Associate / Assistant Professor in History of Asia / East-West Interactions / Public History University of Macau (UMacau), Department of History of the Faculty of Social Sciences

Associate / Assistant Professor in History of Asia / East-West Interactions / Public History
History of Asia / East-West Interactions / Public History


(Reference No.:FSS/DHIST/AAP/06/2017)


Academic Position



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 Department of History of the Faculty of Social Sciences invites applications for the position of Associate or Assistant Professor in History.



The Department of History staff includes highly-renowned and innovative senior and junior scholars from Mainland China, the United States, and Europe. The department offers programs leading to BA, MA, and PhD degrees, and provides fellowships for postdoctoral research. The department’s current research emphases include Chinese history, history of East-West interactions, maritime history, and history of science and arts.

 

Qualifications


Appointment is at the rank of Associate or Assistant Professor, depending on qualifications. Applicants should have a PhD in hand by the time of appointment, some teaching experience, and a strong record of research, and should specialize in one or more of the following research and teaching areas: Ancient/Modern/Contemporary Asia, European-Asian Relations, and/or Public History (including museums, archives, and cultural heritage). The successful candidate may be required to teach General Education courses in the areas of Global Awareness, or Macau and Chinese Civilization. Command of at least one European or Asian language (in addition to English), relevant to her/his area of specialization, may be considered an advantage.

 

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in August 2018.

 

Position and Remuneration


Remuneration and appointment rank 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.

 

Application Procedure


Applicants should visit http://www.umac.mo/career for more details, and apply ONLINE at Career@UM (https://isw.umac.mo/recruitment) (Ref. No.: FSS/DHIST/AAP/06/2017). Review of applications will commence on 1 October 2017 and continue until the position is 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: https://isw.umac.mo/recruitment; Email: vacancy@umac.mo
Tel: +853 8822 8577; 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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