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Full/Associate/Assistant Professor in Ocean Remote Sensing/ Coastal Oceanography

University of Macau
Closing date
Feb 29, 2024

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Full/Associate/Assistant Professor in Ocean Remote Sensing/ Coastal Oceanography

(Ref. No.: FST/OST/ORS/10/2023, FST/OST/CO/10/2023)

The University of Macau (UM) is an internationalized public comprehensive university in the Macao Special Administrative Region (MSAR) located at the west bank of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA). The GBA is rapidly developing into one of the leading technology and innovation hubs of the world. UM is ranked No. 193 in the THE World University Rankings and No. 254 in the QS World University Rankings. With a scenic campus of approximately 1 km2 on Hengqin island, UM has achieved significant progress in the past decade as evidenced by its rising international repute, state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities, and the establishment of three State Key Laboratories in microelectronics, Chinese medical sciences, and internet of things for smart city. To support economic diversification of MSAR and deepen collaboration between MSAR and Guangdong Province in Hengqin island, UM will continue to invest in cutting-edge research and develop interdisciplinary programmes in key strategic areas including precision oncology, advanced materials, regional oceanography, artificial intelligence and robotics, data science, cognitive and brain science and economics and finance. Leveraging its ‘4-in-1’ model of education and residential college system, UM provides all-round undergraduate education, nurturing talent to support social and economic development in MSAR and the GBA as a whole. With unprecedented growth and opportunities for development, UM offers promising career prospects to academics at all levels. It may be noted that English is the working language and the primary medium of instruction at UM.

The Department of Ocean Science and Technology (OST) of the Faculty of Science and Technology invites applications for the position of Full/Associate/Assistant Professor for the Centre for Regional Oceans (CRO) in the following disciplines:

  • Ocean Remote Sensing
  • Coastal Oceanography


The Department of Ocean Science and Technology (OST) offers quality postgraduate programmes. The emphasis of our programmes is directed to the areas of ocean environment and ecology, ocean circulation, coastal disasters, and ocean technology. Currently, OST has 11 academic staff. UM is among the top 1% in ESI (Essential Sciences Indicators) rankings in Engineering. The Engineering and Technology programme of UM is ranked in the 126–150 bracket in the THE World University Rankings.

OST houses cutting-edge facilities including the Ocean Remote Sensing and Data Perception Laboratory, Ocean Robotic Unmanned Systems Laboratory, and Ocean Disaster Prevention and Urban Public Safety Laboratory. Our on-campus Polar Orbit Satellite Ground Receiving Station enables ocean remoting sensing projects. CRO's laboratories - the Laboratory for Ocean Environmental Pollution Analysis and Assessment, Laboratory for Ocean Environmental Pollution Prevention and Remediation, Laboratory for Ocean Environmental Simulation and Modelling, and Laboratory for Ocean and Atmospheric Research support collaborative research. Successful candidates will utilize advanced facilities and technologies to conduct impactful research, driving the advancement of the field of ocean science and technology.



  • Ocean Remote Sensing: Applicants must hold a doctoral degree in Ocean Science and Technology, Remote Sensing, or related areas. Preference will be given to candidates with research and teaching experience at the tertiary education level. (
  • Coastal Oceanography: Applicants must hold a doctoral degree in Marine Science, Oceanography, or related areas. Preference will be given to candidates with research and teaching experience at the tertiary education level. (



The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in August 2024.



A taxable annual remuneration starting from MOP1,210,300 (approx. USD149,420) for the position of Full Professor, MOP1,019,200 (approx. USD125,830) for the position of Associate Professor and MOP828,100 (approximately USD102,230) for the position of Assistant Professor 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. Review of applications will commence upon receiving applications 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.


Human Resources Section, Office of Administration

University of Macau, Av. da Universidade, Taipa, Macau, China

Website:;  Email:

Tel: +853 8822 8574;  Fax: +853 8822 2412


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**



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