Chair/Distinguished/Full Professor in Human Cognitive Neuroscience

University of Macau
Macau (MO)
starting from MOP1,170,400 (approximately USD144,490) per annual
July 30 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The University of Macau (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. English is its working language. In recent years, UM has seen a significant development in and a rising international recognition for its teaching, research, and community service. It has implemented a unique ‘4-in-1’ education model that integrates discipline-specific education, general education, research and internship education, and community and peer education. Combining this model with the largest residential college system in Asia, UM provides all-round education to students. In addition, it recruits outstanding scholars from around the world to create a multilingual and multicultural learning environment for students. With the 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.

Centre for Cognitive and Brain Sciences (ICI-CCBS)
The Centre for Cognitive and Brain Sciences is a newly established centre under the Institute of Collaborative Innovation (ICI). The Centre is dedicated to advancing the study of mind, neuroimaging, brain functions, cognition and brain disorders. The Centre promotes interdisciplinary research in brain cognition and neuroscience, covering humanities, business administration, education, health sciences, law, science and technology, social sciences and other disciplines. The Centre invites applications for Chair / Distinguished / Full Professor in the following discipline as a joint appointment with other faculties of the University as appropriate:

Human Cognitive Neuroscience


Applicants must have a PhD degree in related areas with research focus in the area of cognition and brain science, broadly construed.  Applicants should possess a distinguished record of internationally-recognized research and scholarship in human cognitive neuroscience, particular in addiction, gaming and decision making and also possess demonstrated capabilities in the multidisciplinary fields of cognition, neuroscience and neuroimaging.

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in December 2019 or earlier.


A taxable annual remuneration starting from MOP1,170,400 (approximately USD144,490) and appointment rank offered 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 immediately 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.


Office of the Vice Rector (Academic Affairs)

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

Website:;  Email:

Tel: +853 8822 8061;  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**