Tenure-Track Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Thursday, 21 November 2019
End of advertisement period
Monday, 30 December 2019
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: Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine (21100)
Categories: Professoriate Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine (Ref.: 499144), to commence as soon as possible on a four-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and with consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second four-year fixed-term contract.

Applicants should possess a medical qualification registrable with the Medical Council of Hong Kong, and a higher professional qualification of Specialty Fellowship in Paediatrics from the relevant Hong Kong colleges under the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine or equivalent.  They should have demonstrated accomplishment in teaching of medical undergraduates, and organization and development of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.  An established research record, substantial achievements in research publications and a track record of successful grant applications are expected.   Applicants should have extensive experience in managing patients with acute and chronic medical problems; and demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in clinical services and training.  They should also be fluent in English and Chinese (both Cantonese and Putonghua) although teaching, research and professional activities are conducted in English.  The appointee is expected to participate in the planning and delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes; conduct research in paediatrics; develop and provide regular clinical services and patient care at the University’s affiliated teaching hospitals; and contribute to administrative duties in the Department, affiliated hospitals and the Faculty.  Information about the Department can be obtained at

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 upload an up-to-date C.V. as well as a teaching and research statement.  Review of applications will start on December 4, 2019 and continue until December 30, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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