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Academic Positions in the Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences
(Reference No.:ICMS/AR/09/2015)
Academic Position

The University of Macau is a leading higher education institution in Macao, with English as its working language. In recent years, the University has made great progress in various areas, with increasing international recognition of its excellence in teaching, research and community service. The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2014/2015 ranks the University among the world’s top 300 universities. With the beautiful new campus (20 times larger than the old one) becoming fully operational, the launch of Asia’s largest residential college system, the establishment of new faculties, and the increasing numbers of students and faculty members recruited from around the world, UM possesses great potential and provides exciting new possibilities for growth and development.


Established in 2002, the Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences (ICMS) is an academic unit of excellence in biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences in the region. It hosts the State Key Laboratory of Quality Research in Chinese Medicine – China’s first and only state key laboratory in the field of Chinese medical sciences. Over the past decade, ICMS has secured outstanding funding support from both national and regional governments and built long-term strategic collaborations with top academic organizations around the world.


The Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences now invites applications at various academic ranks in the following areas:
(1) innovative drug discovery, including Chinese medicine, biopharmaceutics, and chemical drugs; (2) functional food research and development; (3) pharmaceutical science and engineering; (4) quality testing; (5) food and drug safety.




Chair Professor / Professor: A PhD/MD degree; experience in a senior management position in academia; established reputation as a leader in relevant fields; demonstrable competence in fund-raising and industry collaboration

Associate Professor: A PhD/MD degree; a solid track record of research publications and funding support; strong commitment to excellent research and effective teaching

Assistant Professor: A PhD/MD degree; a solid track record of research publications, with teaching experience being desirable

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty within 2015.


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


Application should include a cover letter indicating positions interested, a brief statement of research interest (required for independent professorship positions), and current curriculum vitae in English. Review of applications will commence around mid May 2015 and continue until the positions are filled. Applicants should visit for more details, and apply ONLINE at Jobs@UM ( (Ref. No.: ICMS/AR/09/2015). 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 8573;  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: Jan 10, 2017
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