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Full Professor in Economics

Posted on: 
Aug 22, 2012
Posted on: 
Aug 22, 2012

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Location of Job Opening

Macao S.A.R., China

Full Professor in Economics

The University of Macau is a leading higher educational institution in Macao and is making strides towards becoming internationally recognized for its excellence in teaching, research and service to the community. The University is growing rapidly with a number of new strategic initiatives including the relocation to a new campus and the establishment of the largest Residential College system in Asia. The new campus will be 20 times larger than the present one with a projected increase of 40% in student intake and faculty size. English is the University's working language.

The Department of Economics of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities invites applications for the position of Full Professor. Information about the Department of Economics is available at the UM website: For academic enquiry, please contact

Applicants should have a PhD degree with a distinguished record of scholarly research. Fields are open but preference will be given to those with solid theoretical background and experience on empirical research related to economic development of China and the Asia Pacific economies. Teaching ability and experience of thesis supervision at postgraduate level are required. Experience on leadership to academic staff is preferred. Candidates with less academic achievement may be considered for Associate Professorship.

Selected candidate is expected to assume duty in August 2013.

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%, while after various discretionary exemptions the effective income tax rate has been around 5% - 7%.

Application Procedure
Applicants should visit for more details, and apply ONLINE at Jobs@UM ( (Ref. No.: FSH/DECO/FE/08/2012). Review of applications will commence in late November/early December 2012 and continue until the positions are filled. Other contact points are

Human Resources Office
University of Macau, Av. Padre Tomás Pereira, Taipa, Macau
Website: ; Email:
Tel: +853 8397 8593 or +853 8397 8592; Fax: +853 8397 8694

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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