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Academic Positions in the Faculty of Health Sciences


(Reference No.: FHS/AR/10/2019)

Academic Staff

In 2013, UM launched a new academic unit, the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) (, which aims at providing excellent education programmes, performing outstanding research and delivering dedicated services to the community. FHS emphasizes on the research in the areas of Aging, Animal behaviours, Bioinformatics, Cancer, Cell cycle, Development, Epigenetics, Genomics, Metabolic diseases, Pharmacology, Proteomics, Stem Cells, Systems Biology, Transgenics and/or Translational research. To cope with the latest development, FHS is particularly interested in recruiting personnel with extensive research experience in areas of translational medicine and precision oncology.

Positions & Requirements
• Chair/Distinguished/Full Professors:
A doctoral degree in related biological, health and/or medical studies; a demonstrated qualification as an internationally recognized academic leader with an excellent record of distinguished research and scholarship; effective teaching capability in the high education; and communication competence.

• Institute Director:
Candidates recruited at a rank of full professor or above in the Faculty of Health Sciences and with extensive administrative experience can be concurrently appointed as Director for the newly established Institute of Translational Medicine.

• Associate Professors:
A doctoral degree in related biological, health and/or medical studies; a demonstrated record of outstanding research and scholarship recognized internationally with strong commitment to excellent research and effective teaching.

• Assistant Professors:
A doctoral degree in related biological, health and/or medical studies; minimum three years of postdoctoral training that demonstrates high potential of excellence in research and teaching. Qualified candidates will be recommended to apply China’s “Youth Thousand Talents Plan”.

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in August 2020.

A taxable annual remuneration starting from MOP862,400 (approximately USD106,470) 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 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 8699;  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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