THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Tenure-Track Clinical Professor/Clinical Associate Professor

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
05 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
17 Dec 2020
Ref
502484
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
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.

Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology in the Faculty of Dentistry

Work type: Full-time
Department: Faculty of Dentistry (08000)
Categories: Professoriate Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Clinical Professor/Clinical Associate Professor in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology in the Faculty of Dentistry (Ref.: 502484), to commence as soon as possible, on a four-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal upon mutual agreement, and with consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second four-year fixed-term contract.

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 Faculty’s strategic research themes are Clinical Artificial Intelligence, Craniofacial Regeneration, Microbiome Innovation, Oral Cancer, and Population Oral Health.  The high quality of the Faculty’s teaching and learning, clinical services and research excellence attained global recognition, as evidenced by the Faculty’s World Number Ranking among the top 1% by the QS World University Ranking by Subject in the past six years.  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 research, and promotions in international, regional and local communities.

For appointment as Clinical Professor, applicants should possess a dental or medical Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, clinical specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology or equivalent status, and a Ph.D. degree or equivalent.  They should also have: (i) outstanding research and scholarly achievements which are internationally recognised; (ii) demonstrated leadership in teaching and learning; (iii) leadership in Faculty and University affairs; (iv) leadership in own clinical specialty; and (v) leadership in knowledge exchange (KE) activities of international recognition.

For appointment as Clinical Associate Professor, applicants should possess a dental or medical Bachelor's degree or equivalent, clinical specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology or equivalent status, and a Ph.D. degree or equivalent.  They should also have: (i) proven ability to produce quality research, publications in high quality international journals, and evidence of local and regional recognition for scholarship and professional expertise; (ii) demonstrated ability in undergraduate and postgraduate education, clinical practice and research; (iii) demonstrated participation in Faculty and University affairs; and (iv) demonstrated ability in KE activities, and leadership in professional education programmes or community engagement.

Possession of good administrative and academic leadership skills will be an advantage.  Interest in artificial intelligence (AI) and big data applications in dentistry is a great merit.  The appointee will be responsible for clinical training of dental undergraduates, teaching taught postgraduates, supervision of research postgraduates, provision of consultative service, and conducting research in oral and maxillofacial radiology. 

Information about the Faculty can be obtained at http://facdent.hku.hk/.  For general queries, please contact Professor T.F. Flemmig, Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry at flemmig@hku.hk.  For information about the post, please contact Professor C. McGrath at mcgrathc@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.  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., and indicate clearly which level they wish to be considered for. 

Closes December 17, 2020.

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