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Associate/Assistant Professor in Artificial Intelligence for Gaming and Artificial Intelligence for Entertainment in General

Centre for Artificial Intelligence

(Reference No.: ICI/CAI/AAP/08/2019)

Academic Staff

The University of Macau (UM) is the only public comprehensive university in Macao. Leveraging this unique advantage, UM aims to establish itself as a world-class university with regional characteristics. English is its working language. In recent years, UM has seen a significant development in and a rising international recognition for its teaching, research, and community service. It has implemented a unique ‘4-in-1’ education model that integrates discipline-specific education, general education, research and internship education, and community and peer education. Combining this model with the largest residential college system in Asia, UM provides all-round education to students. In addition, it recruits outstanding scholars from around the world to create a multilingual and multicultural learning environment for students. With the development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, and the new initiatives of the university to boost cutting-edge research and interdisciplinary programmes, UM embraces unprecedented opportunities for development, and offers bright career prospect to professionals in different areas.

Centre for Artificial Intelligence (ICI-CAI)
The Centre for Artificial Intelligence (CAI) is a newly established centre under the Institute of Collaborative Innovation (ICI). The Centre will focus on computational intelligence algorithms, visual and pattern recognition, intelligent analysis and prediction of data, machine translation, human language technology, natural language processing, human-machine communication, etc. The Centre will play a crucial role in developing Macao into a smart city at present and in the future. The long-term goal of the Centre is to promote the design, research and development and application of artificial intelligence technologies through evidence-based research, including smart healthcare, smart travel and gaming, business intelligence, etc. More details about the Institute of Collaborative Innovation are available from https://ici.um.edu.mo/.

The Centre invites applications for Associate/Assistant Professor in the following disciplines as a joint appointment with the Faculty of Science and Technology of the University:
• Artificial Intelligence for Gaming
• Artificial Intelligence for Entertainment in General

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 http://www.fst.um.edu.mo/.

Qualifications
Applicants must have a PhD degree in related areas with research focus in the said area. Applicants must also have demonstrated capabilities in multidisciplinary research in related fields.

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in August 2020 or earlier.

Remuneration
A taxable annual remuneration starting from MOP800,800 (approximately USD98,860) 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: https://www.um.edu.mo/admo/vacancy_faq/.

Application Procedure
Applicants should visit https://career.admo.um.edu.mo/ 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: https://career.admo.um.edu.mo/;  Email: vacancy@um.edu.mo
Tel: +853 8822 8406;  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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