Tenure-Track Clinical Assistant Professor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
27 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
31 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Department : Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery of the Faculty of Dentistry Closing Date : December 31, 2018

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Clinical Assistant Professor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in the Faculty of Dentistry, 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 the second four-year fixed-term contract.

The HKU 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 Faculty offers both undergraduate and postgraduate dental education which is internationally renowned. The Faculty's strategic research themes are biomedical and tissue engineering, infection and immunity, and public health and healthy ageing. The high quality of the Faculty's teaching and learning, clinical service and research excellence have won global recognition, as evidenced by the World Number One Ranking of the Faculty of Dentistry by the QS World University Ranking by Subject in the years 2016, 2017 and 2018. 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 promotion, in international, local and regional communities.

Applicants should possess a dental or medical Bachelor's degree or equivalent; and a Master of Dental Surgery degree or equivalent in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 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.

Information about the Faculty can be obtained at  For general queries about the post, please contact Professor T.F. Flemmig, Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry at For further information about the duties of the post, please contact Professor P.J. Thomson at

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  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.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to the Faculty at Please indicate clearly which post you wish to be considered for and the reference number in the subject of the e-mail. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at and further particulars can be obtained at  Closes December 31, 2018.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.

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