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Research Positions in the Faculty of Social Sciences

Social Sciences

(Reference No.: FSS/RP/07/2024)

Research Staff

The Faculty of Social Sciences (FSS) is comprised of the departments of Communication, Economics, Government and Public Administration, Psychology, and Sociology. More information about the Faculty is available at the website:

FSS is currently seeking research personnel in the following areas of Social Sciences: Communication, Government and Public Administration, Political Science, Public Management, Public Human Resource Management, Studies related to Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area (GBA), Governance issues in Hong Kong and Macau, and Psychology.

Initial appointment is up to 12 months with a possibility of renewal upon mutual agreement.


  • Visiting Fellow:
    Candidates must possess a doctoral degree in relevant areas, along with a strong research publication record and notable achievements.
  • Research Assistant Professor (RAP):
    Candidates must have a doctoral degree in relevant areas, with a proven track record of research publications and achievements. Post-doctoral research experience is highly desirable.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow:
    Candidates are required to have a doctoral degree in relevant areas, with a substantial record of publications and relevant experience.
  • Research Assistant:
    Candidates should hold a bachelor’s degree or above in relevant areas, with relevant research experience.


Remuneration and appointment rank offered will be competitive and 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.

Application Procedure

Applicants should visit for more details, and apply ONLINE. Review of applications will continue until the positions are 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 8578; Fax: +853 8822 2412

The University of Macau reserves the right not to appoint a candidate.

***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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