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Full / Associate Professor of Portuguese
Portuguese
(Reference No.:FAH/FAP/DPORT/08/2017)
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 Department of Portuguese of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities invites applications for the position of Full or Associate Professor of Portuguese in the following disciplines:

Portuguese Studies: Linguistics / Translation Studies / Chinese-Occident Cultural Studies / Portuguese Literature Studies

The Department of Portuguese is an established and lively scholarly community that includes speakers of European Portuguese, Brazilian and other varieties of Portuguese. The department offers an undergraduate degree in Portuguese Studies concentrating on Portuguese as a Foreign Language with selected courses in interpretation and translation, foreign language pedagogy, literary studies and history. At the undergraduate level, the Department also teaches Portuguese language within the Faculty of Law and offers elective courses in Portuguese as a foreign language to students from all faculties of the University. At the postgraduate level, the Department offers three MA programmes (a MA in Portuguese Language and Intercultural Studies, a MA in Translation Studies (Portuguese-Chinese) and a MA in Second Language Acquisition) and two PhD areas in (i) Applied Linguistics (Portuguese) and (ii) Literary and Intercultural Studies (Portuguese).

Qualifications
Applicants must hold a PhD in Translation Studies, Linguistics, Chinese-Occident Cultural Studies, Portuguese Literature Studies or in a related area of PORTUGUESE STUDIES. Applicants should have an excellent record of internationally recognized research and publication and a demonstrated potential for outstanding research. Applicants should also have native or near-native fluency in Portuguese along with experience in teaching Portuguese as a second/foreign language. Applications in all areas of Portuguese Studies will be considered. A good command of English is also preferred. The position’s rank is open at Full or Associate Professor, although a senior appointment is preferred. 

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty latest by August 2018.

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 http://www.umac.mo/vacancy  for more details, and apply ONLINE at Career@UM (https://isw.umac.mo/recruitment ) (Ref. No.: FAH/FAP/DPORT/08/2017). When applying, please upload a cover letter, a current CV (with English translations wherever relevant) and a writing sample (i.e. 'Research Work/Publication'). Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. 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: https://isw.umac.mo/recruitment ;  Email: vacancy@umac.mo
Tel: +853 8822 8553;  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**

 


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