Dean of Faculty of Education

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Dean of Faculty of Education


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

Academic Staff

The University of Macau (UMacau) is the flagship public university in Macao, which gives it a unique advantage in pursuing the goal of becoming a world-class university with regional characteristics. English is its working language. In recent years, UMacau has made significant progress and has gained increasing international recognition for its teaching, research, and community service. To better support higher education development in Macao and to meet society’s ever-increasing demand for high-quality professionals, UMacau in 2014 relocated to a new campus that is 20 times the size of the old one. The large campus, the implementation of Asia’s largest residential college system, the unique ‘4-in-1’ education model combine to provide a multifaceted education to students to help them achieve well-rounded development. In addition to adopting a governance and management system in line with international standards and practices, UMacau internationally recruits outstanding scholars to create a multilingual and multicultural learning environment for students. With these new developments and initiatives, UMacau is faced with unprecedented opportunities 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. Strong background in Teacher Education;
3. A distinguished record of internationally-recognized research and scholarship;
4. Deep understanding, firm commitment and demonstrable  contribution to the local education system;
5. Evidence of outstanding academic leadership, demonstrated commitment to leading research and a record of effective teaching in higher education sector;
6. Demonstrable competence in administration and communication; and
7. 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
The University has appointed Korn/Ferry International (H.K.) Limited to assist in the search process for this position. 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 Career@UM ( 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 8589;  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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