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Associate / Assistant Professor in Accounting

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. 245 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 Accounting and Information Management (DAIM) at the Faculty of Business Administration (FBA) invites applications for the position of Associate/Assistant Professor in Accounting.

FBA is one of the largest faculties in the University and a well-established full-service business faculty with AACSB, AMBA, and EQUIS accreditations. It is a distinctive flagship business school in the region, playing a vital role in business and management education with key responsibilities in nurturing the leadership talents for the development of Macao and beyond as its mission states. It bridges academic education with real-world practice and actively engages with industry and professional bodies, strives to be a world-class business faculty, aiming to create a significant impact on the business community and society, thus contributing to the economic and sustainable development of Macao and beyond.

FBA provides education in both traditional and emerging subjects of business and management, ranging from Accounting, Finance, Business Economics, Information Systems and Management, Marketing, General Management, to specialised Integrated Resort and Tourism Management. Our programmes are delivered at all levels of higher education including Undergraduate, Postgraduate, PhD, MBA, EMBA, DBA and Executive Education. Moreover, we strongly encourage cross-disciplinary teaching, learning and research both within the University and internationally to enhance innovation and career development for our students and academics alike. Our programmes are highly recognised by industry which leads to excellent employability of our students. For example, our professional accredited accounting programmes have obtained full course exemptions by ACCA, CIMA, CPA Australia, HKICPA which makes them top accounting programmes in Mainland China, Macao and Hong Kong recognized by professional accounting bodies. More details about the Faculty are available at:

DAIM is making its impact on research in areas covering accounting, auditing, business information systems, corporate governance, and data analytics. Our faculty members publish in the world s top academic journals, including Accounting Organizations and Society, Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of World Business, Management Science, Operations Research, Production and Operations Management, Review of Accounting Studies, and Strategic Management Journal. DAIM provides its faculty members with excellent research support including a start-up research grant, reasonable teaching load, and state-of-the-art facilities. DAIM aims to build a stronger team of scholars in the coming years.

Key Qualifications

As part of its strategic development, FBA is conducting global recruitment of Associate/Assistant Professor in the area of Accounting. The position requires (1) a good first degree and PhD (or close to completion) in Accounting from an internationally respected university; (2) a strong commitment to high-quality research as well as evidence of an ability (or potential) to conduct impactful work and to publish in top-tier journals in Accounting and/or related areas such as Economics, Finance and Management; and (3) an ability to teach courses in areas of accounting, information systems, and/or operations management. A professional accountancy qualification and sufficient international exposure would be desirable.

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty by January 2025.


The actual remuneration is 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 on-campus accommodation or housing allowance, medical insurance, provident fund, and other subsidies. Further details on our package are available at:

Application Procedure

Applicants should visit for more details, and apply ONLINE. Review of applications will commence in July 2024 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:;  Email:

Tel: +853 8822 8406;  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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