Non-Tenure Track Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
12 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
20 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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 Family Medicine and Primary Care (22500)
Categories: Professoriate Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Non-Tenure Track Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care (FMPC) and the Bau Institute of Medical and Health Sciences Education (BIMHSE) (Ref.: 495845), to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a medical degree registrable with the Medical Council of Hong Kong with a higher qualification in general practice/family medicine, and demonstrate a strong commitment to medical education.  Proven ability or potential in conducting independent research and performing teaching and clinical duties will be required. Applicants should also be fluent in written and spoken English, and spoken Cantonese. Prior experience or qualifications in medical education and/or research would be an advantage but not necessary.    

The appointee will report directly to the Head of the Department of FMPC, as well as to the Director of the BIMHSE. The key responsibilities will include undergraduate teaching of medical students, curriculum development, programme co-ordination, research relevant to family medicine and medical education, and the development and delivery of medical and health sciences education programmes of BIMHSE. The appointee will also contribute to the administrative duties in the Department and the Faculty, and provide clinical services in clinics of the HKU Health System.

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. Review of application will start as soon as possible and continue until October 20, 2019 or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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