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Assistant Professor in Economics

Employer
University of Macau
Location
Macau, China

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(Ref. No.: FSS/DECO/AP/10/2023)


The University of Macau (UM) is an internationalized public comprehensive university in the Macao Special Administrative Region (MSAR) located at the west bank of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA). The GBA is rapidly developing into one of the leading technology and innovation hubs of the world. UM is placed No. 193 in the THE World University Rankings and placed No. 254 in the QS World University Rankings. With a scenic campus of approximately 1 km2 on Hengqin island, UM has achieved significant progress in the past decade as evidenced by its rising international repute, state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities, and the establishment of three State Key Laboratories in microelectronics, Chinese medical sciences, and internet of things for smart city. To support economic diversification of MSAR and deepen collaboration between MSAR and Guangdong Province in Hengqin island, UM will continue to invest in cutting-edge research and develop interdisciplinary programmes in key strategic areas including precision oncology, advanced materials, regional oceanography, artificial intelligence and robotics, data science, cognitive and brain science and economics and finance. Leveraging its 4-in-1 model of education and residential college system, UM provides all-round undergraduate education, nurturing talent to support social and economic development in MSAR and the GBA as a whole. With unprecedented growth and opportunities for development, UM offers promising career prospects to academics at all levels. It may be noted that English is the working language and the primary medium of instruction at UM.


The Department of Economics of the Faculty of Social Sciences is inviting applications for the position of Assistant Professor in Economics. The Department of Economics is a growing academic unit with excellent prospects whose goal is to excel in learning and research in economics. The department currently offers a wide range of courses leading to B.Soc.Sc, M.Soc.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees. Faculty members actively engage in research with particular focus on econometrics, macroeconomics, microeconomic theory, public economics, and economic growth. The department is highly recognized among universities in the region, evident by some recent ranking exercises. More information about the department is available at the university website: https://econ.fss.um.edu.mo/.


For enquiries regarding this position, please contact the Department of Economics at fss.economics@um.edu.mo.


Qualifications


Applicants must hold a PhD degree in economics or an equivalent discipline, and a demonstrable record of excellence in research and teaching at university level. For this position, we are interested in applicants who specialize in macroeconomics, especially in growth and development. While applicants must be fluent in English, ability to speak Chinese may be considered an asset, though it is not a prerequisite for the appointment.


The selected candidate is expected to assume duty by early 2024.


Remuneration


A taxable annual remuneration starting from MOP828,100 (approximately USD102,230) will be commensurate with the successful applicants academic qualification and relevant professional experience. The current local maximum income tax rate is 12% but is effectively around 5% - 7% after various discretionary exemptions. Apart from competitive remuneration, UM offers a wide range of benefits, such as medical insurance, provident fund, on-campus accommodation/housing allowance and other subsidies. Further details on our package are available at: https://career.admo.um.edu.mo/learn-more/.


Application Procedure


Applicants should visit https://career.admo.um.edu.mo/ for more details, and apply ONLINE. Review of applications will commence in Fall 2023 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: vacancy@um.edu.mo

Tel: +853 8822 8578;

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**


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