Head of Department of Government and Public Administration

Government and Public Administration

(Reference No.: FSS/DGPA/HOD/07/2023)

Academic Staff

The Faculty of Social Sciences invites applications for the position of Head of Department of Government and Public Administration.

Department of Government and Public Administration
The Department of Government and Public Administration offers some popular and rigorous programmes in political science and public administration, leading to Bachelor, Master and PhD/ doctoral degrees. The Department attracts and nurtures academics and students through excellence in research, teaching and learning, and knowledge exchange. The Department members actively engage in research with focus on political science, comparative politics, public administration and public policy, international relations, and studies of the greater China regions. More information about the Department is available at the UM website: https://gpa.fss.um.edu.mo/ .

The Faculty of Social Sciences is seeking to appoint a senior academic who is visionary, passionate, and dedicated to lead this Department of around 20 colleagues towards future success and making positive impacts in Macao and the Greater China.

Head of Department
The appointee is expected to have an excellent record of research and teaching and international reputation. He or she should also have leadership experience, be able to contribute to collaborative research and programme development in the Faculty and the University, and serve the community with innovation. The appointee will be at the rank of full professor or distinguished professor.

  • A PhD degree in public administration or international relations;
  • Record of distinguished scholarship and teaching excellence;
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal, team-building, and communication skills;
  • Proven administrative experience in another university;
  • Global outlook combined with knowledge of the education environment in the Greater China;
  • Ability to command respect from both internal and external stakeholders;
  • Demonstrable success in fostering external cooperation, knowledge transfer, and community relationship;
  • Proficiency in English is required as it is the working language, while knowledge in Chinese/Portuguese will be an advantage.

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in 2024.

Remuneration will be commensurate with the successful applicant’s 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
More details about the job vacancy can be accessed at https://career.admo.um.edu.mo/. The University has appointed Perrett Laver to provide consultancy service for the recruitment of this position. A cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae in English and other related materials should be sent to the following address, with quotation of reference no. FSS/DGPA/HOD/07/2023.

1901 Wilson House, 19-27 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong
Email: Gary.Tang@perrettlaver.com
Tel: +852 3955 9675

The position will remain open until filled. Review of applications and nominations will commence immediately. Interested individuals are encouraged to submit their materials on or before 31 August 2023 to ensure timely consideration. Candidates may consider their applications not successful if they are not invited for an interview within 3 months of submission. For enquiries, please call Dr. Gary Tang on +852 3955 9675.

***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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