Tenure-Track Clinical Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Endocrinology/Diabetes/Metabolism
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 Medicine (20600)
Categories: Professoriate Staff
Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Clinical Associate Professor/Clinical Assistant Professor in Endocrinology/Diabetes/Metabolism in the Department of Medicine (Ref.: 492668), 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 in Hong Kong, the M.R.C.P. (U.K.) or equivalent, and the relevant higher academic and professional qualifications (e.g. M.D., Ph.D., F.R.C.P.). Ability to speak Cantonese is preferred as direct communication with patients is required in clinical service, although teaching, research and professional work is conducted in English. Applicants should also have extensive experience and expertise in managing patients with disorders in endocrinology/diabetes/metabolism in addition to general medical patients, a distinguished record of research in endocrinology/diabetes/metabolism, substantial achievements in research publications, and an excellent track record of successful grant applications.
For appointment as Clinical Associate Professor, applicants should have an established international reputation in the field, demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in teaching and curriculum development at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and demonstrated administrative leadership and team building capacity at an appropriate level within a university setting. For appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor, applicants should have demonstrated accomplishment in teaching of medical undergraduates. The appointee is expected to make leading contributions to organize and develop undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, conduct research, and provide clinical service and patient care at the University’s affiliate teaching hospitals. Information about the Department can be obtained at https://medic.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. 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., as well as a teaching and research statement. Applicants should indicate clearly which level they wish to be considered for. Review of applications will start on March 13, 2019 and continue until May 20, 2019.