Chair / Distinguished / Full Professor in Applied Physics and Materials Engineering
- UNIVERSITY OF MACAU
- Macau, China
- 10 Feb 2023
- End of advertisement period
- 11 Apr 2023
- Academic Discipline
- Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
- Job Type
- Academic Posts, Professors / Chairs
- Contract Type
- Fixed Term
- Full Time
(Ref. No.: IAPME/CDF/02/2023)
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 Institute of Applied Physics and Materials Engineering (IAPME) as one of the major research institutes of the University offers a platform for a well-balanced integration of fundamental and applied research, which serves as a bridge between pure science and engineering. The interdisciplinary nature of IAPME enables realization of the different research strengths of the university in the daily engineering solutions as well as in the coping of future technological challenges. At the current stage, the key research directions include condensed matter physics, green energy, photo-electric and electro-optic conversion materials and devices, materials simulation, meta-optics and nanophotonics, and biomedicine materials and their applications.
IAPME is inviting applications for academic positions at the rank of Chair/Distinguished/Full Professor. For more information about the institute, please refer to the website: http://iapme.um.edu.mo/
Applicants must hold a PhD degree in related areas. Candidates must possess international academic leadership and world-class academic achievements in field of experimental materials science/engineering, with established track record in teaching, student supervision and funding. Candidates are expected to have strong publication record with original and distinctive research work in their area of research expertise. It is especially interested in research that complements and synergizes with ongoing activities across IAPME and in the surrounding community. Preference will be given to candidates with extensive research and teaching experience at the tertiary education level. To accord with the future development, candidates with specialization in the related fields are preferred.
The selected candidate is expected to assume duty by Aug 2023.
A taxable annual remuneration starting from MOP1,210,300 (approximately USD149,420) 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
Tel: +853 8822 8690;
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**