THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Tenure-track Clinical Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Respiratory Medicine

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
25 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
03 Jun 2019
Ref
494194
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
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 Medicine (20600)
Categories: Professoriate Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Clinical Professor/Clinical Associate Professor/Clinical Assistant Professor in Respiratory Medicine in the Department of Medicine (Ref.: 494194), 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.

For the level of Clinical Professor/Clinical Associate Professor, applicants should have an established international reputation in the medical field. They should demonstrate outstanding accomplishments in teaching and curriculum development, and a strong commitment to excellence in organizing undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. A distinguished record of research, substantial achievements in research publications and an excellent track record of successful grant applications are expected.  Applicants should have extensive experience and expertise in managing patients with acute and chronic medical problems in respiratory medicine.  The appointee is expected to supervise junior doctors, and to deliver clinical service and patient care at the University’s teaching hospitals. For the level of Clinical Assistant Professor, applicants should have demonstrated accomplishment in teaching of medical undergraduates, and organization and development of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.  An established research record, substantial achievements in research publications and a track record of successful grant applications are expected. Applicants should have extensive experience in managing patients with acute and chronic medical problems in respiratory medicine. The appointee is expected to deliver clinical service and patient care at the University’s teaching hospitals. For all levels, direct communication with patients is required and the languages employed are English, Cantonese and Putonghua.

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. They should indicate clearly which level they wish to be considered for. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until June 3, 2019 or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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