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 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, 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 English Language Centre (ELC) of University of Macau is seeking qualified individuals for anticipated positions as ‘Teaching Fellow’. The purpose of the teaching fellow program is to provide recent Master’s degree graduates in TESL/TEFL (or closely related field) with: a) full-time teaching experience; b) the opportunity to work with faculty and the ELC on special projects in an area of professional interest or expertise (e.g. IT, writing, materials design) and c) engagement in language and cultural exchange.
Applicants should have a recent Master’s degree (obtained in 2014 or later) in a related field (e.g. TEFL/TESL, Second Language Acquisition, or Applied Linguistics) from an accredited program and some experience and/or qualifications in teaching English to tertiary multilingual students. Applicants should have their degree in hand upon application.
The successful candidates also need to possess excellent organizational abilities, communication skills, and leadership qualities. Ability to speak Chinese (Putonghua or Cantonese) may be an advantage, but more important are abilities to work well with a multicultural staff and desire to learn and explore Macao culture. The candidate should also be willing to provide out-of-class activities to students in English as required.
The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in August 2017.
Position and Remuneration
The position offered and taxable salary level shall be determined according to the appointee's academic qualifications, current position, and professional experience.
Teaching Fellow: MOP20,480 – 28,670 (USD1 approx. =MOP8)
Teaching duty is required.
*10-month appointment with possibility of a second 10-month contract upon mutual agreement.
The application should include 1) a cover letter and an updated English curriculum vitae; 2) at least 3 recommendation letters; 3) teaching evaluations of recent two years (if any); 4) academic certificates and 5) graduate transcripts.
Applicants should visit http://www.umac.mo/vacancy/ and http://fah.umac.mo/elc/ for more details (Reference No.: FAH/ELC/TF/01/2017), and send your application to firstname.lastname@example.org on or before February 24, 2017. Applicants may consider their applications not successful if they were not invited for an interview within 3 months after the application deadline. Other contact points are:
English Language Centre (ELC)
Faculty of Arts and Humanities
University of Macau
Room 2016, Central Teaching Building (E7)
Avenida da Universidade, Taipa, Macau, China
The University of Macau reserves the right not to appoint a candidate.
***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**