Dean of Faculty of Science and Technology

Location
Macau (CN)
Posted
11 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
11 May 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Dean of Faculty of Science and Technology

The University of Macau (UM) is the flagship public university in Macao, which gives it a unique advantage in pursuing the goal of becoming a world-class university with regional characteristics. In recent years, UM has made significant progress and has gained 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, UM in 2014 relocated to the current campus which covers approximately 1.09 km2. The large campus, the implementation of Asia’s largest residential college system, the unique ‘4-in-1’ education model combine to provide a multifaceted education to students to help them achieve well-rounded development. In addition to adopting a governance and management system in line with international standards and practices, UM recruits outstanding scholars worldwide to create a multilingual and multicultural learning environment for students. Recently, UM has appointed a world renowned scholar as Rector to lead the University in its next stage of development. With the new Rector’s rich experience in higher education management and global vision, as well as the new developments and initiatives of the University, UM is faced with unprecedented opportunities and provides exciting new possibilities for professional development. 

The University of Macau sincerely invites applications for the position of the Dean of Faculty of Science and Technology.

The Faculty of Science and Technology
The Faculty of Science and Technology aims to provide programmes for undergraduate and graduate education with quality reaching international standard. It strives to become a research active unit advancing the knowledge of engineering and science, and serves the community and industry as an agent of technological innovation and educational advancement. Currently, about 90 faculty members from diverse international backgrounds serve in this faculty. More details about the Faculty of Science and Technology are available from http://www.fst.umac.mo/index.php.

The Dean of Faculty of Science and Technology
The successful candidate should have considerable experience in faculty management, academic strategic planning, curriculum design, laboratory setup and research development, and must be highly committed to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research and service.
 
In particular, the candidate should have the following credentials:
1.    A PhD degree in Science, Engineering, or related disciplines;
2.    A distinguished record of internationally-recognized research and scholarship;
3.    Evidence of outstanding academic leadership, demonstrated commitment to leading research and a record of effective teaching in higher education sectors;
4.    Demonstrable competence in management and communication; and 
5.    English is the working language, while knowledge in Chinese/Portuguese will be an advantage.

Position and Remuneration
Remuneration offered will be competitive and commensurate with the successful candidate’s 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. 

Application Procedure
More details about the job vacancy can be accessed at http://www.umac.mo/career. The University has appointed Perrett Laver to assist in the search for this position. A cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae in English and other related materials should be sent to the following address, with quotation of reference no. FST/DEAN/04/2018. Interested individuals are encouraged to submit their materials on or before 15 May 2018 to ensure timely consideration. Review of applications and nominations will continue until the post is filled.  Candidates may consider their applications not successful if they were not invited for an interview within 3 months of submission. 

1901 Wilson House, 19-27 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong
Email: macau@perrettlaver.com
Tel: +852 3702 6497

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