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Visiting Assistant Professor in International Relations
International Relations
(Reference No.:APAEM/PGRM/VAP/001/2017)
Academic Position

The University of Macau (UMacau) is the flagship public university in Macao, which gives it a unique advantage when pursuing the goal of becoming a world-class university with regional characteristics. English is its working language. In recent years, the university has made great progress in various areas, gaining 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, the university relocated in August 2014 to a new campus of approximately 1.09 square kilometres. With a state-of-the-art campus, the implementation of Asia’s largest residential college system, the establishment of new faculties and well-equipped laboratories, the increasing numbers of students and faculty members recruited from around the world, UMacau possesses great potential and provides exciting new possibilities for professional development. 

The Asia-Pacific Academy of Economics and Management (APAEM) invites applications for a one-year contract for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor in International Relations.

Candidates should possess a PhD degree in International Relations or a related discipline, with rich experience in research records and expertise in university teaching. Candidates must have at least five years senior administrative experience and be fluent, and able to teach, in English. An ability to speak Chinese (Putonghua or Cantonese) would be an advantage.

Major responsibilities
1. To teach 3 hours of course per week per semester
2. To support the Director of APAEM to promote the Academy and accomplish its mission
3. To carry out other projects/responsibility assigned by the Director of APAEM
4. To oversee the executive education programs
5. To support academic activities, such as distinguished talks; seminars; workshops and conference, etc.
6. To build the international network for APAEM
7. To assist the development plan for APAEM
8. To support and plan for recruitment for APAEM
9. To market APAEM more effectively in the appropriate sectors
10. To generate innovative programs for different market segments

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in September 2017.

Application Procedure
Applicants should visit for more details, and apply ONLINE at Jobs@UM ( (Ref. No.: APAEM/PGRM/VAP/001/2017). Review of applications will commence on 16 June 2017. Applicants may consider their applications not successful if they were 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:; Email:
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**

Last Modified: Jun 15, 2017
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