Non-Tenure Track Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Monday, 31 May 2021
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 30 June 2021
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 Surgery (21700)
Categories: Professoriate Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Non-Tenure Track Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery (Ref.: 504161), to commence as soon as possible on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a medical qualification registrable with the Medical Council of Hong Kong, and a higher professional qualification such as Specialty Fellowship in Surgery of The College of Surgeons of Hong Kong, or equivalent. They should have a strong commitment to, and demonstrated excellence in, teaching medical students and training residents, and the capacity to contribute to undergraduate curriculum development.  They should also have good achievements in research and publications, and proven clinical competence. Direct communication with patients is required and the languages employed are Cantonese, Putonghua and English.

The appointee will teach, organize and develop undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, conduct high-quality scholarly research, provide clinical service and patient care at the University's teaching hospitals, and contribute to administrative duties in the Department and the Faculty. He/She will assist in the development of the HKU-Shenzhen Hospital, and travelling to Shenzhen may therefore be required occasionally.  Further 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 (i) an executive summary describing the most outstanding accomplishments and qualifications; (ii) an updated C.V.; (iii) a publication list highlighting the best papersÍž and (iv) a 1-page description of the future research and career plan. Review of applications will start on June 11, 2021 and continue until June 30, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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