Full / Associate Professor of Communication
University of Macau
The University of Macau is a leading higher educational institution in Macao and is making strides towards becoming internationally recognized for its excellence in teaching, research and service to the community. The University is growing rapidly with a number of new strategic initiatives including the relocation to a new campus and the establishment of the largest Residential College system in Asia. The new campus is 20 times larger than the present one with a projected fast growth of student intake and faculty size. English is the University’s working language.
The Department of Communication of the Faculty of Social Sciences invites applications for the position of Full / Associate Professor of Communication from candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas of communication studies: Advertising, Cinema Studies, Communication Theory, Critical Theory, Cultural Studies, Gender Studies, Inter-cultural Communication, Inter-personal Communication, Journalism, Mass Communication, Media Production, Media Studies, New Media, Organizational Communication, Public Relations and Visual Culture The Department of Communication currently offers broad-based curricula leading to Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees embracing the full range of the field, including Journalism, Public Relations, Advertising, Mass Communication, New Media, Media and Cultural Studies, Cinema, International and Intercultural Communication and Media Production. It also hosts a lively PhD programme. This new position is intended to complement and strengthen existing departmental emphases. For academic enquiries, please contact FSS.Comm@umac.mo. Qualifications Candidates must hold a PhD in a relevant field and should have a distinguished record of research and publication at an international level, as well as a demonstrable record of excellence in teaching, including post-graduate supervision. While candidates must be fluent in English, ability to speak Chinese may be considered an asset, though it is not a prerequisite for the appointment. Appointees with less academic achievement may be considered for Associate Professorship. The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in August 2014. Position and Remuneration Remuneration and appointment rank offered will be competitive and commensurate with the successful applicant’s academic qualification, current position and 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 the full position description for more details, and apply ONLINE at Jobs@UM (Ref. No.: FSS/DCOM/FAP/10/2014). Review of applications will commence on 31 October 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants may consider their applications not successful if they were not invited for an interview within 3 months of application.
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.
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