Visiting Senior Instructor in Portuguese-Chinese Translation / Interpretation
- Full Time
(Ref. No.: FAH/DPT/VSI/03/2023)
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 in 2022. 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 Department of Portuguese of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities invites applications for a one-year contract in the position of Visiting Senior Instructor in Portuguese-Chinese Translation/Interpretation.
Applicant must possess an MA degree in Portuguese-Chinese Translation/Interpretation or Portuguese Language and Culture or in a related area although a PhD degree in one or more of these areas is highly preferable. Applicants should have extensive experience teaching Portuguese-Chinese Translation/Interpretation and Teaching Portuguese as a Foreign Language at university level and have native or near-native fluency in the Portuguese language. A good command of English is highly desirable.
The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in August 2023.
A taxable monthly remuneration starting from MOP42,315 (approximately USD5,224) 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.
Applicants should visit https://career.admo.um.edu.mo/ for more details and apply ONLINE. Review of applications will commence on 31stMarch 2023 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 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**