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Associate/Assistant Professor in Economics (Applied Microeconomics)

Economics (Applied Microeconomics)

(Reference No.: FBA/FBE/ECAM/AAP/12/2023)

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The Department of Finance and Business Economics at the Faculty of Business Administration (FBA) invites applications for the position of Associate/Assistant Professor in Economics with a specialization in applied microeconomics.

FBA is one of the largest faculties in the University. FBA is a well-established full-service business faculty with AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS accreditations. It is a distinctive flagship business school in the region with key responsibilities in business and management education and nurturing the leadership talents for the development of Macao and beyond as its mission states. It bridges academic education with real-world practice and proactively engages with industry and professional bodies, thus has made a significant impact on industry and society.

FBA provides education in both traditional and emerging subjects of business and management, ranging from Accounting, Finance, Business Economics, Information Systems and Management, Marketing, General Management, to specialised Integrated Resort and Tourism Management. Our programmes are delivered at all levels of higher education including Undergraduate, Postgraduate, PhD, MBA, EMBA, DBA and Executive Education. Moreover, we strongly encourage cross-disciplinary teaching, learning and research both within the University and internationally to enhance innovation and career development for our students and academics alike. Our programmes are highly recognised by the industry which leads to excellent employability of our students. More details about the Faculty are available at:

The Department of Finance and Business Economics at FBA is looking for top-quality scholars to join the department as Associate/Assistant Professor in Economics with a specialization in applied microeconomics. Faculty members of our department have an impressive record of publications in premier economics and finance journals, which include but are not limited to the Journal of International Economics, Journal of Econometrics, International Economic Review, Journal of Development Economics, Econometric Theory, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, and Review of Financial Studies. In addition, several faculty members hold editorial roles in esteemed academic journals. As a department, we are committed to providing exceptional research support to our faculty, inclusive of a start-up research grant, a reasonable teaching load, and access to sophisticated facilities. We also champion a dynamic research seminar series and oversee an expanding doctoral program. Guided by our strategic development plan, we aim to consolidate a robust team of business economics scholars in the upcoming years. As such, FBA is currently embarking on a worldwide recruitment drive for the position of Associate/Assistant Professor in Economics with a specialization in applied microeconomics.

Applicants should (1) be a promising or established scholar with a doctoral degree in Economics, or a closely related field, (2) have the ability to teach undergraduate, postgraduate, and PhD courses, (3) have ability to publish research papers in highly ranked journals in related fields. Applicants for Associate Professor position should have a well-established track record of research excellence substantiated by publication in highly ranked journals, and a strong commitment to mentoring junior researchers.

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty by January 2025.

The actual remuneration is commensurate with the successful applicant’s academic qualifications 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 on-campus accommodation or housing allowance, medical insurance, provident fund, 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 January 2024 and continue until the positions are filled.

Human Resources Section, Office of Administration
University of Macau, Av. da Universidade, Taipa, Macau, China
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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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