Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care
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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 Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care (FMPC) and the Bau Institute of Medical and Health Sciences Education (BIMHSE) (Ref.: 495838), 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 Ph.D. degree in a relevant field or equivalent. Preference will be given to those who have received a higher qualification in family medicine training and demonstrate a strong commitment to medical education. Proven ability in conducting independent research and performing teaching duties will be required. Applicants should also be fluent in written and spoken English. Preference will be given to those who can communicate in Cantonese.
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.
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 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 from August 9, 2019 and continue until September 15, 2019 or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.