Full / Associate / Assistant Professor in Maritime History and Global History

Full / Associate / Assistant Professor in Maritime History and Global History

University of Macau
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01.08.2012 -
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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. The new campus will be 20 times larger than the present one with a projected increase of 40% in student intake and faculty size. English is the University’s working language.

The Department of History of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities (FSH) invites applications for the position of Full / Associate / Assistant Professor in Maritime History and Global History,any area or period, but preference will be given to candidates focusing on Asia or East-West Interactions. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a broad, interdisciplinary perspective on transnational themes in maritime history. He/ she is expected to have high competency in the English language, and be able to teach courses in his/her specialty at both the graduate and post-graduate levels. The successful candidate will also be required to teach an undergraduate compulsory course on “Asian Maritime History”to History majors and a General Education course on “Global Issues in History and Culture”. He/ she will be required to maintain an active program of research, teaching, undergraduate and graduate supervision, and university service.


The successful candidate must have a PhD at the time of appointment.

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in August 2012.

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%, while after various discretionary exemptions the effective income tax rate has been around 5% - 7%.

Application Procedure

Applicants should visit http://www.umac.mo/vacancy for more details, and apply ONLINE at Jobs@UM (https://isw.umac.mo/recruitment) (Ref. No.: FSH/DHIS/VMH/11/2012). Review of applications will commence on 1 December 2011 and continue until the position is filled. Other contact points are

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