Assistant Professor of Portuguese
Translation and Interpreting Studies or Linguistics
The Department of Portuguese of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Portuguese in the discipline of Translation and Interpreting Studies or Portuguese linguistics.
The Department of Portuguese is an established and lively scholarly community that includes speakers of European Portuguese, Brazilian and other varieties of Portuguese. The department offers an undergraduate degree in Portuguese Studies concentrating on Portuguese as a Foreign Language with selected courses in interpretation and translation, foreign language pedagogy, literary studies and history. At the undergraduate level, the Department also teaches Portuguese language within the Faculty of Law and offers elective courses in Portuguese as a foreign language to students from all faculties of the University. At the postgraduate level, the Department offers three MA programmes (a MA in Portuguese Language and Intercultural Studies, a MA in Translation Studies (Portuguese-Chinese) and a MA in Second Language Acquisition) and two PhD areas in (i) Applied Linguistics (Portuguese) and (ii) Literary and Intercultural Studies (Portuguese).
Applicants must hold a PhD in Translation and Interpreting Studies, Portuguese linguistics or related areas with a strong teaching and research record. Applicants should have an excellent record of internationally recognized research and publication and a demonstrated potential for outstanding research. Applicants should also have native or near-native fluency in Portuguese. A good command of English and Chinese is also preferred.
The selected candidate is expected to assume duty latest by August 2019.
Position and Remuneration
Remuneration and appointment rank offered will be competitive and commensurate with the successful applicants’ academic qualification, current position and professional experience. The current local maximum income tax rate is 12% but is effectively around 5% – 7% after various discretionary exemptions.
Applicants should visit https://career.admo.um.edu.mo/ for more details, and apply ONLINE. When applying, please upload a cover letter, a current CV (with English translations wherever relevant) and a writing sample (i.e. ‘Research Work/Publication’). 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel: +853 8822 8553; 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**