JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2017 - July 31, 2017

University of Macau

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Faculty of Social Sciences
Department of Economics
Full / Associate / Assistant Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2017-01_111457891
Date Posted: 06/22/2017
Date Inactive: 07/31/2017
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Full / Associate / Assistant Professor of Economics
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Macao SAR, MACAO
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The University of Macau (UMacau) is the flagship public university in Macao, which gives it a unique advantage when pursuing the goal of becoming a world-class university with regional characteristics. English is 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 new campus of approximately 1.09 square kilometres. With a state-of-the-art campus, the implementation of Asia’s largest residential college system, the establishment of new faculties and well-equipped laboratories, the increasing numbers of students and faculty members recruited from around the world, UMacau possesses great potential and provides exciting new possibilities for professional development.

The Department of Economics of the Faculty of Social Sciences invites applications for a position of Full / Associate / Assistant Professor of Economics.

The Department of Economics currently offers programs leading to Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD degrees. Faculty members actively engage in research with particular focuses on Microeconomic Theory, Public Economics, Financial Economics, the Chinese Economy and Economic Growth. Based on the quantity of publications in some respectable SSCI journals, the Department is highly ranked among universities in the Greater China Region. More information about the Department is available at the UMacau website:

The Department seeks a junior or advanced scholar in the field of Econometrics. All areas of Econometrics will be considered. We aim to appoint the most qualified candidate who will make significant scholarly contributions to the Department. Applicants should have a PhD in Economics, or be close to completion of the degree, and must have a record of scholarly research, or demonstrate high research potential. Applicants should also be able to demonstrate evidence of teaching effectiveness. The candidate must hold a PhD at the time of appointment.

The selected candidate may assume duty as early as January 2018.

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.

Application Procedure
Applicants should visit for more details, and apply ONLINE at Jobs@UM ( (Ref. No.: FSS/DECON/FAAP/06/2017). 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. Applicants at the Assistant Professor level should submit a CV, one research paper, and three letters of reference. (The reference letters should be sent directly to Applicants at the Associate Professor level or above should submit a CV and contact information of three references.

Human Resources Section, Office of Administration
University of Macau, Av. da Universidade, Taipa, Macau, China
Website:; Email:
Tel: +853 8822 8577; Fax: +853 8822 2412

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**

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link