Associate/Assistant Professor in Communication(Public Relations)
(Reference No.: FSS/DCOM/AAP/12/2023)
The Department of Communication of the Faculty of Social Sciences invites applications for the position of Associate/Assistant Professor in public relations. We are looking for applicants to teach courses in strategic/marketing communication including public relations. A track record of high-quality research and publication is a must. Qualifications and willingness to teach the following courses are expected: Introduction to Public Relations and Crisis Management. Ability to develop and teach new courses in audience analysis, online culture, and online promotion will be highly desirable. Additional courses may be assigned to match the teaching needs of the department, faculty, and university.
The Department of Communication currently offers broad-based curricula leading to Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees covering various areas of communication studies (communication theory, intercultural communication, organizational communication, communication skills); vocationally-oriented public communication (public relations, advertising, and event planning); media studies and journalism (journalism writing and publication, mass media, new media, digital culture); cultural studies (cultural and critical theory, cinema, and popular culture); public speaking; and creative media (video production, photography, and animation). The Department of Communication also has an active and successful PhD programme. More information is available at the website: https://comm.fss.um.edu.mo/.
Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant field. Highly qualified ABDs will be considered, but must have the doctorate in hand before reporting to duty. Candidates must have a demonstrable record of conducting research and publishing in internationally respected channels, ideally SSCI journals. Professional experience in public relations and teaching experience at the university level is highly desirable. While candidates must be fluent in English, ability to speak Chinese would be a plus but not required.
The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in August 2024.
A taxable annual remuneration starting MOP855,400 (approximately USD105,600) 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 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: https://career.admo.um.edu.mo/; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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**