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Full/Associate Professor of English Linguistics

English Linguistics

(Reference No.: FAH/FAP/EL/01/2023)

Academic Staff

The Department of English of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities (FAH) invites applications for the position of Full or Associate Professor of English Linguistics, preferably specializing in one of the following fields: a) sociolinguistics; b) bilingualism/multilingualism; and/or c) semantics and pragmatics.

The Department of English is an established and distinguished multinational, scholarly community. The Department offers an undergraduate degree in English Studies, focusing on linguistics and literary studies, as well as elective courses in translation studies. At the postgraduate level, the Department offers an MA in English Studies and an MA in Translation Studies. There are two PhD areas, in (i) English Literary Studies and (ii) English Linguistics. FAH is home to the Centre for Studies in Translation, Interpreting and Cognition and Centre for Linguistics. The Department also contributes courses to the General Education programme.

The successful candidate should have a PhD in Linguistics or related areas, teaching experience at the tertiary level, and a record of research accomplishment appropriate to the rank of Full or Associate Professor. Applicants should be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching, an outstanding publication record, a willingness to provide service to the University, and an interest in English in the Asian context. Candidates with quality research publications and teaching experience in varieties of English, sociolinguistics, bilingualism and multilingualism, and/or semantics/pragmatics will be particularly welcome.

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in August 2023.

A taxable annual remuneration starting from MOP1,019,200 (approximately USD125,830) 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:

Application Procedure
Applicants should visit for more details, and apply ONLINE. Review of applications will commence in March 2023 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
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Tel: +853 8822 8578;  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.

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** Under the equal condition of qualifications and experience, priority will be given to Macao permanent residents**

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