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. 254 in the QS World University Rankings. 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 residential college system, 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 English Language Centre (ELC) of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities invites applications for the position of Visiting Instructor of English Language (multiple posts). The initial appointment is up to 12 months with a possibility of a next 12-month contract upon mutual agreement. Appointed candidates can opt for a 10-month contract (without Summer teaching), or a 12-month contract (with Summer teaching).
The ELC is committed to empowering students to succeed in University studies and in life by engaging them in English, academic, and global skills learning. The ELC seeks to achieve its goals through the provision of courses in English for academic purposes, a writing centre, co-curricular language learning activities, and organizing summer programmes for pre-sessional students.
Applicants must possess a Master’s degree in TESOL/TEFL/ELT/English Education or related fields. Applicants should ideally have at least two years’ experience in English language teaching. Those who have EAP/ESP teaching experience at the tertiary level, and teaching EFL/ESL students in English medium higher education context are preferred. Updated knowledge and experience in current pedagogy, curriculum and material development, technology-enhanced teaching, assessment, and activity organization will be an advantage.
The successful candidates should possess the following abilities: effective ELT pedagogy in student-centred approaches, strong ability to build rapport with and motivate students, organizational skills, communication skills, collegiality and teamwork. Excellent command of English is expected. The ability to speak Chinese is not required. The candidate is expected to engage in the Centre’s committee works, projects, and student activities. Academic research and publication are not required for the positions.
The selected candidates are expected to assume duty in June or August 2024.
A taxable monthly remuneration starting from MOP32,873 (approximately USD4,058) to MOP42,542 (approximately USD5,252) 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. Medical insurance is offered at a subsidized rate.
Applicants should apply ONLINE. Review of applications will commence in Oct 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
Tel: +853 8822 8699; 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:||Macau - China|
£3,312.88 to £4,287.30 converted salary* a taxable monthly remuneration
|Placed On:||22nd September 2023|
|Closes:||2nd January 2024|
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