Senior Instructor for the Institute of Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences
(Ref. No.: IAS/SI/08/2023)
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. 254 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 the Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences is an academic unit established under the University of Macau with the aim of building a university-level, cross-faculty research platform to help the UM develop world-class inter-disciplinary research teams in humanities and social sciences. The Institutes organizes academic events and activities for promoting exchange and collaboration. It houses an editorial team for publishing the academic journal “South China Quarterly”, which is an interdisciplinary journal focusing on humanities and social sciences. More information of IAS can be viewed at https://ias.um.edu.mo/.
Candidates must have a master degree in the field of arts, humanities, social sciences, or other relevant areas, and a doctorate degree is strongly preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching, academic editing and research experiences with competitive publication record at the tertiary education institutions. A commitment to provide service to the Institute and the University will be highly considered. The successful candidate is expected to serve as the Managing Editor of South China Quarterly and manage the publication of the journal according to the university’s development direction. Extensive experience in managing academic journal and connection with the editorial circles or bodies would be desirable.
The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in 2023 or as soon as possible.
A taxable annual remuneration starting MOP592,410 (approximately USD73,140) 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 upon receiving applications 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. Applicants with less qualification and experience can be offered lower positions under special circumstances.
***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**