Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
04 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
04 Nov 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 Family Medicine and Primary Care (22500)
Categories: Professoriate Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care (Ref.: 501818), to commence as soon as possible, on a four-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal. 

The Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care aims to produce doctors to practise medicine of the highest standard and in the best interests of their patients and the community, and to inspire them to strive for and achieve academic excellence.  It is the mission of the Department to promote quality primary care through education, patient-centred service and research in family medicine.  

Applicants should possess a medical degree registrable with the Medical Council of Hong Kong, and preferably a higher qualification in general practice/family medicine.  Special consideration will be given to holders of the F.H.K.A.M. (Family Medicine) or equivalent specialist qualifications in general practice/family medicine.  They should have proven capacity and potential in research; demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in clinical services and training; and have experience in undergraduate teaching.  They should also be fluent in Cantonese and English (including Putonghua), although teaching, research and professional activities are conducted in English.  The appointee is expected to participate in the planning and delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Family Medicine; conduct research; develop and provide clinical services in primary care in the Department and the HKU-Shenzhen Hospital; and contribute to administrative duties in the Department and the Faculty.  Information about the post can be obtained from Professor Cindy Lam at  Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 499770) need not re-apply.

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 from October 28, 2020 and continue until November 4, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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