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Full/Associate/Assistant Professor in Chinese Medicinal Science (R&D of Chinese Medicine)

University of Macau
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Aug 19, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Pharmacology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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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 Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences (ICMS)/ State Key Laboratory of Quality Research in Chinese Medicine (SKL-QRCM)/ Macao Centre for Research and Development in Chinese Medicine invite applications for the position of Full/Associate/Assistant Professor in the following disciplines:


  1. Research and Development of Innovative Products of Chinese Medicine: Chinese classical prescriptions, Chinese patent medicine, innovative drugs, and health products.
  2. Material reference of Chinese Medicine: Screening of Chinese classical formula and innovative medicine, and quality evaluation of their efficacy and safety.
  3. Quality standards of Chinese Medicine: Internationalized quality standard system of Chinese classical prescriptions and genuine Chinese medicine.
  4. Pharmaceutical engineering of Chinese Medicine: Formulations, manufacturing process, pharmaceutical excipients, and industrial translation.
  5. Quality assurance of Chinese Medicine: Chinese medicine resources, intellectual property, brand, quality traceability, and product registration.


Established in 2002, ICMS is an independent academic unit of excellence in the field of biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences. Along with the State Key Laboratory of Quality Research in Chinese Medicine (the first and only state key Laboratory in the field of Chinese medical sciences) and Macao Centre for Research and Development in Chinese Medicine, ICMS has developed a ‘3-in-1’ system that integrates education, scientific research, and R&D. Over the past decade, the Institute has established an international reputation in conducting high-quality research with special emphasis on quality research of Chinese medicine, drug discovery & development, systems pharmacology and molecular pharmaceutics. It has secured outstanding funding support from both national and regional governments and built long-term strategic collaborations with top academic organizations/pharmaceutical companies around the world. More details about the Institute are available at



Applicants should have a PhD degree in Chinese medicine, pharmaceutics, biomedical sciences or related disciplines, postdoctoral research experience from globally renowned universities, and also a good record of high-quality research publications. Priority consideration will be given to those with proven academic innovation ability and R&D experience in product development. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, ability to work cross-functionally in a team environment are essential for the application.


The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in 2021 or early 2022.



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 experience. 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:


Application Procedure

Applicants should visit for more details, and apply ONLINE. Review of applications will commence upon receiving applications 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: Tel: +853 8822 8509;  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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