Tenure-Track Clinical Assistant Professor in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Monday, 19 October 2020
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 18 November 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: Department of Medicine (20600)
Categories: Professoriate Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Clinical Assistant Professor in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism in the Department of Medicine (Ref: 502363), 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 Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism 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 Cantonese and English (including 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 Endocrinology/Diabetes/Metabolism; develop and provide regular clinical services and patient care at University’s affiliate teaching hospitals; and contribute to administrative duties in the Department, Hospitals and 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., 3 reference letters, as well as a teaching and research statement.  Closes November 18, 2020.

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