JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
February 1, 2020 - July 31, 2020
The University of Macau
Position Title/Short Description
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Macao SAR, China, MACAO
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:
Assistant Professor in Economics
(Ref. No.: FSS/DECO/AP/03/2020)
The University of Macau (UM) is the only public comprehensive university in Macao. Leveraging this unique advantage, UM aims to establish itself as a world-class university with regional characteristics. English is its working language. In recent years, UM has seen a significant development in and a rising international recognition for its teaching, research, and community service. It has implemented a unique ‘4-in-1’ education model that integrates discipline-specific education, general education, research and internship education, and community and peer education. Combining this model with the largest residential college system in Asia, UM provides all-round education to students. In addition, it recruits outstanding scholars from around the world to create a multilingual and multicultural learning environment for students. With the development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, and the new initiatives of the university to boost cutting-edge research and interdisciplinary programmes, UM embraces unprecedented opportunities for development, and offers bright career prospect to professionals in different areas.
The Department of Economics of the Faculty of Social Sciences invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor in Economics. Specific field or expertise is open for this position.
The department is a growing academic unit with excellent prospects whose goal is to excel in economic learning and research. The department currently offers a wide range of courses leading to B. , M. . and Ph.D. degrees. Faculty members actively engage in research with particular focus on macroeconomic and microeconomic theories, public economics, financial economics, econometrics, 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 UM website: .
Applicants must hold a PhD degree in economics or an equivalent discipline, and/or equivalent professional experience, and a demonstrable record of excellence in teaching at university level. 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 in mid-August 2020.
A taxable annual remuneration starting from MOP828,100 (approximately USD102,300) 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: .
Applicants should visit for more details, and apply ONLINE. Review of applications will commence immediately 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: vacancy@
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.
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** Under the equal condition of qualifications and experience, priority will be given to Macao permanent residents**
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