LINGUIST List 28.1299

Thu Mar 16 2017

Jobs: Portuguese; Translation: Full Professor, University of Macau

Editor for this issue: Amanda Foster <>

Date: 15-Mar-2017
From: University of Macau Office of Administration <>
Subject: Portuguese; Translation: Full Professor, University of Macau, Macau, China
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University or Organization: University of Macau
Department: Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Job Location: Macau, China
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant / Associate / Full Professor of Portuguese in Translation Studies

Job Rank: Full Professor

Specialty Areas: Translation

Required Language(s): Portuguese (por)


Assistant / Associate / Full Professor of Portuguese in Translation Studies

The Department of Portuguese of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities invites applications for the position of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Portuguese in the following discipline:

Portuguese Studies : Translation Studies


Applicants must hold a PhD in Translation Studies or in a related area of Portuguese Studies. Applicants should have an excellent record of internationally recognized research and publication and a demonstrated potential for outstanding research. Applicants should also have native or near-native fluency in Portuguese along with experience teaching Portuguese as a second/foreign language. Applications in all areas of Translation Studies will be considered, but those in the areas of translation theories or with the translation interpretation skills will be particularly welcome. A good command of English is also preferred. The position’s rank is open at Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, although a senior appointment is preferred.

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in as early as August 2017.

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 the application URL below for more details, and apply online at JobsUM ( (Ref. No.: FAH/FAP/DPORT/03/2017). When applying, please upload a cover letter, a current CV (with English translations wherever relevant) and a writing sample (i.e. 'Research Work/Publication'). Review of applications will commence on 31 March 2017 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.
Under the equal condition of qualifications and experience, priority will be given to Macao permanent residents.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Human Resources Section, Office of Administration
University of Macau
Av. da Universidade
Taipa, Macau
Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Human Resources Section University of Macau Office of Administration
Phone: +853 8822 8553
Fax: +853 8822 2412

Page Updated: 16-Mar-2017