Chair/Distinguished Professor in Engineering and Computer Science

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Chair/Distinguished Professor in Engineering and Computer Science

Engineering and Computer Science

(Reference No.: FST/CD/08/2018)

Academic Staff

The Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology and the Macao Science and Technology Development Fund approved in July 2018 the establishment of the State Key Laboratory of Internet of Things for Smart City at UM in October of the same year. Under the leadership of the new Rector, the State Key Laboratory aims to undertake research in cutting-edge theory and key technologies on smart city and the Internet of Things, and apply the relevant research output to serve the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. To this end, the State Key Laboratory of Internet of Things for Smart City and the Faculty of Science and Technology of UM invite applications for the position of Chair/Distinguished Professor (Ref. No.: FST/CD/08/2018) in the following disciplines:

  • Big Data Analysis Technologies
  • Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Intelligent Transportation Technologies (Big data and large-scale modeling, transportation planning, urban logistics, etc.)
  • Urban Public Safety and Disaster Prevention

Faculty of Science and Technology (FST)
FST aims to provide programmes for undergraduate and graduate education with quality reaching international standard. It strives to become a research active unit advancing the knowledge of engineering and science, and serves the community and industry as an agent of technological innovation and educational advancement. Currently, about 90 faculty members from diverse international backgrounds serve in this faculty. More details about the Faculty of Science and Technology are available from

Candidates should have considerable experience in academic development planning, curriculum design and research development, and strive to pursue excellence in teaching, research and service with outstanding academic leadership skills for research and development.

1. A PhD degree in Science, Engineering, or related disciplines;
2. A distinguished record of internationally-recognized research and scholarship;
3. Demonstrable competence in communication; and
4. English is the working language, while knowledge in Chinese/Portuguese will be an advantage.

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in August 2019.

Position and Remuneration
Remuneration and appointment rank offered will be competitive and commensurate with the successful applicants’ academic qualification, current position and 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 commence upon receiving applications 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:;  Email:
Tel: +853 8822 8574;  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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