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Academic Positions in Mathematics

The University of Macau is a leading higher educational institution in Macao and is making strides towards becoming internationally recognized for its excellence in teaching, research and service to the community. The university is growing rapidly with a number of new strategic initiatives including the relocation to a new campus. The new campus will be 20 times larger than the present one with a projected increase of 40% in student intake and faculty size. English is the University's working language.

The Department of Mathematics of the Faculty of Science and Technology invites applications for positions at all ranks and for all areas in pure mathematics, applied mathematics and statistics.


The candidates must be PhD holders in mathematics or related fields. Preference will be given to candidates with excellent curriculum, teaching and research experiences.

Selected candidates are expected to assume duty in August 2012.


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%, while after various discretionary exemptions the effective income tax rate has been around 5% - 7%.


Application Procedure

Applicants should visit for more details, and apply ONLINE at Jobs@UM ( (Ref. No.: FST/MATHS/AL/09/2012). Review of applications will commence from late December 2011. Potential applicants are encouraged to submit their applications early for consideration. Review of applications will be continued until the positions are filled. Other contact points are

 Human Resources Office                                                                                                          

 University of Macau, Av. Padre Tomás Pereira, Taipa, Macau                                                                       

 Website:; Email:                                                                       

 Tel: +853 8397 8593 or +853 8397 8592; Fax: +853 8397 8694 or +853 2883 1694

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***


The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is the largest government-funded tertiary institution in Hong Kong in terms of student number. It offers programmes at Doctorate, Master's, Bachelor's degrees and Higher Diploma levels. It has a full-time academic staff strength of around 1,200. The total consolidated expenditure budget of the University is in excess of HK$4 billion per year.


The Department of Applied Mathematics (AMA) is part of the Faculty of Applied Science and Textiles. The Department offers undergraduate programmes in Investment Science, Actuarial Science and Statistics and Computing, and makes a significant contribution to most of the other academic programmes of the University by providing service teaching. It also offers a master programme in Applied Mathematics for Science and Technology with specialism in decision science and actuarial science. Members of the Department have expertise in applied optimisation and optimal control, engineering computation, operational research, management science and applied statistics. There are currently 43 academic staff and about 30 research personnel in the Department. Please visit the website at for more information about the Department

Assistant Professor in Applied Statistics

The appointee will be required to (a) teach and contribute to curriculum development at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and supervise research students; (b) engage in scholarly research leading to publications in refereed journals and award of research grants; and (c) take part in the Department's administration and consultancy. The Department has established a Joint Research Institute with the Academy of Mathematics and System Sciences of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. The appointee is expected to be actively involved in the activities of the Institute. Applicants should have (a) a doctoral degree in Statistics or a closely related field; (b) an established track record in research and scholarship, including refereed publications and external grant applications; (c) expertise in applied statistics; and (d) a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and proven qualities of academic leadership.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

Salary offered will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract. Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement. Remuneration package will be highly competitive. Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application


Please submit application form via email to by fax at (852) 2364 2166; or by mail to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong. If you would like to provide a separate curriculum vitae, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process. Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. Details of the University's Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found a


Senior Instructor of Rank Comparable to Associate Professor

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) invites applications for the position of a senior instructor in Business Statistics, beginning January 1, 2012. The Department of Information Systems, Business Statistics and Operations Management (ISOM) will accept applications until the position is filled. A PhD in statistics or a related area is required. Applicants with experience in teaching in MBA programs are particularly welcome. Applicants with less experience may be considered for appointment at the rank comparable to that of an Assistant Professor.

The successful applicant is expected to play an important role in teaching and developing business statistics courses for undergraduate and MBA programs of the School of Business and Management. Furthermore, the successful applicant will have opportunities to teach in various executive education programs and EMBA programs for additional income. Salary depends on qualifications/ experience and is comparable to that of an Associate Professor.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants must submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae. Please arrange for three current letters of reference to be sent to: Search Committee (Statistics), Department of ISOM, School of Business and Management, HKUST, Clear Water Bay, HONG KONG. For inquiries, please email:


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