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Chair/Distinguished/Full Professor in Intelligent Transportation

University of Macau - State Key Laboratory of Internet of Things for Smart City (SKL-IOTSC)

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. English is the working language. 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 Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology and the Macao Science and Technology Development Fund approved in July 2018 the establishment of the State Key Laboratory of Internet of Things for Smart City at UM in October 2018. Under the leadership of the new Rector, the State Key Laboratory aims to undertake research in cutting-edge theory and key technologies on smart city and the Internet of Things, and apply the relevant research output to serve the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. To this end, the State Key Laboratory of Internet of Things for Smart City invites applications for the position of Chair/Distinguished/Full Professor, who will also be a joint faculty member in the Faculty of Science and Technology, in the area of Transportation Engineering. Preference will be given to candidate(s) with experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Practical Experiences in Transportation Engineering
  • Transportation Big Data Analysis (e.g., Large Scale Routing and Scheduling, AI in Intelligent Transportation, User Behavior Analysis, etc.)
  • Intelligent Transportation and Logistics Systems with Internet of Things
  • Data-driven Sustainable and Integrated Urban Transportation Systems and Logistics

State Key Laboratory of Internet of Things for Smart City (SKL-IOTSC)

The State Key Laboratory of Internet of Things for Smart City is expected to promote smart city development in prospective of IoT, Big Data Technology and Engineering in Macao and inject a fresh impetus to the development of the Greater Bay Area by enhancing research and training in the field and providing technical support plans for improving economic performance, people’s quality of life, and social management. More details about the State Key Laboratory are available from https://skliotsc.um.edu.mo/.

Faculty of Science and Technology (FST)

FST 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.um.edu.mo/.

Qualifications

  1. A PhD degree in Transportation and Logistics, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, or related disciplines;
  2. Candidates should have considerable experience in academic development planning, curriculum design and research development, and strive to pursue excellence in teaching, research and service with outstanding academic leadership skills for research and development;
  3. A distinguished record of internationally-recognized research and scholarship;
  4. Demonstrable competence in communication; and
  5. English is the working language, while knowledge in Chinese/Portuguese will be an advantage.

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in August 2019 or January 2020 the latest.

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 https://career.admo.um.edu.mo/ for more details, and apply ONLINE. Review of applications will commence upon receiving applications 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
Website:
https://career.admo.um.edu.mo/;  Email: vacancy@um.edu.mo
Tel: +853 8822 8574;  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**

Location: Taipa - Macau
Salary: Competitive and commensurate
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 11th March 2019
Closes: 11th May 2019
Job Ref: IOTSC/CDF/IT/02/2019
   
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