Tenure-Track Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
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Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Psychiatry (21500)
Categories: Professoriate Staff
Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry (Ref.: 501696), 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 Hong Kong Medical Council, with a postgraduate specialist qualification in psychiatry or equivalent. They should demonstrate a strong commitment to and evidence of excellence in teaching, and preferably possess specialized knowledge which can help advance the strengths of the Department’s teaching in the broad spectrum of medical and health sciences education. They should be able to conduct courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and supervise postgraduate research students. They should also have a track record of high-quality impactful research as indicated by publications and external grants. The appointee will participate in, organize and develop undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes; conduct research; provide clinical services and patient care in psychiatry at the University’s teaching hospitals; and contribute to administrative duties in the Department and Faculty. Information about the Department can be obtained at http://www.psychiatry.hku.hk/.
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 applications will start on August 6, 2020 and continue until August 20, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.