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Assistant Professor in Communication

Communication (Journalism)

(Reference No.: FSS/DCOM/AP/03/2021)

Academic Staff

The Department of Communication of the Faculty of Social Sciences invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor in Communication. We are looking for applicants in journalism, specifically in English news writing, reporting, and editing. A track record of high quality research and publication through internationally respected outlets or demonstrated ability is a must. Qualifications and willingness to teach the following courses are expected: English News Writing; English News Editing; Advanced News Writing and Reporting in English; and Workshop: English Publication. 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, event planning); media studies and journalism (journalism writing and publication, mass media, new media, digital culture); cultural studies (cultural and critical theory, cinema, popular culture); public speaking; and creative media (video production, photography, animation). The Department of Communication also has an active and successful PhD program. More information is available at the website: https://comm.fss.um.edu.mo/.

Qualifications
Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant field. Candidates for Assistant Professorship must have a demonstrable capacity to conduct research and publish through internationally respected channels, ideally SSCI journals. Professional experience in news media is highly desirable. While candidates must be fluent in English, ability to speak Chinese is a plus.

The selected candidate may assume duty as early as January 2022.

Remuneration
A taxable annual remuneration starting from MOP828,100 (approximately USD102,230) 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/.

Application Procedure
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: vacancy@um.edu.mo
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.

***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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