no.: FSS/DPSY/AAP/07/2022)
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 Psychology of the Faculty of Social Sciences is re-launching its Master’s program in clinical psychology starting from the 2024-2025 academic year. Registered with the Health Bureau of the Macau SAR, this Master’s program proffers the terminal degree for clinical psychologists to practice in Macau. In this connection, the department is hiring up to two professional positions in clinical psychology at the Associate and Assistant Professor rank. The Department of Psychology is one of the most research active departments in UM. It is ranked 8th in Asia and 97th in the world by Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2020. More information about the department is available at the UM website: https://www.um.edu.mo/fss/psychology/.
Applicants must have a PhD degree in clinical psychology or closely related disciplines. Candidates’ research focus can be in any area including clinical psychology. Successful candidates must demonstrate active and productive research and publications. Experience in teaching psychotherapy and assessment courses of a clinical program is preferred. Clinical licensing or registration and Chinese language proficiency are preferred but are not required.
The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in August 2023 and no later than August 2024.
A taxable annual remuneration starting from MOP828,100 (approximately USD102,230) 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/.
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
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.
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