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Assistant Professor of Japanese
Japanese
(Reference No.:FAH/JS/12/2016)
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 Centre for Japanese Studies of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Japanese in the following discipline:

The Centre for Japanese Studies is an established and distinguished scholarly community with a strong international tradition for the teaching of Japanese language. In addition to its undergraduate BA programme in Japanese Studies, the Centre offers an undergraduate Minor in Japanese Studies, as well as possible PhD supervision across the range of the department’s expertise. The Centre has particular strengths in Japanese linguistics and Japanese Education. In addition to undergraduate language teaching, graduate-level teaching and supervision may be possible within related areas of study.

Qualifications
Applicants must hold a PhD in Japanese Studies or in a related area. Applicants should have an excellent record of tertiary teaching and supervision experience and a record of research and publication at an international level. Applicants with academic specialization in Japanese History and Culture would be particularly welcome. Applicants should have native or near-native fluency in Japanese along with extensive experience teaching Japanese as a second/foreign language. A good command of English and administrative experience are especially welcome.

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in as early as August 2017.

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/career  for more details, and apply ONLINE at Career@UM (https://isw.umac.mo/recruitment ) (Ref. No.: FAH/JS/12/2016). When applying, please upload a cover letter, a current CV (with English translations wherever relevant) and a writing sample (i.e. 'Research Work/Publication'). Other documents may be submitted as needed or as available. Review of applications will commence on 15 February 2017 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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