THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Tenure-Track Clinical Assistant Professor in Translational Study

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
Thursday, 26 November 2020
End of advertisement period
Friday, 8 January 2021
Ref
502722
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
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: Faculty of Dentistry (08000)
Categories: Professoriate Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Clinical Assistant Professor in Translational Study in the Faculty of Dentistry (Ref.: 502722), to commence as soon as possible, on a four-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal upon mutual agreement, and with consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second four-year fixed-term contract.

The Faculty of Dentistry is the only dental school in Hong Kong and is the only one in Greater China that uses English as the medium of instruction.  The high quality of the Faculty’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, clinical services and research excellence attained global recognition, as evidenced by the Faculty’s World Number Ranking among the top 1% by the QS World University Ranking by Subject in the past six years. The Faculty’s strategic research themes include Clinical Artificial Intelligence, Craniofacial Regeneration, Microbiome Innovation, Oral Cancer, and Population Oral Health. The Faculty also plays an important role in public and professional education through its knowledge exchange activities as well as in dental and oral health research, and promotions in international, regional and local communities.

Applicants should possess a dental or medical Bachelor's degree or equivalent; and a Master of Dental Surgery degree or equivalent with a research focus on translational study, especially in conducting clinical trials and clinical investigations, bridging basic research results with translational applications. They should also have (i) ability in undergraduate and postgraduate clinical teaching and practice; (ii) potential for and interest in research; (iii) ability and willingness to participate in Faculty affairs; and (iv) participation in knowledge exchange activities. Applicants who demonstrate evidence of international recognition and a strong record of scholarship; and a strong track record of high-quality research as indicated by publication record and external grants are highly desirable. 

The appointee is expected to establish an innovative and well-funded research team on translational study and clinical trials, and establish active collaborations with internal and external partners, including basic scientists in the Faculty. He/She will participate in teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Information about the Faculty can be obtained at http://facdent.hku.hk.  For general enquiries, please contact Professor T.F. Flemmig, Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry at flemmig@hku.hk. For information about the post, please contact Professor C.F. Zhang, Associate Dean (Research and Innovation) at zhangcf@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. 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. Closes January 8, 2021.

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