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Assistant Professor in Modern Western/Chinese Art History and Theory

Modern Western/Chinese Art History and Theory

(Reference No.: FSS/CAD/AP/06/2021)

Academic Staff

The Centre for Arts and Design (CAD), currently housed in the Faculty of Social Sciences, collaborates with the Department of Communication to offer art, design, and creative media via the specialization of visual communication leading to Master’s and PhD degrees. CAD invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor in the discipline of Modern Western Art History and Theory, who will teach a variety of Master and PhD courses in Modern and Contemporary Western and Chinese Art and Design History and Theory, and contribute administrative duties to the Centre including curatorial work. More information regarding the Centre and the Department can be found online at and For academic enquiries, please contact

Candidates must hold a PhD degree in Western (or Chinese) art history and theory or related fields. A track record of high-quality research and publication through internationally respected channels, such as AHCI journals, or demonstrated ability is prioritized. Candidates with experience in supervising MA and PhD students for their theses and dissertations, as well as curatorial and administrative experience is desirable. Excellent in English (speaking and academic writing) is a prerequisite and excellent in Chinese is also necessary.

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty as early as August 2021.

A taxable annual remuneration starting from MOP828,100 (approximately USD102,230) for the position of Assistant Professor 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. Applicants should submit a cover letter addresses the candidate’s general qualifications, detailed Curriculum Vitae, contact information for three references (phone numbers and email addresses), and five to eight samples of academic writing or publication in English and Chinese. Other materials may be requested of finalists. Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants may consider their applications not successful if they were 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. Applicants with less qualification and experience can be offered lower positions under special circumstances.

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

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