Chair/Distinguished/Full Professor in Chinese and Comparative Philosophy

Location
Macao
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Jun 17, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Ref. No.: FAH/DPHIL/CDFP/06/2021

 

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 Philosophy and Religious Studies (DPHIL) of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities (FAH) invites applications for the position of Chair/Distinguished/Full Professor in Chinese and Comparative Philosophy.The area of competence is open.

 

The academic staff of FAH-DPHIL include renowned and innovative senior and junior scholars from different places of the world such as China, Europe and North America. This is a newly established department. The department participates actively in the University-wide General Education programme and offers PhD supervision across the range of the department’s expertise in both Eastern and Western philosophical and religious traditions and methodologies.

 

Qualifications

Applicants must hold a PhD in Philosophy, Religious Studies or in a related area and are expected to play a leading role in the fields of Chinese Philosophy and/or Comparative Philosophy. Applicants should have an excellent record of tertiary teaching and supervision experience and a distinguished record of research and publication at an international level. Fluency in English and Chinese is also expected.

 

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty as early as December 2021.

 

Remuneration

A taxable annual remuneration starting from MOP1,210,300 (approximately USD149,420) 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 on July 17 and continues 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 8589; 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**