Clinical Professor, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Saturday, 23 May 2020
End of advertisement period
Thursday, 31 December 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

HKUMed is now seeking exceptional candidates in the following disciplines to join its ranks:

Anaesthesiology/ Clinical Oncology/ Diagnostic Radiology/ Emergency Medicine/ Family Medicine and Primary Care/ Medicine/ Microbiology/ Obstetrics and Gynaecology/ Ophthalmology/ Orthopaedics and Traumatology/ Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine/ Pathology/ Psychiatry/ Public Health/ Surgery

Applications are invited for appointments as Clinical Professor within the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine (Ref.: 500211), 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.  Exceptionally outstanding candidate may be considered for appointment on tenure terms.

Applicants should possess a specialist qualification registrable with the Hong Kong Medical Council in relevant disciplines, and preferably other relevant higher academic qualification (e.g. MD, MS, PhD).  They should have a distinguished and sustained record of high-quality impactful research, as indicated by publications and competitive grants, with demonstrated clinical excellence.  They should also have achieved international recognition for scholarship and professional expertise.  In addition, applicants should demonstrate a strong commitment to, and evidence of, excellence in teaching, curriculum development, capacity building, mentoring early career researchers and supervision at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.  Preference will be given to those with demonstrated administrative leadership in universities or healthcare settings.   

Appointees shall be mapped to the relevant departments and take up a key role in achieving the highest standard of quality in all aspects of its teaching, research and clinical programmes; fostering academic collaboration within and outside the Faculty/University; as well as pursing new strategic directions for the further development of their respective departments.  They may be assigned to discharge duties at hospital(s) and clinic(s) affiliated with HKU Health System.

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 appointments 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 posts.  Applicants should apply online at the University’s career site ( and provide (a) an executive summary describing their most outstanding accomplishments and qualifications; (b) an up-to-date C.V. and a publication list highlighting their best papers; and (c) a 1-page description of their future research and career plan.  Review of applications will start on June 5, 2020 and continue until December 31, 2020, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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