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University of Macau Searching for Historian of Portugal/Iberian Empire

The American Historical Association has the job ad.

Taipa, MAC

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 History of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities (FSH) invites applications for the position of full/associate/assistant professor in the history of Portugal/Iberian Empire. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate strong interdisciplinary and transnational approaches to historical research. An excellent record of scholarly accomplishment, outstanding potential of future scholarly growth, and evidence of strong commitment to research and undergraduate and graduate teaching are expected. He/she will be expected to offer a range of undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of specialization, as well as participate in the General Education “Issues in Global History and Culture” course. The successful candidate will be required to maintain an active program of research, teaching, undergraduate and graduate supervision, and university service. He/she also will be expected to take a leading role in the development of the department. The successful candidate must have a PhD, fluency in English, as well as research ability in the language of his or her specialty. The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in August 2012. 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%. Applicants should visit for more details, and apply online at Jobs@UM ( (Ref. No.: FSH/DHIS/VHPIE/11/2012). Review of applications will commence on December 1, 2011, and continue until the position is filled. Other contact points are Human Resources Office, University of Macau, Av. Padre Tomás Pereira, Taipa, Macau. Website: E-mail: Phone: +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.
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Scott Taylor is an associate professor in the history department at the University of Kentucky.


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