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UM Research Assistant Professor (Functional Title: UM Macao Fellow) in Law

University of Macau - Faculty of Law

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 No. 193 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 UM Research Assistant Professor scheme under the UM Talent Programme aims to attract high-calibre talents to conduct research activities to strengthen the University’s capabilities in academic research and technological innovation. 

UM now invites applications for the position of UM Research Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Law (Website: https://fll.um.edu.mo). Only Macao permanent residents are eligible to apply. 

  • UM Research Assistant Professor

The UM Research Assistant Professor scheme is launched under the UM Talent Programme to attract high-calibre talents to conduct independent research at UM. Through undertaking research projects, it will vigorously promote industry-university-research collaboration and the development of new industries to diversify the economy of Macao. It will also enhance the University’s postgraduate education, and facilitate the formation of a talent training hub on the west bank of the Greater Bay Area. These young and knowledgeable professionals will become an important source and talent pool for the faculty team development in UM. 

Applications are invited for Research Assistant Professor in the academic units on a 2-year initial contract basis, renewable upon satisfactory performance and mutual agreement. 

Appointees are normally assigned with minimal teaching duties. 

Requirements:

  1. Macao permanent resident;
  2. Holder of PhD or equivalent degree in relevant disciplines in a world-renowned university;
  3. Proven track record of excellent research achievements, including publications, patents, presentations, and academic awards;
  4. Post-doctoral research experience is preferable;
  5. Demonstrate good communication, interpersonal and management skills;
  6. English is the working language, while knowledge in Chinese/Portuguese will be an advantage;
  7. Current UM Postdoctoral Fellowship and Associateship appointees with remaining contract period over 12 months is not eligible for application.

Remuneration:

A taxable annual remuneration from MOP500,000 (approximately USD61,720) 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 experience.

Application Procedure:

  • Applicants should apply online on or before 31 January 2024;
  • Required documents for application include: 1) Detailed Curriculum Vitae; 2) Academic certificate; 3) Performance summary form (template available on application system); 4) Research proposal (template available on application system); 5) Five representative academic publications; 6) Copy of Macao Permanent Resident Identity Card. Please upload the above documents to your online application

For any enquiries, please contact Research Services and Knowledge Transfer Office at rskto_umtp@um.edu.mo.

Website: https://rskto.um.edu.mo/. Tel: +853 8822 4210 / +853 8822 9154.

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***

Location: Macao - Macao
Salary: MOP500,000
£51,125.50 converted salary* a taxable annual remuneration
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 1st December 2023
Closes: 31st January 2024
Job Ref: UMTP/UMRAP/12/2023/FLL
 
   
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