University of Macau, Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science and Technology

Position ID: 2285-AAP [#13905]
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professorship in Statistics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Macau, Macau, Macao [map]
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: none (posted 2019/05/08)
Position Description:    

*** The account for Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Macau has expired. ***

As the disciplines Statistics and Data Science are currently undergoing a strategic expansion at University of Macau (UM), Department of Mathematics invites applications for a faculty position in Statistics at the rank of Assistant Professor/Associate Professor. Preference will be given to the candidate with a strong research agenda in Statistics, Data Science and related fields.  

Department of Mathematics currently has 17 faculty members and more than 30 PhD students, their research areas cover Probability and Statistics, Financial Mathematics, Computational Mathematics, Mathematical Physics, and Analysis. The department offers Bachelor, Master and PhD degree programs. The Bachelor degree program has two streams: Applied Mathematics, Statistics and Data Science. The PhD program provides sufficient financial supports through the following funding sources: Chinese Government NSFC Funding, Macau Government FDCT PhD Funding, UM PhD Scholarship, UM PhD Assistantship.

UM is the only public comprehensive university in Macao. Leveraging this unique advantage, UM aims to establish itself as a world-class university with regional characteristics.  UM was ranked 351-400th in 2019 THE World University Ranking.  Since 2010, UM has established three state key laboratories, in microelectronics, Chinese medical sciences, and the Internet of Things for smart cities. With the fast development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, and the new initiatives of the university to boost cutting-edge research and interdisciplinary programmes, UM embraces unprecedented opportunities for development, and offers bright career prospect to professionals in different areas. English is the working language of UM.


The candidates must have a PhD degree in related fields. Preference will be given to the candidates with extensive research and teaching experience at the tertiary level.  

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in January 2020.


A taxable annual remuneration starting from MOP686,400 (approximately USD84,630), which is highly competitive among top universities in Greater Bay Area, 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. The following application materials are required: Cover letter, Curriculum vitae, Research statement, Teaching statement, Up to 5 representative works, Three reference letters.  

Review of applications will commence in September 2019 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.

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Contact: Yukie Lam, +853 8822 4926, +853 8822 2426 (fax)
Postal Mail:
Rm3076, E11,Faculty of Science and Technology,
University of Macau,
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