College Master

Macau (CN)
07 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
06 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Macau (UMacau) is the flagship public university in Macao, which gives it a unique advantage when pursuing the goal of becoming a world-class university with regional characteristics. English is its working language. In recent years, the university has made great progress in various areas, gaining increasing international recognition for its teaching, research, and community service. To better support higher education development in Macao and to meet society’s ever-increasing demand for high-quality professionals, the university relocated in August 2014 to a new campus of approximately 1.09 square kilometres. With a state-of-the-art campus, the implementation of Asia’s largest residential college system, the establishment of new faculties and well-equipped laboratories, the increasing numbers of students and faculty members recruited from around the world, UMacau possesses great potential and provides exciting new possibilities for professional development. The Residential College (RC) system will ultimately comprise of 12 cross-disciplinary liberal arts communities which are designed to integrate students’ learning and living. Living together in one of the colleges, academic staff and students will have close interaction towards the realization of an all-round education.

College Master (Ref. No.: RC/CM/03/2017)

The College Master of a Residential College shapes and leads each individual college to achieve its mission as a lively academic and social community which addresses whole person development. The Master is also responsible for the overall college administration and supervision of all staff, besides formulating rules and regulations of the college in line with university policies and procedures. He/she is normally a senior scholar of his/her specialization and may maintain teaching and research activities as appropriate. Where appropriate, the appointees may be considered for concurrent affiliation with academic units. The initial appointment is up to three years and is subject to renewal.


1. An earned doctorate degree from a reputable university is preferred;
2. Faculty member status with balanced exposure to teaching, research and service or a committed educator with substantial student service experience, candidates with substantial social experience is highly preferable for College Master;
3. Experience in student life, development or welfare in a university setting is preferred;
4. Administrative experience in a higher education institution is preferred.

Position and Remuneration

Remuneration offered will be competitive and commensurate with the successful applicants’ academic qualification, current position and professional experience. The current local maximum income tax rate is 12% but is effectively around 5% - 7% after various discretionary exemptions. Appointments are normally expected to be on a full-time basis in a college. Residence in college is mandatory, so apartment accommodation will be provided rent free for College Master, Associate Master and Resident Fellow. 

To find out more about the Residential Colleges, interested candidates may refer to the following link for information:

Application Procedure

Applicants should visit for more details, and apply ONLINE at Jobs@UM ( Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Applicants may consider their applications not successful if they were 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:; Email:
Tel: +853 8822 8406; 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**