Postdoctoral Position

The UM Postdoctoral Fellowship and Associateship is established under the UM Macao Talent Programme by the University of Macau (UM), to provide support to individual faculties and institutes to strengthen their research capabilities as well as to build up areas of expertise.


  • PhD degree holders who have graduated within 2 years, or PhD students who are expected to graduate within 6 months from the application date;
  • Applicants should have proven record of outstanding academic achievements, including publications, patents, presentations and academic awards etc.;
  • Applicants for UMPF should possess a PhD degree from top ranked universities or disciplines (i.e., Top 200 ranked universities listed in the THE/QS ranking, or those listed under the Double First-Class Initiatives and Programmes in Mainland China);
  • Current UM postdoctoral fellows are not eligible for this programme.

Important Dates

Application channel: (7 April 2022, Macao time 00:00 am)
Deadline for application: 6 May 2022 (Macao time 11:59 pm)
Final assessment result announcement date: 17 June 2022
Postdoctoral report duty date (estimated): 6 October 2022

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