JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2016 - January 31, 2017
Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Macau
Position Title/Short Description
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Macao, MACAO
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
the Chinese Economy
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The University of Macau (UM) is the flagship public university in Macao, which gives it a unique advantage when pursuing the goal of becoming a world-class university with regional characteristics. English is its working language. In recent years, the university has made great progress in various areas, gaining increasing international recognition for its teaching, research, and community service. To better support higher education development in Macao and to meet society’s ever-increasing demand for high-quality professionals, the university relocated in August 2014 to a new campus of approximately 1.09 square kilometres. With a state-of-the-art campus, the implementation of Asia’s largest residential college system, the establishment of new faculties and well-equipped laboratories, the increasing numbers of students and faculty members recruited from around the world, UM possesses great potential and provides exciting new possibilities for professional development.
The Department of Economics of the Faculty of Social Sciences invites applications for an open-rank position.
The Department of Economics currently comprises 10 full-time faculty members and offers programs leading to Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD degrees. Faculty members actively engage in research with particular focuses on Microeconomic Theory, Public Economics, Financial Economics, the Chinese Economy and Economic Growth. Based on the quantity of publications in some respectable SSCI journals, the Department is highly ranked among universities in the Greater China Region. More information about the Department is available at the UM website: .
The field of expertise is open but preference may be given to applicants in the areas of empirical macroeconomics and applied econometrics. We aim to appoint the most qualified candidate who will make significant scholarly contributions to the Department. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in economics, or be close to completion of the degree, and must have a record of scholarly research, or demonstrate high research potential. Applicants should also be able to demonstrate evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applicants at the assistant professor level must hold a Ph.D. at the time of appointment.
The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in August 2017.
Position and Remuneration:
Remuneration and rank of appointment will be competitive and commensurate with the successful applicants’ academic qualifications, 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 for more details, and apply ONLINE at Jobs@UM ( (Ref. No.: FSS/DECON/FAP/08/2017). Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants may consider their applications not successful if they were not invited for an interview within 3 months of application. Applicants at the assistant professor level should submit a CV, one research paper, three letters of recommendation. Applicants at the associate or full professor level should submit a CV and contact information of three references.
Human Resources Office:
University of Macau, Av. da Universidade, Taipa, Macau, China
Website: Email: vacancy@
Tel: +853 8822 4057; 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**