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Full/Associate/Assistant Professor in Biomedical Sciences

University of Macau

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. 

In 2013, UM launched the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) (http://fhs.um.edu.mo/), which aims at providing excellent education programmes, performing outstanding research and delivering dedicated services to the community. FHS established the Department of Biomedical Sciences (DBS) that aims at fortifying the teaching and research in the area of biomedical sciences, with focuses on precision oncology, stem cell and development, aging, neural and metabolism disorders and infectious diseases, biomedical imaging, data science, drug development, neuropsychiatry. structural biology, translational medicine, and public health. In 2020, UM also launched the Ministry of Education Frontiers Science Center for Precision Oncology (MOE-FSCPO).

DBS of FHS now invites applications for the position of Full/Associate/Assistant Professor in Biomedical Sciences. The candidate is expected to have:

  1. Strong exposures in cancer research and preferably with background in data science;
  2. Strong exposures in drug development and preferably with background in cancer research;
  3. Strong exposures in stem cell biology and preferably with background in cancer research; and/or
  4. Strong exposures in immunotherapies and preferably with background in cancer research.

Qualifications

A doctoral degree in related biological, health and/or medical studies. Candidate who has received at least three years of postdoctoral training and demonstrates a high potential of excellence in research and teaching will be considered for Assistant Professor. The appointment at the rank of Full Professor and Associate Professor depends on qualification and achievements of the candidate, such as the established international excellence in research and scholarship as a proven record of publications in high calibre international journals. 

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in 2024. 

Remuneration

A taxable annual remuneration starting MOP1,250,200 (approximately USD154,350) for the position of Full Professor; MOP1,052,800 (approximately USD129,980) for the position of Associate Professor and MOP855,400 (approximately USD105,600) for the position of Assistant Professor 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/.

Application Procedure

Applicants should apply ONLINE. Applicant should submit a cover letter in which the preferred position(s) is specified, along with a detailed Curriculum Vitae. Review of applications will commence immediately 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

Email: vacancy@um.edu.mo

Tel: +853 8822 8589;  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: Macao - Macao
Salary: MOP855,400 to MOP1,250,200
£87,465.51 to £127,834.20 converted salary* a taxable annual remuneration
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 12th January 2024
Expires: 12th March 2024
Job Ref: FHS/DBS/FAAP/01/2024
 
   
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