UM Macao Fellow


(參考編號: UMTP/UMMF/05/2023)


The UM Macao Fellow scheme under the UM Talent Programme aims to nurture young scholars from Macao and encourage qualified local talents to pursue career development in Macao. Only permanent residents of Macao are eligible to apply. Besides engaging in research at UM, successful applicants will have the opportunity to work at reputable universities or institutions outside Macao as visiting scholars or researchers to enrich their teaching and research experience, broaden their horizons, and enhance their professional knowledge.

UM now invites applications for the position of UM Macao Fellow in the following units:

  1. Faculty of Arts and Humanities (Website:
  2. Faculty of Business Administration (Website:
  3. Faculty of Education (Website:
  4. Faculty of Health Sciences (Website:
  5. Faculty of Law (Website:
  6. Faculty of Science and Technology  (Website:
  7. Faculty of Social Sciences (Website:
  8. Institute of Applied Physics and Materials Engineering (Website:
  9. Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences / State Key Laboratory of Quality Research in Chinese Medicine (University of Macau) (Website:
  10. Institute of Collaborative Innovation (Website:
  11. Institute of Microelectronics / State Key Laboratory of Analog and Mixed-Signal VLSI (University of Macau) (Website:
  12. State Key Laboratory of Internet of Things for Smart City (University of Macau) (Website:

Applications are invited for UM Macao Fellow (with contractual post as either Post-doctoral Fellow or Research Assistant Professor) in the academic units on a 3-year contract basis.

Appointees are normally assigned with minimal teaching duties. 


  1. Macao permanent resident;
  2. Holder of PhD or equivalent degree from world-renowned universities. Applicants with doctoral degree award expected within 6 months upon closing of application will be considered;
  3. Proven record of outstanding academic achievement, including publications, patents, presentations and academic awards;
  4. Post-doctoral research experience is preferable for the post of Research Assistant Professor;
  5. Current UM Postdoctoral Fellows who have finished at least 12 months of contract at the time of application are eligible for application at the post of Research Assistant Professor.

A taxable annual remuneration between MOP336,000 and MOP700,000 (approximately USD41,480 to 86,410) will be commensurate with the successful applicants’ academic qualification, relevant professional experience and offered position in the contract. The current local maximum income tax rate is 12% but is effectively around 5% – 7% after various discretionary exemptions experience.

Application Procedure:

  • Applicants should apply online via on or before 30 June 2023;
  • Required documents for application include: 1) Detailed Curriculum Vitae; 2) Academic certificate; 3) Performance summary form (template available on application system); 4) Research proposal (template available on application system); 5) Five representative academic publications.  Please upload the above documents to your online application.

For any enquiries, please contact Research Services and Knowledge Transfer Office at

Website: Tel: +853 8822 4210 / +853 8822 9154.

University of Macau, Av. da Universidade, Taipa, Macau, China

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***

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