Associate/Assistant Professor of History in Southeast Asian/Maritime History

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Associate/Assistant Professor of History in Southeast Asian/Maritime History

History in Southeast Asian/Maritime History

(Reference No.: FAH/DHIST/AAP/10/2023)

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The Department of History of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities invites applications for the position of Associate/Assistant Professor of History in Southeast Asian and/or Maritime History.

The Department of History comprises a group of highly-renowned and innovative senior and junior scholars hailing from Asia, Europe and the Americas. The department offers programs leading to BA, MA, and PhD degrees, and provides fellowships for postdoctoral research. The department’s current research emphases include Chinese History and the History of Macau, as well as Maritime History, the History of East-West interactions, and the History of Arts and Sciences.


Appointment will be at the rank of Associate or Assistant Professor, depending on qualifications. Applicant should have a PhD in hand by the time of appointment, some teaching experience, and outstanding research performance, and should specialize in one or more of the following research and teaching areas: Southeast Asian History and Maritime History. Command of at least one European or Asian language (in addition to English), relevant to her/his area of specialization, may be considered an advantage.

The selected candidate is expected to report for duty in August 2024.


A taxable annual remuneration starting MOP828,100 (approximately USD102,230) 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:

Application Procedure

Applicants should visit for more details, and apply ONLINE. Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants may consider their applications not successful if they are not invited for an interview within 3 months of application.

Human Resources Section, Office of Administration
University of Macau, Av. da Universidade, Taipa, Macau, China
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Tel: +853 8822 8699;  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**

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