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Teaching Fellows of Portuguese Language
Portuguese Language
(Reference No.:FAH/TF/DPORT/01/2017)
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 University of Macau is seeking up to two qualified individuals for anticipated positions as ‘Teaching Fellow’. The purpose of the teaching fellow program is to provide Master’s degree graduates in Translation Studies, Second Language Acquisition in Portuguese or Applied Linguistics in Portuguese (or closely related field) with: a) teaching experience; b) the opportunity to work with faculty and the Department of Portuguese on special projects in an area of professional interest or expertise engagement in language and cultural exchange.

Qualifications and Requirements
Applicants should have a recent Master’s degree in a related field (e.g. Translation Studies, Second Language Acquisition in Portuguese, or Applied Linguistics in Portuguese) from an accredited program.  Applicants with experience in teaching Portuguese will have an advantage. Applicants should have their degree in hand upon application.

The successful candidates also need to possess excellent organizational abilities and communication skills. The candidate should also be willing to provide out-of-class activities to students in Portuguese as required.

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

Position and Taxable Salary
The position offered and taxable salary ranged from MOP20,480 to MOP28,670 (USD1 approx. = MOP8) shall be determined according to the appointee's academic qualifications, current position, and professional experience.

Teaching duty is required.
*10-month appointment with possibility of a second 10-month contract upon mutual agreement.

Application Procedure
The application should include 1) a cover letter and an updated English curriculum vitae; 2) at least 3 recommendation letters; 3) teaching evaluations of recent two years (if any); 4) academic certificates and 5) graduate transcripts.

Applicants should visit for more details (Reference No.: FAH/TF/DPORT/01/2017), and send your application to on or before 31 March 2017.   Applicants may consider their applications not successful if they were not invited for an interview within 3 months after the application deadline. Other contact points are:

Department of Portuguese
Faculty of Arts and Humanities
University of Macau
Room 3094, E21 Faculty of Arts and Humanities Building
Avenida 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***
** Under the equal condition of qualifications and experience, priority will be given to Macao permanent residents**

Last Modified: Mar 10, 2017
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