UM Macao Postdoctoral Fellowship (UMPF) & Postdoctoral Associateship (UMPA)


(Reference No.: UMMTP/PD/01/2020)

Research Staff

The UM Macao Postdoctoral Fellowship and Associateship are established under the UM Macao Talent Programme by the University of Macau (UM), to provide support to individual faculties and institutes* to strengthen their research capabilities as well as to build up areas of expertise.

*Faculties and institutes of UM:
• Faculty of Arts and Humanities
• Faculty of Business Administration
• Faculty of Education
• Faculty of Health Sciences
• Faculty of Law
• Faculty of Science and Technology
• Faculty of Social Sciences
• Institute of Applied Physics and Materials Engineering
• Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences / State Key Laboratory of Quality Research in Chinese Medicine (University of Macau)
• Institute of Microelectronics / State Key Laboratory of Analog and Mixed-Signal VLSI (University of Macau)
• State Key Laboratory of Internet of Things for Smart City (University of Macau)
• Institute of Collaborative Innovation

The postdoctoral awardees will be centrally funded by one of the following schemes under the UM Macao Talent Programme:
• UM Macao Postdoctoral Fellowship (Class A)
• UM Postdoctoral Associateship (Class B)

• The UM Macao Postdoctoral Fellowship and Associateship are awarded to PhD degree holders who have graduated within 2 years, or PhD students who are expected to graduate within 6 months from the end of the application period (31 January 2020).
• Applicants should have proven record of outstanding academic achievements, including publications, patents, presentations and academic awards etc.
• Applicants for UMPF should possess a PhD degree from top ranked universities or disciplines (i.e., Top 200 ranked universities listed in the THE/QS ranking, or those listed under the Double First-Class Initiatives and Programmes in Mainland China).
• Current UM postdoctoral fellows are not eligible for this programme.

Important Dates:
Application channel: (1 January 2020, Macao time 00:00 am)
Deadline for application: 31 January 2020 (Macao time 11:59 pm)
Final assessment result announcement date: 13 March 2020
Postdoctoral report duty date (estimated): Mid July 2020

The application for the second batch will be opened on 1 June 2020.


For any enquiries, please contact Research Services and Knowledge Transfer Office at Website:  Tel: +853 8822 4210. University of Macau, Av. da Universidade, Taipa, Macau, China

*Personal data provided by applicants will be kept confidential and used for recruitment purpose only*