Tenure-Track Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
27 May 2020
End of advertisement period
30 Jun 2020
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 Orthopaedics and Traumatology (21000)
Categories: Professoriate Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (Ref.: 500240), to commence as soon as possible on a four-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and 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, with an interest in pursuing a career in academic medicine, and preferably with a postgraduate specialist qualification in Orthopaedics and Traumatology or equivalent.  They should demonstrate a strong commitment to, and evidence of, excellence in teaching, and preferably possess the expertise to help reinforce and advance the strengths of the Department’s teaching in the broad spectrum of medical and health sciences education. The ability to speak Cantonese will be an advantage, although teaching, research and professional activities are conducted in English.

The appointee will undertake teaching responsibilities primarily at undergraduate level. He/She will also teach postgraduate courses and supervise M.Phil. and Ph.D. students.  In addition, he/she is expected to conduct high quality scholarly research, provide clinical service and patient care at the University’s affiliate teaching hospitals, and participate in services/administration at Departmental, Faculty and University levels. Travelling to Mainland China may be required occasionally.

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., together with at least one referee’s name and contact details.

Closes June 30, 2020.

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