Tenure-Track Clinical Associate Professor/Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Public Health

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Wednesday, 16 October 2019
End of advertisement period
Monday, 30 March 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The University of Hong Kong 's highest priorities are to create opportunities for the very best academic talents to excel and to advance human knowledge to the benefit of society. We serve the needs of Hong Kong, the wider region and the rest of the world.

Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Professoriate Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Clinical Associate Professor/Clinical Assistant Professor in the School of Public Health (2 posts) (Ref.: 498865), to commence as soon as possible, on a four-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second four-year fixed-term contract.

Applicants should possess a primary medical qualification registrable in Hong Kong and a specialist qualification in Public Health Medicine (F.H.K.A.M. (Community Medicine)) or equivalent (e.g. F.F.P.H., F.A.F.P.H., F.R.C.P.(C) in Community Health, American Board certification in Preventive Medicine, etc.). Those with less experience may be considered for appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor.

The appointees are expected to strengthen the School’s research and knowledge exchange (KE) programmes in public health medicine, and develop and promote innovative, collaborative and effective ways to integrate clinical medicine and public health practice into population health research. They will play a key role in leading the development of academic scholarship and teaching programmes of the School in a collaborative and inclusive work environment, and contributing to the enhancement and development of medical and health science courses in the Faculty.  Depending on their qualifications and leadership experience, the appointees may also be considered for appointment as Programme Director of postgraduate/undergraduate programmes in the School.  Information about the School can be found at  Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 495553) need not re-apply.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.  The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary.  A monthly cash allowance will be offered to the successful candidate.   Housing benefits will also be provided as applicable.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and provide (a) an executive summary describing their most outstanding accomplishments and qualifications; (b) an updated C.V. ; (c) a publication list highlighting their best papers; and (d) a 1-page description of their future research and career plan.  Review of applications will start on October 29, 2019 and continue until March 30, 2020, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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