Full/ Associate/ Assistant Professor of Literature in English
Literature in English specializing in modern British and American literature
The Department of English of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities invites applications for the position of Full/ Associate/ Assistant Professor of Literature in English specializing in modern British and American literature. The appointee will teach survey courses in modern English/American literature, and specialized electives at BA and MA level. Research thesis supervision at all levels will be required.
The Department of English is an established and distinguished multinational, scholarly community. The Department offers an undergraduate degree in English Studies, focusing on Linguistics and Literary Studies, as well as a Minor programme in Translation Studies. At the postgraduate level, the Department offers an MA in English Studies, an MA in Translation Studies, and a new MA in Second Language Acquisition (delivered with the Departments of Portuguese and Chinese). There are two PhD areas, in (i) English Literary Studies and (ii) English Linguistics. The Faculty of Arts and Humanities is home to the Centre for Studies in Translation, Interpreting and Cognition (http://cstic.umac.mo) and a state-of-the-art Cognitive Laboratory. The Department also contributes courses to a General Education programme.
The successful candidate will have a PhD in English Literature or a closely related area, extensive teaching experience, and a portfolio of quality research publications appropriate to the rank of Full/ Associate/ Assistant Professor. Applicants for the position should be able to document excellence in teaching at tertiary level, a track record of outstanding research and a willingness to provide service to the University and the academic community. An interest in 19th and 20th century canonical British and American literature will be an advantage. Applicants who can demonstrate how to teach canonical literature in an interesting way will be preferred. A secondary interest in teaching or developing drama and performance will be particularly welcome.
The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in 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. 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.
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** Under the equal condition of qualifications and experience, priority will be given to Macao permanent residents**