Posted on: 
October 17, 2023

The Department of English of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities (FAH), University of Macau (UM), invites applications for the position of Associate/ Assistant Professor of English Linguistics with expertise in computational linguistics and training in formal linguistics. Subfield specialisations might include any formal or applied areas of linguistics. In addition to offering courses within the BA and MA programmes in English Studies, the successful candidate will develop and teach courses in MSc in Computational Linguistics (offered jointly with computer scientists) and supervise research projects within the programme. Research and teaching experience in corpus linguistics, natural language processing and/or digital humanities is preferred.

The successful candidate should have a PhD in Linguistics or related areas, teaching experience at the tertiary level (particularly for the application of Associate Professor), and a record of research appropriate to the rank of Associate/Assistant Professor. Applicants should be able to demonstrate competence in teaching, promising potential publication, a willingness to provide service to the University and the Department of English, and an interest in the English language in Asian contexts. Candidates with quality research publications and teaching experience in computational linguistics are particularly welcome.

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

Public contact information: 

Human Resources Section, Office of Administration

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

Website:; Email: [email protected]

Tel: +853 8822 8699; Fax: +853 8822 2412

Position Type: 
Assistant Professor, Associate Professor.