The University of Macau (UM) is the only public comprehensive university in Macao. Leveraging this unique advantage, UM aims to establish itself as a world-class university with regional characteristics. English is its working language. In recent years, UM has seen a significant development in and a rising international recognition for its teaching, research, and community service. It has implemented a unique ’4-in-1’ education model that integrates discipline-specific education, general education, research and internship education, and community and peer education. Combining this model with the largest residential college system in Asia, UM provides all-round education to students. In addition, it recruits outstanding scholars from around the world to create a multilingual and multicultural learning environment for students. With the development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, and the new initiatives of the university to boost cutting-edge research and interdisciplinary programmes, UM embraces unprecedented opportunities for development, and offers bright career prospect to professionals in different areas.
The Department of History of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities invites applications for the position of Associate/Assistant Professor in Maritime History, East-West Interaction or related fields.
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.
Applicants should have a PhD in hand by the time of appointment, specialization on one of the following areas: Maritime History, History of South Asia, Southeast Asia, or East Asia. The preference may be given to those who have done a substantial research with transnational or global perspectives. A historian who can research in at least two languages, (English and any other language) may be considered an advantage.
The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in as early as August 2022.
A taxable annual remuneration starting from MOP828,100 (approximately USD102,230) 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/.
Applicants should visit https://career.admo.um.edu.mo/ for more details, and apply ONLINE. Review of applications will commence on from end of August 2021 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.