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Teaching Fellow of Japanese Language

Japanese Language

(Reference No.: FAH/CJS/TF/01/2021)

Academic Staff

The Centre for Japanese Studies (CJS) of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities is seeking one qualified individual for the position as “Teaching Fellow”. The purpose of the teaching fellow program is to provide recent Master’s degree graduates in Japanese studies (or closely related field) with: a) full-time teaching experience; b) the opportunity to work with faculty and the Centre for Japanese Studies on special projects in an area of professional interest or expertise and c) engagement in language and cultural exchange.

Initial appointment is up to 10 months with a possibility of a next 10-month contract upon mutual agreement.

Applicants should have a recent Master’s degree in a related field (e.g. Japanese Linguistics, Japanese Literature, Japanese Education, Japanese History or Japanese Culture) from an accredited program and some experience and/or qualifications in teaching Japanese language to non-native students. Applicants should have their degree in hand upon application.

The successful candidates also need to possess excellent organizational abilities, communication skills, and leadership qualities. Ability to speak Chinese (Putonghua or Cantonese) may be an advantage, but more important are abilities to work well with a multicultural staff and desire to learn and explore Macao culture. The candidate should also be willing to provide out-of-class activities to students in Japanese as required.

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in August 2021.

The taxable salary of the Teaching Fellow shall to be determined according to the successful applicant’s academic qualification and relevant professional experience and it is ranging from MOP21,709 to MOP30,390 (USD1 approx. = MOP8). The current local maximum income tax rate is 12% but is effectively around 5% – 7% after various discretionary exemptions. Basic medical benefits are available at a low cost.

Application Procedure
Applicants should visit for more details, and apply ONLINE. 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. Review of applications will commence immediately 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.

Human Resources Section, Office of Administration
University of Macau, Av. da Universidade, Taipa, Macau, China
Website:;  Email:
Tel: +853 8822 8589;  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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