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Research Positions for the Centre for Macau Studies


(Reference No.: CMS/RA/05/2024)

Research Staff

The Centre for Macau Studies (CMS) ( aims to promote interdisciplinary research in Macau with different targets at different times corresponding to the development of the society. As early as in the 1980s and 1990s, the Centre for Macau Studies, in the form of a social think tank, collaborated with a number of social elites and leaders have been providing advice and suggestions on the issues and challenges faced in the process of transfer of sovereignty. CMS was one of the most important academic forces in the Transition Period. CMS has repositioned itself to become a pioneering regional centre for interdisciplinary research in Macau and Greater China and committed to bring Macau studies to the forefront of global academia. To cope with the latest development, CMS is now recruiting research personnel with extensive research experience. The research members will develop, support, and assist in research and publication projects of the centre.

Initial appointment is up to 12 months with a possibility of renewal upon mutual agreement.

1.    Research Assistants:
Holder of bachelor’s degree or above in social sciences, history, Macao studies, and related disciplines; preferably with relevant research experience.
2.    Postdoctoral Fellows:
Holder of doctoral degree in social sciences, history, Macao studies and related disciplines; with a tracked record of undertaking quality research.
3.    Research Assistant Professors:
Holder of doctoral degree in social sciences, history, Macao studies, and related disciplines; with a track record of excellent research achievements and teaching experience in university.

Remuneration and appointment rank offered will be competitive and commensurate with the successful applicants’ academic qualification and relevant 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 for more details, and apply ONLINE. Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled. Applicants may consider their applications not successful if they are 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 8130;  Fax: +853 8822 2412

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**

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