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Full / Associate / Assistant Professor of Artistic Creation in Transmedia

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(Ref. No.: FAH/DAD/FAAP/12/2023)

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 No. 193 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 residential college system, 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 Arts and Design in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities invites qualified artists and art educator from around the world for the position of Full/Associate/Assistant Professor in the field of Artistic Creation in Transmedia. The newly formed Department of Arts and Design at the University of Macau consists of a team of prestigious art historians and practicing artists and hence emphasizes on both artistic research and artistic creation. In line with Macao’s special position in the world, the department encourages faculty members to engage in active artistic and academic pursuits that cut across the boundaries between the traditional and the contemporary, between China and the world.

Qualifications

1. An artist or art educator with significant reputation; 2. Doctoral degree in fine arts or master degree in fine arts with a track record in art creation and education; 3. a good record of exhibitions and experience in teaching and supervising master and doctoral students. Preference will be given to those with theoretical, critical, and interdisciplinary academic research capacity.

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty as early as June 2024.

Remuneration

A taxable annual remuneration starting from MOP1,210,300 (approx. USD149,420) for the position of Full Professor, MOP1,019,200 (approx. USD125,830) for the position of Associate Professor and MOP828,100 (approximately USD102,230) for the position of Assistant Professor 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. Applicant should submit a cover letter that addresses the general academic qualifications and a detailed Curriculum Vitae with the contact information of three references (phone numbers and email addresses), artist statement, teaching philosophy, three samples of academic writing and/or sample syllabi of classes previously taught. Please also submit links to download your works portfolio in the “Additional Information” section (stored in your own server such as Google Drive, Dropbox, Baidu, etc.), which should include no more than 20 images of personal creative art works (image should be jpg/pdf, 72dpi, approximately 2880×2880 pixels, image quality level 3. You can also email the portfolio to fah.dad@um.edu.mo if the file is less than 20MB. Shortlisted candidates may be requested to submit additional materials. Review of applications will commence on 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 8699;
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. 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**

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