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Full/Associate/Assistant Professor of Chinese Language and Literature
Chinese Language and Literature
(Reference No.: FAH/DCHI/IAS/FAP/04/2023)
The Department of Chinese Language and Literature of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities (FAH) invites applications for the position of Full/Associate/Assistant Professor of Chinese Language and Literature. We are seeking candidates with qualifications and willingness to excel in teaching, conduct impactful research, and provide service to the Department and the University. The candidate should be prepared to work for editing and publishing for the academic journal “South China Quarterly” led by the Institute of the Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences (IAS).
Department of Chinese Language and Literature
The Department of Chinese Language and Literature is one of the oldest and strongest departments at the University of Macau. The streams of Chinese Literature and Chinese Linguistics are identified as key development disciplines by the university. Our faculty showcase areas of expertise nearly in all fields of Chinese Literature and Chinese Linguistics and obtain doctoral degrees from highly-renowned universities around the world. The Department offers an undergraduate degree in Chinese Language and Literature. At the graduate level the Department hosts two MA programmes in (i) Chinese Linguistics and (ii) Chinese Literature. The Department offers PhD degrees in either (a) Linguistics (Chinese) or (b) Literary Studies (Chinese).
Institute of the Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences
The Institute of the Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences is an academic unit established under the University of Macau with the aim of building a university-level, cross-faculty research platform to help the UM develop world-class inter-disciplinary research teams in humanities and social sciences. The Institutes organizes academic events and activities for promoting exchange and collaboration. It houses an editorial team for publishing the academic journal “South China Quarterly”, which is an interdisciplinary journal focusing on humanities and social sciences.
For more information of the above academic units, please refer to their websites below:
– Department of Chinese Language and Literature: https://fah.um.edu.mo/department-of-chinese-language-and-literature/
– Institute of the Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences: https://ias.um.edu.mo/
Candidates must have a PhD degree in Chinese Language and Literature or related areas. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience at the tertiary education institutions, sustainable research outcomes, and a commitment to provide service to the Department and the University. The successful candidate is expected to serve as the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of South China Quarterly and manage the production of the publication according to the university’s development direction. Extensive connection with the editorial circles or bodies would be desirable.
The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in 2023 or as soon as possible.
A taxable annual remuneration starting MOP828,100 (approximately USD102,230) will be 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. 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: https://career.admo.um.edu.mo/learn-more/.
Applicants should visit https://career.admo.um.edu.mo/ for more details, and apply ONLINE. Review of applications will commence upon receiving applications 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: https://career.admo.um.edu.mo/; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel: +853 8822 8574; 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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