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University of Macau, The Department of History of the Faculty of Social Sciences
Full / Associate / Assistant Professor in Ancient Chinese History
Institution Type: College / University
Position: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor
The University of Macau is the leading higher education institution in Macao, with English as its working language. In recent years, the University has been making great progress towards becoming internationally recognised for its excellence in teaching, research and service. With the beautiful new campus (20 times larger than the old one) becoming fully operational recently, the launch of Asia’s largest residential college system, the establishment of new schools, and the increasing numbers of students and faculty members recruited from around the world, UM provides great potential and exciting new possibilities for growth and development.
The Department of History of the Faculty of Social Sciences invites applications for a position in Ancient Chinese History.
Rank of appointment is open, depending on qualifications. Applicants should specialize in ancient/pre-modern Chinese history, preferably the Qin-Han period or the Tang-Song period, focusing on China’s frontier studies and interactions with other nations, and/or international history of Asia. English language competency is required for appointment. Preference may be given to candidates who can also offer courses on archeology or classical Chinese.
The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in August 2015.
The Department of History is currently comprised of BA, MA and PhD programs and 11 diverse historians in terms of nationality, gender and specialty, with a research concentration on Chinese History, Macao History and the History of East-West Interactions.
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% but is effectively around 5% - 7% after various discretionary exemptions.
Applicants should visit http://www.umac.mo/vacancy for more details, and apply ONLINE at Jobs@UM (https://isw.umac.mo/recruitment) (Ref. No.: FSS/DHIST/ACH/10/2015). Review of applications will commence on 1 December 2014 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.
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**
Tel: +853 8822 8593; Fax: +853 8822 2412
Posting Date: 10/15/2014
Closing Date 01/12/2015