Tenure-Track Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology
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Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Microbiology (20700)
Categories: Professoriate Staff
Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Microbiology (Ref.: 501962), 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 medical qualification registrable with the Hong Kong Medical Council, and postgraduate professional qualifications in clinical disciplines in relation to clinical microbiology and infectious diseases. They should demonstrate a strong commitment to and evidence of excellence in teaching and its development, preferably in clinical microbiology and infectious diseases, to help advance the strengths of the Department’s teaching in the broad spectrum of medical and health sciences education. They should be able to conduct courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels; supervise postgraduate research students; demonstrate the potential for conducting independent research by track record on research publications; and also demonstrate broad knowledge and clinical experience in clinical microbiology and infectious diseases, preferably from laboratory to the bedside. The appointee will participate in, organize and develop undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes; conduct research; provide clinical services at the University’s teaching hospitals; and contribute to administrative duties in the Department and Faculty. Information about the Department can be obtained at http://www.microbiology.hku.hk/.
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. Review of applications will start on September 1, 2020 and continue until September 30, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.