Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Kinesiology
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: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Professoriate Staff
Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Kinesiology in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 494030), to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis with the possibility of renewal and with consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract.
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in exercise science, kinesiology or a relevant discipline. They should have a strong research interest and publication record in the field of exercise, physical activity and health. A track record of high-quality impactful research indicated by publication record and external grants is expected. Applicants should also demonstrate a strong commitment to and evidence of excellence in teaching in a wide spectrum of courses in kinesiology such as exercise prescription and testing, strength and conditioning, sports nutrition, exercise and health/diseases, and exercise physiology. The appointee will contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and curriculum development; conduct scientific research in accordance with the School’s strategies priorities, including its new thematic research programme of Healthy Cities in a Healthy World; undertake supervisory duties over research teams and postgraduate students; and assist in administrative duties in the School, Faculty and University.
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 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. Review of applications will start on February 27, 2019 and continue until July 31, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.