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Associate/Assistant Professor in Human Cognitive Neuroscience

Human Cognitive Neuroscience

(Reference No.: ICI/CCBS/AAP/06/2021)

Academic Staff

The Centre for Cognitive and Brain Sciences (CCBS) under the Institute of Collaborate Innovation (ICI) invites applications for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor in Human Cognitive Neuroscience. CCBS is dedicated to advancing the study of brain and language cognition, behavioral addition and decision making, neuroimaging and brain connectome, and child development, cognitive aging and brain disorders. In particular, CCBS aims to promote the interdisciplinary collaboration in cognitive and brain sciences at UM, covering the research fields of biomedical sciences, brain-computer interface, data science, psychology and language, neuroeconomics, computational neuroscience and artificial intelligence. CCBS consists of four research platforms: neuroimaging (3T MAGNETOM Prisma fMRI) core lab, brain intervention core lab, behavior data collection core lab and high performance computing core lab. It is expected that high-profile research work will be carried out through these platforms to produce a number of key scientific outputs and discoveries with world influences.

Applicants must have a PhD degree in related areas, with research focus in the area of cognition and brain science, broadly construed. Preference will be given to applicants with an outstanding records of research in human cognitive neuroscience, particularly in behavioral addiction, gaming and decision making. Applicants must also have demonstrated capabilities in the multidisciplinary fields of cognition, brain science and neuroimaging.

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in December 2021 or earlier.

A taxable annual remuneration starting from MOP828,100 (approximately USD102,230) 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 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
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Tel: +853 8822 8578;  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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