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Senior Instructor for the Institute of Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences

Humanities and Social Sciences

(Reference No.: IAS/SI/08/2023)

Academic Staff

The Institute of the Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences is an academic unit established under the University of Macau with the aim of building a university-level, cross-faculty research platform to help the UM develop world-class inter-disciplinary research teams in humanities and social sciences. The Institutes organizes academic events and activities for promoting exchange and collaboration. It houses an editorial team for publishing the academic journal “South China Quarterly”, which is an interdisciplinary journal focusing on humanities and social sciences. More information of IAS can be viewed at

Candidates must have a master degree in the field of arts, humanities, social sciences, or other relevant areas, and a doctorate degree is strongly preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching, academic editing and research experiences with competitive publication record at the tertiary education institutions. A commitment to provide service to the Institute and the University will be highly considered. The successful candidate is expected to serve as the Managing Editor of South China Quarterly and manage the publication of the journal according to the university’s development direction. Extensive experience in managing academic journal and connection with the editorial circles or bodies would be desirable.

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in 2023 or as soon as possible.

A taxable annual remuneration starting MOP611,940 (approximately USD75,550) 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:

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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