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Chair/Distinguished/Full Professor in the Centre for Chinese History and Culture


(Reference No.: FAH/CCHC/CDF/06/2019)

Academic Staff

The University of Macau (UM) is the only public comprehensive university in Macao. Leveraging this unique advantage, UM aims to establish itself as a world-class university with regional characteristics. English is its working language. In recent years, UM has seen a significant development in and a rising international recognition for its teaching, research, and community service. It has implemented a unique ‘4-in-1’ education model that integrates discipline-specific education, general education, research and internship education, and community and peer education. Combining this model with the largest residential college system in Asia, UM provides all-round education to students. In addition, it recruits outstanding scholars from around the world to create a multilingual and multicultural learning environment for students. With the development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, and the new initiatives of the university to boost cutting-edge research and interdisciplinary programmes, UM embraces unprecedented opportunities for development, and offers bright career prospect to professionals in different areas.

The Centre for Chinese History and Culture (CCHC) of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities invites applications for the position of Chair/Distinguished/Full Professor in the following two disciplines:

  • Chinese History
  • Chinese Culture

CCHC is affiliated with the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of UM. By integrating resources and expertise available from multiple departments across the campus, CCHC strives to strengthen teaching and research on Chinese history and culture, disseminate the knowledge of Chinese history and culture in Portuguese-speaking countries, bolster the influence of Chinese civilization, and improve the understanding of and identification with Chinese civilization among the residents of Macao. More details about the Centre are available from


Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Chinese history, Chinese culture, and/or related subjects. The ideal applicant will have corresponding university teaching experience, research output, academic leadership experience, and international scholarly influence appropriate to the specific rank and position; possess excellent communication and organizational skills; and be committed to the study of Chinese history and culture, as well as its promotion and development. Knowledge of spoken and written English will be an advantage. The applicant may focus variously on ideological, cultural, social or artistic research.

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty not later than January 2020.


A taxable annual remuneration starting from MOP1,170,400 (approximately USD144,490) and appointment rank offered will be competitive and commensurate with the successful applicants’ academic qualification, current position and professional experience of the corresponding position. The current local maximum income tax rate is 12% but is effectively around 5%-7% after various discretionary exemptions. Apart from competitive remuneration, UM offers a wide range of benefits, such as medical insurance, provident fund, on campus accommodation/housing allowance and other subsidies. Further details on our package are available at: For the very distinguished candidates, the university can appoint the endowed professorship for the related positions.

Application Procedure

Applicants should visit for more details, and apply ONLINE. Review of applications will commence upon submission and continue until the position is filled. Applicants may consider their applications not successful if they are not invited for an interview within 3 months of application.

Office of the Vice Rector (Academic Affairs)
University of Macau, Av. da Universidade, Taipa, Macau, China
Website:;  Email:
Tel: +853 8822 8061;  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. 

***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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