Head of Department of Economics

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University of Macau

Macau

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Role Managed by:

Felix Chan

Research Associate

t: +852 3702 6493

e: Felix.Chan@perrettlaver.com

Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research

Salary & Benefits: Commensurate with experience

Closing Date: 10/01/2020

Head of Department of Economics

 

The University of Macau (UM) is the only public comprehensive university in Macao. Leveraging this unique advantage, UM aims to establish itself as a world-class university with regional characteristics. In recent years, UM has seen a significant development in and a rising international recognition for its teaching, research, and community service. It has implemented a unique ‘4-in-1’ education model that integrates discipline-specific education, general education, research and internship education, and community and peer education. Combining this model with the largest residential college system in Asia, UM provides all-round education to students. In addition, it recruits outstanding scholars from around the world to create a multilingual and multicultural learning environment for students. With the development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, and the new initiatives of the university to boost cutting-edge research and interdisciplinary programmes, UM embraces unprecedented opportunities for development, and offers bright career prospect to professionals in different areas.

 

The Faculty of Social Sciences invites applications for the position of Head of Department of Economics.

 

Department of Economics

The department is a growing academic unit with excellent prospects whose goal is to excel in economic learning and research. The department currently offers a wide range of courses leading to B.Soc.Sc, M.Soc.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees. Faculty members actively engage in research with particular focus on macroeconomic and microeconomic theories, public economics, financial economics, econometrics, and economic growth. The department is highly recognized among universities in the region, evident by some recent ranking exercises. More information about the department is available at the UM website: https://www.um.edu.mo/fss/economics/.

 

Head of Department

While the particular field of specialization is open, the ideal candidate should possess:

A PhD degree in the area of Economics or related field;
An outstanding record of internationally-recognized research and scholarship;
Record of effective teaching;
Demonstrable competence in departmental management, planning, and communication; and
Ability to play a leadership role in the Department.

Proficiency in English is required as it is the working language, while knowledge in Chinese/Portuguese will be an advantage.

 

The selected candidate may assume duty as early as August 2020.

 

Remuneration

A taxable annual remuneration starting from MOP1,265,440 (approximately USD156,300) 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: https://www.um.edu.mo/admo/vacancy_faq/.

 

Application Procedure

More details about the job vacancy can be accessed at https://career.admo.um.edu.mo/. The University has appointed Perrett Laver to provide consultancy service for the recruitment of this position. A cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae in English and other related materials should be submitted via this website, or Email: Felix.Chan@PerrettLaver.com

The position will remain open until filled. Review of applications and nominations will commence immediately. Interested individuals are encouraged to submit their materials on or before 10 January 2020 to ensure timely consideration. Candidates may consider their applications not successful if they were not invited for an interview within 3 months of submission. For enquiries, please call Mr. Felix Chan on +852 3702 6493.

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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** Under the equal condition of qualifications and experience, priority will be given to Macao permanent residents**