Full/Associate/Assistant Professor in Public Health

Salary Commensurate with experience
Jun 03, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

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.

In 2013, UM launched the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) (http://fhs.um.edu.mo/) to provide excellent education programmes, perform outstanding research and deliver dedicated services to the community. FHS emphasizes on the research in the areas of aging, animal behaviours, bioinformatics, cancer, cell cycle, development, epigenetics, genomics, metabolic diseases, pharmacology, proteomics, stem cell, systems biology, transgenics, translational research and/or neuropsychiatry. Recently, FHS established the Department of Public Health and Medicinal Administration that aims at fortifying the teaching and research in the area of public health and risk management, with a particular emphasis on epidemiology and pandemic control.

Now, the Department of Public Health and Medicinal Administration of FHS invites applications for the position of Full/Associate/Assistant Professor in Public Health. The candidate is expected to have:

  • strong exposures in research of public health, particularly epidemiology and/or communicable diseases and risk management in human populations (non-laboratory research) such as control of pandemics.



A doctoral degree in related public health and/or related medical studies; minimum three years of postdoctoral training and/or working experience as faculty members in universities that demonstrates high potential of excellence in research and teaching.

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in 2021.


A taxable annual remuneration starting from MOP828,100 (approximately USD102,230) 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: https://career.admo.um.edu.mo/learn-more/.


Application Procedure

Applicants should visit https://career.admo.um.edu.mo/ 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: https://career.admo.um.edu.mo/;  Email: vacancy@um.edu.mo
Tel: +853 8822 8699;  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**