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Research Assistant for the Institute of Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences

Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences

(Reference No.: IAS/RA/12/2023)

Research Staff

The Institute of Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences (IAS) invites applications for Research Assistant. The Research Assistant will assist the IAS Fellows in research and projects in collecting and analyzing research data, supporting research activities and IAS projects in the disciplines of linguistics, history, literature, philosophy and religious studies, law, economics, management, business, education, communications, sociology, psychology, and politics. More information regarding IAS can be found online at

Initial appointment is up to 12 months with a possibility of renewal subject to funding availability and mutual agreement.

Applicant with BA or MA degree in Social Sciences and Humanities who demonstrated relevant experiences and excellent proficiency in both written and spoken English, Cantonese and Mandarin is desirable. Possession of skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and possibly other computer programmes is considered an asset.

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty ASAP.

Remuneration 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 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:;  Email:
Tel: +853 8822 8574;  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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