25.4090, Jobs: Japanese; Applied Linguistics: Full Professor, University of Macau
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Subject: 25.4090, Jobs: Japanese; Applied Linguistics: Full Professor, University of Macau
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Date: Thu, 16 Oct 2014 18:43:15
From: Human Resources Office [vacancy at umac.mo]
Subject: Japanese; Applied Linguistics: Full Professor, University of Macau, Macau, China
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University or Organization: University of Macau
Job Location: China, Macau
Web Address: http://www.umac.mo/vacancy
Job Title: Professor of Japanese Studies
Job Rank: Full Professor
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics
Required Language(s): Japanese (jpn)
The University of Macau is the leading higher education institution in Macao,
with English as its working language. In recent years, the University has been
making great progress towards becoming internationally recognized for its
excellence in teaching, research and service. With the beautiful new campus
(20 times larger than the old one) becoming fully operational recently, the
launch of Asia’s largest residential college system, the establishment of new
schools, and the increasing numbers of students and faculty members recruited
from around the world, UM provides great potential and exciting new
possibilities for growth and development.
The Centre for Japanese Studies of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities invites
applications for the position of Professor of Japanese Studies.
The Centre for Japanese Studies is an established and lively scholarly
community with a strong international tradition for the teaching of Japanese
language. In addition to its undergraduate BA programme in Japanese Studies,
the Centre offers an undergraduate Minor in Japanese Studies, as well as
possible PhD supervision across the range of the department’s expertise. The
Centre has particular strengths in Japanese linguistics and anthropological
approaches to Asian studies. In addition to undergraduate language teaching
graduate-level teaching and supervision may be expected within Japanese
Studies or related areas.
Applicants must hold a PhD in Japanese Studies or in a related area.
Applicants should have an excellent record of tertiary teaching and
supervision experience and a distinguished record of research and publication
at an international level. Academic specialization is open. Applicants should
have native or near-native fluency in Japanese along with extensive experience
teaching Japanese as a second/foreign language. A good command of English is
also preferred. Applicants with administrative experience are especially
The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in August 2015.
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.
Applicants should visit the URL above for more details, and apply ONLINE at
Jobs at UM (application URL below) (Ref. No.: FAH/PJS/08/2015). Review of
applications will commence on 1st December 2014 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.
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***
Application Deadline: 31-Aug-2015 (Open until filled)
Web Address for Applications: https://isw.umac.mo/recruitment
Human Resources Office
Email: vacancy at umac.mo
Phone: +853 8822 8586
Fax: +853 8822 2412
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