Director of English Language Centre
University of Macau
Expires: 27th March 2016
The University of Macau (UM) is a leading higher education institution in Macao, with English as its working language. In recent years, the university has made great progress in various areas, gaining increasing international recognition for its teaching, research and community service. To better support higher education development in Macao and to meet society’s ever-increasing demand for high quality professionals, the university relocated in August 2014 to a beautiful campus which covers approximately 1.09 square kilometres. With this state-of-the-art campus, the implementation of Asia’s largest residential college system, the establishment of new faculties and well-equipped laboratories, and the increasing numbers of students and faculty members recruited from around the world, UM possesses great potential and provides exciting new possibilities for professional development.
The English Language Centre of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities invites applications for the position of Director of English Language Centre :
The English Language Centre (ELC) is committed to the objective of enhancing English language proficiency of students across the University, both to support students’ pursuit of their academic majors and to prepare them for global citizenship. The ELC seeks to achieve its goals through the provision of courses in general and academic English and extra-curricular language activities. The ELC also organizes summer programmes for pre-sessional students and others, in collaboration with the Residential Colleges. The ELC Director may also be expected to collaborate in the provision of academic courses in applied linguistics and second language teaching, in conjunction with other units in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.
The successful candidate will have a PhD in Applied Linguistics, TESL/TEFL or another related area, a minimum of three years of administrative or leadership experience in a University English language programme, a distinguished record of teaching English as a second or foreign language, and a track record of publishing in the area of language teaching and learning. Applicants for the position should demonstrate excellence in teaching and academic supervision, as well as a proven record of curriculum/course development, delivery and assessment, who is qualified to be appointed as Associate Professor or higher in rank.
The selected candidate may assume duty as early as June 2016.
Position and Remuneration
Remuneration and appointment rank offered will be competitive and commensurate with the successful applicants’ 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.
Applicants should visit website for more details, and apply ONLINE at Jobs@UM (Ref. No.: FAH/DELC/10/2015). When applying, please upload a cover letter, a current CV (with English translations wherever relevant) and a writing sample (i.e. ‘Research Word/Publication’). Other documents may be submitted as needed or as available. Review of applications will commence immediately 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.
Vice Rector (Academic Affairs) Office
University of Macau, Av. da Universidade, Taipa, Macau, China
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**