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Associate/Assistant Professor in Psychology

University of Macau
Macau (MO)
A taxable annual remuneration starting from MOP828,100 (approximately USD102,230)
Posted Date
Sep 21, 2023

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The Department of Psychology of the Faculty of Social Sciences is re-launching its Master’s program in clinical psychology starting from the 2024-2025 academic year. Registered with the Health Bureau of the Macau SAR, this Master’s program proffers the terminal degree for clinical psychologists to practice in Macau. In this connection, the department is hiring a professorial position in clinical psychology at the Associate/Assistant Professor rank. The Department of Psychology is one of the most research active departments in UM. It is ranked 8th in Asia and 97th in the world by Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2020. More information about the department is available at the UM website:




Applicants must have a PhD degree in clinical psychology or closely related disciplines. Candidates’ research focus can be in any area including clinical psychology. Successful candidate must demonstrate active and productive research and publications. Experience in teaching psychotherapy and assessment courses of a clinical program is preferred. Clinical licensing or registration and Chinese language proficiency are preferred but are not required.


The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in January 2024 and no later than August 2024.




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:


Application Procedure


Applicants should visit 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:;  Email:

Tel: +853 8822 8578;  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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