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Chair/Distinguished/Full Professor in Biomedical Sciences

Biomedical Sciences

(Reference No.: ICMS/BS/CDF/12/2023)

Academic Staff

The Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences (ICMS)/State Key Laboratory of Quality Research in Chinese Medicine (QRCM) invites applications for the position of Chair/Distinguished/Full Professor, who will also be a joint faculty member in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences of Faculty of Health Science, in the following disciplines:

1.    Pharmacology and therapeutics
2.    Immunology and microbiology
3.    Drug discovery and development
4.    Bioinformatics and artificial intelligence in Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Studies
5.    Biological Science and Technology
6.  Quality Research of Chinese Medicine (including Pharmacognosy, Phytochemistry, Pharmaceutical Analysis and Standardization)

Established in 2002, ICMS is an academic centre of excellence in Chinese medicine as well as biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences in the region. It hosts the State Key Laboratory of Quality Research in Chinese Medicine, as well as Macau Centre for R&D in Chinese Medicine, UM Centre for Pharmaceutical Regulatory Sciences, UM Macau Centre for Testing of Chinese Medicine and Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Over the past decade, the Institute has established an international reputation in conducting high-quality research with special emphasis on Chinese medicine quality research, drug discovery and development, immunopharmacology, systems pharmacology, molecular pharmaceutics and regulatory sciences. It has secured outstanding funding support from both national and regional governments and built long-term strategic collaborations with top academic organizations around the world. More details about the Institute are available at

Applicants should possess PhD/MD degree in Chinese medicine, biomedical sciences, pharmaceutical sciences or related disciplines, research experience from globally renowned universities, and should have a distinguished track record of internationally-recognized research publications.

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in 2024/2025.

A taxable annual remuneration starting from MOP1,250,200 (approximately USD154,350) 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 8509;  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.

***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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