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Academic Positions in the Faculty of Health Sciences
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(Reference No.:FHS/AR/06/2017)
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The University of Macau (UMacau) is the flagship public university in Macao, which gives it a unique advantage in pursuing the goal of becoming a world-class university with regional characteristics. English is its working language. In recent years, UMacau has made significant progress and has gained 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, UMacau in 2014 relocated to a new campus that is 20 times the size of the old one. The large campus, the implementation of Asia’s largest residential college system, the unique ‘4-in-1’ education model combine to provide a multifaceted education to students to help them achieve well-rounded development. In addition to adopting a governance and management system in line with international standards and practices, UMacau internationally recruits outstanding scholars to create a multilingual and multicultural learning environment for students. With these new developments and initiatives, UMacau is faced with unprecedented opportunities and provides exciting new possibilities for professional development.

In 2013, UM launched a new academic unit, the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) (http://fhs.umac.mo/), which aims at providing excellent education programmes, performing outstanding research and delivering dedicated services to the community.  FHS emphasizes on the research in the areas of Aging, Animal behaviours, Bioinformatics, Cancer, Cell cycle, Development, Epigenetics, Genomics, Metabolic diseases, Pharmacology, Proteomics, Stem Cells, Systems Biology, Transgenics and/or Translational research. To cope with the latest development, FHS is particularly interested in recruiting personnel with extensive research experience in areas of translational medicine, precision medicine, and/or oncology.

Positions & Requirements

  • Chair/Distinguished/Full Professors:

A doctoral degree in related biological, health and/or medical studies; a demonstrated qualification as an internationally recognized academic leader with an excellent record of distinguished research and scholarship; effective teaching capability in the high education; and communication competence.

  • Associate Dean on Research and Institute Director:

Candidates recruited at a rank of full professor or above in the Faculty of Health Sciences and with extensive administrative experience can be concurrently appointed as Associate Dean on Research or Directors for the newly established Institute of Translational Medicine.

  • Associate Professors:

A doctoral degree in related biological, health and/or medical studies; a demonstrated record of outstanding research and scholarship recognized internationally with strong commitment to excellent research and effective teaching.

  • Assistant Professors:

A doctoral degree in related biological, health and/or medical studies; minimum three years of postdoctoral training that demonstrates high potential of excellence in research and teaching.

 

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in 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
For more details, please refer to http://fhs.umac.mo/recruitment/. Applicant who wishes to join FHS should apply ONLINE at Career@UM (https://isw.umac.mo/recruitment) (Ref: FHS/AR/06/2017).  Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the positions are 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 4057;  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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