University of Macau

Visiting Assistant Professor / Visiting Senior Instructor / Visiting Instructor in Public Communication

The University of Macau (UMacau) 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, UMacau possesses great potential and provides exciting new possibilities for professional development.

The Department of Communication of the Faculty of Social Sciences invites applications for a one-year, non-renewable contract in the position of Visiting Assistant Professor / Visiting Senior Instructor / Visiting Instructor in Public Communication.

Candidates should possess a PhD/Master’s/Bachelor’s degree (for Visiting Assistant Professor/Visiting Senior Instructor/Visiting Instructor position respectively) in Communication or a related discipline or equivalent relevant professional experience, and demonstrable expertise in university teaching. Candidates must be fluent, and able to teach, in English. An ability to speak Chinese (Putonghua or Cantonese) would be an advantage.

The successful candidate will have teaching experience in the areas of Organizational Communication, Public Relations and/or Advertising. In addition, specific teaching expertise in professional writing skills, in either Chinese or English, would be an advantage. An ability to guide students’ projects, as well as familiarity with the Macau media industry, is desirable.

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in August 2017.

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.

Application Procedure
Applicants should visit for more details, and apply ONLINE at Jobs@UM ( (Ref. No.: FSS/DCOM/VAP/05/2017). Review of applications will commence on 05 June 2017. Applicants may consider their applications not successful if they were 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 8577; 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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