Tenure-Track Clinical Assistant Professor in Respiratory Medicine

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Wednesday, 8 December 2021
End of advertisement period
Thursday, 6 January 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Medicine (20600)
Categories: Professoriate Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Clinical Assistant Professor in Respiratory Medicine in the Department of Medicine (Ref.: 509022), 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 of the relevant Hong Kong College 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.  Those with an established research record, substantial achievements in research publications and a track record of successful grant applications would have an advantage.  They should have extensive experience in managing patients with acute and chronic medical problems in respiratory medicine and demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in clinical services and training.  They should also be fluent in Chinese (both Cantonese and Putonghua) and English as direct communication with patients is required.

The appointee is expected to deliver regular clinical services and patient care at the University’s teaching hospitals; participate in the planning and delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes; conduct research in respiratory medicine; 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., and at least 3 reference letters.  Review of applications will start on December 21, 2021 and continue until January 6, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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