Principal Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer, School of Public Health

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
31 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 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: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Principal Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in the School of Public Health (several posts) (Ref.: 497223), to commence as soon as possible on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in public health, global health and development, health and sustainable development, international relations, or a related field; with at least 15 years’ full-time teaching experience in higher education.  Relevant work experience in health/development agencies, ministries or consultancy firms is highly desirable. Applicants should be highly conversant in contemporary issues in global health/development, and skillful in using case-based and problem-based teaching pedagogy in an interdisciplinary and multicultural environment.

The appointees will lead curriculum and syllabus design and develop instructional materials and case studies in courses for the Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Global Health and Development programme.  Examples of such courses might include globalization; role and impact of private sector in health and development; role of innovation and technology in health and development; global governance and policy; health systems and financing; leadership and advocacy; etc. The appointees may also be engaged in other undergraduate and/or postgraduate teaching programmes in the School.  Those with less experience may be appointed as Senior Lecturer or Lecturer.

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 on fixed terms will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary.  For Principal Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, 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. together with a 2-page teaching statement.  Review of applications will start on August 10, 2019 and continue until November 30, 2019, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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