Non-Tenure Track Clinical Assistant Professor in Restorative Dental Sciences

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
11 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
02 Oct 2019
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
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: Faculty of Dentistry (08000)
Categories: Professoriate Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Non-Tenure Track Clinical Assistant Professor (3 posts) in Restorative Dental Sciences of the Faculty of Dentistry (Ref.: 498609), to commence as soon as possible on a three-year fixed-term basis.

The HKU Faculty of Dentistry is the only dental school in Hong Kong and is the only one in Greater China that uses English as the medium of instruction.  The Faculty offers both undergraduate and postgraduate dental education which is internationally renowned.  The high quality of the Faculty’s teaching and learning, clinical services and research excellence have won global recognition, as evidenced by the Faculty’s World Number One Ranking by the QS World University Ranking by Subject in the years 2016, 2017 and 2018.  The Faculty also plays an important role in public and professional education through its knowledge exchange activities as well as in dental and oral health researches, and promotions in international, regional and local communities.

Applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Dentistry, and a Master of Dental Surgery degree or equivalent in Restorative Dentistry or Community Dentistry.  They should also have (i) ability in undergraduate and postgraduate clinical teaching and clinical practice; (ii) potential for and interest in research; (iii) ability and willingness to participate in Faculty affairs; and (iv) experience in knowledge exchange activities.  Applicants should have demonstrated a high level of expertise in research in Cariology, Community Dentistry or Dental Public Health.  Those with experience in managing outreach dental care for children, or a demonstrated research track record in Cariology, Community Dentistry or Dental Public Health is highly desirable. 

The appointees will perform teaching, research and knowledge exchange. They will also perform outreach dental services, evaluate the impact of and develop research related to dental service for pre-school children in kindergarten, and perform other duties as assigned. Enquiries about the duties of the posts should be sent to Professor C.H. Chu at  Information on the Faculty of Dentistry can be obtained at  

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 appointments 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 applications will start from September 24, 2019 and continue until October 2, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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