Clinical Associate Professor of Practice

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Thursday, 19 March 2020
End of advertisement period
Thursday, 30 April 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: Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine (20000)
Categories: Professoriate Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Clinical Associate Professor of Practice in the LKS Faculty of Medicine (Ref.: 499794), to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to funding availability and satisfactory performance.

Over recent years, the Faculty has pursued a strategy to expand its patient base thereby providing opportunities for high-quality clinical research in a wider spectrum of diseases and clinical conditions as well as teaching and learning in different and diverse clinical settings that fully reflect the mixed health economy locally and nationally.  HKU Health System is the umbrella executive arm overseeing the Faculty’s clinical enterprises to ensure robust clinical governance for those services, as well as being the branding focal point of the teaching, research and clinical activities therein.

Applicants should possess a medical qualification registrable with the Medical Council of Hong Kong, a postgraduate specialist qualification, and preferably a postgraduate degree in Medical Administration, plus at least 10 years’ post-qualification experience.  They should be in active medical practice with evidence of regional recognition of clinical excellence.  Applicants should also be a strong and diligent leader and be able to work under pressure, with a strong sense of teamwork and demonstrated ability to connect and communicate effectively with healthcare professionals and different stakeholders of diverse backgrounds.  An excellent command of English and Chinese; a high level of communication, interpersonal, presentation and organizational skills; good computer literacy; and experience in hospital commissioning and administration are desirable.

The appointee will play a prominent role in the HKU Health System team.  The work will be both complex and challenging and will focus on forging and maintaining strong alliances between the Faculty and our clinical partners in Hong Kong and China.  The appointee will also manage high level administrative support in the establishment and development of Teaching Hospital projects and oversee all clinical related aspects of the work of the HKU Health System team.  Occasional travelling outside Hong Kong may be required.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  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. and an executive summary of their most outstanding accomplishments.  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until April 30, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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