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Visiting Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences

Employer
University of Macau
Location
Macau (MO)
Salary
Commensurate with Experience
Date posted
May 3, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of Macau (UM) is an internationalized public comprehensive university in the Macao Special Administrative Region (MSAR) located at the west bank of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA). The GBA is rapidly developing into one of the leading technology and innovation hubs of the world. UM is placed No. 193 in the THE World University Rankings and placed No. 254 in the QS World University Rankings. With a scenic campus of approximately 1 km2 on Hengqin island, UM has achieved significant progress in the past decade as evidenced by its rising international repute, state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities, and the establishment of three State Key Laboratories in microelectronics, Chinese medical sciences, and internet of things for smart city. To support economic diversification of MSAR and deepen collaboration between MSAR and Guangdong Province in Hengqin island, UM will continue to invest in cutting-edge research and develop interdisciplinary programmes in key strategic areas including precision oncology, advanced materials, regional oceanography, artificial intelligence and robotics, data science, cognitive and brain science and economics and finance. Leveraging its ‘4-in-1’ model of education and residential college system, UM provides all-round undergraduate education, nurturing talent to support social and economic development in MSAR and the GBA as a whole. With unprecedented growth and opportunities for development, UM offers promising career prospects to academics at all levels. It may be noted that English is the working language and the primary medium of instruction at UM.

In 2013, UM launched the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) (http://fhs.um.edu.mo/), which aims at providing excellent education programmes, performing outstanding research and delivering dedicated services to the community. FHS established the Department of Biomedical Sciences (DBS) that aims at fortifying the teaching and research in the area of biomedical sciences, with focuses on precision oncology, stem cell and development, aging, neural and metabolism disorders and infectious diseases, biomedical imaging, data science, drug development, neuropsychiatry, structural biology, translational medicine, and public health. In 2020, UM also launched the Ministry of Education Frontiers Science Center for Precision Oncology (MoE-FSCPO).

DBS now invites applications for a one-year contract (with a possibility of renewal upon mutual agreement) in the position of Visiting Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences. The candidate is expected to have solid background in bioinformatics and genomics, preferably with exposure in precision medicine and/or other clinical setting.

Qualifications
Candidate should obtain a doctoral degree in related biological, health, medical studies, bioinformatics, and/or computer science and have received at least three years of postdoctoral training and/or research experience in bioinformatics and/or medical artificial intelligence. 

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in July 2024.

Remuneration
A taxable annual remuneration starting from MOP493,800 (approximately USD61,000) 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.

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 8589; Fax: +853 8822 2412

The University of Macau reserves the right not to appoint a candidate.

***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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