Dean of Faculty of Education University of Macau, Faculty of Education Macao

Dean of Faculty of Education

(Reference No.:FED/DEAN/06/2017)

Academic Position

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. 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 University of Macau sincerely invites applications for the position of the Dean of Faculty of Education.


The Faculty of Education

The Faculty of Education strives to become a leading center for local and global teacher education, and educational research and service, by continuously improving teaching and research quality and emphasizing academic excellence and international standards. It offers high-quality undergraduate and post-graduate (Master, and PhD) Programmes in different areas of education. Currently, over 50 faculty members from diverse international backgrounds teach in this faculty. More details about the Faculty of Education are available from


The Dean of Faculty of Education

The successful candidate should have considerable experience in faculty management, academic strategic planning, curriculum design and research development, and must be highly committed to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research and service.


In particular, the candidate should have the following credentials:

1. A PhD degree in education or related discipline;
2. A distinguished record of internationally-recognized research and scholarship;
3. Deep understanding, firm commitment and demonstrable contribution to the local education system;
4. Evidence of outstanding academic leadership, demonstrated commitment to leading research and a record of effective teaching in higher education sector;
5. Demonstrable competence in administration and communication; and
6. Bilingual ability in Chinese and English.


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

More details about the job vacancy can be accessed at (Ref. No.: FED/DEAN/06/2017). Applicants are invited to submit an application online with a detailed curriculum vitae at Jobs@UM ( preferably on or before 31 August 2017. Review of applications will commence immediately until the position is filled. Applicants may consider their applications not successful if they were not invited for an interview within 3 months of submission. Other Contact points are:


Human Resources Section, Office of Administration
University of Macau, Av. da Universidade, Taipa, Macau, China
Tel: +853 8822 8553; Fax: +853 8822 2412


***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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